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Great Flower Ideas for Weddings

Author: Larry Montesano
by Larry Montesano
Posted: Jun 25, 2019

Wedding flowers look beautiful when they are arranged by a person who knows their daisies from dahlias! Making the choice of flowers depends on a number of factors including knowing their meaning, being able to match the colors as well as knowing in which season they bloom. Before you head to the Tampa florist to make arrangements for your wedding flowers, it is a good idea to learn a bit about these wedding flowers so you can make the best choice. This article will give you the whistle stop breakdown of the world of wedding flowers.


Originally from Africa, this flower is loved by many who want to make a statement at their wedding. With its trumpet-shaped blossoms and long stalk, the Amaryllis is a rare and expensive flower used to signify splendor and beauty. It has white, pink, yellow, red, green and burgundy varieties. The season for Amaryllis runs from October to December.


These make a great addition to a wedding bouquet. You can get them all year round. They are a small, delicate bloom that signifies enthusiasm. They add a faint scent to the bouquet and you can choose to have them in pink, white, red or peach.

Calla Lilly

A Calla is tall and elegant with the ability to attract attention. This would look good in a tall, show-stopping centerpiece arrangement. The Calla Lilly is originally from Africa and has ivory, pink, yellow, and orange varieties. It is a symbol of femininity, modesty, beauty, and adoration. You can find them at the best florist in Tampa at any time of the year.


You can choose to use just these for a bouquet, for an informal, rustic wedding. They grow in clusters and look appealing. You can mix up the different colors like pink, lavender, orange, yellow and purple. They are available all year round and have no scent. There is really no meaning for these flowers but they are beautiful.


Do you like Greek mythology? Here is a flower that legend says grew from the blood of a Greek god. That aside, it represents anticipation and it can be used in different flower arrangements. There is an assortment of colors, white or bright, which makes it good for themed weddings. You can find it in between March and November.


This is a classic wedding flower, exuding elegance and sophistication. Garden roses are especially popular for their large blooms and wonderful fragrance. Roses symbolize love, so they’re perfectly suited for a bride’s bouquet.


Make a wedding more cheerful with these flowers. They represent optimism and long life as well as joy and that’s what weddings are about. They come in different colors and can be picked all year round. Especially nice for an autumn wedding, they look great in large arrangements at the entrance to the reception area. You can have the flower delivery Tampa create the perfect eye candy.


What would a wedding be without this flower that represents purity and simplicity? It is also the flower than many young girls use to play "he loves me, he loves me not," it is not an expensive flower and you can get them all year round.

These are just a few of the flowers you should know about that you can find at the Tampa florist. The way they are arranged is important so look at other wedding pictures for inspiration.

The author is a Tampa florist, who offers beautifully designed flowers for weddings. He is an avid blogger, who writes on varieties of flowers. Visit for more details.

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Carrollwood Florist delivers naturally inspired hand-tied bouquets throughout Tampa.

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