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Arrangements in pastel shades and the softest yellows, peaches, warm pinks, creamy whites and subtle greens make us feel safe, snug and loved. Consider a nurturing floral arrangement for a new mother, a sick friend or a grieving loved one – anyone who would benefit from a caring, loving embrace. See five emotional color palettes and the flowers that bring them to life.
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The home office is an ideal place to inject motivational energy — or the power of now. Anyone will feel encouraged to reach for the stars and live life to the fullest with this motivational floral arrangement featuring an up-shooting spray in sensuous, rich orange and fuchsia colors.
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Common names: peace lily, spathiphyllum
Description: Dark green leaves can be more than a foot long. Plants are uniform and full. They produce hood-shaped white blooms, or spathes, which surround a creamy-white spadix. Plants grow 1 1/2 to 4 feet tall, depending on the cultivar. Some cultivars are developed to be compact.
Special care: Keep soil moist because plants wilt easily. Provide good drainage and empty excess water from saucers and sleeves. Wash individual leaves. Provide bright, indirect light and temperatures of 65 to 90F/18 to 32 C. Low light slows the blooming cycle. However, too much direct sunlight may cause burn spots on leaves.
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