(Closed) Dark purple blossoms?

posted 9 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

Roses and dahlias (mmmm, dahlias!) might work!

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I’m pretty sure lisianthus will be blooming in August but I’m not sure how expensive they tend to be.   

Statice would be another one to look at.  It’s not a large flower but it’s cheaper and it holds up very well in bouquets. 

This website lists some popular wedding flowers by season (one of the biggest ways to keep the floral bill down). 

And I will add that Freesia smells amazing! 

Edited to add: I’ll be using dahlias but my wedding’s not until mid-September.  I’m not sure how reliably you’d be able to get them in August.  They also have a rather short vase life so talk to your florist before you get your heart set on them.

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Just adding anemones to the list.  They aren’t huge like hydrangea, but maybe if you mixed with carnations, it would work.  I love anemones.

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

This is purple wedding that I did past September.

Purple Stock, Lavender Hydrangeas, Purple Dahlias, Lavender Roses, Purple Dendrobium Orchids 

http://goizzy.com/pic01.jpg

Post # 9
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365 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2009

Some of the ones used for my wedding were lisianthus & iris… I’m not sure if iris would be in season, but I was lucky that it was in April since it’s one of my favorites!

Post # 10
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Try looking into ranunculus. They come in a Telecote Purple and are very full! I love them!

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