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Jun 02

Seasonal Flowers Make Beautiful Arrangements For Year Round Weddings

Weddings take place throughout the year and just like the seasons influence the wedding arrangements and venues, the seasons also affect the availability of certain fresh seasonal flowers for your wedding bouquets and centerpieces. As the seasons change, Mother Nature provides us with an array of seasonal flowers in a variety of colors, types and scents. So always be aware that your wedding bouquets and centerpieces may be limited to the fresh seasonal flowers in accordance with the date you select for your big day, especially if cost is a factor for you.

Quick Reference for Availability of Popular Fresh Seasonal Flowers

A quick reference for the best times to find some of the most popular fresh seasonal flowers for the wedding bouquets and centerpieces are as follows:

Seasonal Flowers for a Spring Wedding

  •   Tulips
  •   Peonies
  •   Hyacinths
  •   Lilly of the Valley
  •   Forsythia
  •   Irises (late Spring)

Seasonal Flowers for a Summer Wedding

 

  •   Roses
  •   Gladiolas
  •   Blue Delphiniums
  •   Aquilegia
  •   Irises
  •   Snapdragons (Antirrhinums)
  •   Nigella (Love in a mist)
  •   Cockscomb

Seasonal Flowers for a Fall Wedding

 

  • Physalis (Chinese lantern fruit)
  • Ranunculus
  • Various fruits for use in the arrangements, i.e. crab apples
  • Ornamental cabbage
  • Dahlias
  • Chrysanthemums

Seasonal Flowers for a Winter Wedding

 

  • Holly (Ilex berries) and other popular Christmas greenery
  • Amaryllis
  • Cymbidium orchids (year round availability, but best pricing at this time of year)
  • Tropical Anthuriums (and other varieties of tropical flowers)
  • Bells of Ireland (Molucella)
  • Tactile (pussywillow) stems
  • Red dogwood stems

If cost is not an issue for you, you can probably find any type of seasonal flower for your wedding bouquets and centerpieces through our featured florists or from the florist of your choice. Prices are usually more reasonable when the seasonal flowers for the wedding are in season.

Artificial Seasonal Flowers and DIY Projects

Also remember, artificial versions of the seasonal flowers of a good quality are available year round and can keep your expenses down and look just as elegant and stunning as the live seasonal flowers. If you need to save a few dollars and want to take on a do-it-yourself (DIY) project, you can replicate the beautiful DIY project on our DIY Flowers and Wedding Decor pages. If you don’t have time for a DIY project but are interested in engaging someone to make the floral bouquets and centerpieces, we are pleased to provide you with contact information for our DIY Project Diva, astradholmes@yahoo.com to make custom bouquets and centerpieces for your special day at a much more affordable price. Yet another option in our efforts to keep both your stress level and your budget down and have an elegant outcome is to utilize our interactive wedding planning advice section to ask questions or get guidance on how to make your own floral bouquets and centerpieces.

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