Wedding Flowers

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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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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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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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my name is Hosta

Ahhh… summer.  Isn’t it just the best time of year?  Well, I think so, anyway.  Hi.  They call me Hosta.  I like a nice shady spot to hang out in during those long summer days.  I’m one of America’s favorite perennial plants because of my wonderful leaves…they can be different sizes, shapes, textures, and colors. 
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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my name is Allium

Some people call me “stinky.”  Dogs and cats call me “toxic.”  But florists see me in a different light.  They think I’m beautiful.  Hi, I’m the ornamental onion.  You’re probably familiar with my cousins: garlic, chives and leeks.  And while they have great culinary value, their flowers are no match for mine.  I am the
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