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Easter

What better way to celebrate Easter than with the candy-colors of springtime? Think you're too old for an Easter basket? Think again! Order a lush basket of Easter flowers from CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS for yourself or any bunny who needs a little pick-me-up! Whether your style is bright and cheery gerbera daisies or powdery pastel lilies, this Chariton florist has you covered!
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Passover

This Passover add a beautiful spring arrangement of blues and whites to your table. Daisies, roses, lilies, violets, and other spring blooms make a beautiful Seder table gift. A floral arrangement is also a great way to say thank you to your host. Order your Passover flowers early and avoid the final dash for a centerpiece. Call, come into the shop, or order online. Whatever you decide, CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS can help you.
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Admin Professionals Day

Any good business professional knows you can't get ahead without a skilled team behind you. Administrative Professionals Day is all about showing your appreciation, as well as saying, "Thank You" to your staff. Send flowers designed beautifully in a unique coffee mug, or maybe a huge gift basket of snacks for the whole crew to enjoy. However you celebrate this Administrative Professionals Day, CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS can help!
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Mother's Day

How do I take care of my flowers once they are delivered?

As your mother is basking in the glory of her new beautiful florals, she will want to preserve that beauty for as long as possible. We have included a few fresh flower care tips to help. Feel free to send her this easy-to-follow guide once her flowers have been delivered.

First things first
If your flowers came in plastic wrapping, you would want to remove the plastic as soon as possible. This will allow the flowers to breathe. Secondly, you will want to give fresh water to your flowers to provide hydration. Place bouquets in a vase of appropriate size or fill your current vase with fresh water. If you need to, you can trim the stem’s ends to fit a vase you have. We recommend cutting flower stems at an angle with a sharp knife.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
Avoid placing your flower arrangements near areas of extreme temperatures: windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. Too much heat or sun exposure can cause your flowers to dry out quickly or wilt. Cooler and more controlled conditions will be best to help preserve the beauty of your flowers.

Avoid placing your flowers next to fruit or in the vicinity of cigarette smoke. These can produce ethylene gas which can reduce the life of your flowers and cause them to die more quickly.

Maintaining a beautiful presentation
Keep your flowers looking fresh and displayed beautifully by tending to your flowers periodically.

  • For vase arrangements, keep your vase filled with water. This allows the plants to drink the water they need and provides them hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, we suggest still adding daily fresh water to your flowers.
  • Anytime the water begins to become cloudy, change the water out with fresh water. It would be good to clean the inside of your vase during this change before placing your flowers back into the vase. Using soapy water can help remove bacteria that could cause your flowers to deteriorate more quickly. Then make sure you rinse your vase thoroughly.
  • As wilting leaves or stems occur, remove the strongly wilted contents to allow the fresher parts to be the center of attention.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut your stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. This will help your flowers better absorb water. We recommend avoiding using scissors to cut your flowers. Scissors can crush the stems and hinder the flower from being able to absorb the water.
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Father's Day

Does your dad enjoy the beauty of nature? Send him a luscious plant that he can brag about for days or have one of our florist design a beautiful bouquet for you. Summer flowers are in full bloom and make an excellent addition to his man cave. Let us make something for dad that matches his personality! If dad is in Chariton or miles away, we can help!
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Grandparents Day

We all get caught up in the busyness of life, making it easy to accidentally fall out of touch with our Grandparents. Whether they live down the street, or across the country, it's important to remember them on Grandparent's Day. Let flowers say what words cannot and let CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS help. We can send flowers to your grandparents anywhere in the country!
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Rosh Hashanah

Keep the New Year sweet by ordering a fall flower arrangement for your Rosh Hashanah table. Order today, and we can deliver them for you no matter if it’s up the road or states away.
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National Boss Day

3 Reasons To Gift Flowers For National Boss Day

Peace
There have always been special qualities that nature has possessed. For instance, the tranquility one finds in a green and vibrant garden under the golden sun, as they hear the sweet silence of nature among the music of birds. Or the magic one feels as they behold a colorfully painted butterfly fluttering its wings as it perches upon beautiful flowers in a garden. Nature can offer a therapeutic effect. The peaceful nature of a flower is something to treasure, a truly priceless gift one can give to another.

As a business leader, one must make several decisions and sort out several details. Like anyone’s position, one finds themselves stressed more times than others or taken by the tasks ahead of them. Offer your boss a lovely arrangement of vibrant flowers to lift their spirits. Every act of kindness makes an impact.

Affirmation and Encouragement
As each of us works hard every day, we desire our work to be recognized and to feel appreciated. We appreciate feeling accomplished. Share your care and kindness by offering your boss affirmation in their efforts through a beautiful bouquet. This is a great way to boost morale and provide one with extra encouragement to press forward.

