There are more than 25,000 species of this omnipresent plant. Captivating fragrance of these flowers makes it impossible to remain unnoticed. Amongst these types of orchids, many are cultivated and popularly utilized for interior decorating. Orchids are also significant for wedding and table decorations.
For instance, some people like the 'whole and sole' orchid flower decoration, while some prefer orchid plants, leaves, and/or plant fibers to bring out that magic of contrasting colors. Decide whether you want to combine orchids with several other types of flowers or use them with no add-ons and act accordingly.
- Now, use a good pair of flower shears and clip the stem about 10 inches below the blossom. Always cut the stem at an angle and avoid tearing it.
- Place these stems into the vase which you have previously filled with the potting soil. You can also place them in a water-filled vase. Avoid total covering of the stems with the water or soil.
- Now, include several wood branches, 1-2 matching silk laces, and other decorative elements into the vase. Secure this arrangement with a good plant tape. These orchid arrangements can look fresh for about a week.
These flowers can easily bear heat, minimum watering, and rough handling. There are various types of orchids that are very popular for wedding decorations, for instance, the cymbidium orchid. These are large-headed orchids which are available in yellow, white, pink, and pale green colors. These are excellent flowers for wedding centerpieces.
Another type is the dendrobium orchid which are also known as Singapore Child. These flowers are available in purple, white, and blue and they are pretty handy for making wedding garlands and centerpieces.
Phalaenopsis orchid is one such type that is a favorite choice of the brides-to-be, as well as the florists, when it comes to bridal flowers. These lowers are expensive, and they are often combined with other delicate flowers, like lilies and roses, to make beautiful wedding bouquets. They are generally not used as cut flowers.
You can also think about outdoor arrangements. An arch decorated with chic white silk combined with white orchids can be an admirable flower arrangement.
Make sure that the flower arrangements that you make are not too tacky, as it can overwhelm the elegance of these exotic flowers. Try to keep it as simple and sober as possible with the least amounts of lace coiffing and loud color contrasts. Always remember that orchids are exclusive and expensive flowers and you need to utilize them to perfection.