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Flowers for the Great feasts
Palm Sunday (the Sunday before Pascha) – palm leaves, willow
after the Cross week – red and purple
The Annunciation (Blagoveshenie) – white +blue
Good Friday – for Epitaphios (plashanitsa) use ONLY WHITE FLOWERS
Easter – Pascha – red, orange, yellow
Ascension (forty days after Pascha) – white
Pentecost (fifty days after Pascha) – green
The Nativity of the Theotokos – white lily, white andblue flowers
The Elevation of the Holy Cross – purple
The Presentation of the Theotokos – white and blue
The Nativity of the Lord – white flowers + evergreenChristmas trees
The Theophany (Epiphany) of the Lord (Baptism of Jesus) – white
The Presentation of the Lord – blue
The Transfiguration of Jesus – white
The Dormition (Falling Asleep) of the Theotokos – white and blue, white only for plashanitsa
Always white lilies for The Theotokos

Generally Color of the liturgical vestments and colour of flowers should be about the same.
Days of Remembrance of prophets , apostles , saints , other servants of the Church, as well as pious kings and princes , saints – yellow
Holidays of Christmas , Epiphany , Candlemas , the Transfiguration and the Assumption , bodiless heavenly powers , as well as at the beginning of the Easter service – white
Feasts of the Theotokos ( Annunciation , Deposition of the Robe , Assumption , Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary ,Cover , Introduction , days of commemoration of the Theotokos icons) – blue
Holidays Holy Cross ( the Cross week of Lent , Origins (iznesenie) honest ancient Holy Cross , Exaltation of the Cross ) – Purple or dark red
Easter , holidays and memorial days of the martyrs – red
Holidays and memorial days of saint , devotees, foolish ,Entry into Jerusalem , Day of the Holy Trinity – green
Great post – Dark blue, purple, dark green, dark red, black
Maundy Thursday – dark red, burgundy, purple

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