Birthday Flowers

A heart-warming Birthday surprise for someone you truly care about!

Funeral Service

Funeral Service Flowers for a well-lived life is the most cherished. Be that open heart for that special someone in grief.

Sympathy

Create that sense of peace and tranquility in their life with a gentle token of deepest affections in this time of need.

Flowers

Select from variety of flower arrangements with bright flowers and vibrant blossoms! Same Day Delivery Available!

Roses

Classically beautiful and elegant, assortment of roses is a timeless and thoughtful gift!

Florists in Bell Island, NL

Find local Bell Island, Newfoundland florists below that deliver beautiful flowers to residences, business, funeral homes and hospitals in Bell Island and surrounding areas. Choose from roses, lilies, tulips, orchids, carnations and more from the variety of flower arrangements in a vase, container or basket. Place your flower delivery order online of call.

Bell Island Flower Shops

Touch Of Class

Po Box 569
Bell Island, NL A0A 4H0
(709) 488-2999

Bell Island NL News

Dec 22, 2016

Megaherbs: Giant, Endemic Mystery Plants of Campbell Island

The mystery of how these amazing plants produce heat seems to have been solved, however. [Image Source: Flickr] Campbell Island is an exotic and nearly untouched island that even takes Kiwis three days to reach because they have to sail south of the mainland for 600 km. Even though it has a wet, windy and cold climate, with temperatures rarely getting above 10°C, this island has an interesting endemic habitat. Covered with colorful, colossal plants and flowers and weird creatures, the landscape is surprising and eye-pleasing. [Image Source: Flickr] Scientists have spent years trying to explain how Campbell Island’s megaherbs seem to be warmer than the air around them. According to a report on the BBC, botanist Peter Wardle, one  species, Pleurophyllum speciosum, has leaves with hairs on the ridges that create a greenhouse effect. This can heat up the leaves to 20°C and make their surface temperature much warmer than the surrounding environment. [Image Source: Polar Research] Lorna Little is a botanist who studied the plants for her Ph.D. at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. She has been looking for an explanation for the effect Wardle observed. She has now published her findings in the journal Polar Research. “The patches of megaherbs look like gardens that someone has put lots of time into,” Little told th... (Interesting Engineering)