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Sources: Russ Schmitt of Schmitt’s Florist in Louisville, Kentucky; Larry Novak of Novak’s Flower Shoppe in Maple Heights, Ohio; Tina Stoecker of Designs of The Times in West Melbourne, Florida.; Sharon McGukin, author of Flowers of the Heart: A Bride’s Guide to Choosing Flowers for Her Wedding; and Bob Wollam, who runs Wollam Gardens, a commercial cut-flower farm in Northern Virginia. Florists in Atlanta, Cleveland, Louisville and Florida, as well as Bob Wollam, owner of a cut flower farm in Northern Virginia.
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