Whether you're looking to send flowers for a birthday, anniversary, new born, congratulations or selecting flowers for your special wedding day, flowers are subject to seasonal availability and steeped in flower sentiments and meanings.
Lillypads seasonal flower guide, will give you an idea on flowers available for the current time of year to assist with custom flower orders over the phone or in store. Seasonal flowers vary in availability from the beginning of the season to the end of the season dependant on their environmental conditions.
September, October, November
The lighter nights and warmer days with bright blossoming flowers will put a smile on anyone's face. Spring is the most popular season for weddings, it brings about so many colours and abundance of blooms including flowers from the bulb family such as daffodils, tulips and hyacinths.
FLOWERS FOR SPRING:
Anemone, arum lily, azalea, baby's breath, blackberry, carnation, chrysanthemum, daisy, delphinium, gerbera, freesia, hyacinth, iris, jasmine, la lily, lavender, lilac, lily-of-the-valley, narcissus, natives, november lily, oriental lily, pansy, peony, phalaenopsis orchid, ranunculus, rose, snapdragon, sweet pea, tulip, waratah.
December, January, February
With the warmer weather and longer days, summer is always the time when flowers are in abundance varying in sizes, shapes and colours. Consider roses, the champion of warmer weddings. Summer gives us a lot to work with to create a unique and memorable look.
FLOWERS FOR SUMMER:
Agapanthus, belladonna lily, bird of paradise, bouvardia, calla lily, chrysanthemum, cornflower, dahlia, freesia, gardenia, garden rose, gerbera, gladiolus, gloriosa lily, hydrangea, lavender, leucadendron, lisianthus, rose, november lily, peony, siam tulips, sunflower, zinnia.
March, April, May
Autumn is a special time of the year with its abundance of rich colour and last rays of warm summer sun, a wonderful time of year to get married. It has bright colours of dahlia, late sunflowers and safari sunset. Consider burnt oranges, warm yellows, lovely rich reds and purples as your colour choices. You will find that most varieties of flowers available to you. Also, consider using foliages, along with rich coloured berries, seedpods and twigs that are just coming into season.
FLOWERS FOR AUTUMN:
Amaranthus, arum lily, baby's breath, belladonna lily, bouvardia, carnation, calla lily, chrysanthemum, cyclamen, dahlia, delphinium, flowering ginger, gardenia, gerbera, gloriosa lily, hyacinth, hydrangea, kale, kangaroo paw, leucadendron, lisianthus, oriental lily, ranunculi, poppy, rose, siam tulip, sweet william, tulip, waterlily.
June, July, August
As the crisp clear mornings arrive and most plants stop flowering it doesn't mean you'll be short of choices. You can easily build your theme around crisp white blooms such as gardenias and cymbidiums or rich, luxurious shades of purples with the kale, tulips and lisianthus .
FLOWERS FOR WINTER:
Anemone, apple blossom, arum lily, banksia, camellia, cherry blossom, cornflower, cymbidium, daffodil, daphne, gardenia, geralton wax, erlicheer, hellebore, hyacinth, japonica, jasmine, jonquil, kale, lisianthus, magnolia, parrot tulip, poppy, protea, ranunculus, rhododendron, rose, sweet pea, stock, succulent, tulip, violets.