Reasons to Choose Roses for that Special Occasion A common symbol of love and beauty, roses are at the same time classic and modern, omnipresent yet never overboard, eternally current yet imbued with history. Here are more specific reasons to go rose at your wedding or any other special occasion: Practicality
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The Society of American Florists says there are no less than 120 varieties of roses that are commercially available today. Styles can go from small blooms with strong leaves to bigger flowers with soft, delicate petals. But that’s not the real beauty. Roses are broadly available and may be logically priced (even as rare varieties may skyrocket from $4 to $10 every stem).
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Variety There are three main categories of roses that are the most likely nominees for wedding blooms: hybrid tea roses, spray roses, and garden roses. Here’s a swift glance at what makes each exceptional: Hybrid Tea With its characteristic shape, the hybrid tea rose is, in fact, appreciated for its homogeny, durability (it can survive the entire day without wilting!), and availability. Spray These tinier roses are made up of 5 to 10 small heads for every stem and hence fill out bouquets more than a lone stem. They are purchased in single colors or bicolor, just like the hybrid. Due to the variance in size, they are best for providing texture and visual interest to any floral arrangement. Garden These roses are a lot bigger and lusher compared to any other variety. They are generally very open, natural and freeform. Owing to their fragility, they are very rare and thus costly. Classic Loveliness Create a power arrangement by pairng white roses with a gardenia, white hydrangea or any other classic flower. Or arrange around 200 roses of the same color and variety into a classic silver bowl for a neat and sleek look that makes a big impact. Romantic and Enchanting Try beaded or fur-trimmed wraps for the bouquets, or jewel-tone, tear-shaped beads hanging from rose-stuffed candelabra. Think feminine but contemporary– and integrate sweet elements, such as satin ribbon looped into an arrangement of large and lush open garden roses. Fun and Stylish Monochromatic arrangements are becoming more popular, whether it’s all white, or a combination of hot orange and pale peach. Pick the single-color cluster of flowers (for instance, hydrangeas, stephanotis and white roses) and put everything together in a glass cube or a vase with an eccentric geometric shape. Contrast roses with spiny dahlias in brilliant colors, such as yellow and orange, and set them in surprise vases in hip colors, like deep blue ceramic water pitchers. Whether the wedding will be outdoors or in a dazzling ballroom, roses will surely make your wedding resonate. Of course, a reputable florist can make everything possible for you.