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Plant a Flower Day - March 12, 2018

Plant a Flower Day – March 12th

Looking forward to Spring? It’s just around the corner, but why wait? Today is National Plant a Flower Day. Even if your garden is still snowbound, you can get a jump start by planting bulbs in pots. Calla Lilies, Cannas, Gladiolus, Oriental Lilies, even Dahlias can be started in containers. By the time the snow [...]
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Florissa's New Look - Kepper 2018

Florissa’s New Look

Spring is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to introduce Florissa’s fresh, modern, and engaging new look. We’re celebrating over 90 years of offering the finest top quality flowering bulbs and perennials. So before heading to your nearest garden centre this spring, check out our new packaging too - it’s larger and [...]
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New for Spring - Hemerocallis Entrapment - Re-Blooming Daylily

New for Spring 2018

Florissa’s Choice: Starlight-Starbright Watch the stars come out this summer with Florissa’s Choice for Spring 2018, ‘Starlight-Starbright.’ This Colourful Companion blend of oriental lilies features blooms up to 20 cm (8”) across in soft shades of pink, yellow and white. Blooms so large and luminous they’ll light up the beauty of your garden as dusk [...]
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Dwarf Iris Reticulata

Spring Awakenings

It’s still winter across much of Canada, but west coast gardeners are starting to see signs of spring as the earliest of blooms appear. Check out these pics that prove spring is on the way! Galanthus, Eranthis, and Iris Reticulata are hardy garden accents and stand up to ever-changing spring weather conditions. They’re better known [...]
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Juniperus squamata Blue Star - Cover

Annual or Perennial? Tree or Shrub?

Have you ever asked yourself what is the difference between an annual and a perennial? A tree and a shrub? Sometimes the most basic questions are the hardest ones to ask, because it seems we should already know the answers. How do these different types of plants shape our gardens? How can we best use [...]
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Feed the Pollinators Blend - Cover

Spring 2018 True North Blends

It’s easy to be confident in your planting selections and fully enjoy your garden with Florissa’s True North Blends. Designed for Canadian gardeners, each blend showcases the finest quality flower bulbs and perennials. Hardy varieties that flourish and perform well across Canada’s major growing regions. This spring, Florissa’s True North Blends highlight long-flowering and fragrant [...]
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Flower Bulb Fundraiser - Spring 2018 - Post Cover

Florissa’s Spring 2018 Fundraiser

Time for a Fiesta! Here’s a party invitation that you don’t want to miss:  It’s a great time to sign up and participate in Florissa’s Spring 2018 Fundraiser. This spring’s selection brings together the best cut flower varieties that promise gorgeous summer bouquets and offer rich nectar sources for pollinators. There’s something to suit every [...]
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Amaryllis Ferrari Cut Arranged - Cover

Amaryllis Cut Flowers & Inspiration!

It’s tempting to think of cutting a stem of amaryllis flowers away from the bulb, oh but do you dare? Amaryllis, with their radiant beauty, standout no matter how you display them, and they make spectacular, long-lasting cut flowers. A single stem can last 2 weeks or more in a vase, perhaps longer than if [...]
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Hyacinth Mix Cover

Hyacinth is a Gift of Spring this Mid-Winter

Visiting someone over the holidays and don’t want to arrive empty handed? Don’t know what to bring? Florissa has the perfect gift idea that’s fun to give and receive – hyacinth on glass. Nothing could be more effortless than bringing a hyacinth into bloom indoors, and in mid-winter their lovely spicy and sweet scent hints [...]
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