Spring flowers are here! It is time to plan a wedding filled with flowers that bloom with fragrant, pastel or bold colors which you cannot find all year round. Spring flowers will fill your wedding ceremony and reception room with fabulous delicate blooms. The rebirth of spring is the time of year particular flowers will be in season and can save you money towards your wedding budget.
The best advantage of having a spring wedding is the in-season blooms. Spring is the time when the earth comes alive with color and grows beautiful fields of colorful flowers. Your wedding party can dress in springtime colors by wearing spring flowers in their hair or carrying them in hand-tied bouquets. Spring is telling us, Lets Party!!!
Here are some suggestions for affordable spring season flowers; Tulips, White Anemones, Sweet Pea, Daffodils, Hyacinth’s and the favorite Peonies. All of these flowers are perfect to fit your budget for your spring wedding.
Tulips are vibrantly colored blooms and scream spring is here! They are one of the most popular flowers for bouquets and centerpieces. They are known for their perfect symmetry shape and come in bold and pastel colors. In the 1600’s tulips were extremely valuable and was known as “Tulip Mania.” Here is a fun fact about tulips; tulips represent the symbol of the Parkinson Disease Foundation. The tulip has inspired, and combined efforts with resources to help PD find a cure in our lifetimes. This flower holds a lot of meaning to many people! The meaning of tulip is “Perfect Love.”
You can not miss the smell and beautiful color of Hyacinth’s in the spring. The fragrance of these flowers is sweet and robust. Be careful overusing this flower in a centerpiece or bouquet for the scent could become overpowering. They have extraordinary star-shaped small flower petals clustered together to make an elongated bloom shape with stems between 8-10″ long. Hyacinthus Blue color hue ranges from pale to darker blue. Hyacinth’s will add color and texture to any arrangement! They are perfect to use as an accent or filler flower in the spring. Pair them with tulips and make a beautiful hand tied or nosegay bouquet.
Sweet peas are soft, sweet, delicate flowers that bloom in the spring. This flower has a mild scent and is perfect for a springtime wedding. They are the symbol of bliss! They look beautiful on their own or mixed in with other blooms in a bouquet or centerpieces. These sweet flowers look perfect mixed with roses, hydrangeas, and orchids.
Sunny yellow daffodils brighten any wedding bouquet or table centerpiece. The bright yellow flower makes everyone smile. The trumpet-shaped flowers vary in size and color. These flower varieties are pale yellow, white, and sunshine yellow. Daffodils are a perfect bloom for a March bride. Daffodils are bright and make any arrangement full of happiness. Spring flowers create a beautiful mixed bouquet of daffodils, iris, sweet pea, stock, and hyacinth.
Anemones are similar to poppies and will make an unforgettable statement in bouquets, boutonnieres or centerpieces. Anemones come in several colors, white with black centers, cherry red, blue, pink, magenta, and purple. Match your red anemones bouquet to your lipstick! Or make a chic garden arrangement accent with wax flowers, garden roses, dusty miller and hypericum berries. This flower anticipates an unfading love and good luck for a lifetime!
Peonies are one of a kind and a fantastic flower. It is a full shape ruffle romantic bloom that holds a lot of tradition. The Peony is the flora of China and is regarded as a symbol of good fortune and a happy marriage. Peonies come in soft tones, white and pale pink as well as sexy, bold colors like, red, coral, purple and yellow. The seasonality of peonies can vary, so this can affect the price depending on where they are sourced and grown. Read about when and where Peonies are in season here. While they tend to be a bit more expensive, they’re worth every penny!!! If you ask any bride, they will say they are amazing and a perfect choice!
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