The First Day of Fall has Arrived and With it Comes Fall Flowers, Fall Flowering Plants, and Fall Gifts

The first official day of autumn, or fall, arrived on September 22nd. Now that it’s here, the weather is already starting to change with cooler mornings and the beginning of fall colors on the trees. The new season’s arrival has also brought change for us at Carithers Flowers as we welcome deliveries of beautiful fall flowers. Our incredible floral design teams are already working on fall flower arrangements and autumn gift baskets. This blog post provides some highlights from our latest autumn flower collection, which includes over 40 items available online as well as those in our store and the custom fall arrangements we can make for your special event, fall wedding, or loved one. Newest Fall Floral Arrangements Fall means bold and deep colors with rich hues of orange, yellow, and burgundy along with browns and greens. Some of our favorite fall flowers are already in, such as farm-fresh sunflowers, Asiatic lilies, orchids, hydrangea and gerbera daisies. We also have some gorgeous flowering plants and plants that thrive during the fall season. Many of our fall flower arrangements are even already on sale or that have upgrades available, providing exceptional value  that makes it easy and affordable to send [...]

Exotic Orchid Plants

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 [...]