White flowers that look fantastic all on their own
Not all fresh flower bouquets need to include an assortment of colours. White flowers are perfect for so many different occasions. If you would like to express your sympathies, send somebody a get well soon gift or even if you are looking for an arrangement with an elegant design – white blooms are the answer. The best part of all is that there are so many varieties from which to choose. Here are some of the most popular options.
Roses are available in just about every colour. These white flowers have a particularly sophisticated appearance and they can be displayed all on their own or paired with other blooms. They can be paired with white flowers such as chrysanthemums or carnations, for instance, or they can be displayed along with other colourful blooms.
Of all the white flowers you will find, carnations are the richest in texture and they are also one of the most affordable cut flowers you will come across. Carnations are also known for being one of the longest lasting of all cut flowers. This means that you really will enjoy amazing value for money. As mentioned above, they can be paired with roses and they can also be included in mixed flower arrangements.
We usually think of daffodils as yellow flowers but they are also available in white. Their unique shape make them an excellent addition to cut flower arrangements. One important point to remember is that you should condition your daffodils before placing them in a vase with other flowers. Their stems contain a type of latex which will cause other flowers to perish prematurely. To condition them, cut the stems and place them in a bucket of water overnight. The following day, you can add them to your arrangement.
Available in an assortment of colours, snapdragons are perfect for adding height and texture to your bouquet. These white flowers can help you create a lovely backdrop for your vertical flower arrangement. These types of arrangements should be displayed in an area where they will be enjoyed from a single angle. In other words, they will not be used as a centrepiece but rather set on a side table since they have a back and front side.
There are several types of lilies available at your local florist. Availability will depend on the season, of course. Calla lilies, lily of the valley and various oriental lilies are all beautiful additions to sympathy bouquets in particular. These white flowers are some of the most fragrant of all.
If you prefer a potted plant to cut flowers, you should consider buying an orchid. There are several varieties available. Before making your choice, be sure to do some research. Find out exactly what your orchid will need in terms of water, sunlight and care. Some orchids can be tricky but there are a number of varieties that are really easy to grow and they will bloom year after year. Of all the white flowers out there, orchids are known for being the most elegant.
Now that you have several ideas for white flowers, you can take your pick to create your very own white flower bouquet. When paired with lush green foliage, your white blooms will stand out even more. Remember to create a balanced bouquet that does not include too much foliage since leaves should act as fillers rather than the focal point.