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Lisianthus (pronounced lizzie-anne-thus; scientific name Estuoma) looks kind of like a tall, ruffly rose. They’re less densely packed than roses, or peonies, but still just as beautiful, with delicate, frilly petals. Because of this softness, they are favoured for their romantic aesthetic. Available in white, pink, purple and even blue varieties, at DAILY Blooms you’ll mostly spy lisianthus in pink and white tones.
Lisianthus, or lisi, as it is referred to by many a florist, grows in single or double flowered variants, with larger and smaller blooms. Lisi buds are pale green or yellow, and sit atop tall thin stems, often alongside already open blooms.
Lisianthus is a thirsty flower, so if you’re displaying it in your home, be sure to regularly top up the water, as lisi will drink it all up. But if you keep it well hydrated, the best thing about lisianthus is how longlasting it is, blooming for up to two weeks once cut.
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