Delivery
CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS has a variety of flowers you can peruse to select your perfect arrangement. To provide you with additional convenience, we would be happy to deliver your flowers to the business. If you have any questions regarding your order or the details of your delivery, please feel free to contact CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS at (641) 774-5145. We would be happy to help.

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Sweetest Day

Who Can I Give Flowers On Sweetest Day?

Unlike Valentine’s Day, Sweetest Day is not a lover-exclusive holiday, nor is it as heavy weighing. Valentine’s Day has been known to include elaborate gifting, special date ideas, and trying to woo your romantic partner. However, Sweetest Day is much more laid back and focused on spreading cheer to anyone around you through a small gift like flowers accompanied by a little baggy of sweet treats. You have the ability to give a non-romantic gesture to anyone you please or offer an extra expression of affection to someone close to you.

Co-workers
We work alongside peers regularly and often forget to show care and appreciation for them. Whether you have a work bestie or feel a co-worker could use a good deed or piece of encouragement, a gift of flowers can be a wonderful small way to brighten their day. If you want to share words of encouragement or affirmation with them, you can provide a personalized card message in the online ordering process that will be delivered with their flowers.

Neighbors
If you’ve never had formal introductions, now is a perfect opportunity to break the ice and warm their heart. Sometimes we don’t know the ones who live right across or beside us. Don’t remain a stranger. Break the ice and offer the kind gesture of flowers with a heartwarming card message. Not sure how to start that conversation? No problem. Smile, kindly introduce yourself, explain that it’s Sweetest Day, what it is, and then offer them their gift. This could be a good way to encourage them or potentially be the beautiful beginning to a good friendship. It never hurts to spread the cheer.

Stranger
There are several people we pass every day without ever knowing personally. You pass faces at the grocery store, while out shopping, or while at an event. You see some people just in the passing, such as your mailman, the store clerk, a greeter, etc. Every person has a different path in life, job, personality, and things they may be going through. This is all the more reason why Sweetest Day could be the exact occasion needed to sprinkle some happiness into people’s everyday lives and routines. Who is someone you could share some kindness with a lovely bouquet of flowers? Imagine the sweet surprise upon their face. You will have blessed a stranger and brightened their day. This is what Sweetest Day is all about.

Friends / Family / Lovers
Surprise your besties, lovers, or family with a gorgeous bouquet and shower them with words of affirmation through a special card message. Let them know how much you appreciate them and the things about them that are so special to you. If you’re really close, you could select a bouquet that incorporates their favorite colors or favorite flowers. To make a truly perfect pair, you could easily add some of their favorite candies or treats along with their beautiful bouquet. If they have yet to hear of Sweetest Day before, here is your opportunity to introduce them to the sweet holiday.

Delivery


Interested in delivery for those you know? Maybe you would like to have flowers delivered to your home first before handing them out to someone new. @Shop_name offers easy and convenient delivery. Simply place your order online, type the desired address, delivery instructions, date, and we can take care of the rest. If you have any questions about your order or delivery, please feel free to contact us at (641) 774-5145.
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Halloween

I know what you're thinking, "Flowers for Halloween?" You might be surprised at what creative florists have up their sleeve. Let our experts help you plan your Halloween decorations and haunted houses. From your front door wreath, to your ghoulishly gorgeous centerpiece, CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS will help you turn your Halloween get-together into a Halloween party no one will ever forget.
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Thanksgiving (USA)

Thanksgiving activities will soon be starting. Give the holiday recipe a dash of autumn color by sending flowers online or shop for Thanksgiving table decorations, creative centerpiece ideas, and more at your local Chariton flower shop, CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS! Brighten your Thanksgiving turkey dinner with unique floral arrangements, like a table centerpiece for the host, cornucopia fruit baskets, contemporary floral vases or baskets of fall flowers. Let your holiday florist, CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS in IA bring warm smiles from across the miles at this year's Thanksgiving celebration!
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Hanukkah

Get the shamash ready to light the rest of the candles on the menorah, spin the dreidel, and get ready to eat great food like latkes, because it's time for the Festival of Lights. Celebrate Hanukkah this year with a bit of floral flair courtesy of CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS in Chariton, IA. Although traditionally a time of remembrance and prayer, Hanukkah is also well-known for the festivities and food that go on over the course of the eight days it is celebrated. CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS has a variety of flower arrangements designed specifically for the Hanukkah celebration, focusing heavily on the colors of white and blue. These flower arrangements can either be given as a gift or can be used to decorate for the festivities. Hanukkah floral centerpieces are perfect for adding that extra touch of festive spirit to the dinner table. Don't hesitate to make this Hanukkah a great one with help of festive flowers from CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS!
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Christmas

Make Christmas cheery with lovely Christmas flowers!

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is through a jolly holiday arrangement! Celebrate the season with beautiful red poinsettias and captivating Christmas greens. Spruce up your holiday decor with a beautiful Christmas floral arrangement!

