About Baby's Breath Flowers
Baby's breath is a popular flower often used in boutonnieres and corsages, as well as in centerpieces and bouquets. Baby's breath is also known as gypsophila or "gyp" for short. The small white flowers of baby's breath are delicate and dainty, making them a perfect filler flower for bouquets and arrangements. The small, delicate flowers add a touch of elegance to any arrangement. Baby's breath is also a popular choice for wedding flowers. Baby's breath is commonly found in floral arrangements of all types. The flower has a wide range of uses, from adding a touch of delicate to an arrangement to being the main flower in a bouquet. Baby's breath is a versatile flower that can be used in a variety of ways to create beautiful arrangements. Learn how to use baby's breath in different ways by watching our tutorials here.
Characteristics of Baby's Breath Wedding Flowers
The small and dainty blooms of baby's breath make it a popular choice for wedding flowers. The scent of baby's breath is light and sweet, though it may not be a scent for everyone's tastes. The flowers are most commonly found in white, though they can also be found in tinted colors such as pink, blue, lavender, purple, terracotta, orange, and more. Baby's breath is a small flower, with each bloom being only about 1/2 inch in diameter. The flowers are clustered together on the stem, which can be anywhere from 6 inches to 2 feet in length. The small size of the flower makes it a popular choice for adding to bouquets and arrangements as a filler flower.
The baby's breath plant is a perennial, meaning it will come back year after year. The plant grows in a bush form and can reach up to 3 feet in height. The plant blooms from early summer to late fall. However, baby's breath can be found year-round through Flower Moxie as the farms are able to grow baby's breath all year long.
How to Care for Baby's Breath Wedding Flowers
When ordering baby's breath from Flower Moxie, the flowers will arrive fresh and ready to use after being processed and hydrated. The baby's breath will be shipped in flower boxes and wrapped with paper to protect the flowers during transit. Upon arrival, it is important to open the box and remove the baby's breath from the packaging. The flowers will need to be re-cut and placed in fresh and clean water. It is important to remove any leaves that will be below the water line as these leaves can rot and contaminate the water. Baby's breath flowers will last anywhere from 5 to 10 days when properly cared for.
To extend the life of your baby's breath flowers, we recommend following these simple tips:
- Keep the baby's breath in a cool location, out of direct sunlight and away from heat sources
- Change the water after 2 days or if it looks dirty, making sure to remove any foliage below the water line
- Add flower food to the water following the packet's instructions
- Re-cut the stems every 2 to 3 days or as needed
- Remove any broken or browning stems and set aside for boutonnieres and corsages
By following these simple tips, you can rest assured knowing that your baby's breath flowers will perform beautifully in your bouquets, centerpieces, flower crowns, arch arrangements, centerpieces, and all other DIY wedding decor.
Baby's Breath Wedding Flower Meaning
The scientific name for baby's breath is gypsophila. Baby's breath flowers are delicate and dainty, and they add a touch of elegance to any arrangement. Baby's breath flowers are historically a symbol of everlasting love and innocence, making them a popular choice for wedding flowers. The white color of the baby's breath flower is also associated with purity, making it a popular choice for bridal bouquets and boutonnieres. In Victorian times, it was customary to give a lady a nosegay of baby's breath when you wished to declare your intentions. Today, baby's breath is still associated with young love and innocence.
When combined with other flowers, baby's breath can take on different meanings. For instance, when combined with red roses, baby's breath represents eternal love. When combined with lavender flowers, baby's breath can represent luck in love.
Choosing Baby's Breath Flowers for Your DIY Wedding
Baby's breath flowers can be used fresh or dried, and they make a beautiful addition to any arrangement. If you are looking for a flower that is easy to care for and adds a touch of elegance to any arrangement, baby's breath is the perfect choice. Whether you are looking for a simple way to add a touch of elegance to your decor, or you are hoping to create a romantic ambiance, baby's breath is a great flower option. This versatile flower is sure to add beauty and charm to any setting.
If you are planning a DIY wedding, baby's breath is a great choice for your wedding flowers. The small blooms make it easy to create beautiful arrangements. Plus, the flowers are very affordable, making them a budget-friendly option. Baby's breath is also a great choice for those who are looking for an alternative to traditional wedding flowers. This unique flower is sure to add pizzazz to your big day!
