Which plants and flowers are in season in July?

Aster 

Asters are available in a range of colours and are known and loved for their showy blooms. Many types of Aster are frost and drought resistant which makes them a good low-maintenance flower. 

Forsythia 

This shrub is most commonly grown in gardens and is known for its bright yellow colouring which is frequently featured as the backdrop for photoshoots in fashion and interior design shoots. 

Freesia  

These are predicted to be a hugely popular flower in 2020 due to their powerful scent which is one of the predicted flower trends for the new year. They are available in a small range of colours including white, blue and milky white. 

Hydrangea 

Hydrangeas are derived from the Greek meaning of ‘water vessel’ which refers to its powerful stem and the shape of its seed capsules. Many people who do not look after Hydrangeas will complain that they do not last as long as other flowers, however, this is because the hydrangea stem often gets covered in sap and leaves the flower unable to take up water. To avoid this the end of their stem should be cut off every two to three days. 

Lisianthus  

One of our favourite filler flowers to use in workshops to create colourful hand-ties, this flower opens from tightly swirled buds and blooms in white, green, purple, pink, blue, salmon, lilac and can also come in bi-colours. 

Marigold 

Marigold flowers are available in a variety of colours, the main being yellow and orange and despite their strong pungent odour are extremely popular in cosmetic treatments. They are also popular as decorations in Hindu Weddings because they are known as ‘herbs of the sun’ and therefore represent creativity, passion, brightness and happiness in the newlywed couple. 

Muscari 

Also known as grape hyacinths, Muscari has spikes of urn-shaped flowers in a bright blue colour and thin dense leaves which look very similar in appearance to a bunch of grapes. 

Ranunculus 

Ranunculus are one of those flowers that really do look too perfect to be real. Their peony style blossoms feature layer after layer of tissue-thin petals in light pinks, pastel yellow, cream, peach, burgundy, orange and red. 

Solidago 

Commonly known as Goldenrods, Solidago is actually most popular for its health benefits and its name in Latin translates as ‘to make whole or heal’. In floristry, however, Solidago is a popular spring filler flower with its small yellow flowers adding a pop of colour to bouquets. 

Sunflowers 

Sunflowers are another extremely recognisable flower and are often associated with children because of their love for growing them in competition with one another. The meaning of sunflowers stems from the sun itself and represents joy, adoration and longevity which often means they are thought of as happy flowers. 

Tulips 

There are over 3000 different varieties of tulips, which many people don’t realise are a part of the lily family. These flowers are extremely popular in February for Valentines Day, as they symbolise love, particularly the red ones. 

Queen Anne’s Lace 

Also called carota, Queen Anne’s Lace has two different varieties which are actually a part of the carrot family. The flowers on this flower are five parted and small, usually in white, yellow or pink colours. 

Waxflower 

Waxflowers are flowering shrubs with many small flowers per stem which makes it a popular filler flower choice. These romantic blooms are very long-lasting and come in white, pink and purple varieties symbolising lasting love and patience.  

If you would like to contact us about any of the flowers in this blog to check their availability in our Urmston shop or to request a bespoke flower bouquet with these flowers, give us a call on 0161 202 9645. 

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