Plant Pictionary

Alstromeria

A South American member of the daffodi family, the alstromeria, or Peruvian Lily, is believed to be symbolic of devotion. They are often streaked or spotted with darker colors, strips or accents and they’re one of the longest lasting cut flowers available, and come in a wide range of colors.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

Amaryllis

Also know as the “Christmas Flower”, the amaryllis originated in South America’s tropical regions and comes in many beautiful verities  including various shades of red, white, pink, salmon and orange. There are also many striped and multicolored varieties, usually combining shades of pink or red with white.

Season: Nov – Jan

 

Calla Lily

The elegant Calla Lily is symbolic of magnificent beauty and they make a wonderful gift idea for that special someone in your life. Calla lilies come in a verity of colors including, pink, purple, burgundy and burnished red, but white is the most common color.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

 

Carnations

Pink carnations are believed to be symbolic of a mother’s Day gift, too. With a history covering over 2,000 years, the carnation is not only one of the world’s oldest flowers varieties, it has throughout its rich history been one of the most popular as well.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

 

Cymbidium Orchid

Fleshy, leathery, strap shaped leaves have thickened bases called pseudobuibs. Cymbidiums have irregular, waxy, almost translucent petals with entire margins. Center is often a contrasting color. Flowers are very showy. it is one of the most popular and desirable orchids in the world because of the beautiful flowers.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

Dahlia

The dahlia is the National Flower of Mexico and it’s color range includes orange, pink, purple, red, scarlet, yellow, and white. Some flowers are striped or tipped with a different color.

Season: Jul – Sep

 

 

Delphinium

Delphinium is a genus of about 250 species of annual, biennial or perennial flowering plants in the buttercup family. It is topped by many flowers, varying between purple, blue red, yellow or white. The flower has five petals which grow together to form a hollow flower with a spur at the end, which gives the plant its name.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

Freesia

Freesias are very popular garden plants, grow for their intense sweet citrusy perfume can envelop an entire room. If fragrance is your thing, these blossoms are guaranteed to delight. Representing faithfulness through the seasons, it’s a traditional  reminder of love’s honorable character.

Season: Jun – Sep

 

Gerbera Daisy

Gerbera is very popular and widely used as a decorative garden plant or as cut flowers. They vary greatly in shape and size. Colors include white, yellow orange, red and pink. When you want to send the gift or cheer, gerbera daisies are your sure choice.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

 

Hyacinth

Hyacinths are noted for their long lasting blooms and outstanding fragrance. They come in a wide variety of colors and are a staple in the spring plant and cut flower category. The hyacinth has a single dense spike of fragrant flowers in shades of red, blue, white, orange, pink, violet, or yellow.

Season: Jan – May

 

Hydrangea

A well know favorite with their lacey pompom tops in colors that range from China blue and pretty pink to dusty green and dramatic purple, hydrangeas epitomize lush beauty. The fourth wedding anniversary flower, hydrangeas add enduring grace to any flower arrangement.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

 

Kale

The ornamental Kales (or flowering kale) are especially nice and the  “flowers” which are their leaves in a roette, are edible. Flowering kale and cabbage are often seen in outdoor gardens during the fall months. These are quite beautiful, and really make wonderful cut flowers.

Season: Aug – Nov    . In Season!

 

 

Lisianthus

The common name comes from the Greek words “lysis” meaning dissolution, and “anthos,” meaning flower. The lisianthus flower has four wide ruffled, delicate petals and oval leaves. Colors include white, light and dark pink, lavender and deep purple.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

 

Mums

This flower comes in a wide variety of blooms and is a staple with fall decor. Mums are a popular flower due to their large size and they are cost effective. Feng Shui adherents believe the chrysanthemum brings laughter and happiness to your home.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

 

Peony

In full bloom, the lush peony embodies romance and prosperity. Known as the flower of riches and honor, the peony is regarded as an omen of good fortune and a happy marrage. Flowers are extremely fragrant and is a traditional floral symbol of China and grown as ornamental plants.

Season: May – June  . In Season

 

Phlox

Often seen in common gardens, perennial phlox bloom in mid to late summer with big, full heads. The phlox blossoms are comprised of dozens of smaller blooms, each a rounded, flat flower that offer a light, baby-powder scent. Excellent for big sweeps of color, for cutting, for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds.

Season: May – Sep

 

Rose

As on of the most enduring symbols for love and appreciation, it’s no surprise that roses are among the most admired and evocative of flowers. Red roses are the traditional symbol for love and romance, and a time-honored way to say ” I love you” A bouquet of red roses is the perfect way to express your deep feelings for someone special.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!

 

Snap Dragon

Snapdragon is an annual flower that children love because they can snap open the flowers like puppets. Snapdragons come in every color of the rainbow from white to almost black, and in every combination imaginable.

Season: Jun – Sep

 

 

Stephanotis

Stephanotis floribunda also goes by the common name of “Madagascar Jasmine”. The pure white flowers are sweetly scented. It has dark green, oval , leathery leaves and fine, fragrant and waxy tubular white flowers that are highly prized as wedding flowers.

Season: Year Round  . In Season!