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Winter bouquets

The weather outside is frightful, but the floral options for your winter wedding are so delightful! Take a look at these awesome winter bouquets, featuring flowers in bloom this season, ensuring the lowest cost for your floral arrangements. Enjoy!

pink roses, mini paperwhites, and pinecones make this bouquet dreamy, romantic, and perfect for winter

This cascade of amaryllis, hypericum berries, and sprigs of arborvitae is perfect for the Christmas bride.

For the New Years bride, this bouquet of white hydrangeas dotted with black-beaded flowers is sophisticated and classy. And looks great with a glass of bubbly.

Casablanca lilies along with silver mesh leaves make for that perfect winter white bouquet. And Casablanca lilies are large, requiring less blooms (and less money) to make a beautiful, full bouquet.

Calla lilies are in their second bloom in the winter, and blooms in dark mauves and purples are gorgeous during this season

Other flowers in bloom this season:

Bachelor’s Button


What more appropriate flower for a wedding than a Bachelor’s Button?  Botanically, it is called Centaurea. It is one of the rare, strikingly blue flowers.  It is appropriately used at weddings since the groom is no longer a bachelor and no longer blue. Ushers frequently wear this flower in their lapels.

Freesias

Freesia is one of the most popular flowers, possibly because it is so distinctive. Freesia have long, narrow, sword-shaped leaves which grow in two rows.The flower stalk is branched with 8-14 flowers growing from the top of the stalk at a 90 degree angle, forming a comb.  Some compare this comb of flowers to a wedding party, with the two largest blossoms signifying the bride and groom and the remaining buds the attendants.

Star of Bethlehem


The Star of Bethlehem, botanically known as Ornithogalum, features white flowers with either a white-green or a black-grey center. The Star of Bethlehem was so named because it reminded the priests of flowers that were found in churches of the sacred city of Bethlehem. In medieval times, this flower was used to signify the religious commitment of the bride to the groom.

Happy planning!

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