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My wedding coordinator said they need about 2 months before the wedding before they can say for sure what kind of flowers they can get. I really want peonies and she said they have usually been able to get those. Hopefully it will work out!!

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I was set on real flowers until I joined this site. Since then, I have seen so many amazing photos of real touch "fake" flowers. It has made me change my mind completely. Not only are they cheaper, but you don't have to worry about availability in the region or season. The girls that post on here say their guests don't even notice. I can't find the thread, but one girl said one of her guests kept it in water the whole time and even told customs it was real. She had no idea! Hope this is helpful! I would definitely look into it!

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Our friend had fake flowers at her wedding in Riviera Maya and they were very pretty! I personally would still like real flowers, but the alternative is great as well!!

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Great list! I don't have a date yet but I've been definitely saving pictures of flowers. I love peonies and hydrangeas :( I guess we'll see what kind of flowers they can do. I like that poof look :)

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I saw this on a website and thought it was very helpful. When researching from the states it's so hard to figure out what flowers they have in Mexico. Here is a list of flowers that are easy to not so easy....

 

Almost all flowers are shipped in from Mexico City twice weekly to assure they are fresh and beautiful for your wedding day. Non-tropical flowers and orchids will be more expensive than flowers native to our region.

 

Non- tropical flowers, such as tulips and gardenias, are not recommended during most of the year since they will not withstand the heat. Gardenias should never be used in arrangements or bouquet since they bruise easily. They can be floated in gardenia bowls in cooler weather for table decorations, if they are available.

 

Bright tropical flowers such as Gerber Daisies, Anthurium, Bird of Paradise, Ginger and Heliconia are very popular as well as the traditional Roses and Lilies, including Stargazers and smaller versions. Another option is Bougainvillea, grown locally, and perfect for arches and beautiful tropical bouquets.

 

 

$Good availability

Gladiolas

Nardos/Tuberose

Margarite Daisies

Carnations

Mini Carnations

Star of Bethlehem

Agapanthus (spring only)

Spider mums

Button mums

Bougainvillea

 

$$Can be Seasonal

Liatris

Casa Blanca Lillies

Gerber Daises

Roses

Bird o Paradise

Hawaiian Ginger (red and pink)

Freesia

Lisianthus

Snapdragons

Larkspur

Alstromeria

Iris

Oriental Lillies

Stargazer Lily

Cala Lily

Mini Cala Lily

 

$$$ Pre-order 30 days

Dendrobium Orchid

Cattleyas Orchid

Phalaenopsis Orchid

Cymbidium Orchid

 

$$$ Pre-order 30 days

Acapulco Lily

Delphinium Spring/Summer

Antherium

Heliconia

Tulips**

 

$$ Pre-order 30 days

Cala Lily

 

Filler Flowers

Solidalgo yellow

Babies Breath

Queen Anne's Lace seasonal

Caspia/limonium

Stattice assorted colors

Monte Casino small daisy like

in white and lavander

 

Greens

Palm

Tree Fern

Bear Grass

Ming Fern

Tropical

Myrthe

Eucalyptus

Asparagus Fern

Camilla

Pittosporum

 

Not Available

Peonies

Hydrangeas

Stephanotis

Lily of the Valley

Oncydium Orchids

 

 

**Not Recommended**

Tulips

Gardenias per bag

 

Thanks this is very helpful! I'm getting married July 17, 2015 at Moon Palace. Our wedding is almost here! I REALLY wanted a bouquet of bougainvillea but was told they would wilt and wouldn't be a good option for bouquets. I was also told bougainvillea was difficult to find, which I find unusual considering it grows almost everywhere in Mexico. 

 

Have any brides used bougainvillea in a bouquet? I can order it, but it sounds like it may cost more and be more trouble to find versus roses. If you have used it, could you please tell me which florist you ordered it from?

 

Thanks!

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