Archive | April, 2013

Spring 2013 Wedding Flower Trends

16 Apr

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Spring, the season that symbolizes new beginnings, hope and all that good stuff, is the perfect time of the year to have a wedding! The weather is generally quite enjoyable; it’s not too cold or too hot. Many fresh flowers are available this time of the year. Plus, the cost of flowers is usually less expensive than a summer wedding, where fresh flowers are in high demand.

Here are some spring wedding flower trends of 2013:

Soft, Romantic Colours

wedding flowers from GrowerDirect.comPastels for spring isn’t a new trend. Pastels have always been a popular choice for spring brides. This soft, romantic colour palette is romantic, timeless and elegant. It’s perfect for brides wanting a vintage-theme wedding, which has been especially popular in recent years. Hot spring colour trends include: blush pink, cream and mint green. Wedding flowers to consider include: roses, peonies, anemones, and ranunculuses.

1920s Glamour

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Flower Of The Week

8 Apr

The flower this week is a very unique one that goes by many names.
Eremurus
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The common names for Eremurus are Desert Candle, Foxtail Lily, Bottle Brush, and Needle of Cleopatra. It’s a spring bloomer flowering from March to August. It comes in Peach, Orange, and Yellow. It is a long cylindrical, tapering flower with many star shaped florets clustered along a 24 to 48 inch stem. Be careful not to get the blooms wet because they are very fragile.
Meaning: Endurance; I hold you in high esteem

Flower Of The Week

1 Apr

The flower this week is actually a flowering shrub that blooms in the spring.
Azalea
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We’ll be seeing the azaleas bloom here in Knoxville very soon! We have some gorgeous potted azaleas here at the shop as well. They are in the Rhododendron family and like to be in the shade. The blooms can be one of the 4 colors pictured above. There are Azalea festivals in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, & Virginia.
Meaning: Take care of yourself for me.