Lisianthus Flower Varieties

August 16, 2023 2 Comments

Rebecca Sadlowski gracefully holding a vibrant Lisianthus bouquet, showcasing the flower's delicate petals and varied hues.

As a flower farmer, I've always been passionate about the diverse range of flowers that paint the landscape of our flower beds. Among the myriad of blooms, the lisianthus flower holds a unique position. 

Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.It was one of the first cut flowers I decided to specialize in, and over time, its characteristics have provided practical lessons for the farm.

Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.Anyone familiar with lisianthus knows they're not the easiest flower to grow. They're specific about their growing temperature, need just the right amount of sun, and they definitely take their time to grow.

Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.But with patience, the result is worth the wait. This slow-growing nature makes them special, and it reminds me of the importance of perseverance in all we do.

Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.While the lisianthus might be delicate to look at, it's surprisingly hardy. These flowers can handle cooler temperatures better than many other blooms, and once they're cut and arranged in a vase, they last a long time.

Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.This durability and their capability to give two flushes of flowers make them a favorite for many, including myself. 

Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.Every time I look at our lisianthus crops, I'm reminded of the early days. Those days when I was just starting out, figuring things out, making mistakes, and learning from them. This flower, in its subtle way, symbolizes those beginnings for me. 

Lisianthus flowers in full bloom, displaying their delicate, ruffled petals and soft, varied colors.

To all those embarking on new journeys or reminiscing about their own beginnings, take a moment to appreciate the steadfast nature of the lisianthus. It's a testament to the value of patience, resilience, and the rewards that come from both.

2 Responses

Deb Roncari
Deb Roncari

August 21, 2023

I love this story and the reminder of our need to remember that things just don’t happen! Life is a process, like growing lisianthus hard work, determination and lots of patience!!
Thanks for sharing this!! The flowers are gorgeous!!

Donna
Donna

August 21, 2023

Every jar, sleeve, I have gotten are beautiful and long lasting❤️

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