Calyx Flowers Floral Library

Did you know that removing any stem petals that fall below the water line will help lengthen the life of a rose bouquet? Did you know that Bells of Ireland are also called "shell flowers?"

Brought to you by Dr. George Staby, horticulture expert, author, and professor, the Calyx Flowers Floral Library contains a wealth of information about numerous varieties of flowers and plants, as well as care instructions and styling tips to help you get the most out of your Calyx Flowers gift.

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A
Acacia
Achimenes
African Corn Lily
African Marigold
African Violet
African-Lily
Ageratum
Aglaonema
Air-Plant
Alstroemeria
Alum Root
Amaryllis
Amazon Lily
American Dogwood
Amethyst Flower
Anemone
Angelonia
Anise
Annual Phlox
Annual Statice
Anthurium
Arabian Star Flower
Aralia Ivy
Areca Palm
Arrowhead Vine
Artichoke
Artillery Plant
Asiatic Hybrids
Asiatic Lily
Asparagus Fern
Aster
Astilbe
Australian Laurel
Australian Umbrella-Tree
Autumn and Winter Squash
Azalea

B
Baby Blue
Baby Tears
Baby's Breath
Bachelors-Button
Bacopa
Balfour Aralia and Ming Aralia
Balloon Flower
Bamboo Palm (Dwarf or Slender Lady Palm)
banjo Fig
Banksia
Barberton Daisy
Bay Tree
Beard-Tongue or Bearded-Tongue
Beargrass
Bedding Begonia
Bedding Pansy
Bee Balm
Beech
Beef Plant
Beefsteak Geranium
Beefsteak Plant
Begonia
Belgian Evergreen
Bella Donna Delphinium
Bellflower
Bells of Ireland
Bergamot
Big-Leafed Podocarp
Bird of Paradise
Bird's-Nest Fern
Bird's-Nest-Plant
Bisnaga
Bittersweet
Black-Eyed Susan
Blackfoot Daisy
Blanket Flower
Blazing-Star
Bleeding Heart
Bloodleaf
Blood-Leaf
Blue Lace Flower
Blue Mist
Blue Star
Blue Thistle
Bluebeard
Blue-Bottle
Blushing Bromeliad
Boronia
Boston Daisy
Boston Fern
Bottle Palm
Bougainvillea
Bouvardia
Boxwood
Brain Celosia
Brain Plant
Brake Fern
Breath of Heaven
Bridal Wreath
Brodiaea
Bromeliad King
Broom
Browallia
Brussels Sprouts
Buckthorn
Buddleia
Bulb Iris
Bullrush
Burn Plant
Burro's Tail
Butcher's Broom
Butterfly Palm
Butterfly Weed
Butterfly-Bush
Button Snakeroot

C
Cabbage
Cabbage Palm
Cactus
Caladium
Calamondin
Calathea
Calendula
California Pepper-tree
Calla Lily
Calycina
Camellia
Candytuft
Canterbury Bells
Cape Primrose
Cape-Jasmine
Cardinal Flower
Carnation
Cascara Sagrada
Cast-Iron Plant
Catchfly
Cat's Paw
Cat-tail
Cattleya Orchid
Ceriman
Cherry
Chico Palm
Chili pepper
China Aster
China Rose
Chincherinchee
Chinese Bellflower
Chinese Evergreen
Chinese Fan Palm
Chinese Lantern
Christ Plant
Christ Thorn
Christmas Bells
Christmas Cactus
Christmas Cherry
Christmas Fern
Chrysanthemum
Cigar Flower
Cineraria
Cirsium
Cleome
Cockscomb
Coffee Bean Berry
Coleus
Columbine
Common Allamanda
Common Boxwood
Common Broom
Common Sunflower
Cone flower
Coneflower
Coral Bells
Coreopsis
Corkscrew Willow
Corn
Corn Lily
Corn Plant
Cornflower
Cosmos
Cotoneaster
Crocosmia
Crocus
Croton
Crown-of-Thorns
Cupflower
Cuphea
Curly Willow
Cyclamen
Cymbidium Orchid

D
Daffodil
Dagger Fern
Dagger Plant
Dahlia
Dancing-Lady
Dead Nettle
Delphinium
Dendrobium Orchid
Desert-Candle
Devil's-Ivy
Diascia
Dieffenbachia
Digitalis
Dill
Diosma
Dipladenia and Chilean Jasmine
Donkey's Tail
Douglas Fir
Dragon Tree Dracaena
Drummond Phlox
Drumstick
Duchess
Dumb Cane
Dutch Iris
Dwarf Schefflera
Dwarf Umbrella Tree

E
Earth-Star
East Indian Lotus
Easter Cactus
Easter Lily
Edging Lobelia
Egyptian Paper Weed
Egyptian Star-Cluster
Elatior Begonia
Elephant Foot Tree
Elephant's-Ear Plant
Emerald Palm
Emerald-Ripple and Baby Rubber
English Boxwood
English Ivy
Episcia
Eucalyptus
Everlasting Flower

