Used by florists primarily as a filler flower, Alstroemeria can be found and naturally spreads in the wild. A perennial flower that usually holds an orange color, hybrids of Alstroemeria can be found in yellow, white, pink, and red colors. Alstroemeria, with its small stature yet beautiful detail is often called or known as a Peruvian Lily. Commonly used flowers in arrangements with Alstroemeria include Roses, Lilies, Gerbera Daisies, and Asters. Alone in an arrangement, Alstromeria may carry the meaning of friendship.$14.99
Amaryllis, also known as the Belladonna Lily, is a bulbous plant that flowers from late December to late June. The blooms sprout from a leafless stem, up to 12 blooms per stem. Amaryllis has many color varieties, including red, white, pink and orange, in addition to varieties that are white with colored veins. Each bloom itself is six to ten centimeters in diameter, while the plant grows up to 60 centimeters tall.$14.99
Anemone, perennial plants that grow from tubers or seeds, grow up to two feet tall and come in a variety of colors, including red, blue, purple and white. The bloom grows from a single stem that has a patch of parsley-like leaves. The flower itself consists of eight to ten rounded petals fanning out nearly parallel to each other. The stalks grow up to eight inches tall. Planted in October, Anemone flowers in May and June. They grow best in partial or full sun. In southern climates, the Anemone should be shielded from the sun in the warmest part of the day.$14.99
Anthurium, a genus of 600 to 800 species of flowers, is also known as the ?flamingo flower.? These hermaphrodite flowers bear fruit and can be grown in mild climates. Anthurium blooms are very small and crowd on a fleshy stem called a spadix. The spadix can grow in many different shapes and colors, most commonly red. The leaves are large and simple. Anthurium grows to about 30 centimeters tall.$14.99
The lovely Birds of Paradise is native to South America, where it is commonly referred to as a crane flower. This genus is Strelitzia and there are five variations of this flower. The name Birds of Paradise comes from the appearance of the bloom, which resembles a brightly-colored exotic bird mid-flight. Each bloom has three orange and blue petals.