(Closed) Can you help decipher the flowers in these bouquets?

posted 4 years ago in Flowers
Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

The velvety green leaf is called dusty miller

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@cara.gorman:  i found this picture, looks simular and is a more detailed view, may help you out

Post # 6
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

Hi @cara.gorman:  Not an extremely clear picture that is focusse on the bouquets

But I was able to zoom in some…

I’d wager a guess that the big white ones are Peonies (GORGEOUS Wedding Flower) and it looks like there is some Dusty Millar as well in there (the blue grey leaves / greenery)

Wikipedia – Peony = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peony

Wikipedia – Dusty Miller (Centaurea cineraria) = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centaurea_cineraria

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EDIT TO ADD…

Wow much better photo.  Definitely Peonies & Dusty Miller in the mix.

 

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Okay, I got a little creepy and I did some detective work for you (these people are on like 15 websites):

Bridal bouquet: David Austen Juliet roses, sweet pea, pink stock, white peonies, pink lisianthus, pink jasmine, dusty miller

This one has lots of pink and white sweet peas, vendela roses, pink stock, dusty miller

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I think those large flowers are actually garden roses, which look very similar to peonies. 

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@Ls413:  The big white ones in the bride’s bouquet are peonies. But the pink ones are indeed garden roses.

Post # 10
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

You can use Google Image Search for things like this.

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