F
False Aralia
False Bird of Paradise
False Dragon Head
False Goat's Beard
False Queen Anne's Lace
False Spiraea
Fan Palm
Farewell-to-Spring
Fatshedera
Fatsia
Fern Asparagus
Fern-Leaf Yarrow
Feverfew
Fiddlehead Fer
Fiddle-Leaf
Fiddle-Leaf Fig (compact)
Firethorn
Flamingo Flower
Flamingo Plant
Flat Fern
Flat Seeded
Fleur-de-lis
Florist Mum
Florists' Chrysanthemum
Florist's Cineraria
Florists Cyclamen
Flossflower
Flowering Eucalyptus
Flowering Quince
Flowering Tobacco
Forsythia
Fountain Palm
Foxglove
Foxtail Lily
Freesia
French Marigold
Friar's-Cap
Friendship Plant
Fuchsia

G
Gaillardia
Galax
Garden Balsam
Gardenia
Gayfeather
Geraldton Wax-flower
Geranium
Gerbera
German Ivy
German Statice
German Violet
Giant Onion
Gillyflower
Ginger
Globe Thistle
Globe-Amaranth
Glorybower
Glossy-Leafed Paper Plant
Gloxinia
Godetia
Gold-Dust Plant
Golden Balls
Golden Drumsticks
Golden Globes
Golden Pothos
Golden Solidaster
Goldenrod
Golden-Trumpet
Goldfish Plant
Good Luck Palm
Good Luck Plant
Gooseneck Loosestrife
Gourds
Grampians thryptomene
Grape Hyacinth
Grape Ivy
Grassnut
Grecian Laurel
Greenbriar
Guelder Rose
Guernsey Lily
Gum
Guzmania
Gyp

H
Hanging Geranium
Hare's Ear
Hare's Foot Fern
Hawaiian Heart
Heart Leafed Philodendron
Heart-Leaf Philodendron
Heart-of-Jesus
Heath
Heath Aster
Heather
Heavenly Bamboo
Heliconia
Heliotrope
Helmet Flower
Hibiscus
Holland Ruscus
Holly
Horned Viola
Hot Water Plant
Huckleberry
Hyacinth
Hybrid Tea
Hydrangea
Hypericum

I
Iceland Poppy
Impatiens
Indian Blanket
Indian Corn
Indian Pink
Iron Plant
Israeli Ruscus
Italian and New Zealand Pittosp
Italian Ruscus
Ivy Geranium
Ixia

J
Jade Plant and Silver Jade Plant
Janet Craig Dracaena
Japanese Fatsia
Japanese Plum
Jasmine
Jerusalem Cherry
Johnny Jump Up
Jungle Geranium

K
Kaffir Lily
Kalanchoe
Kale
Kangaroo-Paw
Kentia Palm
King Protea
Kiwi (branches)

L
Lace Fern
Lacy-Tree Philodendron
Ladies Mantle
Ladies'-Delight
Lady Palm
Lady Washington
Lady's-Eardrops
Lantana
Large-Flowered Magnolia
Larkspur
Latifolia
Lavender
Leatherleaf
Leatherleaf Fern
Lemonleaf
Leptospermum
Leucadendron
Leucodendron
Lilac
Lily
Lily Grass
Lily of the Incas
Lily of the Nile
Lily of the Valley
Limonium
Lion's Head Papyrus
Lipstick Plant
Lipstick Vine
Liriope
Lisianthus
Living-Vase (Silver Vase)
Lobelia
Lobster-Claws
Loddon Lily
Love in a Mist
Love-Lies-Bleeding
Lupine
Lysimachia

M
Madagascar Jasmine
Magnolia
Maidenhair Fern
Maize
Maple
Marguerite
Marguerite Daisy
Marnecki
Matsumoto
Maule's Quince
Measles Plant
Medicinal Aloe
Melampodium
Meyersii Fern
Michaelmas Daisy
Milkweed
Millet
Mimosa
Ming Fern
Mini Carnation
Mini Gladiolus
Miniature Calla Lily
Miniature Carnation
Minicarn
Mint
Mokara Orchid
Monarda
Monkshood
Monk's-Hood
Montbretia
Monte Casino
Moon Daisy
Mosaic Plant
Moss Rose
Moth Orchid
Mother of Thousands
Mother-in-Law Tongue
Mum
Myers Asparagus
Myrtle

N
Naked Lady
Naked-Lady
Nandina
Neanthe Bella Palm
Nemesia
Nephthytis
Nerine
Nerve Plant
New Guinea Impatiens
New York Daisy
New Zealand Flax
New Zealand Hemp
Nigella
Norfolk Island Pine

O
Obedient Plant
Old Maid
Oncidium Orchid
Orange Eye
Oregano
Oregon Fern
Oriental Cherry
Oriental Hybrids
Oriental Lily
Oriental Poppy
Ornamental Cabbage
Ornamental Kale
Ornamental Pepper
Ornithogalum
Osteospermum
Ostrich Fern
Ostrich-Feather Fern
Outdoor Gypsophila
Ox-Eyed Daisy

