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  • Although availability does vary by region, statice, sweet William, yarrow, amaryllis, chrysanthemum, fuchsia, and zinnia are generally the most affordable choices for brides who plan to marry in September, October, or November.
  • Ixia Lily (Ixiolirion) - Beautiful plants of the Amaryllis order somewhat resembling each other, and about 1 to 1 1/2 feet high, with grassy foliage, and bearing large trumpet-shaped flowers in a loose, elegant manner.
  • Usually each amaryllis bulb produces one flower cluster at the end of a two-foot flower stalk, but individual blossoms can be as much as eight inches in diameter.
  • Use fresh flowers - Classic winter flowers, like amaryllis, Christmas cactus and poinsettias, always look bright and welcoming on a winter table.
  • Thus, the Lent lily is Narcissus Pseudonarcissus; the African lily is Agapanthus umbellatus; the Belladonna lily is Amaryllis Belladonna (q.v.); the Jacobaea lily is Sprekelia formosissima; the Mariposa lily is Calochortus; the lily of the Incas is Alstroemeria pelegrina; St Bernard's lily is Anthericum Liliago; St Bruno's lily is Anthericum (or Paradisia) Liliastrum; the water lily is Nymphaea alba; the Arum lily is Richardia africana; and there are many others.