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Date: October 7, 2022

‘Flower Power’: How this entrepreneurial Memphis couple built two successful businesses – The Commercial Appeal

By: Astrid Kayembe

As a child, Mili Cordero used to help plant flowers in her mother and grandmother’s garden in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

“I can remember jasmines. I can remember gardenias, and I remember certain kinds of roses. They have different fragrances. That was what I was having around my house,” she said. “The colors are what get my attention but the fragrance, I get into that also.”

Since then, she’s always kept flowers a part of her life. And in 2019, Miriam “Mili” Cordero started Mili’s Flower Truck in Memphis, selling custom bouquets as a way to honor her childhood dream of owning a flower shop.

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