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Tree with lance-shaped, waxy, dark leaves which make attractive
foliage. Its flowers are either single or paired, and are bowl-shaped
of a pink or white colour.
Large, open, sweetly scented flowers that grow in white and pink.
Diamond-shaped leaves, with large clusters of small flowers, usually
found in white, greenish-yellow or reddish-purple.
Fragrant flowers, either singular or clustered, of a shallow cup-shape
with five petals.
Unusual, white or brightly coloured trumpet-shaped flowered heads
on long stems. 'Mamoratum' is often used in flower arrangements.
Small, daisy-like flowers that are either single or clustered. Colours
include white, red, yellow, blue, lilac and purple.
Tiny, star-shaped to shallowly trumpet-shaped flowers with five
petals. Occur in white or pink.
Petite, white flowers with an aromatic scent. Also in pink and purple.
Erect, large, saucer-shaped flowers with nine to 12 petals, usually
a creamy-white colour.
of Paradise (Strelitsia)
Crest-like flowers often in contrasting colours. Last well when
Flowers of a bell or tubular-bell-shape, in blue, white or pink.
Can be irritating to skin when touched.
Delicate flowers of white, lilac, red or pink. Two great wedding
varieties are 'Bridal Bouquet' and 'Snow White'.
Long tubes with four petals at the end. Produced either singular
or clustered. Colours include pink, orange, red and white, the white
variety being scented.
Funnel-shaped flowers in clusters.
Often fragrant flowers, star-shaped, in green or greenish-white.
Bowl-shaped or cup to saucer-shaped flower heads, usually with five
petals. White, yellow, pink, orange and red. The sap may irritate
Bold foliage, with single, paired or clustered open-faced flowers.
They are sometimes fragrant, and white, pink, red or yellow.
Grow either singular or clustered. Pinks are smaller and with fewer
petals. Often fragrant, and come in most colours, or with variegated
Hanging clusters of tiny flowers in long pendants.
Needle-like foliage displayed in clusters. Produces cones during
Autumn, which are perfect for arrangements.
Bowl-shaped yellow flowers that are similar to poppies, with a sap
that may irritate skin.
Saucer, bowl or cup-shaped flowers with five petals. Usually white,
but pink and red also available.
Two to three leaflets, light to mid-green leaves with clusters of
tiny white flowers.
Lantern (Physalis Alkekengi)
Triangular-ovate to diamond-shaped leaves, bell-shaped cream flowers
with star-shaped mouths.
Flowers can be single, daisy-like blooms, a head of multiple petals
or small or large pom-pom heads. Colours include white, yellow,
red, pink and purple.
Single or clustered flower heads, with four to ten petals, varying
in shape and size. A variety of colours including white, yellow,
orange, pink, red, lilac and purple.
Small, pea-like flowers with delicate leaves.
Spherical or hemispherical flower heads with tubular petals, the
outer ones being longer. Cheap so ideal for couples with a limited
Saucer to shallow cup-shaped flowers of a white to deep pink colouring.
The leaves make good foliage.
Parsley/Queen Anne's Lace (Anthriscus Sylvestris)
Clusters of tiny, white flowers accompanied by delicate, lace-like
Some varieties have red, orange and pink rims around the inner trumpet.
They grow in a variety of shades of either yellow or white, or a
mix of both. Available in single or double blooms, along with a
Many shapes available, including pom-pom, ball, cactus, orchid,
peony and water lily shaped. Grown in many colour variations, including
white, yellow, orange, red, pink, purple, cream and burgundy.
Simple, solitary flower heads on long stalks with oval leaves, in
white, pink or red.
Several varieties of shapes - spikes, racemes, panicles, hooded,
spurred, single or double. Each plant produces many blooms, either
on single or multiple stems.
Clusters of small and delicate yellow flowers with feathery blue-green
Small, star-shaped flowers displayed in clusters. Lance-shaped ovate
to broadly ovate mid to dark green or red leaves. Grows in a variety
of colours - white, pink, yellow, peach and cream. The leaves may
Often has an aromatic foliage. Clusters of petal-less flowers of
a white or creamy yellow.
