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Lisianthus

It's not a rose and it's not a carnation, yet it comes single and double-petaled, which can make for a stunning floral showpiece in a bridal bouquet, table arrangement and the like.
The photo above shows a ruffled version of the lisianthus, which comes in an entire rainbow of colors! It's always good to get acquainted with types of flowers before you meet with your floral designer. They will ask you, what's your favorite flower. And you don't want to look uneducated or simply say "rose" because you're embarrassed. Own your likes. That also means knowing the name of the flower you love.
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