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  1. 1. ==== ====Our flowers are better and fresher. Dont believe us? See for yourself. We always have deals othercannot afford to offer. We deliver anywhere in US and outside. Visit: www.212floral.com ====Your wedding flowers usually tie to your wedding theme. When most of us envision weddingflowers we think of more of the traditional choices but there are literally thousands of flowerchoices that work very well for wedding bouquets, ceremonies, and receptions.Here are just a few flower variations to get you thinking. Weve divided them by color to helpmake it easier to fit them to your theme.YELLOWS/ORANGESDahlia - a late summer and fall bloom known for its wide variety of colors. Very affordable andthey work great in centerpieces and bouquets.Asclepia Beatix - very tiny flowers that throw a lot of punch! A 1" hybrid flower that works well inlow arrangements.Tulip - there are several tulip variants and plenty of color variety. Very affordable and they workgreat in centerpieces and bouquets.Ranuculus - a beautiful spring flower but prone to drooping in hot weather. It looks terrific mixedwith other flowers.Chinese Lantern - is known to have 10-15 flowers on a stock so it is excellent for a focal point incenterpieces.Sandersonia - these little bell shaped flowers work great in boutonnieres, corsages, and in flowergirls baskets.Poppy - Big, beautiful, and very affordable when purchased in its in season, spring. They aredefinitely an eye catcher!Black Eyed Susans - The perfect country flower for a country wedding,Sunflower - blooms from late summer to fall and are available in a variety of colors and sizes.Very popular planted in pots.Snapdragon - a very graceful and elegant flower that works well with simple bouquets andcenterpieces. Reasonably priced, blooming in late summer.
  2. 2. WHITESFlannel Flower - produces spiky star shaped blossoms that are long lasting. Perfect for bothbouquets and arrangements.Chamomile - is a common wild flower that blooms late summer. Very refreshing and great forwreaths, centerpieces, and bouquets.Stephanotis - this year round flower is affordable and perfect for bouquets and boutonnieres.Narcissus - blooms late winter early spring. Its fragrant blooms are great for centerpieces.Cosmos - blooms in spring and summer. Not so impressive on its own but very glamorous whenmixed with other flowers.Snowberry - blooms late fall through December. Produces small pale fruit that works well in winterbouquets.Dogwood - blooms in spring producing large flowers. Very nice in both bouquets andcenterpieces.Iris - many colors and varieties are available. There are iris choices for all four seasons. Veryaffordable with large blooms making it perfect for large arrangements.Miniature Calla Lily - works very well in bouquets and centerpieces. There is a warning attachedto this flower - it is poisonous to dogs.BLUES/PURPLESVeronica - these tiny spiked flowers add grace and elegance to bouquets and centerpieces. Theymix well with round flowers.Clematis - this vine blooms during summer months and is available in many colors and speciesvarieties. It weaves nicely into wreaths,Celosia - blooms spring through fall producing velvety flowers. Perfect way to add texture tobouquets and centerpieces.Hyacinth - this fragrant flower works well on its own or in arrangements.Anemone - blooms September through March producing a variety of bright colors. Perfect foradding some color and cheer to this drabber season.Frittilaria - these checkered flowers are perfect for small arrangements and bouquets.Scabiosa - blooms spring through summer producing ruffled flowers. It makes a wonderfuladdition to bouquets and centerpieces.
  3. 3. Gomphrena - has a thistle type bloom and is very hardy. It wont wilt so is perfect for bouquets,boutonnieres, and arrangements. Dries nicely too.Cornflower - adds a nice fresh touch to bouquets and centerpieces.Allium - these tiny petal flowers will add glamour. They smell like onions so they work best aroundfood areas.GREENSSand Catchfly - looks like miniature hot air balloons. It adds flare and depth to bouquets andcenterpieces.Spider Chrysanthemum - blooms year round so very affordable. Its spidery petal flowers addcharm and excitement to bouquets and arrangements.Benzelia Lanuginosa - Imported from New Zealand so can be a bit pricey. A wonderful exoticaddition to all arrangements.Nigella Pod - available late summer to early fall adding a sculptured accent to centerpieces.Seeded Eucalyptus - very versatile adding texture to a centerpiece. It can easily be sprayed withmetallic spray paint and it dries nicely.Ladys Slipper - very expensive but ever so exotic. Perfect for a corsage or bouquet. To pricey fortable arrangements.Solomons Seal - the bell shaped flowers work well in casual bouquet and centerpieces. It workswell with lilies.Fern - work well for fillers on bouquets and centerpieces. It presses nicely so also can be used foraccenting menus or cards.PINKS/REDSRose Hip - the post blossom fruit of the rose makes great filler for bouquets as well as allarrangements.Vallota - bloom summer through fall producing 2" flowers shaped like a lily. Their smaller sizemakes them fit much better into arrangements.Fringed Gerbera Daisy - these miniature flowers are whimsical and work well in bouquets. Theyalso have a nice touch when floated in a bowl or brandy glass.Tree Peony - blooms late fall to early winter in New Zealand. Because they are imported they arepricey. However, they certainly stand out and add color to a cooler season wedding.Astrantia - this is an eye catching bloom that mixes well but stands out.
  4. 4. Cymbidium Orchid - perfect for corsages but also works well in large displays. Nicely scented itworks well on table tops or floated in a bowl or glass. Floated in a martini glass adds a real nicetouch!Carousel Illusion Rose - this very large hybrid flower works well in bouquets and arrangements.Antique Rose - this beautiful rose is very hard to come by and thus extremely pricey. However ifyou are looking for something romantic and rare this flower is a must have. Add to your bouquetfor your own personal joy!Curcuma - a tropical flower that blooms mid summer. Adds character to a bouquet orarrangement.Flower choices are endless. Ive only covered just a handful of whats available. If your weddingis spring through fall learn what flowers are native to your area.You may be pleasantly surprised at what is available and of course the pricing will be much betteron local flowers. If youre looking for those more exotic flowers then set a budget and startchecking early.This will give you an idea of what is available in your budget range. Remember exotic and tropicalflower prices can change dramatically in one season depending on availability.You may be able to get a florist to lock into pricing or at least set a guarantee of the maximumprice for your future wedding date. Often local florists grow some of the tropicals in theirgreenhouses to that may also help keep the pricing a little more affordable.So choose your wedding theme, choose your colors, and then you can start to decide what flowersare right for your wedding. Best Wishes!Sher from Estate Jewelry International has been serving customers for over 20 years, providingfashion, jewelry, and wedding help. So stop by and visit us at Well help you make your fashion statement!Remember looking good doesnt have to cost a fortune!Article Source:
  5. 5. ==== ====Our flowers are better and fresher. Dont believe us? See for yourself. We always have deals othercannot afford to offer. We deliver anywhere in US and outside. Visit: www.212floral.com ====