This cupped flower somewhat resembles a rose or ranunculus that's missing a few petals. Lisianthus, also known as Texas bluebell, prairie gentian or prairie rose, boasts multiple blossoms and buds on a single stem and has a slight peppery scent. Despite its delicate appearance, it flourishes in hot grasslands of the United States and Mexico and, once cut, can last up to a few weeks in an arrangement.


The ruffled bell-shaped blooms are commonly available in white, purple, and pink (and sometimes two-toned). Their beautiful, long-stemmed, almond-shaped buds add a naturally rustic and romantic look to any wedding bouquet or arrangement. The wide range of colors make it an excellent choice as a secondary flower for bouquets and arrangements.




Season: year-round


Colors: white, cream, pale green, peach, pink, lavender, purple


Scent: peppery


Meaning: calming, faithfulness

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