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Can anyone tell me what flower this is?

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itsbetterthanabox Mon 06-Mar-17 17:36:34

I'd love some of it in my bouquet.
The pinky one.

MadisonAvenue Mon 06-Mar-17 17:37:22

A peony?

peanutbutter2409 Mon 06-Mar-17 17:38:30

I think it's an old fashioned rose but I may be wrong

IAmcuriousyellow Mon 06-Mar-17 17:40:09

Ranunculus? Aka Persian Buttercup. They come in loads of beautiful colours, I'm sure thats what it is. Loads of petals like a rose but much more circular.

peanutbutter2409 Mon 06-Mar-17 17:40:43

Ooooh I think it may be a Ranunculus

peanutbutter2409 Mon 06-Mar-17 17:42:23

Like these!

highinthesky Mon 06-Mar-17 17:43:30

Gorgeous peonies!

Like roses, but even better flowers

highinthesky Mon 06-Mar-17 17:44:54

Yes Ranunculus by another name....

NavyandWhite Mon 06-Mar-17 17:45:45

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Gaaaah Mon 06-Mar-17 17:46:06

Ranunculus. Had them in my bouquet.

yorkshirepuddingandroastbeef Mon 06-Mar-17 17:48:58

The flowers in that pic are:-

Pink - ranunculus
Pink small cerise - waxflower
White - lisianthus
White small bobble - gypsophilia
Green bobble - green bell

Ranunculus is a spring flower so will be available between Jan to April. They are beautiful but can be quite expensive. You'll get it the rest of the year but will pay £££. Other spring flowers are anemones, tulips, hyacinths, muscari.

When are you getting married?

IAmcuriousyellow Mon 06-Mar-17 17:50:08

Just lovely. They're a late spring bloomer in the uk but sure florists can get them all year round.

LadyMaryofDownt0n Mon 06-Mar-17 17:50:52

They're artificial arnt they? But yes, ranunculus very pretty.

MollyHuaCha Mon 06-Mar-17 17:52:48

My favourite flowers flowers

IAmcuriousyellow Mon 06-Mar-17 17:53:22

They're a late spring flower but sure florists can get them all year round. They last a long time as a cut flower too so perfect for your bouquet!

itsbetterthanabox Mon 06-Mar-17 20:56:37

No they aren't artificial they are real. I took the pic at a wedding I was at.
My wedding is right at the end of May. So will I not be able to have them?
Depending on if they are in fact peonies or ranunculus lol!

IAmcuriousyellow Mon 06-Mar-17 21:26:41

I'm sure you'll be able to get them in late may - I'm sure you could get them any time of year but as yorkshire says above the more out of season the more you'll pay. I'm certain they're Ranunculus! Peonies are not quite so "regular" and have more variation of colour in their (lovely) petals.

Thecontentedcat Mon 06-Mar-17 21:35:00

Definitely ranunculus, lovely!

Thecontentedcat Mon 06-Mar-17 21:38:19

There will lots of lovely flowers in may, choose things that are in flower locally and then you can grow them in your garden and be reminded of your beautiful flowers at your lovely wedding at the time of your anniversary.

GladysKnight Mon 06-Mar-17 21:42:54

These sorts of roses, "english" roses, are quite similar. a lot smell heavenly too. I don't know if any pink ones are in flower in May, but they would be a lovely thing to grow at home, like contentedcat suggests

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