(Closed) Please Help me pick my centerpiece! Lily vs. Hydrangea

posted 9 years ago in Decor
  • poll: What flower do you like better?
    Calla Lily w/ curly willow : (21 votes)
    23 %
    Hydrangea w/ curly willow : (71 votes)
    77 %
  • Post # 3
    1205 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    If you had a summer wedding I’d vote hydrangea, but I think for October I’d lean towards the calla lilies.  They’re both pretty, but hydrangea just feels like June/July/August to me.

    Post # 4
    555 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I am doing hydrangeas at my wedding because you get a lot of bang for your buck.  How flower savy are you?  I’ve heard that hydrangeas are rather tempermental and can not look great if they don’t have the right amount of water?  I’d look into how easy each flower is to take care of yourself before you make the decision.  I was going to DIY through fiftyflowers but wound up chickening out and asking my florist to do the arrangements as well because I’m not flower savy.  I do agree with BunnyBride that calla lillies seem for “fall.”

    Post # 5
    193 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    What a hard decision!

    Post # 6
    749 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I vote hydrangea. You get way more bang for your buck IMO.

    Post # 8
    2161 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I’m doing hydrangeas!

    Post # 10
    9028 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I have a weakness for callalilies so i voted for them

    Post # 11
    131 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I think Hydrangia look so elegant.  And I think they are more affordable.

    Post # 12
    7693 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Definitely hydrangeas – they are so much more beautiful IMO than calalillies!

    Post # 13
    2598 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    @FallBride100111: A good friend of mine did the same thing for her centerpieces ( using hydrangeas) and hung crystals from the branches of the curly willow.  It was stunning & very easy to assemble…I would know, I did about 20 of them in the hour and a half before the wedding. lol

    Post # 14
    53 posts
    Worker bee

    I usually love calla lilies, but fr this particular idea I like the hydrangeas, The calla lilies look too bare to me

    Post # 15
    5104 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I voted Hydrangea. I love that they look so much more voluptuous. And they are actually in season for September… so technically a fall flower 🙂

    I’ll be using them for my Bridesmaid or Best Man bouquets and in mine as well, and the sprays I will have on the alter of the church.

    Post # 16
    1087 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    one of my fav flowers is the lilly so im bias. 🙂

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