Flowers are seasonal. This is very important when choosing your wedding flowers. Seasons contribute to the florists’ pricing and fluctuation in flower pricing, which will influence how much a wedding costs. Due to the availability of flowers, some florists or wedding suppliers stick to an availability chart because it is such a mission to find certain flowers during certain seasons. Luckily, many different colors exist, so if a yellow Tulip is not available in the summer months, then it can be replaced by a yellow Lily in your floral bouquets and arrangements.
The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Flowers and their Seasons
Not all flowers are used for weddings. The reason for this depends on the flower’s stem (can it be easily inserted into a bouquet or arrangement), thirstiness (some flowers wilt or discolor easily if they are cut and inserted into an arrangement) and toughness (finer flowers will break off easily if you handle them too much).
The following chart is a list of flowers commonly used by wedding planners, as well as the flower’s availability during a certain season.
New Flower Trends
New trends have started to show when it comes to wedding flowers. This includes the trend that was quite common back in 2015 where brides included vegetables such as cabbage heads in their bouquets. This was the replacement for another trend that started in 2013 when brides chose to include a massive King Protea in their bouquets, surrounded by some greenery.
Another trend that falls under the rustic theme is including branches from the cotton plant in your bouquet, especially in winter.
The final trend worth mentioning at the moment is the brooch or jewel bouquet. This bouquet consists mainly of brooches, jewelry and other jewels and gives an elegant touch to the overall look of the bride. This may be the most expensive option, but it is worth it if you are going for optimum elegance at your wedding.
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