Filling in arrangements with gorgeous and affordable flowers can stretch your wedding dollars and create a lush, lavishly decorated bridal celebration. Here’s a shortlist of flowers that can be used to fill out arrangements. While seasonality will influence availability and prices - the most of these favorites year round best buys:
Alstroemeria Lilies - These petite lilies come in over 20 different shades. Because they are small they look best in bouquets, hairpieces, on wedding cakes or in table arrangements.
Carnations - This fresh, cool stand-by will withstand heat in the hottest months.They are a popular pick for alter arrangements because they inexpensively fill out a lot of space. They come in many natural colors. Check the dyed ones to be sure they won’t bleed on fabric or other items including your hands!
Chrysanthemums - Aka Mums are a versatile filler for alter arrangements. They expand any arrangement, come in many colors and types of blossoms.
Freesia - A small, delicate, deliciously fragrant flower is often substituted for the more expensive, traditional white bridal flower stephanotis.
They come in white, yellow, pink, lavender, orange and red.
Gerbera Daisies - These exuberant giant daisies make exciting, colorful bouquets. There long stems make them a wonderful choice for table and altar arrangements. They come in many vivid colors from white to fuchsia.