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Begonia 'Angelique' Odorata

Sensational Begonias

Begonias are ideal for containers and bloom continuously from summer to fall. Available in several forms: single or double, upright or cascading, rose form or fringed. Their blooms are large, measuring up to six inches (15 cm) across. Colours range from strong solid shades, soft glowing pastels or contrasting bicolours with picotee edging. Find the [...]
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FNR Spring 2016 Brochure

Grow A Garden Party!

Our Spring 2016 Fundraising Program is ongoing and groups can sign up to participate through the end of March.  Fundraising with Florissa is a great way to beautify your home and community while raising money for the great cause you support. This season grow your own garden party! New edibles include seed potatoes, rhubarb, and [...]
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Potted Yellow Begonia - Grandiflora

Jump Start Begonias

Begonias are ideal for containers and you can easily grow them from dormant tubers. Get a jump start and shop for tubers at your favorite local garden center now through February and March. You can have begonias blooming in time for Victoria Day! Large sized tubers have more growing points. Florissa’s begonia tubers are 6/cm [...]
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Anna's Promise Rose - Weeks Roses - Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey – Garden Rose Collection

Sunday evenings, avid fans are curling up with a proper cup of tea to watch Downton Abbey. Season six has been widely anticipated as the award-winning PBS television series draws to its finale. These unanswered questions remain: How will Downton survive changing social and economic times? Will Lady Mary fall in love with a suitor [...]
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Elvas - Hippeastrum - Amaryllis - Flowering in Winter

Dazzling Double Amaryllis

Beauty doesn’t have to be intimidating. Double amaryllis are easy to grow, so why not increase the loveliness and pleasure twofold? Check out these fabulous double amaryllis varieties. ‘Is it real? Can I touch it? Was it hard to grow? Where can I get these?’ This is what your friends will be asking upon seeing […]

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Rudolph - Santa's Little Helpers

Santa’s Little Helpers

You’re busy making a list and checking it twice this holiday season, so when it comes to last minute décor, or gifts for anyone on your list, a little help is always nice. Santa’s Little Helpers are specially cultivated Amaryllis bulbs… that bloom in 4 to 6 weeks from planting.  Plant them in potting soil […]

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Touch of Wax - Amaryllis Red

NEW Touch of Wax Amaryllis Kits

Everyone can enjoy the beauty of Amaryllis with a Touch of Wax. A colourful wax coating is applied by hand to specially selected Amaryllis bulbs. The wax seals the bulb up tight. The bulb inside has everything it needs (including moisture) to produce beautiful and elegant blooms this winter. Yes! That’s right, there is no […]

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Dry Bulb Layer Planting

Easy Layer Containers With Florissa

Florissa’s fundraiser features bulbs that are great for containers! If you’ve never done this before, it’s super-easy. Here’s how-to step by step using our fundraiser varieties: First, select your container. Plastic pots won’t crack unlike terra cotta, and they offer some protection against cold wind. Pick one at least 12-14” inches deep with drainage holes. […]

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