More Popular Flowers

Through generations, flowers have been used to convey sentiments. The popularity of flowers may vary from country to country, culture to culture and occasion to occasion.

Popular flowers in America:

Roses are perhaps the most popular flowers in America, and are available in countless varieties which include tea roses, climbing roses, long stem roses, and other new hybrids developed with different color combinations and distinct petal shapes.

Having a heady fragrance, lilies are feminine and showy flowers. Exotic Stargazer lilies are preferred for bouquets as they are the most aromatic among all the lily varieties.

Daisies are most often included in a cheery bouquet. Gerbera daisies feature large heads in soft pastels like yellow, pink and powder white as well as in bright colors such as fuchsia, orange, and shocking yellow.

Tulip comes in variety that includes the Double Early, Darwin Hybrid, Single Early, Single Late and Fringed variety. The Darwin Hybrid is mostly tied in tight bunches to be used for wedding bouquets.

Orchids are perhaps one of the most expensive and exotic flowers. Phalaenopsis, or moth orchid, features large elegant flower heads and broad green leaves, and are mostly used in plant gifts rather than bouquets.

Popular Irish Flowers
The variety of Irish flowers includes more than 800 types of flowers having different colors and different plant families. Following is a list of types of popular Irish flowers.

St. Dabeoc’s Heaths:
A popular Irish flower from the Lusitanian Flora family that grows in clusters and features a purple-pink, bell-shaped flower with four lobes.

Irish Eyebrights:
Another popular Irish flower from the same family that is small and white, with a small lower lip.

Large-Flowered Butterworts:
The flower is violet-blue with a white center and has a slender, straight stem.

Golden Samphires:
Golden samphires appear in golden-yellow clusters and thus resemble sunflowers.

Blue-Eyed Grass:
These perennials are from the Lilaceae Flora family, and are small and blue with yellow centers.

Popular Flowers for Weddings:
Calla lilies are small, white blooms that mean happiness in marriage. Having the traditional wedding colors, such as yellow, white and burgundy, Calla lilies are elegant and great for wedding bouquets arrangements. Stephanus are a popular choice for wedding bouquets. They are small, white flowers that mean happiness in marriage.

Tulips are great for a bride as they offer a variety of colors. A cream colored tulip means a forever love and affection for the partner.

Roses are undoubtedly the most preferred flowers used in weddings. They offer various colors; every color has its own meaning.

Hydrangeas, come in a bunched form, are becoming more popular in wedding bouquets as they do not require much effort for making a bouquet.

Lilies of the Valley, having a great natural aroma, may create a beautiful bouquet with just two or three stems.

Popular Flowers for a Funeral

Lilies: Whiteness of Lilies symbolizes peace and innocence restored to the soul of the dearly departed.

Roses: White Roses are appropriate to convey a message of reverence, youthfulness and innocence.

Chrysanthemum: ‘Mums are used to show grief and sympathy to the family.

Carnations: For Carnations, red indicates admiration, pink symbolizes remembrance, and white conveys love and innocence. A mixture of three would be a grand arrangement.


Famous Flowers – Oriental Lily

lilies oriental 150x150 Famous Flowers   Oriental LilyOriental Lily is perhaps the most popular of all cut flowers by far for its pure beauty, versatility, and intoxicating fragrance. Thanks to the Australian glasshouse growers for making possible the year-round availability of these flowers.

Oriental Lilies offer a wide range of colors. The most popular cut flower colors are Dark Pink, Hot Pink, Hot Pink/White, Soft Pink, Soft Pink/White, Pure White, White/Yellow & Yellow. The open blooms of Oriental Lilies are fairly large that may span up to a diameter of 20 – 25 cm.

casablanca oriental lily 150x150 Famous Flowers   Oriental LilyHaving strong, tall and straight stems, these flowers are perfect for use in the vases; however the blooms are also commonly used in wedding bouquets. If they are taken care properly (which includes stems cut and water change, etc), these flowers offer an excellent vase life and can last up to 2 weeks or more. This surely provides rather a good opportunity to fill your home with a wonderful fragrance.

Oriental Lilies have certain issues as well. Many people do not like the strong fragrance of Oriental Lilies. Oriental Lilies are not advisable for the people suffering from Hay fever or any other pollen allergies. Another most common issue is the orange pollen which is located at the end of each of the 6 stamens within the bloom of the flower. Initially the pollen is hard but with the longer exposure to the air, it will turn toOriental Lilies 150x150 Famous Flowers   Oriental Lily powder and stain the petals of the bloom.

A good florist is always well aware of this issue. Therefore he removes any pollen from opening Lily blooms, especially from wedding flowers. So, if you have Lilies inside your house, remove the pollen as soon as a bloom opens.

When you buy Oriental Lilies, you must keep in mind that you are going to purchase one of the most elite of all flowers, and thus you have to pay more. However, their vase life as a cut flower easily justifies their value. Oriental Lilies are flowers that make a statement, especially when they come in a wedding bouquet. They are large, showy and can be tricky to work with. TheOriental Lily 150x150 Famous Flowers   Oriental Lily florists know this, so they charge a premium rate for a bridal bouquet.

Oriental Lilies usually take up to a week or more time for the first bloom to open. Florists almost always receive flowers in bud and this is when they are freshest. Therefore you need a prior plan for buying them for a function or event, in order to get their best impressions on the exact day.

Oriental Lilies makes a grand statement on their own. For a decent floral arrangement in a vase, stems of Oriental Lily with only some twisted willow and tropical leaves would be enough to give an impressive look.

Oriental Lilies also look great when mixed with other flowers. For wedding bouquets Roses, Cymbidium Orchids, Singapore Orchids, and Anthuriums mix well with Oriental Lilies. Complimented by Ivy Berry, Dodda Vine, and Magnolia Leaves your wedding bouquet is ready to give a majestic look.