Available in almost any color, the poppy, August’s official flower, also symbolizes things we don’t usually associate with wedding day joy.

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Remember in The Wizard of Oz when that poppy field almost put everyone in magically-induced eternal sleep? On the other hand, in Puerto Rico, where poppies are called amapolas, they’re traditionally part of wedding bouquets.

To us, poppies have a colorful, delicate exuberance, which is just the feeling for a wedding day!

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