Wednesday March 30, 2022 - by: Samantha
How to Care for Tulips - Tips From a Florist
Tulips are just the thing to liven up your days during the rainy month of April. These beautiful spring blooms are unique in that, unlike most flowers, they will grow and change each day. This can cause some customers to ask, what’s the best way to care for and maintain a tulip bouquet? Here are our florist approved tips for taking care of your cut tulips!
Tuesday November 30, 2021 - by: Samantha
Caring for an Amaryllis: Our Favourite Holiday Bloom!
When we receive amaryllis bulbs at Westmount Florist, we know that holiday season has officially begun! Few bulbs are easier to grow than amaryllis — and few bloom with greater exuberance and beauty! Amaryllis season begins in November and hits its peak around Christmas, which makes this flower bulb the perfect gift of the season. In this post, we answer the most common questions we get asked about these unique flowers.
Saturday October 9, 2021 - by: Samantha
How to Care for Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas are extremely resilient, long lasting blooms. The name “hydrangea” comes from the Greek words “hydro” and “angos,” which roughly translates to water barrel. As the name implies, these are VERY thirsty flowers. Given the proper care and hydration, these beauties are among our longest lasting cut flowers. The following tips and tricks will help keep your hydrangeas happily hydrated so you can enjoy them for longer!
Tuesday July 21, 2020 - by: Jen
Flower Profile - The Peony
One of the most requested flowers for Montreal flower delivery is the peony. Peonies are widely popular and are loved for their magnificent fragrance, large blooms and the variety of colors they grow in. Their large ruffled blooms are perfect for bouquets, table arrangements and floral crowns. Peonies are sought after by brides-to -be as they make the perfect addition to wedding bouquets and centerpieces. Bonus: They are also supposed to bring good fortune!
Monday March 2, 2020 - by: Jen
How To Care For An Air Plant
Even a complete air head can take care of these low maintenance plants! Looking for a plant that can add character to your home that require little to no effort? Air plants are an extraordinary, low maintenance option. They come in a multitude of shapes and are so peculiar looking…they are almost alien like! They do not need any soil as they have no root system. Air plants, also known as tillandsia receive their nutrients and moisture through their leaves. In nature they grow on trees and on rocky surfaces. They are native to forests, deserts and mountains.
Friday February 14, 2020 - by: Samantha
How to get the best out of your roses!
Luck you! You received a flower delivery from your Valentine! Was it roses? We bet it was roses… Naturally, you want to make sure your beautiful blooms last as long as possible. The sad truth is that your roses are not going to last forever. However, with proper care and attention they should last at least a week and in some cases even longer! Follow these simple tips to get the best out of your roses!