When you’re looking for unique centerpieces for your wedding, you may want to look into getting hydrangeas centerpieces. Depending on where in the country you live and what time of year it is, you may be able to get hydrangeas from your grandmother’s backyard, adding a bit of personal touch to your wedding decorations. If you are going to use hydrangeas that income from a florist, then there are a few things you should know about hydrangeas. Hydrangeas from a florist usually last quite a long time. Hydrangeas from a garden will not generally last nearly as long. This is not because they are bad quality Hydrangeas.
Garden variety Hydrangeas were bred to look good in a garden, the pest resistant, and be a more weather resistant. Flowers used by the florist were bred specifically to last a long time as a cut flower. You can put your Hydrangeas in a vase or floral foam. Floral foam is a block of green stuff that soaks up a lot of water, often over 100 times its weight in water, depending on the brand of floral foam. One of the nice things about floral foam is you can arrange flowers in ways that they wouldn’t stay upright in a vase. Some floral foam is also designed to add nutrients to the water, but more often, florists will use a nutrient powder to cover the top, and then have that soak through.
One of the nicest things about hydrangeas is that they make good floral bouquets. They are large, of pompom flowers that you can poke all the rest of your flowers up through, meaning you have a nice, floral base. They also come in white, which makes the match the wedding gown. When ordering hydrangeas, you may want to order as early as possible to ensure maximum size and perfect color. Keep in mind that because they are large, they’re often expensive, so be prepared, but they’re worth it.