Holiday Gifts: Last Minute Ideas

We are only a week and a half away from Christmas. Do you have all your holiday gifts purchased yet? If not, we have a few product ideas that would make amazing gifts. Place your orders as soon as you can to give yourself plenty of shipping time for your items. Customers in our home state of California only need 1-2 business days to receive their product, while east coast orders can take 4-5 business days. Wherever you are, get those orders in this weekend!! If you think you might cut it close on time, give us a call and we will do everything we can to get your products to you on time.

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Proteas: The Kings, The Queens and the In-Betweens

Protea, also known as Sugar Bush, is an exotic fresh cut flower originating from South Africa. The ancestors to the Protea are thought to be roughly 300 million years old. The Protea flower was discovered in 1735 by a Swedish botanist named Karl Linnaeus. Proteas are believed to have been named after the Greek God Proteus. This is because Proteus could transform into anything he wanted. In comparison, Protea’s have many shapes and colors, making it a perfect fit.

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Christmas Floral Centerpieces: Tips for creating beautiful holiday arrangements

The winter holiday season brings beautiful flowers and fragrant greenery alongside its cold weather and in some places, snow. With many celebrations throughout the season, people love to go above and beyond when decorating. These decorations include fresh flowers, holiday greens, Christmas trees, wreaths and hundreds of other decorations. A popular decoration for this time of year is a dining table centerpiece. You can make a Christmas centerpiece with little time and few resources. Don’t worry about specifics as there are hundreds of beautiful ways to make a centerpiece.

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Dia de los Muertos: Behind the “Day of the Dead” Celebrations

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that is celebrated each year from October 31st until November 2nd. The main focus of this holiday is to honor loved ones who have passed away. Day of the Dead is a unique celebration and it should not be confused as a “Mexican version of Halloween”. This is a festive and upbeat event meant to celebrate life and not to drown in sorrow. The belief behind DOTD practices is that spirits return to the world of the living to be with their families. These Dia de los Muertos celebrations have been passed down through many generations, changing slightly each year. A few movies with references to Day of the Dead celebrations include Disney’s Coco and Spectre 007.

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Dahlias: Behind the Beauty

Dahlias are timeless flowers that have been popular for centuries for their beauty and long history. A popular flower for wedding bouquets because of how many different types and colors are available. From the needle-like petals to the blossoms that starkly resemble a ball. Wholesale Flowers & Supplies is proud to carry many of these different varieties of Dahlia flowers. Let’s discuss some more about the meanings behind this beautiful flower and some fun facts about it.

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Decoration ideas giving you trouble? Hang in there!

Are you looking for decoration ideas to enhance your wedding, special event or home but have a tight budget? Wholesale Flowers and Supplies carries quality products at low costs and is always looking for ways to save our customers money. We are going further and finding ways to give extended discounts on our already wholesale prices. Our importers are constantly toiled, so that we can offer popular items at a lower cost to our clientele. A great example of this is our Clear Glass Hanging Votive Holder. Now priced at $0.99 each! These inexpensive candle holders are a popular accent when trying to enhance any place or special event. Here are some of the ways this product can be used.

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Marigolds: Fall is on the way, can you smell it?

The Marigold is a desirable flower year round; however, the demand is much higher in the fall. The popularity increases because of Halloween and Day of the Dead ceremonies. Their yellow and orange colors mixed with a distinctive smell make them an admired fall flower. A year round positive of marigolds is their pest control properties. The pungent odor keeps small insects away, in fact many people plant marigolds in their gardens. Also known as Calendula’s, these flowers grow anywhere from 6 to 48 inches tall. Their blossoms expand anywhere between 6 to 36 inches in diameter. Native to South America, Mexico and parts of the southwestern United States.

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Wholesale Flowers & Supplies: Reinventing the Sale of Floral Products

Are you paying too much for your flowers and floral supplies? Make Wholesale Flowers & Supplies your new home for all your floral needs. We have a large walk-in cooler full of fresh flowers and a variety of different plants with unbeatable price tags. Our warehouse is open to the public and spans over 20,000 square feet! The sales floor is filled with distinctive home décor, in fact we have hundreds of vases and pots in all different shapes & sizes.  We carry a large selection of tools/accessories you may need to create something memorable and unique.

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Greenery: Color of the year 2017

The design industries overwhelming response to one of Pantone Color Institute’s choice for 2017 color of the year “Greenery” was a near universal acclaim.
The venerable color institution, in a statement explaining the color choice, referenced how nature’s greens “revive, restore and renew” Pantone’s selection brings the color choice to the national stage.

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