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Friday February 6, 2015 - by: Katrina

A Rose Is A Rose !

On Valentine’s Day, we’ve taken the habit of offering sweet or fragrant gifts to our loved ones, but do we ever stop to think of the origins of this tradition?

Friday January 23, 2015 - by: Christine

We love Tulips !

[Name of flower] Tulip [Latin name] Tulipa hydrida [Origin of flower] Originally found in southern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and China. [Common uses- how they come for sale] As bulbs for your garden, potted plants, or the most popular here, cut flowers! [Colours and Varieties Available] Parrot tulips, double tulips in every colour except blue or black. [Fun Fact] Tulips are one of the only flowers that stretch in water. This phenomenon is called phototropism; they are trying to reach up towards light. Just re-cut stems to avoid that crazy look, or leave it if you like it! Many people really want that “droopy tulip” style.

Friday January 9, 2015 - by: Katrina


Cold days have been keeping us inside far too long, so why not bring the outside in? Westmount Florist is now carrying lively spring bulbs that will cheer up any winter home!

Saturday November 22, 2014 - by: Katrina


Has winter got you down? There’s nothing worse then coming home to or waking up to a thick blanket of snow. The winter whiteout melts everything into a blur. Have no fear, there is one way to fight back the monotony of white: decorations! You can cheer up your home inside and out with window boxes of wintergreens and branches and decorative wreaths!

Saturday October 18, 2014 - by: Christine

Bulbs are Us !!

It’s that time of year that so many of our customers wait for and we are just as excited as they are. The amaryllis and paper white, also known as narcissus bulbs have arrived at Westmount Florist so we’d like to give you a refresher course on how to plant of them.

Friday October 10, 2014 - by: Katrina

Falling into Autumn

Fall is here! It’s getting harder to ignore the beautiful colored leaves and the chilly wind of the new season! In the spirit of harvest time, Westmount Florist is redecorating in favor of rich, warm tones and colorful gourds.