To Have and to Hold

We highlight four different floras—garden roses, dahlias, calla lilies, and tulips—and show how they can steal the show, but still play well with others.

This originally ran in the 2011 issue of Baltimore Bride. 

Fleur de Lis Florist: pink and peach David Austin garden roses, green Weber tulips, eggplant mini calla lilies, dahlias, and seeded eucalyptus.

“Garden roses have been gaining popularity. Their beautiful fragrance and soft, full look make them stand out from traditional roses.Try to be flexible with colors you’re willing to use, and be prepared to spend a little more on your bouquet.”

garden roses 

Clockwise from top left: Blue Sage Floral, Divine Designs, Radebaugh Florist
& Greenhouses. Antique books and jewelry box at Patrick Sutton Home.


Clockwise from top left: A Garden of Earthly Delights, vase from Arhaus. Radebaugh Florist & Greenhouses, wood container from Trohv. Wicked Willow, stacked tea light candleholders from In Watermelon Sugar. Flowers & Fancies, stained wood tray from The House Downtown.

“Calla lilies are wonderful flowers to use in bouquets. They are very elegant and come in an array of colors.They look great alone and mixed with other flowers. Callas will add a sense of elegance and style.”

—Kimberly Tyson, My Flower Box
calla lilies  

From left to right: A Garden of Earthly Delights, My Flower Box, Rutland Beard Florist. Stained wood tray from The House Downtown.


Clockwise from top left: Wicked Willow, spool of fabric from Trohv. Blue Sage Floral, silver box from The Baltimore Museum of Art. Flowers & Fancies, spool of twine from Trohv. My Flower Box

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