Friday, December 14, 2007

My Favorite Flowers


Orchid - Main types of Orchids commonly used at weddings: cymbidium (usually green; popular, yet expensive- durable yet perishable in cold temps); dendrobium (sweetly scented; used in classic Hawaiian leis); oncidium (often referred to as "spray orchids", they come on slender long branches); vandas (summer- bloomings; comes in a rare, yet stunning bluish purple); and phalaenopsis (popular and widely used: comes in white and purple usually.)

Meaning: luxury, nobility, lust


Calla Lily

Calla Lily - Originated in Africa and symbolized "magnificent beauty" to the Victorians.

Season: year-round; winter to late spring is the peak

Scent: none

Colors: ivory, yellow, orange, light pink, dark pink, red, dark burgundy

Meaning: ardor, magnificent beauty, feminine, modesty


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