Bouquet Chic Almanac; Series: Week 16

The wedding Almanac is a  weekly review of what’s in season for your wedding by Kimberly Auora Kapur, author of Bouquet Chic.  The almanac is based on availabilty in Seattle area.  Other regions will vary.

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Week 16 in bloom:

In bud:  dogwood, single early lilacs, late tulips, guelder rose viburnum

First Bloom: wood hyacinth (bluebells), forget-me-nots, violets

Full bloom:  camelia, euphorbia, double cherry blossom, magnolia, mid tulips, late daffodils, armadaii clematis, early rhodedendron, korean viburnum, bleeding heart

going, going, fading blooms:  forsythia, quince, plum blossom, muscari, early tulips

Wedding tips for couples getting married in week 16:

Cherry blossom pink and lilac would be a beautiful combo.  Some  lilac from further south or early local lilac should be available.   Add pansies or violets for a really charming look.  Bridesmaids dresses in any hue of violet, lilac, wisteria or rose pink.  Add a splash of bright apple green from euphorbia or guelder rose viburnum.  Tie it together with green sashes made from green satin ribbon for the bridesmaids.

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