Wedding Flowers

Flowers: Striking Flowers for Holiday Weddings

White poinsettia holiday flowers for wedding

Flowers are a beautiful part of wedding décor that can really help set the tone or theme of your wedding. If you’ve chosen a cozy winter wedding around the holidays, you’re in luck! There are so many beautiful flower options to complete your décor and subtly reinforce the holiday spirit.

 

Wedding Flowers: Springtime Lilacs

Ahhh… nothing smells like Springtime to me like the mesmerizing floral scents of the lovely lilac.  I grew up in Ohio, so lilac trees were a common sight (not so much here in Raleigh, NC).  My mother had several in her yard, and the heralding of Spring brought heaps of lilac flowers into the house.  To
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Wedding Flowers: Green Trick Dianthus

Green flowers are always popular and until just recently, choices were limited to mums, hydrangeas, and (gasp!) the dyed carnation.  But there’s a new kid on the block, and its name is Green Trick Dianthus.  This cheery and head-turning flower is a cousin of the carnation but doesn’t need any dye to gain its eye-catching
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Wedding Flowers: “Love”-ly Flowers

In honor of Valentine’s Day tomorrow, I’d like to highlight some flowers that pay tribute to love.  Blue love-in-a-mist is a stunningly beautiful flower, and the white version fits in perfectly in a bridal bouquet (top pictures).  Sweet peas are not only beautiful, but they smell wonderful, too (middle pictures). Kiss me over the garden
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Lenten Rose: A Winter-Flowering Beauty

Lenten rose, Helleborus x hybridus,  is not actually a rose at all, but a cousin of the buttercup.  Hellebores bloom in winter, usually anywhere between January and March.  It can be hard to find unique flowers for a wedding this time of year but these little guys love the cold weather.  And although I may
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Wedding Flowers: Pinecones for Winter Weddings

Pinecones, although very common, make for very unique wedding decorations.  They can be used in bouquets and centerpieces, on cakes, or as place card holders.  These cute little cones work just as well for a classic wedding as they do for a rustic one.  And if you have access to a few pine trees, you
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Wedding Flowers: Arrangments Good Enough to Eat

Instead of drying your bouquet after the wedding, how about eating it?!  Vegetables, fruits and herbs in arrangements are the latest rage and have some enthusiastic followers.  Kale, cabbage, peppers, apples, fennel and artichokes are just a few of the tasty ingredients used to whip up these one-of-a-kind creations that are sure to get guests
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Wedding Flowers: Cabbage and Kale as Wedding Flowers

Ornamental cabbage and kale are some of the prettiest plants that thrive in cool weather, making them perfect for an autumn wedding.  Their brightly colored and interestingly textured leaves add something special to bouquets and floral arrangements.  If you’re confident in your green thumb, you can even grow them yourself! These members of the broccoli
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Mums: Versatile Wedding Flower

Are you looking for a flower that comes in many sizes, shapes, and colors?  Need to make some centerpieces while not breaking the bank?  Give chrysanthemums a try!  These little (or big) gems are available all year and work with any color scheme.  They are so versatile, affordable, easy to work with, long lasting, and
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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my name is Craspedia.

Billy here.  Billy Buttons.  Well, that’s my nickname.  My real name is Craspedia globosa.  I’m starting to get very popular, if I say so myself.  You’ve probably seen me in a bouquet and asked, “What is that cool flower?”  My favorite color is yellow and I love jazzing up wedding flowers.  I’m originally from Australia
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