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Beautiful orchids at the Pacific Orchid Expo

Orchids are many and varied, and some are so rare that people have paid millions for a specimen. If you’re in the San Francisco area right now, you might be able to see a few—not millions, perhaps, but hundreds of different types at the Pacific Orchid Expo. Read on and we’ll tell you a little about this special exhibition of these equally special flowers. Continue reading

Orchid mantis resembles flower for protection and prey

It’s a weird and wonderful world we live in, but when it comes to weird and wonderful, you really can’t beat the orchid mantis. This strange and exotic bug attracts prey by resembling a flower. It’s the only critter that is known to do so. Taking the idea of a stick insect and other such vegetation-resemblers a step further, the orchid mantis simply sits there and waits for other bugs to land on it, and become dinner. Continue reading

How one family turned their tropical paradise into a tropical flower paradise

They don’t just have beautiful flowers in Guam, they thrive because of their beautiful flowers. But for one family, that turned into a bit of a surprise. The Murphy family started growing tropical blooms on their one-acre property in Santa Rita, Guam, and ended up creating a sort of “buy local” trade in cut flowers. Continue reading

When a flower is too fiery: An amusing tale from Iowa

We have an interesting and unusual flower story for you coming right out of Iowa. We didn’t know it was possible for a flower to get too hot, but a homeowner out in the Des Moines area found out otherwise when a man’s flower pot spontaneously combusted. Everyone got out of the house safely and the flaming flower was put out–but not before causing a large amount of Continue reading

Order early: Don’t miss out on the joys of Valentine’s Day!

It’s now less than two weeks to Valentine’s day, and time is running out for you to organize your wonderful surprise. Don’t believe the nay-sayers when they parade out their “news” that flower deliveries belong to the past: Every year, this is our busiest time and our florists have the numbers to prove that people still love flowers on Valentine’s Day!

Beautiful tropical flowers and sunflowers for Valentine's Day

Don't be afraid to think outside the box this Valentine's Day. Tropical flowers and sunflowers work too!

From delightful roses to pretty lilies and fiery tropical flowers, daFlores sends these and more for Valentine’s Day. Think outside the box or go traditional; we can add boxes of chocolates and bottles of wine, not to mention balloons and more, to your thoughtful gift of a flower delivery on February 14.

But, now that we’re in February, it’s time to get moving on this adventure. Sit down for a few minutes, pick the country where your flowers will go, and use our handy Valentine’s Day button or drop-down “occasion” to see our suggested picks for that region. You won’t regret taking care of business early.

If you order now, there’s still plenty of time for our florists to be sure they have all the supplies they need. The longer you wait, the greater the risk of substitutions, though we always fulfil the orders we take. Believe us, when your loved ones sees the care and attention we take on our garden-fresh flowers, he or she will be over the moon. DaFlores only uses the best florists who believe that the path to great bouquets is in garden-fresh flowers daily—even on Valentine’s Day.

From modest to magnificent symbols of love, we at daFlores have it all. We make it easy and quick to order, and back everything up with 24-hour, bilingual customer service. Come on down and see the daFlores difference when you order gorgeous flowers for Valentine’s Day.

Celebrate Father-in-Law Day with beautiful flowers

Father-in-law Day is celebrated on 30 July each year and allows you an opportunity to show appreciation for your “adopted” Dad. When planning a Father-in-Law day celebration, consider tailoring the day to his special interests.

A fisherman might enjoy gift certificates for new tackle or even a day out on the river; a history buff would be over the moon with a day trip to some local historic place, maybe coupled with a nice meal out. If you can find a historic diner then you could kill two birds with one stone.

Don’t overlook a beautiful, delivered-to-the-door gift from daFlores. While flowers are traditionally the purview of the ladies, we think that they’re perfectly all right for men, too. Tropical flowers and sunflowers are both great gifts for a gentleman. You can add a bottle of wine or take advantage of one of our pre-made gift arrangements.

Imagine your father-in-law’s surprise to receive this thoughtful, colorful gift on his special occasion. You’ll get kudos for your caring and he’ll know that you appreciate his role in your life. Nurturing relationships is what daFlores does best with our fresh-every-day, expertly-put-together flower arrangements.

To set up your Father in Law Day flower delivery, just visit and pick the country where your flowers will be sent. Then browse the options that come up, make your selection and fill out the details. Our experts will take care of all the rest for you. We work through a network of partner florists who’ve all been carefully vetted. Each has been in business for at least ten years and commits to using fresh flowers every morning.

Choose daFlores for your Father-in-Law Day flower delivery and neither you nor your other dad will  be disappointed. We have everything you need to pick out the perfect flowers for that special man.

Celebrate Parents’ Day in style with a daFlores flower delivery

Parents’ Day is the fourth Sunday in July, a holiday to celebrate mom and dad together. It’s entirely appropriate to send gifts and flowers on this fun, special occasion. The daFlores catalog has many combinations that provide the best of both worlds. We have stunning fresh bouquets, individually hand-crafted each morning, coupled with bottles of wine for him.

New mother with baby and husband in hospital smiling

If you want to send flowers to each parent separately, we have ideas too. Our pink, peach and white flowers are just perfect for Mom. We have gerbera daisies, all kinds of roses and delicate lilies too. You can shop by style of bouquet or by price range. Would she like a box of chocolates or a luxury gift basket full of pampering goodies? That we can do as well.

For him, we have flowers that suit just fine, too. Tropical flowers are perfect for your favorite gentleman. Elegant without being overly feminine, they bring truth to the adage that you can say it with flowers to anyone!

Plan a special dinner or outing for your parents this July 25th. You can take them to a favorite location or a beloved family activity or spot. When they get home, surprise them with a gorgeous flower delivery from daFlores. Either have it waiting for them at your home, or send it to their doorstep when they’re least expecting it.

It’s easy to arrange your Parents’ Day flowers. Visit our website, and choose the country of delivery. Browse by price range or style of bouquet and then add on any of our optional extras you prefer. Fill out the details and a personalized message and we’ll take care of the rest.

While your company is what they’ll treasure the best, the flowers will be a wonderful memento and something they can use to extend these sweet memories further still. Give your parents something to remember when you send stunning flowers put together by the experts from daFlores.