Happy Valentine’s Day from Calyx Flowers

Valentine’s Day means flirty cards, decadent chocolates, and pink and red hearts galore, but it hasn’t always been celebrated this way. What is now considered a romantic holiday holds deep, traditional roots. Each country tends to celebrate differently and while traditions hold fast, they vary wildly all over the world. For example, in Japan women… Read more »

Flower Meanings for the Perfect Bouquet

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day, early February is a very popular time to send beautiful bouquets to loved ones. Many floral gifts that we send (and receive!) on Valentine’s Day, like traditional carnations and roses, carry connotations with ancient origins. From the garlands and wreaths of ancient Rome to our own fabulous… Read more »

Seasonal Inspiration: Citrus for Winter Flower Arrangements

As evidenced by our love of our Farmer’s Market bouquets, celebrating the uniqueness of the seasons is important to us. In the winter, this means enjoying the abundance of winter citrus at the markets. Nature’s way of warding off the winter doldrums, the peak of citrus season comes in the cooler winter months to perk… Read more »

Flowers for a Winter Wedding

Colors for a Winter Wonderland An important factor in any wedding is choosing a color palette that works for you and a winter wedding provides many opportunities for unique and wonderful choices. Some traditional options for winter flowers for wedding arrangements and bouquets honor the idea of a winter wonderland with a frosty palette. Colors… Read more »

Bromeliads – Floral Trends of 2017

2017 is upon us and as we ramp up to stick to our resolutions, we are also excited to see which trend predictions will win out this year. From the hottest wedding trends to the most inspirational garden planning, we anticipate 2017 to be a great year with some bright and innovative ideas. As we… Read more »

Holiday Wreaths Worth Pining Over

Now that Thanksgiving and Black Friday have passed, holiday parties are heading into full swing! While we love a good party, sometimes figuring out the perfect décor to set a festive mood can be tricky. Luckily, our newest seasonal designs and preserved items are a great option to send as a gift of holiday cheer… Read more »

From the Calyx Family to Yours – III

Dear Calyx Flowers’ Customers, Next in our series explaining recent changes we’ve made to improve your shopping experience, we are very excited to tell you about new products being introduced this holiday season. As new owners, we’ve spent time reading your comments and reviewing what you liked and disliked. It was listening to you that confirmed… Read more »

From the Calyx Family to Yours – II

Dear Calyx Customers, With our announcement last week that Calyx Flowers is now family owned, we also mentioned a number of changes we’ve implemented to improve your shopping experience with us. Over the next several weeks, we will elaborate a bit further on each change made. In the first of this series, we want to… Read more »

From the Calyx Family to Yours

Greetings Calyx Customers, Calyx Flowers is now family owned. As the new owners of Calyx Flowers, Kathryn and I are delighted to present some exciting changes to improve your shopping experience. We have spent time listening to YOU and incorporating your ideas into these changes which include: 1. Cutting in half the overnight shipping fee charged… Read more »

Choosing Office Flower Arrangements

Earlier this year, we mentioned some of our favorite ways to bring plants and flowers indoors, and now as the days are becoming shorter and it’s getting darker earlier, we need as much brightness we can get! The easiest way to spruce up indoor spaces is by integrating fresh flowers and plants into your work… Read more »