Wedding flowers Sept

qbush(6, NE MA)August 24, 2013

A friend has a mid September wedding she wants to pick wildflowers for, but has to do it a couple days ahead. Any advice on flowers that will hold well for a couple days, and treatment necessary?

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aviastar 7A Virginia

I picked dahlias for my wedding last September; I picked the morning of, but they lasted in plain old water in mason jars for *weeks* after. There were other flowers mixed in, too- some daisies, lots of interesting greenery, queen anne's lace- that lasted really well, too.

Is she looking at a PYO Flower Farm or the side of the road? A flower farm should be able to advise you based on what they have growing. The open fields and meadows, on the other hand, need more advanced planning.

    Bookmark   August 26, 2013 at 11:25PM
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