Friday, October 12, 2012

Most Popular Flowers For Wedding Bouquet

Are you looking for the right flowers for your bouquet? There are thousands of flowers in the world. But most of them may not be suitable for the wedding bouquet. In order to find the perfect flower, you must know what the most favorite flowers used in bouquet, and what its characteristics. Most popular flowers used in bridal bouquet are:

1. Carnation

The carnation, scientifically known as Dianthus caryophyllus is a species Dianthus. Colors are pink (natural color), red, white, yellow and green, have been developed. Carnations usually are used for showing love and fascination.

Popular Summer Flowers

Summer is the season of high temperatures and hot weather. The season is experienced from June to August in the northern hemisphere and from December to February in the southern hemisphere. The season also brings with it, various colorful and beautiful flowers, a landscape or flower arrangement can decorate. Part of the summer flowers that bloom from late June to September, are listed below.


There are different varieties of carnations and many of them bloom in summer. The carnation is famous for its beauty and variety of colors. It is also one of the most popular flowers in the world.

Gift of Flowers On Mother's Day

Celebrations of mothers and motherhood occur throughout the world. Mother's Day is one such day where we celebrate motherhood and mother's influence on the society. Mother's Day is a celebration to honour mothers and there are many ways of honouring her. One of the best ways to do so is to present her with a bunch of flowers.

Each flower has a special, traditional meaning and significance attached to it. The gift of flowers will express the appreciation for all that she does. It is a token of love for a mother's unconditional love and support. Flowers for mother's day are a simple form of saying thank you. Roses convey love and gratitude in general. A pink carnation is the flower for Mother's Day, symbolising 'always on my mind'.

Monday, August 6, 2012

The botany of carnations

Carnations are flowers which are widely recognized by most people. They are classified as Dianthus caryophyllus, when translated, means “flower of love” or “flower of the gods”. There are approximately 300 species in the genus.

 They are native to the Eastern Hemisphere and are found naturally in the Mediterranean region, although modern varieties are grown both in greenhouses and in fields around the world. With such widespread commercial production available, there is not a limited season of availability.

Carnation Wedding Bouquets: Give This Sweetheart a Chance!

Can you believe that many people are disadvantaged compared to the sweet and humble carnation? During my many years as a florist, I can `t remember how often customers would say." I would like a mixed bouquet of long-term, but you can not carnations "I could never understand why people have this misconception at this long, beautiful flower. Secretly, I was in the back sniffing the hardy carnation flowers and delighting in their sweet enveloping fragrance. The white were my favorite.

If a wedding flower, the carnation flower is the ideal for many brides looking for beauty, style and low price. Let `s face it, there is probably no other flower as cheap as the carnation.

Friday, July 27, 2012

How to Save on Wedding Flowers

For many brides, an abundance of flowers and candles are important elements on their wedding day. But what if your budget does not afford you the freedom to thousands of dollars to spend on flowers. How do you achieve the look you want for less?

Flowers play a big role, both in wedding planning and cost, so give yourself a minimum of six months before the wedding to plan. It is good to some ideas early on, because you want your flowers to your dress, the overall color scheme and location to be filled.

Here are some budget-conscious ideas for the flowers - ways to make a beautiful visual impact without spending a fortune.

carnation flower use for wedding

Wedding flowers cost is often a concern for brides-to-be who want elegant floral arrangements for their wedding, but do not know how to save without cutting flowers from their special day. As a retired wedding florist, may I suggest that the first line of the cost of wedding flowers is to carefully select your main flowers.

You want a flower that looks good to choose will coordinate with your theme or color scheme, will not have an overpowering smell that will give you a headache on your special day and a flower that will look and romantic wedding applicable. For this purpose I have compiled a list of the top 5 flowers that are perfect for your wedding cost conscious while saving you money on your wedding flowers.