Winter Flowers: Modern Design

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Amaryllis

a on May 31, 2007 at 4:42PM

Colors: red, white, variegated
Style: high style, modern minimalist, classic traditional
What the Pros Say: "The long, linear stem of the amaryllis lends a sleek structural look," says Kara Hillier, weddings and galas design consultant for Chicago's Botanicals. "Cut shorter, these showy blooms add texture and dimension to lush, full arrangements."
Use For: bouquets, when cut short and massed together; singly (remember, they can have up to five blooms per stem), they're dramatic as table arrangements. Amaryllis are bulbs and lend themselves to being used as a whole plant; guests can take them home, and the bulbs will rebloom every year around the time of your anniversary!
Pair With: pine tips and seasonal berries, especially for a holiday wedding

Amaryllis: Love 'em or lose 'em?


Credit: Floral Design by Botanicals, Inc
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