Flowers

A flower is the bloom or blossom of a plant.

Contents

Flowers By Color and Seasonal Availability

White

  • Amaryllis (winter)
  • Astilbe (year round)
  • Baby's Breath
  • Calla lilies (year round)
  • Carnation (year round)
  • Daisy (year round)
  • Freesia (year round)
  • Gardenia (year round)
  • Hyacinth
  • Hydrangea (year round)
  • Jasmine (winter)
  • Lily (year round)
  • Lily of the valley (spring)
  • Lisianthus
  • Magnolia
  • Orchid (year round)
  • Queen Anne's Lace
  • Ranunculus (spring)
  • Rose (year round)
  • Stephanotis (year round)
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tulip (year round)
  • Viburnum
  • Wax Flower

Pink

  • Astilbe (year round)
  • Carnation (year round)
  • Cherry Blossom (spring)
  • Gerbera Daisy
  • Hyacinth
  • Hydrangea (year round)
  • Lisianthus
  • Magnolia
  • Nerine
  • Peony (late spring)
  • Ranunculus (spring)
  • Rose (year round)
  • Stargazer Lily
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tulip (year round)
  • Wax Flower

Red

  • Amaryllis (winter)
  • Anemone (spring)
  • Astilbe (year round)
  • Carnation (year round)
  • Cock's Comb
  • Dahlia (summer, fall)
  • Gerbera Daisy
  • Hypericum Berry
  • Ranunculus (spring)
  • Rose (year round)
  • Tulip (year round)

Green

  • Bells of Ireland
  • Cock's Comb
  • Hydrangea (year round)
  • Hypericum Berry
  • Kermit Pom
  • Orchid (year round)
  • Parrot Tulip
  • Rose (year round)
  • Viburnum

Yellow

  • Carnation (year round)
  • Craspedia
  • Daffodil (spring)
  • Gerbera Daisy
  • Marigold
  • Ranunculus
  • Rose (year round)
  • Sunflower (spring, summer)
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tulip (year round)

Orange

  • Cock's Comb
  • Dahlia (summer, fall)
  • Gerbera Daisy
  • Marigold
  • Ranunculus (spring)
  • Rose (year round)

Purple or Lavender

  • Anemone (spring)
  • Freesia (year round)
  • Hyacinth
  • Hydrangea (year round)
  • Lavender
  • Lilac (spring)
  • Lisianthus
  • Rose (year round)
  • Sweet Pea

Blue

  • Hydrangea (year round)
  • Iris (year round)
  • Violet

Greenery

  • Berzelia
  • Dusty Miller Leaf
  • Eucalyptus
  • Ti Leaf

Brown

  • Brown Orchid
  • Chocolate Brown Calla Lily
  • Chocolate Cosmos
  • Chocolate Orchid
  • Terra Nostra aka The Brown Rose
  • Leucodendron Leaves

Tips

  • Buying flowers that are in season will cut back on costs.
  • Several rose varieties like the cabbage rose make a great substitute for the popular peony.
  • Take into consideration your setting to match your floral design with the architectural design.
  • Also, some churches require that your arrangements be living (fresh flowers, no artificial fillers) as to honor God's creation.

Ideas

  • Float individual blooms in a fountain.
  • Submerge blooms in vases filled with water.
  • Grow flower boxes full of wheat grass and stick in fresh cut flower stems. Great idea for the place cards.

Alternatives

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Cactus or Succulents
  • Branches
  • Wheat Grass
  • River Rocks

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