A shrub comprising of flower heads, which can be solitary, round
or pyramidal, at terminals or in clusters. Each flower head is cupped
by a bract that can be yellow, red, purple, brown or green.
An inexpensive, delicate green foliage.
Daisy or button-like flower heads, either singular or clustered.
Usually white, pink, yellow or red. Flamingo/Tail
Large, glossy leaves with brightly coloured flower heads of an interesting
pendent or contorted shape. Ideal for beach and tropical weddings.
Delicate flowers that are occasionally funnel-shaped, and are pink,
blue, yellow or white.
A shrub that produces yellow flowers with four petals and narrow
tubes, in long and short styles.
Many inflated, tubular-bell shaped flowers on long stems.
Ideal for tropical weddings, these flowers have five petal lobes
and are arranged in clusters. Available in cream and yellow.
Small, scented, funnel-shaped and brightly-coloured.
Pendulous flowers in clusters with short or long tubes and petals
around the central tube, forming a cup or bell. White, pinks, reds
Fragrant tubular or funnel-shaped flowers with five to twelve petals,
which are white.
Large, trumpet-shaped flowers, in shades of intense blue, white
Saucer-shaped, flat or star-shaped flowers, with blue, pink, purple
or white petals that are often veined.
Long-lasting single or double Daisy-like flower heads, in red, pink,
orange, yellow and purple, with black, yellow or white centres.
Cross-shaped or spike-like flowers in shades of pink, purple or
Each long stalk contains rows of flower heads, each flower made
up of six petals. Available in white, peach, pink, purple, red,
blue and cream. Stalks can grow up to three feet high.
Single, spherical flower heads of white, grey or blue.
Pea-like flowers that are either singular or clustered, and are
Many clusters of petite tubular, bell or spherical flowers on each
stem. Blue, purple, yellow, cream, white, green or maroon.
Usually shallowly cup-shaped and either flat or in rounded clusters,
and available in white or deep pink. It produces fruits in Autumn,
which are used in flower arrangements.
Excellent foliage with yellow catkins.
Dense clusters of tiny bell-shaped flowers along the stem, in red,
purple, pink and white. Good for winter arrangements.
Petite and sweetly scented tubular flowers, usually yellow. Some
varieties are almost daisy-like in appearance.
Pendant or outward facing saucer, cup-shaped or tubular bell-shaped
flowers. Each flower head has five petals. White, cream, pink, purple
or green. Can also be spotted.
Mainly funnel-shaped, singular or clustered flowers, in red, pink,
purple, blue, yellow or white.
Beautiful leaf colourings in green, yellow, red and brown. Also
produces berries, which are a lovely seasonal choice for Winter
and Christmas weddings.
Tall, slender, large flowers that are either stalk less, short stalked
or funnel-shaped. Each flower five petals, and is brightly coloured.
Tall, open terminals of many cross-shaped flowers with four petals.
Usually grows in a violet-blue to white.
Tubular, funnel or bell-shaped flowers arranged in clusters, some
Long, packed flower heads with as many as forty single or double
flowers that are tubular-bell shape. Many colours including purple,
pink, cream, orange, yellow, red, blue or white. Fragrant.
Flower heads are flat, domed or conical, and are arranged in clusters.
White, pink, blue, purple, lilac and greenish-white.
Yellow flowers with long stamens. Fruits are also produced which
are either three to five half capsules or berries.
Fan-shaped flowers of three large outer petals, and three smaller
erect inner petals. Tall and small varieties available in red, pink,
orange, yellow, white, lilac and blue.
Three leaf shapes available - oval-heart shape, three lobed and
crested. Grows with many leaf colourings including yellow and green,
and makes excellent foliage. Berries make ideal seasonal foliage
for Winter and Christmas weddings.
