National Grandparents Day is Approaching!

Happy Monday Flower Lovers! As you may or may not know, National Grandparents Day is on September 8th.  That means it’s time to start preparing to show your love for the most loving and comforting people! If you can’t be with your grandparents, send a beautiful bouquet from Calyx Flowers like the Lavender Love Bouquet… Read more »

Anthuriums!

How much do you know about Anthuriums? Well, let us fill you in! Common names for the Anthurium are Flamingo flower, Tail Flower, Oilcloth Flower, and Painters palette. Anthurium leaves are actually waxy bracts called ‘spaths’ and are heart shaped. While most known for being red, Anthuriums come in burgundy, pink, hot pink, dark pink,… Read more »

Sunflowers!

August is the month of the Sunflower – beautiful sunshine and sunny skies! We’re proud to offer several bouquets featuring the late summer flower such as Tuscan Sunflower Bouquet. Did you know? These native American flowers were originally grown more for their usefulness than their beauty, as the oil from sunflower seeds is used for food,… Read more »

Flower Photo Shoot for Holiday 2013

Over the past week the Calyx Flowers team (with the help of the photographic genius of John Goodman created fabulous floral sensations for our 2013 holiday catalogs. Here is a little look around the studio. We may be cramped for space but that doesn’t offset the brilliant bouquets that came to life on set. Our Holiday… Read more »

Happy Parents Day!

Happy Monday Flower Lovers! As you may or may not know, Parents Day is this Sunday! A special day in July to honor both your mother and father for all of the wonderful things they’ve done for you and to thank them for bringing you into this world. We love an excuse to send flowers… Read more »

Atlanta Gift Show – Southern Shopping

Well I have wrapped up another successful buying and sourcing trip to AmericasMart in Atlanta where lots of great products were found. I saw some wonderful showrooms filled with designer vases and cachepots that I know will look absolutely exquisite when paired with an exclusive Calyx “look.” The show was definitely busier this time than… Read more »

If You Like Honey

CHECK OUT The Queen’s Honey Collection by Pre de Provence we debuted in April at CalyxFlowers.com. I will tell you that I am very picky with my bath products because I am so sensitive to fragrances. However, this collection met the mark and then exceeded it with these three products. First, I’m already out of… Read more »

Floral Fashion at its Finest

The stunning Sonam Kapoor took our breathe away when she appeared on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in this fabulous floral frock. Designed by Dolce & Gabbana the oversized floral pattern was not only eye-catchingly vivid but oh-so dramatic. Kapoor wore the strapless floral design to the premiere of ‘Jeune & Jolie’.  In the… Read more »

Beautiful Flowers!

Hi Flower Lovers! We wrapped up our Fall 2013 photo shoot and after the last shot was taken, we had some fun putting together beautiful arrangements to share with you, our blog followers. Here at Calyx, we love flowers and any excuse to play with them is a real treat. The bouquet shown above is… Read more »

Happy May Day!

Although you might not stroll down the street wishing passerby’s a happy May Day, today is indeed a very interesting holiday! Beginning in pre-Christian eras, May 1st was acknowledged as the first day of Summer while Feburary 1st was the first day of Spring. In pagan tradition, the day was spent doing a dance around the May pole and crowning a ‘Queen of… Read more »

Spring is Almost Here! Wait, is it?

The first day of Spring is Wednesday, March 20th, which is right around the corner! However, if you live in the Northeast you’ll know that the conditions are anything but Springlike – there’s a huge snowstorm coming our way so most of us will spend the first day of Spring shoveling our driveways or snowed… Read more »

Colorful Flowers help beat Cold Weather Blues

Flowers and good health seem one in the same. Just think…when our family and friend are feeling ill or are in need of recuperation, many a time we have chosen to send flowers. You may have never thought twice about the benefits of a bouquet but recent research has scientists touting that exposure to flowers actually boosts… Read more »