The natural beauty, elegance, and mystery of orchids are what make them so appealing. Also, the numerous color variations, shapes, and sizes they come in can make us want to become a collector of this awesome flowering plant. Once… Read More about Carither’s Guide to Orchids »
The waning days of summer serve as a reminder that Grandparents Day will be approaching soon! Celebrated on the first Sunday following Labor Day, this holiday is an excellent time to honor grandparents and to foster deeper relationships across the generations.
To commemorate, send a beautiful bouquet of flowers, a long-lasting plant design or a special gift from children, accompanied by a poem or prayer. The floral designers at Carithers Flowers are happy to deliver your gorgeous to blooms anywhere in the Atlanta metro area or to loved ones who live across the nation. For those with loved ones in senior facilities, retirement homes and assisted living, we offer peace of mind that your gift can be carefully delivered to living communities like Atria North Point, Benton House of Alpharetta, Bickford of Alpharetta, Dogwood Forest of Alpharetta and Sunrise At Ivey Ridge. Read More about Honor Grandparents This Grandparents Day »
Orchids are considered one of the most beautiful flowers in the world and illustrate that a flower doesn’t have to be big to create a sublime, dramatic effect. This blog provides some background on exotic orchid plants as well as introduces you to our collection of exotic orchid plants. Types of Orchids The name for the family of orchids is Orchidaceae and its members include 30,000 different species and over 600 genera, which regularly increases as flower farmers cross breed various orchids to make even more stunning orchids. Orchids have served as a symbol for royalty and wealth because they were so rare and, as such, very expensive. Now, they are more accessible and have grown in popularity, becoming the second most popular flower after poinsettias. Orchids often cost less than other flower varieties and last much longer, making them an exceptional value. To provide a bit more background, there are different types of orchids that are most often available at flower shops: Monopodial: These orchids come from a single stem and grow upward. Examples are vandas. Sympodial: These orchids create new shoots and can be horizontal when new stems are added. Examples are cattleya or oncidium. Terrestrial: These orchids … Read More about Exotic Orchid Plants »