Succulents are a great floral choice for any wedding.
They are durable and won’t wilt if they don’t get water for a few days which means you can make arrangements ahead of time. They are also very popular right now which makes them a great wedding favor for guests.
Similarly one may ask, how do you wrap a succulent favor?
Wrapped in Burlap
- Wrapped in Burlap.
- Step 1: For a 3-inch succulent, cut a square piece of burlap (6 inches x 6 inches) and 9 inches of twine.
- Step 2: Wrap burlap around the succulent container.
- Step 3: Secure with the 9-inch piece of twine and trim ends after tying.
- Wrapped in Paper.
Beside above, what can I use instead of wedding favors?
12 Fun Alternative Wedding Favor Ideas
- Give Back to the Charity of Your Choice. …
- Treat Guests to a Portrait. …
- No One Turns Down Donuts. …
- Offer Some Olive Oil. …
- Gifts for Collectors. …
- Give the Gifts of Spirits. …
- Personalized Glasses. …
- A Bag of Sandals.
Are succulents cheaper than flowers for a wedding?
If the price of peonies is making your eyes pop, consider adding some succulents to your wedding bouquet. Incorporating these pretty plants tends to be far less expensive than filling your bouquets and centerpieces with flowers alone.
A succulent and floral bouquet can cost as little as $70 for your wedding and will include strikingly colorful flowers as well as unique succulents that you can then plant and keep.
To cover a plant with burlap, begin by placing three or four wooden or stakes around the plant, allowing a few inches of space between the stakes and the plant. Drape a double layer of burlap over the stakes and secure the material to the stakes with staples.
Water the Soil Directly
When you water your succulents, soak the soil until water runs out of the drainage holes. (If your container doesn’t have drainage holes, use less water.) Don’t use a spray bottle to water your succulents—misting can cause brittle roots and moldy leaves .
While succulents are pretty slow growers, they will eventually outgrow the pot they are in and even need some maintenance on a regular basis.
Sedum makinoi is a fast-growing succulent that can grow very quickly. It has an unusual shape with spiky leaves and small white flowers. This plant will be about three feet tall when it’s mature, so make sure you have space before planting as it needs plenty of room to spread out.