Popular Holiday Flowers

  • Poinsettias
  • Amaryllis
  • White Roses
  • Red Roses
  • White Lilies

    Why order a Christmas flower arrangement?

  • Say Merry Christmas with candy cane inspired florals. This holiday season, have Christmas flowers delivered to someone you love.
  • Add to your holiday decor! Get in the holiday spirit and add a festive Christmas wreath or centerpiece to your Christmas decorations.
  • Flowers make the perfect hostess gift! If you are going to a holiday party, take the host a cheerful arrangement that matches their seasonal decor.

    How do I take care of the flowers I ordered?

    Once you have received your flowers, you would like to preserve their beauty as long as possible. Below we have provided fresh flower care tips to help guide you.

    Where you place your flowers can make a difference.

    Extreme temperatures can be harmful to the delicacy of your flowers. Do your best to avoid placing them in areas they will be too hot. This could include windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. This can cause your flowers to wilt or dry out more quickly. Most flowers thrive best in cooler and more controlled conditions.

    Ethylene gas can damage the lifespan of your flowers. So it is important to avoid placing your flowers near any fruit or in the line of cigarette smoke.

    How to maintain a beautiful presentation.

    For vase and basket arrangements, provide your flowers with fresh water. Your flowers will drink the water they need to provide themselves with proper hydration. When the water in your vase becomes cloudy, clean out your vase thoroughly with soap and water and then refill it with fresh water. Using soapy water to clean your vase will remove any bacteria that could cause your flowers to deteriorate more quickly.

    For any wilting leaves or stems, remove the strongly wilted contents to help maintain your beautiful display. Using a sharp knife, cut your stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. A fresh open stem will help your flowers absorb water for hydration. We recommend that you avoid using scissors to cut your flowers. Scissors can crush the stems and prevent the flowers from being able to absorb the water.

    We offer Christmas flower delivery!

    CHARITON FLORAL & GIFTS offers both store pickup and delivery! Call or order online today, and we will send your favorite Christmas gift yet! We recommend placing your order as soon as possible. The sooner, the better. By placing your order early and scheduling your future delivery in advance, you secure your selection. This will prevent any flower substitutions that you could experience if you placed your order in the thick of a high order volume time and limited supply.

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    Kwanzaa

    Order Your Beautiful Kwanzaa Flowers Today

    Celebrate African heritage, culture, and unity with a flower bouquet in traditional Kwanzaa colors. Decorate the table with breathtaking florals that express the tradition of culture and community.

    Add the perfect touch to your Karamu table with a festive Kwanzaa floral centerpiece. Floral arrangements with red, green, and black flowers with touches of white complete with fresh fruit, will elevate any tablescape.

    Popular Kwanzaa centerpieces include:

  • Roses
  • Carnations
  • Poinsettias
  • Peruvian Lilies
  • Apples
  • Candles
  • Sprigs of Berries

    Kwanzaa Flower Delivery

    No matter where your Kwanzaa celebration is, we can help. Order your flowers early to ensure your flower choice and selected delivery date. Call and ask about our delivery hours and we will work to have a florist deliver them to you, no matter the location.

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    Valentine's Day

    How do I take care of my flowers once they are delivered?

    Now that you have your stunning flowers, you would like to preserve their beautiful state for as long as possible. Below we have provided some fresh flower care tips to help guide you.

    First things first
    If your flowers came in plastic, you will need to remove the plastic wrapping as soon as possible. This allows for your flowers to breathe. Then provide fresh water for your flowers as soon as possible.

    Where you place your flowers can make a difference
    Avoid placing your flower arrangements near areas of extreme temperatures. This could include windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. These factors can cause your flowers to dry out quickly or wilt. Most flowers last longer under cooler and controlled conditions. Avoid placing your flowers next to fruit or cigarette smoke. Ethylene gas can reduce the life of your flowers and be detrimental to their lifespan.

    Maintaining a beautiful presentation
    Keep your flowers looking fresh and displayed beautifully by tending to your flowers periodically.

    • Keep vase arrangements filled with fresh water. This allows the plants to drink up the water they need for proper hydration.
    • For basket arrangements, we suggest providing your flowers with daily fresh water.
    • Remember to switch out any cloudy water. You will want to fully clean the inside of your vase with soap and water, thoroughly rinse, and then refill the vase with new water. This will help remove any bacteria that could possibly harm your flowers and cause them to deteriorate more quickly.
    • As you notice leaves or stems wilting, remove the strongly wilted contents. This will help your flowers maintain a fresh and appealing appearance.
    • To help your flowers to maintain proper hydration, use a sharp knife to cut your stems. Cut the stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom. This will help the flowers to absorb water. It is discouraged to use scissors to cut the flower stems. Scissors can crush the stems, preventing proper water absorption.