blue flowers

Cornflower

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street name: Cornflower

god-given name: Centaurea cyanus

colors available: blue, white, pink, red, purple

meaning: n/a

seasonality: Spring

cost: $10 to $12 a bunch

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Blue Thistle

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street name: Blue Thistle

god-given name: Eryngium planum

colors available: Blue

meaning: pain, protection, and pride

seasonality: available year-round

cost: $8 – 10 per bunch

tips & tricks:

  • Thistle is hearty and will last 10-12 days in a vase if cared for properly
  • It drys extremely well so if you are looking to preserve it, you’re in luck!
  • This is beautiful but very prickly! If you’re using it in bouquets, corsages, or crowns make sure it is cushioned by softer foliage.
  • We love to use blue thistle as a filler in otherwise soft, delicate bouquets and arrangements