Wedding Tip Thursday - Saving on Florals
Flowers are usually a big part of a wedding budget. Between the bouquets, centerpieces and other elements, they add a lot to the overall feel of the day - but they can get pricey. TIP: A way to save on florals is by choosing flowers that are in season. Below are some commonly used wedding flowers that are bloom in different seasons.
Spring: Roses, Tulips, Peonies, Anemones, Calla Lilies, Hyacinths, Irises, Daffodils, Hydrangeas and Sweet Peas.
Summer: Roses, Sunflowers, Asiatic Lilies, Gerbera Daisies, Peonies, Delphiniums, Irises, Calla Lilies and Lisianthus.
Fall: Roses, Gerbera Daisies, Hydrangeas, Delphinium, Amaryllis, Carnations, Viburnum and Narcissus.
Winter: Roses, Tulips, Hydrangeas, Amaryllis, Lilies, Orchids, Stephanotis, Ivy and Evergreen.
There are many more types of flowers in bloom in each season, these are just some of the most common ones used in wedding bouquets and centerpieces.
Before you make your final decision on florals at your wedding, be sure to see if you can save some money by using as many in-season flowers as possible. For each season there is a broad range of flower colors, shapes and sizes that would work wonderfully with any wedding color scheme.
Flowers are such a special element in any wedding. The great thing about flowers is that no matter which ones you choose, they will always look beautiful!
Make it pretty,
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