Saturday, August 25, 2012

Save Money on Your Wedding Flowers - Buy Flowers According to Season

Avoiding the frustration of going over budget on your wedding flowers can be averted if you know the availability of your flower choices. Just like certain fruits and vegetables, you can except to see certain flower types more abundant during certain times of the year. Although there are some flowers ready for purchase year-round, for an event such as your wedding, you may want to expand your flower choices to non-traditional selections. Even though you choices may be narrowed down, it can be a beautiful way of incorporating flowers that are synonymous with the weather. Doing so will also allow you to buy flowers in bulk more readily, helping you save. Including seasonal flowers within you bouquet and arrangements will enhancing the naturally inspired beauty of your wedding.

Spring Flowers
Spring is the season of re-birth and new beginnings. There are many wedding flower choices perfect for springtime - daffodils, tulips, hyacinths and soft colored roses in pink and peach. Many of these flowers add eye-appealing interest to your bouquet. These blooms are also closely linked to meanings of happiness in marriage and romance. Purple, pink and white tulips are a favorite for spring because of their simplistic elegance. Adding other romantic flowers such as peonies and lily-of-the-valley to your bouquet will wow your guests.

Summer Flowers
Summer is the time when a large variety of flowers are at hand. Vibrant colors are usually used in bouquets and flower centerpieces. Accenting these flowers with white roses or orchids, can be a great way to spice things up, but always keep your wedding on the traditional side. Flowers that are abundant during summer are: snapdragons, sunflowers, zinnias, dahlias, daisies, and cockscomb to name a few. Summer wedding flowers usually come in a wide variety of shades to complement your wedding theme. These dazzling and colorful bouquets are great for conveying messages of youthful love and everlasting admiration.

Fall Flowers
Colors that are usually associated with fall are orange, yellow, brown and darker shades of red. This color combination can make for a beautiful and eye-catching wedding bouquet. Look for flowers like hydrangea, sun flower, asters and chrysanthemums. For personalized touches in your fall flower bouquet, adding green or darker brown leaves will help add an earthy, natural vibe. Adding texture to your arrangement is also easy - consider using berries, which are bursting with color. This will give your bouquet the ultimate fall appearance. If your heart is still set on summer flowers, it's no problem! Many flowers are still grown through the fall months and can easily be added to your bridal bouquet.

Winter Flowers
Winter is a time of formality, with soft shades of blues, lavender and white commonly appearing in flower arrangements. The simplicity of flowers like orchids and amaryllis have a striking elegance during the winter months. Flowers that are abundant during this time of year are orchids, sweet pea, camellia, grape hyacinth and viburnum. Shades of blues and purples have a calm and soothing appearance and have the ability to be both restful and majestic. Fit for a queen, these lovely wintry colors will grab attention and love from all your guests.

There still are many options for wedding flowers that are available year-round. Flowers such as roses, aster, calla lilies, carnations, delphiniums, iris, orchids, gerbera and chrysanthemums can be purchased without worry of becoming too costly. If you are provided with the option of buying your wedding flowers in bulk, take advantage of it. Most times, these prices are cheaper compared to the amount of flowers you get. Especially if you are doing your wedding flowers yourself, it can assist you in making sure you stay under budget. Adding pop and shine to your flower bouquet is easy when you incorporate fresh, seasonal flowers!

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