As an example, I like "glads," gladiolas, but I see them used at funerals all too frequently, so they appear misplaced at an entertaining affair like a marriage. Baby's breath is a favored marriage flower, again, frequently used as filler between other bigger flowers. Baby's breath is grown and sold as single or double flowered. Some free-flowering garden roses , for example the stunning pale pink 'Cecile Brunner ' roses, are always allergy-free and produce no pollen in any way. Working out a budget for your marriage is among the first things that ought to be done once the date is set. Will the occassion be formal, semiformal or casual? A formal marriage, naturally, will be the costliest and the casual, the least.
The weight of paying up for the marriage has shifted in recent times from the shoulders of the bride's father, to incorporate the groom's family. Also, with numerous couples marrying later and having money of their own, they're sharing in the costs. ** A caution here though : sap from any and all types of lilies could cause a particularly evil, durable itchy skin rashcertainly nothing any bride would need on her honeymoon. Bearing that in mind, keep an eye out for the sap of all lilies and of Alstromeria too. Any person assisting with the marriage would be sensible not to paste their hands into the water in which the lilies have been standing, as this water will have the sap in it. Still, a gardener mate might have some you might use if the season is rightspring and fall. Orchids : few orchids cause any pollen allergies and it's now feasible to buy little pots of gorgeous blooming orchids at quite good prices. Individual orchids should have their stems in little tubes of water. Bougainvillea flowers are good too for using around scent delicate folk, as they have next to no smell.