Florals can be a big part of any event. This blog is all about some fun, floral facts for selecting flowers for your Wedding Day! A great way to save on costs for your Wedding Day florals is to do some research, or speak to your florist, about what florals are in season for your Wedding Date. Ordering out of season florals can increase the costs significantly.
Types of Bridal Bouquet Shapes
Nosegay/Clutch: A small, rounded, upright shape, as though they were pulled out of a vase
Cascade: Flowers are arranged to fall forward in a waterfall effect
Arm: Flowers are arranged to be held in the crook of the arm, almost like a baby
Pomander: A three-dimensional creation, often in the shape of a ball, carried by a loop of ribbon or string
Free Form: A loose collection of flowers gathered without a set shape
Flowers Associated by Months of the Year
January – Carnation ; February – Violet ; March – Jonquil ; April – Sweet Pea ; May – Lily of the Valley ; June – Rose ; July – Larkspur ; August – Gladiola ; September – Aster ; October – Calendula ; November – Chrysanthemum ; December – Narcissus
Almond Blossom – Sweetness, Hope ; Amaryllis – Pride ; Bellflower (White) – Gratitude ; Bluebell – Constancy ; Carnation – First Love ; Chrysanthemum – I Love You ; Daisy – Innocence ; Dianthus – Divine Love ; Forget-Me-Not – Fidelity, True Love ; Gardenia – Femininity ; Gladiola – Incarnation, Strength ; Hibiscus – Delicate Beauty ; Ivy – Eternal Fidelity ; Jasmine – Amiability ; Lavender – Devotion, virtue ; Lily & Lily of the Valley – Purity ; Marigold – Joy ; Mint – Eternal Refreshment ; Orange Blossom – Purity, Loveliness ; Peony – Bashfulness ; Pansy – Thinking of You ; Red Rose – Love ; Rosemary – Remembrance ; Snowdrop – Hope ; Stephanotis – Marital Bliss ; Stock – Lasting Beauty ; Tulip (Red) – Declaration of Love ; Wallflower – Fidelity ; Zinnia – Thinking of Absent Friends
Check out our website catalogue at www.sohandy.com , or come visit us at our Showroom at 2642 Millar Avenue to see all of the amazing decor rentals that we have for your Wedding Day Florals!
Thanks to WPIC for this great floral reference tool.
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