Wedding Wednesday...Flowers are Important!

4/07/2010 07:58:00 PM

The bridal bouquet is just one of the symbols of purity and fertility that the bride carries with herself on her wedding day. It seems recently that the traditional meaning was been taken for granted, most brides still bring one to the altar with them. So hear are some popular flowers you can find seasonal for your specials day.



Spring wedding flowers are light and fresh and clean. Great examples include the following:
Alliums, Anenomes, Bluebells, Roses, Columbines, Cow Parsley, Eucaluyptus, Freesia, Hyacinths, Iris, Ivy, Snowdrops, Snowflakes, Sweet Peas, Tulips and Violets.




Summer flowers tend to be warmer and deeper in color. In the summer time the following types of flowers are in season:
Amaryllis, Anemone, Camellias, Catkins, Orchid, Dogwoods, Eucalyptus, Fruiting Ivy, Heather, Pussy Willow, Rosehips, Rosemary and Twisted Willow.




Autumnal flowers are often grouped together in a variety of shapes and sizes, just like the plants that we see growing and changing around at this time of year. In the autumn you will find the following flowers in season:
Amaranthus, Arum Lily, Astrantia, Cleomes, Cosmos, Dahlia, Orchid, Gladioli, Helenium, Narcissus and Snap Dragon.




Winter flowers are cool and sharp. Think festive decorations and you're along the right lines. Suggestions for winter flowers that are in season include:
Camellias, Catkins, Cosmos, Eucalyptus, Ivy, Heather, Hellebores, Paperwhite Narcissi, Pussy Willow, and Rosemary.


Here's a list of the most popular flowers overall:

Roses
Orchids
Calla Lily
Tulips
Gardenia
Hydrangeas
Lilac
Lily of the Valley
Stephanotis
Ranunculus

If you're looking for a great flowerist please visit one of our favorite vendors: Pixie Petals

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