Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Suitable Wedding Flowers for Different Seasons

Flowers are an important part of any wedding and often brides will choose flowers that are in season at the time of their big day, there are some flowers that are a bit different to the traditional roses and peonies and when they will be in season.

Spring Wedding Flowers
There is not a lack of choices when it comes to choosing spring wedding flowers. Everything is blooming in the spring, and pastel colors are most popular among those who are planning weddings during this delightful time of year. Lilies are especially popular during this time, and come in a wide variety of colors, but equally as popular are lighter colored roses and daisies as well.

Summer Wedding Flowers
During the summer, many couple found that they can save some much needed money by moving their wedding outdoors in a beautiful blooming garden. Others utilize delightful wildflowers found in fields for their centerpieces and table garlands. For summer bouquets, bachelor buttons, poppies, hollyhock, roses, and carnations are all popular choices in pale summer colors of course. Wildflowers can also be used for bouquets by those on a budget, with a few expensive roses mixed in.

Fall Wedding Flowers
Fall is such a colorful time when the leaves start changing colors. Many people are at a loss when choosing wedding flowers during this time however; as they feel that the light colored wispy flowers of spring and summer are no longer appropriate. Common colors for wedding flowers during the fall include deep reds, browns, yellows, and oranges. In fact, if you live in an area with colorful leaves on the trees, branches full of beautifully colored leaves can be used for centerpieces, or as a garland around gift or favor tables as well.

Winter Wedding Flowers
Winter weddings can be made beautiful with a wide range of festive plants and flowers. There is room for many unique combinations that can really pull a wintertime wedding theme together. Small holly bushes with bright red berries make wonderful centerpiece and table decorations, as do poinsettias as well. Beautiful red roses with sprigs of every green trees can be mixed together to form a festive red and green bouquet, or a simple display of white lilies can balance out a red colored wedding theme. For a less expensive option, opt for carnations instead of roses, and use natural greenery and berries as much as possible.

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