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Get Growing - Bare Root Perennials and Summer Flowering Bulbs

Get Growing! Bare Root Perennials and Summer Flowering Bulbs

Timing is everything when it comes to planting bare root perennials and summer flowering bulbs, and while it’s still too chilly to plant directly into the garden, you can get started with containers. Give yourself the opportunity to shop early for the best selection. Establishing young plants in containers helps you better control the growing [...]
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Sylvia - Five Fabulous Dahlias

Five Fabulous Dahlias

Dahlias are one of the most rewarding and spectacular garden flowers. Their summer brilliance flourishes right up to the fall’s frost. If you cut flowers for bouquets, the more profusely they’ll bloom. Dahlias display a wide range of colours, shapes, and sizes from teacup to dinnerplate. Did you know there are over 20,000 different varieties [...]
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Living Easter Arrangements

This Easter, plant up a gorgeous table centerpiece with ready-potted bulbs in fresh radiant spring colours. Living arrangements are easy and fun to put together with widely available spring flowering bulbs such as tulips, narcissus, hyacinths, and muscari. These living Easter arrangements will create a feeling of spring indoors, even if the sun isn’t shining, [...]
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Welcome Spring - Daffodils

Welcome Spring!

The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here – it’s the first day of spring! It’s the most wonderful time of the year for gardeners. Officially, winter is over, and though it may not look or feel like spring in your area, it’s on the way no matter what the local weather report [...]
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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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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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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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