Flowers for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer awareness month is a yearly campaign that intends to educate people about the importance of Breast Cancer prevention and treatment. This campaign starts on October 1st and ends on October 31st every year. At Rosemary-Duff Florist, we support this cause! Order flowers in honor of the warriors in your life! We deliver locally to Escondido, CA or nationwide!

Hello Beautiful Bouquet: This feminine bouquet includes light pink spray roses, light pink asiatic lilies, pink alstroemeria, pink carnations, pink larkspur, white sinuata statice, dusty miller, israeli ruscus, huckleberry, seeded eucalyptus, lemon leaf, and a large green potted echeveria succulent. Delivered in a white square vase.

Blush Rush Bouquet Bouquet: This pretty bouquet features hot pink spray roses, pink asiatic lilies, white alstroemeria, pink matsumoto asters, seeded eucalyptus, leatherleaf fern, dusty miller, and pitta negra. Delivered in a Serenity Vase.

Blushing Pink Flower Arrangement: Roses, Curley Willow, Alstroemeria and Sala are hand-designed and presented in a gorgeous, yet subtly elegant, cube vase.

Pink Rose Perfection Flower Arrangement: Pink Roses arranged to perfection in a clear vase.

Delicate Beauty Flower Arrangement: A clear glass cylinder vase with white hydrangea, pink ranunculus, pink roses, pink lilies and premium foliage surrounded by curly willow.


Real Wedding: Ethereal Gardens

Nestled amongst 40 acres of edible gardens, with shaded trees and blooming florals, you will find Ethereal Gardens, a hidden gem in Escondido. The location was the perfect backdrop for our flowing florals. As the name says, this wedding was every bit ethereal and much more! Thanks to This Wild Romance for the photos and to the bride and groom for letting us in on your magical day!

FALLing for Flowers

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus

Now that September is upon us, it seems that we can almost smell Fall in the air! If you’re ready to say goodbye to summer, we have some great ways to welcome the new season with flowers to FALL in love with.

Share warm wishes with a rustic bouquet, or get fall wedding flower ideas. Why wait until Thanksgiving? Make someone smile today with a beautiful fall bouquet. Here are the top 5 arrangements to order this season.

Fall Harvest Basket   

The Fall Harvest Basket is a great way to say thank you, get well or welcome to the neighborhood! Each color of the season is represented in this beautiful mixture of Roses, Asiatic Lilies, Sunflowers and Solidago surrounded by premium greens

Fields of Autumn

Fields of Autumn is what fall-colored flower fireworks would look like. This premium fall flower design is bursting with vibrancy and warmth, every stem professionally and intentionally hand-arranged into a clear glass vase. Fields of Autumn bring the joy of fall into a home or office space. Send a message to a loved one through Fields of Autumn; brighten a smile and warm a heart. Send fall flowers for any occasion or reason.

Land Meets Sky

Send this wildly perfect flower bouquet of sunflowers, blue delphiniums, and greenery of seeded eucalyptus in a blue cube vase for a birthday, anniversary, get well gift, or just because.

Golden Days Basket

Here’s a golden opportunity to make someone’s day. Just send this delightful basket of fresh fall flowers to someone who’s on your mind and you can be sure it will lift their spirits! Sunny sunflowers and asiatic lilies, red roses, gold and burgundy chrysanthemums, solidaster, brown copper beech and salal are splendidly arranged in a wicker basket.
This bouquet brings fall inside, but keeps the cool weather out. The warm colors of the season are captured in this combination of flowers, designed in a clear glass vase.

This bouquet includes orange carnations and a variety of mums, which are complemented with fall leaves, curly willow and premium foliage.

September: In Season Flowers

September is almost here and that means Fall is only a few weeks away. When it comes to florals, we unfortunately can’t have our favorites in season all year long. We put together a list for you so that you know which flowers will be blooming at the shop when you go to order your next custom arrangement.

Asiatic Lily –  Fragrant and breathtaking, they make a sweet choice, perfect for all sorts of occasions: birthday flowers, anniversary flowers and more.

Asters – known as a talisman of love and a symbol of patience, its star-like flowers can be found in a rainbow of colors – white, red, pink, purple, lavender and blue, with mostly yellow centers. The September birth flower, asters also hold the honor of being the 20th wedding anniversary flower.

Calla Lilies – Aside from the classic white varieties, there are many distinctive colored types too. Different color meaning options include: Bright yellow and orange for representing joy, growth, and change; Lavender and light blue to convey a sense of grace and refined beauty to the recipient of your gift; Dark purple for royalty and strength; Pink for admiration and flirting, while dark red means passion and intensity.

