Making Cut Flowers Last Long

Flowers are like a vibrant life inspirations when they are around bringing on all the positive impacts on your moods and thus on the work that you will do whole day. When ever we prepare floral arrangements our self by picking up flowers from our gardens or when we get it as a gift from someone,cut rose 150x150 Making Cut Flowers Last Long in both ways they mean so much. Sometimes it’s as a gift that we get flowers while for many of the flower lovers it is a part of routine to get a bunch of flowers from the floral section whenever they go to grocery shops. Floral arrangements displayed at homes not only admired by you but also by the people who come to your place. Whenever the cut flowers are gifted or bought by one his or her self the very first thing that comes to mind is about preserving the flowers for longer period of time so they can just keep refreshing themselves and keep realizing how much the person who gifted these flowers love them.

  • Take some cool water but definitely not the freezing one and pour it into a clean vase in which you plan to keep your flowers in. Now take the pack of the commercial floral preservative that you got and add a small amount of it into the water and mix it properly in water either through your hands or with something else about which you can be sure that it would distribute the contents properly in water. If you have bought the flowers from flower stores after coming to home fill your sink with warm water and place the stems immediately into the sink.
  • Now be a little fast and put the cut stems into the vase with prepared solution immediately. Don’t wait till you are done with all keep putting each stem in vase that you are done with. Cut all the leaves that falls under the top of vase so they just do not remain soaked in water of vase because this will promote development of bacteria in the water and will reduce the flower’s life. Place your flower at a place that is away from direct sunlight or cold or warm breezes.
  • Change the water in your flowers every two days so that you can avoid formation of bacteria that may reduce the life of your flowers.

P.S. (You can prepare your homemade preserver and flowers food by taking two teaspoons full of sugar, half teaspoon of chlorine bleach, and one fourth teaspoon of alum. Well there is an alternate too if you do not have alum with you, you can add two table spoon of white vinegar too to the mixture.)

Most Popular Wedding Flowers – 2

wedding bouquet 150x150 Most Popular Wedding Flowers   2Wedding flowers and there importance is something which is nothing to be discussed because every one knows it very well. In first part of this blog we discussed about few flowers that are most popular among all flowers used in weddings. Here is the list of few more.

Roses:

Among all flowers, roses are the classic one adopted for the weddings. If you will look you will find a mind boggling variety of roses in different colors, shapes and sizes. The very romantic environment is brought to your wedding if you adopt rose wedding theme. Roses are available in variety of colors like:

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  • Red Roses
  • Pink Roses
  • Dark Pink Roses
  • Yellow Roses
  • Burgundy Roses
  • Blue Roses
  • Purple Roses
  • White Roses
  • Yellow and Red Roses
  • Light Pink Roses
  • Peach Roses
  • Orange Roses
  • Black Roses
  • Green Roses
  • Lavender Roses

Tulips:

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Tulips are widely chosen by many brides as wedding flowers because there is a huge variety of about 500 species available with plenty of colors and availability round the year. Tulips are available in following colors:

  • Red Tulips
  • White Tulips
  • Yellow Tulips
  • Lavender Tulips
  • Purple Tulips
  • Stripped Tulips

Hydrangeas:

Hydrangea Wedding Flowers 150x150 Most Popular Wedding Flowers   2Hydrangeas are very elegant and stylish flowers that are becoming very popular with the brides these days. Hydrangeas turn out to be perfect choice in retro or vintage themed weddings. They mix well and easily with other flowers too so it’s easy for you to use Hydrangeas with other flowers if you want to add up. The colors hydrangeas available in are:

  • Blue Hydrangeas
  • White Hydrangeas
  • Lime green Hydrangeas
  • Purple  Hydrangeas
  • Pink Hydrangeas
  • Lilac  Hydrangeas
  • Brown Hydrangeas

These were few of the wedding flowers which are very commonly chosen by people. Well it is not necessary at all that you stick to any one flower for your bouquet or centerpieces making it the wedding theme, you can mix up two or three of these flowers that compliment each other well.

Most Popular Wedding Flowers

Popular Wedding Flowers 150x150 Most Popular Wedding FlowersWedding can be said to be gone perfect only when it appears chic and beautiful to the bride and groom and to the guests too. Flowers play a very vital role in the perfection of décor in church and at the reception area both. In a wedding flowers are needed for bridal bouquet, bridesmaid bouquets, centerpieces, boutonnieres and over all decoration of the hall. Here is the list of some very commonly used wedding flowers which are often used for setting up the wedding themes too.

