When it comes time to plan and organize a celebration or redo your home, look to flowers to add a bright, light, and colorful pop. Depending on what the celebration is, or which room you want to brighten up, there are many hundreds of flowers to choose from. Purchase your foliage from a wholesale flowers group, they have the most beautiful plants at discounted prices.
Here are the 12 best blooms to brighten up your home or celebration.
Succulents look and feel like waxy fake plants, but they are live and the easiest to take care of in the world. Basically, put them near the sun and water them every so often.
Most of them are bright, but some are a muted color of mostly different greens and red shades. A platter of these small plants makes a great look on a desk, on a kitchen window sill or as a centerpiece for a desert-themed celebration. A variety of succulents in a glass fishbowl or terrarium makes a beautiful display on the counter in the bathroom or on the patio.
- Tropical Plants
These large and leafy plants give any space a vacation or airy feel. Place at the end of a hallway to add something to an otherwise barren area. Keep different sizes in the bathroom to help clear the air and create a getaway in your most private room.
For a South of the Border wedding or birthday celebration, use tropical flowering plants to give a relaxed and sultry vibe to the gathering. Then, at the end of the night, give them away to guests as take-home gifts.
Roses aren’t just for February 14. Red roses are a must for a December wedding or any type of Christmas or holiday celebration. Pair the red ones with white flowers, like carnations, and the winter theme is complete.
Yellow roses are a sign of friendship and would make a baby shower or bridal shower more lovely and cheerful. They are also a symbol of “get well” and therefore would make a nice addition to someone’s room in a nursing home.
There is a total of 11 different colors of roses, each with individual meaning.
These are larger flower that has a tight pattern of curved petals and come in a wide range of shades. They are a winter hardy plant, meaning they would brighten up a dull and dreary winter with pops of color for a longer period of time than other flowers. Use them in larger arrangements and bouquets for weddings. A large spray of Ranunculus and smaller flowers work well in a larger room as a focal point.
Chrysanthemums or mums aren’t just for the fall. These hardy autumn flowers can be used in different floral arrangements for many diverse occasions. The colors range from deep, darker burgundy and purples to lighter yellows and off-whites.
Many homeowners plant Chrysanthemums around the outside of their home to keep flowers in the colder temperatures. Use them in the house when dried for a beautiful arrangement on a bookshelf or the dinning room table.
Carnations are popular because they are hardy flowers and versatile. They come in a wide variety of colors and can be colored at home with a little food coloring.
The most popular colors of carnations are white, red, and pink. They are also the most popular and inexpensive flowers that help to accent nearly all other styles of flowers. Some people refer to carnations as “fillers” when using them in bouquets or large arrangements.
Use a multitude of colors of carnations for a rainbow and sparkles birthday party for children and teens. They last several days after they have been cut from the plant and transport well.
Stay away from yellow carnations as many associate them with disappointment.
Often thought of as summer flowers, but they can brighten up any room all year round. Mostly planted for their edible seeds and oil, but they make beautiful additions to all types of groupings of different flowers.
Since they are larger in size, they look good in a large floor style vase. They have a strong, long stems so they will not droop like many other flowers.
These are versatile flowers and can come in several different colors and styles, but are usually smaller flowers in a grouping that is similar to a natural growth pattern, like up rather than out.
Typically, these types of bouquets are used in weddings for the bridesmaids, but they can also work well in a small bunch on a pedestal along a short wall or as a centerpiece in the dining room.
Cymbidium, or boat orchids, typically have five petals, each shaped like a small boat, look well bunched together or paired with other styles of orchids. They have long stems and are sparse, so a short vase or low dish works best for arrangements.
Many brides choose this type of flower to fill in around larger blooms in their bouquets. The long stems and spacing between the flowering parts are often placed at the bottom so they hang gently and create a “V” shape at the bottom of the bouquet.
Everyone loves tulips because they are colorful and hardy. They last only a little while in the spring but can last much longer when in a grouping in an arrangement in the house. Add something simple like daisies to the tulips and you will have a beautiful spring bunch that lasts for a long time.
This is a summer bloom and comes in many different colors. A smaller, delicate flower, it is best used as an accent along with several other flowers. Their arched and cascading natural curve makes them great for the outer edges of a bouquet or the underside of a vase.
Daisy’s are simple and can be dressed up or down depending on what type of other flowers they are paired with. They make great fillers for bouquets and tabletop arrangements. Their varied colors make them ideal for bridal and baby showers and princess parties.
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