Happy March 20, first day of spring!
To celebrate we asked florist Stephanie Elhayani Davidson, owner of , to share the most-requested and most-adored flowers for each month of spring. The results?
MARCH: Poppies, Daffodils, Ranunculus, Sweet Peas
APRIL: Lilac, Vibernum, Tulips, Jasmine
MAY: Peony, Lilac, Garden Roses
JUNE: Dahlias, Peony
Unsure of what to pair these with if you're creating an arrangement on your own, or calling the shots with your florist? Here, some of our favorite paritings as suggested by Davidson:
• Daffodils and Daisies, Iris in shades of yellow white blue
• Lilac and Ranunculus in shades of lavender and blush
• Vibernum and Calla Lilly in shades of white, yellow and green
• Sweet Peas and Hyacinth and Lisianthus in shades of bright pinks
If you're planning to kick off the season by sending blooms to your favorite people, consider , a new company that give you access to local artisan florists in your neighborhood (such as Seed Floral Couture, based in Los Angeles)— the ability to compare designs and prices, and their genius "BloomSnap" feature that sends you a photo of the arrangement before it goes out to your mother/best friend/designer.
Tell us: What are your favorite flowers for spring? Are you sending anyone flowers to welcome in the new (hopefully!) spring-y weather?
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