Flowers are the perfect way to show someone you care. Whether it’s a get-well-soon vase of daisies, a rose and baby’s breath bridal bouquet, or a sympathetic lily arrangement for a friend suffering a loss, flowers speak the universal language of love, care, respect, and consideration.
There are myriad varieties flower arrangements in San Francisco from which to choose, so the best way to ensure that you get the perfect bouquet is to consult an established local florist. If you’d like to do a little sleuth work ahead of time to find out more about your options, check out the eight flowers we’ve listed below. They are economical, lovely, and range from spring to fall blooms, so you’re covered all sunny spring and summer long.
You might not immediately think of sunflowers when you picture a bouquet, but they’re a great addition to any grouping. Their bright petals bring a smile to any face, and the sunny yellow faces are perched on sturdy stocks, which means you can place them anywhere around your venue and they’ll stand up to movement and breeze. These cheerful flowers bloom during the summertime.
- Queen Anne’s Lace
In contrast, Queen Anne’s Lace is small, white and lacey in appearance. Its delicacy is ideal for a wedding, to add contrast to large, more colorful blossoms. Don’t confuse this little flat-topped flower with baby’s breath, which also has small white blooms. Look for Queen Anne’s Lace in your local florist shop by late spring.
These flowers, affectionately known as ‘mums,’ are extravagantly lush, with big blooms in a dazzling array of colors. They may look high-end, but they are pleasantly affordable, so enjoy! They’re at their peak bloom season by late summer or early fall.
These beauties are a classic: they often appear in congratulatory arrangements (such as graduations) and at weddings, thanks to their strong, tall stems and long-lasting blooms. They’ll be in bloom near you in late spring.
Daisies are an ideal flower for any occasion: they are long-lasting, eye-catching, cheerful, and affordable. They grow white blossoms, but you can tint them just about any color with food coloring, so experiment and have fun. They bloom in late spring.
Freesia has two amazing properties: its incredible fragrance, and its impressive longevity. In fact, it can flourish in a vase for up to three weeks! They bloom in springtime, and come in a gorgeous variety of colors, including purple, pink, yellow, white, and red.
- Wax Flowers
Contrary to its name, the wax flower is a living bloom. It is small and white, and looks great in everything from wrist corsages to centerpieces. It blooms spring through fall.
This complex flower, commonly known as the Peruvian Lily, has more than 150 different possible combinations of markings and colors! A few of our favorite colors include pink, gold, and purple. It blooms late spring to early summer.
For all kinds of beautiful flower arrangements in San Francisco, for any occasion, visit your trusted local florist. Happy shopping!