P
Paeonia
Painted Feather
Painted Nettle
Palmetto Palm
Panama Orange
Pansy
Paper Flower
Paper-White Narcissus
Papyrus
Paris Daisy
Parlor Ivy
Parlor Palm
Peace Lily
Peach
Peacock Plant
Peking Willow
Peony
Pepper
Pepperberry
Peppermint
Perennial Phlox
Periwinkle
Persian Buttercup
Persian Violet
Peruvian Lily
Petunia
Pewter Plant
Phalaenopsis Orchid
Pickaback Plant
Piggyback Plant
Pigtail Anthurium
Pilea
Pincushion
Pincushion flower
Pine (white)
Pineapple
Pink Ice
Pink Mink
Pleurisy-Root
Plum
Plum Thistle
Plumosa
Pocketbook Plant
Podocarpus
Poinsettia
Polka-Dot Plant
Pollyanna Vine
Polyanthus Narcissus
Pony Tail
Poppy Anemone
Porcelain Flower
Pot Marigold
Pothos
Potted Aster
Potted Geranium
Potted Rose
Prairie Gentian
Prayer Plant
Prickly Pear
Primrose
Prince's Feather
Privet
Protea
Pumpkin
Purple Amaranthus
Purple Coneflower
Purple Glory Plant
Purple Velvet Plant
Purslane
Pussy willow
Pyracantha

Q
Queen Anne's Lace
Queen Protea
Queen Tulip
Quince

R
Rabbit's-Foot Fern
Radermachera
Rainbow Aster
Rainbow Pinks
Rattlesnake
Red and Scots
Red Box
Red Cathedral
Red Fox
Red Hot Poker
Red Osier Dogwood
Redbud
Redwood
Regal Geranium
Reiger Begonia
Reindeer Moss
Resurrection Lily
Rex Begonia
Ribbon Plant
Rice Flower
Rose
Rose Balsam
Rose Bay
Rose Hip
Rose Periwinkle
Rose-Mallow
Rosemary
Rubber Plant

S
Sacred Lotus
Safflower
Sage
Sagebrush
Salal
Satin Flower
Scabiosa
Scarlet Plume
Scarlet Salvia
Scotch Broom
Scotch Marigold
Sea Holly
Sea-lavender
Sedum
Shasta Daisy
Shell Ginger
Shellflower
Shell-Flower
Siam Tulip
Silk Oak
Silkweed
Silver Dollar
Sliperwort
Smilax
Snake Plant
Snakehead
Snapdragon
Sneezeweed
Sneezewort
Snow on the Mountain
Snowball Viburnum
Snowberry
Snowflake
Soapwort
Society Garlic
Solidaster
Spade-Leaf Philodendron
Spanish Bayonet
Spanish-Moss
Spearmint
Speedwell
Spider flower
Spider Lily
Spider Plant
Spider-Lily
Spiderman
Spiderwort
Spleenwort
Split-Leaf Philodendron
Spotted Dead Nettle
Spotted Dumb Cane
Spotted laurel
Spray Roses
Sprengeri Fern
Spurred Snapdragon
Standard Carnation
Star of Bethlehem
Star Pine
Star-Cluster
Starfish Plant
Statice
Stock
Stonecrop
Strawberry Begonia
Strawflower
Sugar Maple
Sugarbush Protea
Summer Lilac
Summer Phlox
Summer Snowflake
Summer Tulip
Sunflower
Sunset Heather
Swan River Daisy
Swedish Begonia
Swedish Ivy
Sweet Alison
Sweet Alyssum
Sweet Bay
Sweet Gum
Sweet Mace
Sweet Pea
Sweet Sultan
Sweet William
Sweetheart
Sweet-Scented Marigold
Swiss-Cheese Pla
Sword Fern
Sword Lily

T
Table or Dish Fern
Tallerack
Tasmanian Blue Gum
Tassel Flower
Tea Tree
Ten Commandments
Thanksgiving Cactus
Thistle
Thorow-Wax
Throatwort
Ti Leaves
Tickseed
Ti-Plant
Toadflax
Tomato
Torch Lily
Touch-Me-Not
Trailing Lantana
Transvaal Daisy
Tree Fern
Triplet Lily
Tritoma
Trumpet Narcissus
Tuberose
Tuberous Begonia
Tuberous Rooted Begonia
Tulip
Turnsole
Turtlehead
Tweedia
Twinspur

U
Umbrella Tree or Plant
Upright Lobster Claw

V
Vanda Orchid
Variegated Laurel
Velvet Flower
Velvet Plant
Venezuela Treebine
Verbena
Veronica
Vervain
Vinca
Viola

W
Wandering Jew
Warneckii Dracaena
Watermelon Begonia
Wattle
Wax Begonia
Wax Flower
Wax Vine
Waxflower
Wax-Leaf Privet
Weeping Fig
Wheat
White Anthurium
White Trumpet Lily
Wild Carrot
Wild or Pot Marjoram
Wild Pansy
Windflower
Winter Cherry
Wishbone Flower
Wonder Flower
Woolflower
Wormwood

Y
Yarrow
Yellow Paper Flow

Z
Zebra Plant
Zinnia
Zygocactus