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Talk to me about August/ September flowers

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lazysummer Sun 11-Feb-18 23:48:25

DD is getting married on 1st September. I'd really like to supply a few flowers from our garden- her friend is doing the table arrangements. I have some roses, which are generally still OK then. Any other ideas for flowers- shrubs or bedding that will be around then? White is our preference, alongside lots of greenery. I plan to plant some in the Spring.

TheHoundsofLove Mon 12-Feb-18 13:39:28

How about white varieties of Asters, Dahlias and Cosmos?

lazysummer Mon 12-Feb-18 21:50:19

Sounds lovely. Thank you.

WellTidy Wed 14-Feb-18 09:15:46


Ffsnothingworks Wed 14-Feb-18 10:24:19

I love dahlias, and you can get so many shapes. I was cutting a bunch a day last year.

Tatie3 Wed 14-Feb-18 16:38:12

Some pure white sweet peas would be lovely, just keep deadheading throughout the summer to keep them flowering well.

ReinettePompadour Wed 14-Feb-18 16:41:53

I got married in September and grew gladioli for my bouquet. I also had cosmos, margarites (big daisys) and gerbera but they were a gift from a friend with a greenhouse.

lazysummer Fri 16-Feb-18 00:13:00

How lovely to grow your own flowers for your bouquet!

namechange2222 Fri 16-Feb-18 07:45:08

My Cosmos were gorgeous last September

JT05 Fri 16-Feb-18 08:42:14

Hydrangeas should still be in bloom and can make stunning displays. Large ornamental grasses can also look stunning.

lazysummer Fri 16-Feb-18 18:21:22

Thank you. I have a couple of white hydrangeas I planted last year- I hope for a lot of flowers this year.

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