Your Seasonal Floral Guide
In Southern California, we are blessed with beautiful weather, sunshine, and flowers for all seasons! Well..for the most part. All over the country, however, not so much. Flowers affect the feel and theme of your event and for us, it is one of thee most important decor elements of any event. So listen up!
When choosing flowers, it is important to... research which flowers are in and out of season as this affects cost, availability, color, and quality. Although some flowers are found year around, most are specific to a particular time of year. More on that below. For those of you who know nothing about flowers, don't worry, that is what hiring a professional floral designer is for! Their expertise will guide creating a beautiful well balanced design with seasonal blooms within your budget. Plus, they're seriously badass creative visionaries!
So what if your florals aren't in season? Floral designers want to provide the best quality, and although they can get anything flown in for a pretty penny, it may not be the best quality, size, or color, all reason enough to choose flowers in season when available. However, if you must have a particular flower, we suggest incorporating them into the most important and visible locations, such as your bouquet or reception centerpieces. Read on for popular picks of flowers per season.
Air plants, Silver Dollar Eucalyptus, Dusty Miller, Leather Leaf Fern, Statice, Succulents, Italian Ruscus
Flowers by Season
Color Schedule: Yellow, Amber, Orange, Peach, Red, Gold, Cream & Deep Teal
Flowers in Season: Gerber Daisies, Roses, Freesia, Sunflower, Iris, Echinops, Protea, Asiatic
Filler Flowers: Baby's Breath, Willow Eucalyptus, Thistle, Brunia Beery, Solidago
Color Scheme: White, Champagne, Silver, Blush, Rose Gold, Gold, Teal, Baby Blue, Navy Blue, Violet, Raspberry.
Flowers in Season: Chrysanthemum, Ginger, Phlox, Pansy, Amaryllis, Violas, Narcissus, Casa Blanca Lily, Alstromeria, Carnation
Filler Flowers: Lemon Leaf, Ceder Tallow Berry
Color Scheme: White, Silver, Gray, Blush, Fuchsia, Purple, Cotton Candy Pink, Yellow, Emerald
Flowers in Season: Lilac, Tulip, Dahlia, Calla Lily, Orchids, Sweet Pea, Peony, Roses
Filler Flowers: Queen Anne's Lace, Miaden Hair Fern, Lavender
Color Scheme: White, Gold, Deep fuchsia, Carribean Blue, Purple, Navy Blue.
Flowers in Season: Dahlia, Carnation, Marigolds, Stargazer, Petunias, Hydrangea, Gladiolus
Filler Flowers: Cress, Wheat, Wax Flower, Baby's Breath, Bepleurum