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2009-09-29 09:30:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- California Blooms (www.californiablooms.com), the premier internet retailer of fresh boutique-grown roses from the central coast of California, will offer consumers a special pink bouquet throughout the month of October (Breast Cancer Awareness month).

2009-06-22 05:00:00

Teleflora's Exquisite Flowers and MiGi Girls' Stylish Decor Make Unforgettable Bouquets to Welcome a Family's Newest Arrival LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleflora, the world's leading flower wire service offering only hand-arranged, hand-delivered floral arrangements, today announced its exclusive two-year partnership with MiGi(R), a design and lifestyle company known for embracing individual, affordable style.

2009-04-20 05:00:00

Administrative Professionals Week is April 20th - April 24th CARLE PLACE, N.Y., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The term secretary in the past was defined as "distinguished" or "set apart." The world's first secretaries were employed by royalty to manage private and confidential matters and were highly regarded.(i) Since 1952, National Secretaries Week has celebrated the tireless work of secretaries, assistants and receptionists.

2009-04-15 09:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's some great news for local gardeners: horticulturists aren't letting the recession or drought stop them from growing America's most popular flower - the rose.

2009-02-18 09:50:16

Roses have long been a favorite of gardeners, but they often require a lot of work to thrive.

2009-02-13 16:29:02

Ecology and conservation biologist at the University of Leicester, Dr David Harper, who has conducted research for over 25 years at Lake Naivasha in Kenya, today warned that cut-price Valentine roses exported for sale in the UK were 'bleeding that country dry'.

2009-02-11 12:25:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Soon, flower retailers will be abuzz filling all the flower orders in time for Valentine's Day. This is good news for the more than 45,000 Colombians working for the more than 163 Florverde(R) farms.

2009-02-11 05:00:00

The World's Leading Florist Shares Some Fun Facts on the Big Day Full of Great Expectations CARLE PLACE, N.Y., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valentine's Day is upon us and with it, comes the desire to give the most memorable and romantic display of emotions to date.

2009-02-10 15:43:00

Asocolflores Launches Colombian Flower Awareness Campaign in Major U.S. Cities BOGOTA, Colombia, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Romance will be in the air in New York, Boston, Seattle, Chicago and San Francisco as dozens of "cupids" take to the streets with messages of love and flowers.

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2005-07-12 15:35:56

The Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, family Malvaceae) is an evergreen shrub indigenous to East Asia. Also known as China rose and Shoe flower, it is widely grown as an ornamental plant throughout the tropics and subtropics. The flowers are large, red, and firm, but lack any scent. Numerous cultivars, varieties, and hybrids have been created, with flower colors ranging from white through yellow and orange to scarlet and shades of pink, with both single and double sets of petals....

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