Tropical Flowers for Hot Summer Days

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Decorating your home for summer can be an easy endeavor. Fresh fragrances and bright flowers go a long way to making your home ready for the season. With the right flowers and a bit of planning, you can turn your home into a tropical getaway. The creative team of floral designers at Peoples Flower Shops can provide tips, ideas and of course, amazing arrangements that will brighten every area of your house.
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One way to transform any room is with tropical flowers. These vibrant varieties add excitement to summer occasions and home decor. Birds-of-paradise and orchids are especially popular choices for these types of arrangements. Birds-of-paradise are among the most recognizable of flowers, with their bright orange and purple blooms and dramatic lines. Originating in South Africa, these unusual flowers are named after an indigenous exotic bird whose plumage resembles the flower.

Orchids are the grand-dame of the exotic flower world. They boast the most variety of any flower, with 25,000 different species – some of which can live as long as 100 years. These delicate blooms also come in every color imaginable, and their variety ensures that there is an orchid that will work well with nearly any other flower. Of course, they also stand alone beautifully, and lend an exotic and elegant touch to any decor.

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Our Orchid Drop In, shown to the right, displays exotic purple orchids encased in a wire-wrapped cylinder vase. This elegant piece brings the ambiance of the tropics right into your home!

We offer a wide and diverse selection of tropical flowers, and look forward to helping you to transform any space or occasion into “paradise found”. Shop our collection online or talk to one of our design experts about which flowers are best for you. For July birthdays, summer parties, or any event throughout the year, your best choice in Albuquerque is Peoples Flower Shops. 

Decorating with Outdoor Plants

outdoor plantsThe best part about summer is that your living space can be greatly expanded. Whether you have a wrap around porch, a wood deck or a stone patio area – with a little creativity and ingenuity, you have a whole new space! In order to entertain in style, there are a number of ways to bring your own personal flair to your outdoor room.

Accessorizing the outdoor furniture with color is a great way to change with the seasons – or your moods! A synthetic throw rug allows for barefoot comfort – and rinses clean easily! Matching eclectic glassware, vases and tableware can really bring fun to any space. Even though outdoors, decorate with artwork and mirrors in the same way you would inside, bringing your personality to the area and defining the experience for your guests. And as always, lighting can make or break the ambiance – from candles, to hanging lanterns to a fire pit – the options are yours!

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Pink Azalea

All weather baskets in different colors and textures add interest and allow you to stow all kinds of outdoor necessities. When it comes to flowers and plants, playing with baskets and different containers is a creative way to add color and beauty in all corners of the space. People’s Flower Shops have many ideas as to how to best accentuate with floral details. From traditional basket flowers to tropical floral arrangements, we have the flowers that can best express your style and personality.

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Bromeliad Garden

Of course, classic green ferns, plants and trees are traditionally beautiful. At People’s five Albuquerque flower shop locations, we have an extensive inventory of ambiance-enhancing plants and floral arrangements. What will you choose? We can’t wait to find out! Call us today.

Tropical Flowers Reflect the Summer Season

tropicalp4A true favorite among flower enthusiasts are tropical flowers, which offer a touch of the exotic. Not only are they truly unique looking flowers, but they are also a true standout when it comes to vibrant colors.

This blog post provides some information on some popular tropical flowers as well as previews our selection of tropical flowers in Albuquerque.

About Tropical Flowers

There is a long list of tropical flowers available from around the world. In this blog post, we will just introduce you to a couple of the varieties and share some interesting facts about these tropical flowers.tropicalp1

The first tropical flower that is a favorite in our Albuquerque florist shop is the bird of paradise. Here are some interesting facts on this tropical flower:

  • The name comes from the shape of the flower, which resembles a bird’s beak and plumage. Some say the flower also looks like a bird in flight.
  • These flowers are also known as crane flowers.
  • They are a native of South Africa.
  • Birds of Paradise bloom from September to May.
  • Typically, these flowers are bound together in a tropical flower bouquet because they can bruise the other, more delicate flowers in the flower arrangement.
  • They have a limited lifespan of no longer than a week.

tropicalp2The second tropical flower is the cymbidium orchid, another staff favorite! You may not know much about this orchid so we have provided some facts below:

  • This orchid does well in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, the Mediterranean or even California.
  • It is originally from Central Asia and Southeast Asia.
  • This is a fragrant orchid that can sometimes produce up to 30 blooms on one spike.
  • The orchid can last a couple of months.
  • It is often found in corsages but can be enjoyed as part of a tropical flower arrangement.
  • There are 44 varieties but literally thousands of hybrids to enjoy.

Albuquerque Tropical Flower Selection

We are renowned for offering one of the best selections of tropical flowers in Albuquerque.  Here are some of our favorite tropical flower arrangements we have on offer:

  • Zen Orchid: This tropical arrangement features cymbidium orchids sunken in a clear class container.tropicalp3
  • Tropical Bouquet: This arrangement includes hand-selected tropical flowers in a variety of sizes and prices.
  • Hawaiian Bliss: This stunning tropical arrangement includes Ginger, Birds of Paradise, and Anthurium displayed in a leaf-lined vase.