Chrysanthemums – range in colors, from white to purple to red. Daisy-like with a typically yellow center and a decorative pompon, chrysanthemums symbolize optimism and joy. These are the perfect flowers to send when welcoming a new baby or to congratulate an engagement.

Dahlias – Dahlia flowers are best organized by their color meaning variations. The most popular colors are Red: which conveys power and strength to the person receiving the flower as a gift, Pink and purple: two of the colors associated with kindness and grace, White: a symbol of staying focused and pure, Blue and green: perfect for occasions involving fresh starts and big changes and The black Dahlia: which is actually a burgundy color tied to a warning of betrayal.

Gerbera Daisies – Gerberas are available in rich reds, oranges, yellows peaches, creams and white and there a few distinct meanings. The color meaning for orange is: sunshine of life, Red means: unconscious in love or fully immersed in love, White: is a symbol of purity or innocence, Pink: admiration/adoration or high esteem and Yellow: cheerfulness.

Gladioli – Symbolizing strength and moral integrity, gladioli also represent infatuation, with a bouquet conveying to a recipient that they pierce the giver’s heart with passion.

Marigolds – All Marigolds sport some variation of red or yellow petals. These warm colors suffuse the flowers with extra layers of color meaning, especially when they are mixed with similar brightly colored blooms in a bouquet. People tend to choose these colors when they are feeling low or down and need a quick pick me up. Some cultures also see red as representative of prosperity and a long life.

Roses – Each color offers a distinct meaning: red, the lover’s rose, signifies enduring passion; white, humility and innocence; yellow, expressing friendship and joy; pink, gratitude, appreciation and admiration; orange, enthusiasm and desire; white lilac and purple roses represent enchantment and love at first sight. The number of stems in a rose bouquet can also express specific sentiments.

Sunflowers – The 3rd wedding anniversary flower and the state flower of Kansas, sunflowers turn to follow the sun. Their open faces symbolize the sun itself, conveying warmth and happiness, adoration and longevity.

Zinnias – The zinnia flower has several meanings including thoughts of friends, endurance, daily remembrance, goodness and lasting affection.

If interested in wedding flowers, please call us at the shop at 760-745-1191.


Celebrating Romance Awareness Month with Flowers

February isn’t the only romantic month on the calendar. Check your relationship’s pulse during Romance Awareness in August. While romance should be alive 365 days of the week, sometimes couples slack off and could use a little reminder on how to keep the spark alive in sickness and in health. Romance the one you love by sending them a custom arrangement delivered to their office (to make everyone else jealous) or surprise them at home!

Swoon Over Me Dozen Red Roses: With these stems, there is no doubt about it, they will know exactly how you feel when you surprise them with this expression of romance.

Your Light Shines: Show them how much their light shines on your life with this arrangement filled with roses, hydrangea, monte cassino asters, eucalyptus and salal.

Tender Love: For a new love or to let someone know that you’re thinking about them. Use this arrangement to show your tender side!

Garden of Gratitude: Simply tell them thank you for the love that they provide to you after all these years. Through in a little extra romance with a personalized card!

Love It!: Send your admiring love and thoughts with this creatively and hand-crafted flower design. “Love It!” is exactly what your recipient will say as it is hand-delivered right to their home or office.

Real Wedding: Quail Haven Farm

A dreamy wedding filled with purples, deep reds, blushes and greens. We love that San Diego allows for all seasons when it comes to outdoor weddings. Quail Haven Farm provided our flowers with an amazing backdrop. From the arch at the outdoor ceremony to the flowers laid out on the tables for the outdoor reception, no stem was left out.  And let’s talk about the amazing sweetheart table! That custom sign was really on point!

Thank you to Lisa Riley Photography for the photos and to the bride and groom for letting us in on your special day.


Real Wedding: Carmel Mountain Ranch Estate

San Diego truly offers the most incredible backdrops for getting married and Carmel Mountain Ranch Estate definitely is in one of the top! The venue is a florist’s dream because it offers lush landscaping so the flowers really pop.

Blushes, mixed with whites make for a neutral palate to really have some fun with. The bride chose anemone and roses, with some greenery mixed in. The outdoor ceremony greeted each guest with a large planter full of heavy blooms on either side, as the bride and groom got married under the gazebo that we draped with linen and some florals. The indoor ceremony was a picture perfect backdrop for all the neutral florals that we brought in.

Thanks to Teale Photography for all the wonderful photos and to the bride and groom for letting us in on their special day.