Calla Lilies:

Calla Liliy wedding flowers 150x150 Most Popular Wedding FlowersCalla lily in white is the most commonly adopted lower for wedding by brides as it sends the message of magnificence and beauty with purity and innocence. Calla lily wedding flowers are not only beautiful; they just ooze a sophisticated elegance that you don’t find in other flowers. There are calla lilies available in variety of sizes and it is not always the larger variety that suits for the bridal bouquets the mini- callas are a good option for a petite bride. Other calla lilies used in flower arrangements and centerpieces are near black callas “schwarzwalder”, mango callas and the bright yellow ones like “golden star”.

Gerberas:

Gerberas wedding flower 150x150 Most Popular Wedding FlowersGerberas turn out to be the best choice because they are available easily round the year and in plenty of colors so the brides more often remain happy with this choice of flowers. Gerberas are also called the gerbera daisies and are the simplest form of flowers. Gerbera daisies are available in shades of following colors:

  • white
  • cream
  • yellow
  • orange
  • pink
  • lilac
  • purple
  • red
  • brown
  • salmon
  • bicolor

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If you want to go for the robust flowers, that appear delicate than your choice should be the Cymbidium Orchids. Cymbidium Orchids have all the capabilities to make a wonderful bouquet for bride and bridesmaid. These are best in another regard too that they can survive for long easily without water so if you know you’ll be getting late your wedding day this is going to be the perfect choice. These are available in the colors;

  • white
  • yellow
  • pink
  • pale green

white orchids 150x150 Most Popular Wedding FlowersPhalaenopsis orchids are a good choice to bring in an additional wow factor to the flower arrangements.

Keep looking out for the second part of this blog in which you can get to know about more flowers that are used for weddings so you can choose the perfect one for you.

Seasonal Wedding Flowers

wedding flower 150x150 Seasonal Wedding FlowersWedding the grand day in any one’s life is always expected by the couple to go perfect. Flowers are an essential part of all the beauty and décor of the wedding from bridal bouquet to the centerpieces and decorations. Here is a guide for you all as to which flowers are available in what season so that you may not face any disappointment on deciding on a flower and than finding out that it’s unavailable.

Winter Wedding Flowers:

Now there is a huge range of flowers available easily in winters too due to techniques used in growing flowers and cause of import from warmer regions too.

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  • Ranunculus (available in white, purple, deep red, orange, yellow and pink)
  • Cymbidium orchids (available in white, yellow and pale green)
  • Gerberas (available in multiple colors)
  • Tulips (available in multiple colors)
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Anigozanthos (available in yellow, pale pearly pink, lime green or rich dark red)
  • Anemones (available in deep and rich colors of purple & red)
  • Amaryllis (available in red, white and white/pink varieties)
  • Nerine (available in pink and white)

Spring Wedding Flowers:

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If you are getting married in spring than this is the best time as you can find the huge variety of flowers with a great choice in colors available.

  • Roses
  • Ranunculus
  • Amaranthus
  • Tulips (available in yellow through to red, white, and mauve/purple)
  • Hyacinths
  • Daffodils (available in yellow and white)
  • Peonies
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Gerberas

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Summer Wedding Flowers:

To your surprise you will get the widest range of flowers in summers as compared to any other time of year. You will get to see numerous flowers for venue arrangement as well as for bridal bouquets.

  • Stock (available in white and pink)
  • Delphiniums (available in blue)
  • Columbine
  • Snapdragons
  • Irises
  • Lilies and calla lilies
  • Gerberas
  • Cockscomb (available in red, yellow and pink)
  • Love-in-a-Mist

Autumn Wedding Flowers 150x150 Seasonal Wedding FlowersAutumn Wedding Flowers:

Although most of the people would think that choosing season of autumn for wedding will no leave them with a good choice of flowers available but this is a misconception. Although it is a season of falling leaves but still you’ll get good flowers. Choose the color of season as theme for your wedding like vibrant oranges, dark rich reds and luxurious greens with highlights of yellow and white.

  • Spider protea
  • Calla lilies
  • Gerberas
  • Hypericum berries
  • Leucadendron
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Hydrangeas (available in blue and pink)
  • Dahlias (Available in vibrant yellow to bright red)
  • Roses
  • Orchids

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Here is the list of flowers that are available round the year no matter in what season you get married you’ll get these flowers available.

  • Roses
  • Anthuriums
  • Orchids
  • Tropical flowers
  • Lilies
  • Gerberas (gerbera daisies)