Author Archives: Peter Piscitelli

Cooler Tour: January 25, 2021

With daffodils in the cooler, we know spring is on the way. Daffodils are hardy and easy to care for, making them a nice addition to any arrangement this season. Daffodils go by various names, including narcissus and jonquil. The national flower of Wales is a daffodil, and has long been included in spring celebration […]

Cooler Tour: September 24, 2018

This beautifully textured pod is from the flowering plant Scabiosa Stellata, also known as Starflower Pincushions. Scabiosa pods are formed by many small little rounded circles that create a rounded ball shape. The colors are earthy green, light and dark browns which make this a popular accent filler in garden inspired designs. Scabiosa pods are […]

Cooler Tour: February 26 2018

Aster alpinus (Alpine aster[2]) is an ornamental plant native to the mountains of Europe (including the Alps), with a subspecies native to Canada and the United States. It is a perennial forb having purple, pink or blue flowers belonging to the genus Aster. It grows to be about 6–12 inches (15–30 cm). The bloom color may be pink, violet-lavender, dark purple-black, or white-near white and may bloom in […]