Cup-shaped, single or double blooms that are produced either singly
or in clusters. They bear apple-like fruits which are edible, scented
and yellow to green or purplish-green.
Delicate flowers often fragrant with broad or narrow star-shaped
segments. Most varieties produce black berries, which add to already
Slender stemmed flowers that resemble <>delphiniums. Long-lasting
and can also be dried. Pink, blue or white.
A shrub that produces narrowly oval to oblong, dark green leaves.
Small white and pink flowers in flattened clusters and egg-shaped
dark blue-black fruits.
Long-stalked spikes of fragrant purple flowers. The leaves and flowers
can be dried and used for pot pourri.
Delicate, fragrant white flowers produced singularly or in clusters.
Small, tubular flowers that are usually fragrant. White, pink, an
almost red, magenta, lilac and blue.
Either singular or clustered and often scented. The flowers may
be upward facing, horizontal or outward facing. They can be cup,
bell or bowl-shaped, and occasionally star-shaped with six petals.
Grown in a plain colours (white, yellow, orange, red, lilac, pink,
cream), lined or spotted. It is important to remove the stamens
to prevent staining.
of the Valley (Convallaria)
Delicate pendant, bell-shaped flowers that are fragrant and usually
white although pink is also available. The flowers have a waxy appearance.
Deeply cup or bell-shaped flowers of every colour, that are either
singular or clustered. They last well once cut.
Lies Bleeding (Amaranthus)
Upright or hanging catkin-like blooms, full of many densely packed
tiny flowers, usually red or green. Some varieties are suitable
to be cut or dried.
Long, terminal clusters or spikes of pea-like flowers. Can be plain
Solitary pendant, horizontal, cup, goblet or star-shaped. Fragrant
with six to nine petals. Pure white, white flushed, stained pink,
purple, cream, greenish-yellow or yellow. Produce cone-like fruits
that can be used as decoration in arrangements at Autumnal weddings.
Widely funnel-shaped flowers with spreading petals. Available in
a variety of colours.
Daisy-like flower heads which last well when cut. Colours include
orange or yellow.
Simple and aromatic leaves, tubular or funnel-shape. Brightly coloured
and last for several weeks once cut.
Daisy (Aster Novi Belgii)
Simple, solitary flower heads in loose, branching clusters and with
many petals. A variety of colours including pink, white, purple,
lilac and blue.
Petite yellow, pea-like flowers each with four to five petals. Lightly
clustered in spherical heads either singular, spiked or grouped.
Produce fruits during a hot summer, which can be used in arrangements,
along with its delicate foliage.
Branching stems of light to dark green, purple, blue or greyish-green
leaves. The flowers are bell-shaped with four petals, and dry well.
Produces small white berries, with small oval green leaves. Ideal
foliage for Christmas weddings.
Funnel-shaped, brightly coloured flowers at terminals along each
long stem. The flowers are excellent for cuttings.
Funnel-shaped, tubular flowers that are plain or striped, in red,
blue, purple, scarlet and pink.
Variously shaped leaves that are aromatic and in shades of green,
silver and grey. The flowers are cylindrical and are either singular
Solitary bowl-shaped white flowers that are aromatic. Also produces
fruits suitable for Autumnal weddings.
Multiple long-lasting, trumpet-shaped blooms that are lily-like
in appearance. Colours include white, pink, salmon, orange-red,
Aromatic leaves and fragrant star-shaped white flowers, suitable
for cuttings. A very traditional bridal flower.
An unusual, unique flower structure that can be expensive. Grows
in many varieties including pink, orange, red, yellow, white and
A five petalled flower, either plain or with a patterned 'face'.
Can be unscented or slightly scented. Colours include yellow, lilac,
purple, pink, blue, red, orange, black, brown and white.
Tiny star-shaped, white or greenish-yellow flowers with clusters
of small triangular leaves.
Each flower has a wide tubular base and five to ten petals. It is
an exotic flower, with saucer or bowl-shape, and predominantly purple.
Solitary, bowl-shaped pale pink flowers. Also produces fruit that
can be used in arrangements.