Many Uses of Baby's Breath Flowers
Baby's breath is a common filler flower that is often used in diy arrangements. The small white blossoms can add a touch of elegance to any arrangement, and they can also be dyed to create colorful accents. Baby's breath can be used to create beautiful garlands, flower crowns, and even wedding bouquets. The uses for baby's breath are endless, making it a must-have for any diy enthusiast. Baby's breath flowers are commonly used to create:
- Garlands - We offer pre-made garlands in 5 foot sections or you can build your own using tinted baby's breath for a fun flair!
- Bouquets - Baby's breath bouquets are beautiful on their own or can be combined with other flowers.
- Flower Crowns - For a bohemian look, add baby's breath to a floral crown or headpiece.
- Table runners - Baby's breath table runners are a beautiful way to decorate your wedding tables.
- Centerpieces - Add baby's breath to mason jars or vases for a simple and elegant centerpiece.
- Chandeliers - For a unique and romantic touch, add baby's breath to your chandeliers.
- Wreaths - Baby's breath wreaths are a beautiful way to decorate your ceremony or reception space.
- Cake Decorations - Add baby's breath to your wedding cake for a touch of elegance.
- Boutonnieres - Baby's breath boutonnieres are simple and elegant.
- Corsages - Baby's breath corsages are a beautiful way to accessorize your wedding party, mothers, grandparents, and anyone special!
- Hair Flowers - Add baby's breath to your hair for a touch of romance.
- Flower Crowns - For a bohemian look, add baby's breath to a floral crown or headpiece.
- Hanging Installations - Create a unique and romantic hanging installation by adding baby's breath.
- Floating Clouds - Fill a large space with baby's breath for a romantic and ethereal look.
- Wedding Arch Arrangements - Dress up your wedding arch with baby's breath for a beautiful and romantic look.
If you are looking for a unique way to use baby's breath flowers, consider creating a hanging installation. This can be done by suspending baby's breath flowers from the ceiling using clear fishing line. The result is a stunning and dramatic floral display that is sure to wow your guests. Baby's breath garlands are also popular for wedding decor. They can be draped over the back of chairs, hung from doorways, lined down long reception tables, or even used as aisle markers. For a unique take on the traditional flower crown or halo, consider using baby's breath to create a delicate and dainty headpiece. Small baby's breath crowns are perfect for flower girls. Mason jars filled with baby's breath are also a popular choice for wedding centerpieces. To create this look, simply fill a mason jar with baby's breath flowers and add a few twinkle lights or sprigs of Eucalyptus. The result is a beautiful and romantic centerpiece that is sure to impress your guests. Baby's breath can be added as an accent with other flowers in bouquets or act as a stand-alone stunning bouquet. Bridal bouquets made of only baby's breath are typically twice the size of bridesmaid bouquets. These bouquets are perfect for a rustic or boho wedding.
No matter how you choose to use them, baby's breath flowers are sure to add beauty and charm to your big day!
Buy Baby's Breath Flowers Online
If you are looking for an easy way to add baby's breath flowers to your wedding decor, look no further than Flower Moxie. We offer a wide variety of baby's breath flowers, including bunches, garlands, and tinted options. Plus, we offer a convenient online ordering system so you can get your flowers delivered right to your door via FedEx or shipped Air Cargo by Southwest. Check out our shipping options here. If you are looking for bunches upon bunches of baby's breath flowers, consider buying in bulk. Flower Moxie offers a wide selection of baby's breath flowers for bulk purchase. Shop our selection here.
If you are planning a DIY wedding, we recommend you place your order for wedding supplies 2 to 3 months before the big day. By being proactive and placing your order early, you can help avoid any last-minute stress on your big day. We will ship your flowers to you 3 days before your DIY Wedding so you have enough time to make them into the bouquets and centerpieces. Check out our timeline instructions and video!
Flower Moxie provides all of the information, tutorials, and tips that you need to create beautiful Baby's Breath Wedding Flowers. From bouquets to boutonnieres to garlands and more, we have everything you need to bring your vision to life.
No matter what your vision is for your big day, Flower Moxie can help you. For more information about our baby's breath flowers, or to place an order, please contact us today. We are here to help make your wedding dreams a reality!