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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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Serenity and relaxation are the essence of this color scheme. A floral arrangement featuring a vase of tranquility is perfect for busy moms, harried professionals and those who seek a moment of calm from life’s stressful situations.
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|Poinsettia Toxicity Myth|
The poinsettia is the most widely tested consumer plant on the market today, proving the myth about the popular holiday plant to be false:
Poinsettia and Pets
As with any non-food product, the poinsettia is not meant to be eaten and can cause varying degrees of discomfort; therefore, the plant should be kept out of the reach of young children and curious pets.
Poinsettia and Latex Allergies
According to the American Latex Allergy Association, only about 1 percent to 6 percent of the general population is allergic to latex, and "… one would have to have significant contact with the poinsettia plant's latex directly to have an allergic reaction … only a small drop of latex that can be immediately wiped off of the skin is unlikely to cause an allergic reaction."