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The Isle of Wight County Press WEDDING DIRECTORY 2017  County Press

                                                       W DEDDING IRECTORY

                                                       Your essential guide to Island wedding services

                                                       What flowers and when?

                                                       Spring

                                                       Daffodil — Available in small or large blooms, from white
                                                       to bright yellow. Great for creating informal, inexpensive
                                                       centrepieces.

                                                       Tulip — Available in a variety of colours. They create a simple,
                                                       classic-looking bouquet.

                                                       Lily of the valley — Tiny, fragrant bell-shaped flowers, perfect
                                                       for small bouquets as they are very expensive. (late spring)

                                                       Anemone — Delicate flower with fern-like foliage, available in
                                                       a range of colours.

                                                       Freesia — Highly scented, delicate flower available in
                                                       various colours.

                                                       Ranunculus — Delicate, romantic, papery flowers. Perfect for a
                                                       country-garden theme.

                                                       Muscari (grape hyacinth) — Small bell-shaped flowers               Summer
                                                       clustered on a stem. Most commonly blue.
                                                       Amaryllis — Dramatic, trumpet-shape flowers available in pale      Sweet pea — Delicate flower with a strong scent, best in a
                                                       and bright colours. Ideal for a dramatic centrepiece.             bouquet or posy.
                                                       Agapanthus (African lily) — Dozens of funnel-shaped               Chrysanthemum — A range of varieties from multi-petal heads
                                                       flowers coming off one stem. Long-lasting flowers.                  to simpler daisy-like heads. Can create dramatic centrepieces.
                                                       Nigella (Love in a mist) — Delicate, papery blooms, most          Freesia — Highly scented, delicate flowers available in
                                                       commonly in blue                                                  various colours.

                                                                                                                         Sunflower — Very large flower with yellow petals and dark
                                                                                                                         brown centres. Ideal for dramatic centrepieces.

                                                                                                                         Peony — Large, fragrant flower in delicate pastels, perfect for a
                                                                                                                         simple bouquet or centrepiece.

                                                                                                                         Lavender — Highly scented, small purple flowers on silvery-
                                                                                                                         green stems. Perfect for a country garden theme.

                                                                                                                         Hydrangea — Compact flowers in a naturally rounded cluster, in
                                                                                                                         a variety of soft colours. Ideal for centre-pieces and bouquets, an
                                                                                                                         inexpensive option, but not long lasting.

                                                                                                                         Nigella (Love in a mist) — Delicate, papery blooms, most
                                                                                                                         commonly in blue.

                                                                                                                         Delphinium — Striking flower spikes, most commonly seen in
                                                                                                                         blue. Ideal for creating drama and height in centrepieces.

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