All Posts Tagged “boutonniere”

Springtime Lilacs

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Ahhh… nothing smells like Springtime to me like the mesmerizing floral scents of the lovely lilac.  I grew up in Ohio, so lilac trees were a common sight (not so much here in Raleigh, NC).  My mother had several in … Continued

Lenten Rose: A Winter-Flowering Beauty

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Lenten rose, Helleborus x hybridus,  is not actually a rose at all, but a cousin of the buttercup.  Hellebores bloom in winter, usually anywhere between January and March.  It can be hard to find unique flowers for a wedding this … Continued

Pinecones for Winter Weddings

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Pinecones, although very common, make for very unique wedding decorations.  They can be used in bouquets and centerpieces, on cakes, or as place card holders.  These cute little cones work just as well for a classic wedding as they do … Continued

Arrangments Good Enough to Eat

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Instead of drying your bouquet after the wedding, how about eating it?!  Vegetables, fruits and herbs in arrangements are the latest rage and have some enthusiastic followers.  Kale, cabbage, peppers, apples, fennel and artichokes are just a few of the … Continued

Hello, my name is Allium

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Some people call me “stinky.”  Dogs and cats call me “toxic.”  But florists see me in a different light.  They think I’m beautiful.  Hi, I’m the ornamental onion.  You’re probably familiar with my cousins: garlic, chives and leeks.  And while … Continued