Large, erect flower heads, with either single or double petals in
a saucer, cup, bowl or spherical-shaped. Each flower has five to
10 petals that are fragrant. Colours include yellow, white, cream,
pink, orange and red.
Funnel-shaped flowers with six petals. Orange, pink, cream, red
and yellow. Dwarf varieties also available.
Either compound or singular flower heads, with a raised centre.
Blue, white, yellow and pink.
Glossy, leathery leaves with five-petalled flowers that are either
singular or clustered.
An upright shrub with large, mid to deep green leaves. 'Pulcherrima
Menorca' bears large, bright red flowers.
Large, mostly yellow-centred flowers in clusters of three to 15
flower heads. Many colours, including red, blue, orange, yellow,
white and pink
Short-lived flowers with either bowl, cup or saucer-shape. Four
petals in either red, peach, yellow, orange and white. They have
a tendency to wilt, but florists will be able to offer advice.
Tubular, bell or funnel-shaped flowers, either clustered, on a single
stem or in a ring around the stem. They are often fragrant and are
Sweetly scented flowers that are produced singly or clustered. Grow
in a variety of sizes and shapes, but are usually five-lobed and
have flares or spots inside.
Often fragrant flowers, either solitary or grouped. They vary greatly
in size, form and colour. Shapes include flat, cupped, rounded,
urn, rosette and pom-pom.
An ideal foliage, that is scented as well as attractive. The flowers
are a tubular shape and a purple-blue shade.
Aromatic foliage and flowers. The flowers are yellow with four to
five petals. Foliage can cause irritation to skin.
Tubular, bell or funnel-shaped flowers that are usually aromatic.
The long stems produce many terminals of flowers.
Spikes of small, papery flowers. Grown in a variety of colours,
including white, yellow, orange, pink and purple. They are good
for cutting and drying.
Tubular lipped flowers, in clusters. Colours include white, yellow,
orange, red and pink.
Delicate, pear-shaped white flowers that are sometimes scented.
Grass (Aciphylla colensoi)
Long, thin strips of green foliage. Also produces small, yellowish-green
Long stems with outward facing flowers in purple, blue, pink and
Small flowers found in green, white, purple-red or brown. Produces
clusters of around 15 flowers.
A traditional white bridal flower with a pleasing scent. The waxy
flowers are tubular-shaped.
Large, bold, yellow/orange daisy-like flower heads with differing
petal shapes and sizes. Can look striking in groups of five or six.
Pea (Lathyrus odoratus)
Delicate, fragrant flowers in varying colours, including white,
pink, red, blue, lilac and purple.
William (Dianthus Barbatus)
Terminal clusters of many small, single, scented flowers in purple-red,
pink, salmon-pink and pink.
Heads or clusters of small, tubular-shaped flowers. Colours include
pink, purple and white.
Upright flowers with six petals, either singular or clustered. They
vary in size and shape - single or double, cup, bowl, goblet, fringed
and star shaped. Various colours available, including red, pink,
cream, white, apricot, purple, yellow, orange and maroon.
Tubular to trumpet-shaped flowers that are often fragrant. Produced
in terminals or clusters, often domed or spherical, and can be cream,
flushed pink or wholly pink. Also produces ornamental fruits of
red, blue and black.
Delicate flowers with four petals that can be purple, red, orange
Large, bowl-shaped flowers that have many narrow petals and are
grown in various colours - white, yellow, pink, red and blue.
Tiny yellow flowers with four to five petals, often sweet scented.
The foliage is also used.
Delicate star-shaped flowers with five petals. The flowers have
an aromatic scent, and are available in white, pink, red, blue and
Small and densely clustered flowers in blue, white or pink.
Open saucer-shaped to shallow cup-shaped flowers, either singular
or clustered. Sizes range from petite to large. The sap may irritate
skin. A white variety is available, called 'The Bride' (Anemone
Pea-like flowers that are fragrant and have dark leaves.