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Celebrate the nation with patriotic flowers

by webdev

July 02, 2012

Independence Day - July 4th is just around the corner, and many individuals who are hosting a get together with family and friends are putting the finishing touches on their decorations. One way to show your patriotism this holiday is to display bouquets of beautiful flowers that have a patriotic theme, like the America the Beautiful bouquet.

Your first instinct may be to gather flowers that are red, white and blue, and this is an excellent idea. For the tinge of read, why not select the country's national flower - the red rose. The rose, including the iconic American Beauty variety, was selected as the official flower of the U.S. in 1986, making it perfect for your 4th of July decorations.

For white flowers, you can't go wrong with lilies. If you want something a little more exciting, try Queen Anne's Lace, which is a bit more subtle but still gorgeously white. Other options that would be appropriate for this holiday's white hues include magnolias, white roses or daisies.

The blue color for your decoration may be hard to come by, but there are still options. Blue statice is a perfect choice, but you can also opt for blue orchids, irises, cornflowers or hydrangeas.

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