McKaig - A Dealer For The PeopleĀ®

We at McKAIG Chevrolet and Buick, A Dealer FOR The People® love springtime! The weather is nice, the kids are almost done with school and the flowers are blooming. What’s not to love about the season of flowers? In fact, we think the flowers are our favorite part of the season. That’s why we’ve put together a list of fun flower facts that you might not know.

Flowers Have Secret Meanings—Most flowers have a secret meaning that most people don’t know about. For instance, a red rose means love, but a yellow rose means sympathy. Next time you’re looking to buy flowers for someone special, you should look up their secret meaning to add a little extra something special to your message.

Broccoli Is A Flower—Yes, that’s right! The tasty green vegetable is also in the flower family. Now I wouldn’t recommend giving a bouquet of it to your sweetheart, but they could be a fun addition to a romantic dinner.

The Largest Flower Can Grow Up To 3 Feet Long—The largest flower in the world is a rafflesia arnoldii, and it’s an absolute beast! It grows in the rainforests of Indonesia and can grow to be as heavy as 15 pounds. But the craziness doesn’t stop there! When the flower is in full bloom, it smells strongly of rotting meat.

Some Flowers Are Edible—No, we’re not still talking about broccoli here, but some garden flowers are actually edible. Dandelions, tulips, lilacs, and daisies are just a few of the many beautiful flowers that are healthy yet also delicious.

California Flowers Are Everywhere—Almost 60% of fresh-cut flowers grown in the U.S. come from our backyard right here in California. Want to see these beautiful flowers for yourself? Jump behind the wheel of a capable Chevrolet or Buick model for sale at our Gladewater dealer and take a trip to the great outdoors to witness the very best nature has to offer.

Some Flowers Are Nocturnal—There are several varieties of flowers that open only after the sun has set and the moon is out. One type of flower, the Lunaria, even turns silver in the moonlight.

Flowers really are fascinating plants. Now that it’s May, we’re excited to start seeing flowers pop-up around town. We hope you’ve enjoyed this list of fun flower facts and encourage you to reach out to us at McKAIG Chevrolet and Buick a Dealer FOR The People® to discover the perfect Chevrolet or Buick vehicle to cruise around and see all of these gorgeous flowers in.

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Location & Phone


1110 E Broadway Ave.
(US 80 @ E. Loop 485)
Gladewater, TX 75647
Phone (903)598-5429
Fax (903)845-3460

Sales Hours


Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Service Hours


Monday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Parts Hours


Monday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED