It is essential to know your flowers for Spring Racing Carnival.
Below you'll see 9 signature flowers for each of the main race days to finish off your attire.
1. White Freesia - Turnbull Stakes Day
Saturday, 5 October 2019
The White Freesia Flower is the flower of choice for the Turnball Stakes Day. Use fresh white freesias in the hair, on the hat or your lapel.
They're definitely one of our favourite flower due to their bell-shaped petals connected to a beautiful long stem.
2. Lavender - Caulfield Guineas Day
Saturday, 12 October 2019
The Lavender Flower is the flower of choice for the Caulfield Guineas Day. Use fresh or dried Lavender in the hair, on the hat or your lapel.
The great thing with Lavender is the aromatic scent that comes from it.
3. Dutch Blue Iris - Blue Sapphire Race Day
Wednesday, 16 October 2019
The Dutch Blue Iris Flower is the flower of choice for the Blue Sapphire Race Day.
This beautiful exotic flower looks great in the hair, on the hat or your lapel
4. White Rose - Caulfield Cup
Saturday, 19 October 2019
The White Rose Flower is the flower of choice for the Caulfield Cup Day.
The white rose is the most versatile rose colour and looks great on any race day wear.
5. Cecile Brunner Rose - Cox Plate Day
Saturday, 26 October 2019
Moonee Valley Racecourse
The Cecile Brunner Rose is the flower of choice for the Cox Plate Day.
They're beautiful in an arrangement on the hat or on their own in a buttonhole.
6. Cornflower - Victoria Derby Day
Saturday, 02 November 2019
The Cornflower is the flower of choice for the Victoria Derby Day.
All though known as the bachelor's button they're still perfect in the hair, hat or the lapel.
7. Yellow Rose - Melbourne Cup Day
Tuesday, 05 November 2019
The Yellow Rose Flower is the flower of choice for the Melbourne Cup Day.
Great in a head piece or on it's on in a button hole
8. Pink Rose - Oaks Day
Thursday, 06 November 2019
The Pink Rose Flower is the flower of choice for the Oaks Day.
Use fresh pink roses in the hair, on the hat or your lapel.
9. Red Rose - Stakes Day
Saturday, 09 November 2019
The Red Rose Flower is the flower of choice for the Stakes Day.
Use fresh red roses on the hat or your lapel.
If you're needing assistance with picking flowers for the races, please contact one of our experienced Florist in our Essendon shop on 03 9374 2929.