Top 6 Wedding Flower Ideas

Posted: November 19, 2011 in Uncategorized

Are you currently having trouble choosing flowers from the hundreds of varieties available? Check out these top wedding blossoms to help you decide.

Try to imagine yourself walking through a garden filled with flowers at its peak. Which blossoms would you pick for your big day? Will it be the most fragrant, the rarest or the most colorful? Here are some of the most popular bouquet and centerpiece options to help your narrow down your choices.

  • Roses. These flowers have long been known as a symbol of love and beauty, and have been a part of many fairy tales and myths. Romantic poets have always used the flower as a metaphor for feelings, beauty, passion and love throughout the ages. There are more than three thousand species of roses grown commercially, and many are available all year round. Hybrid tea roses, spray roses and garden roses are perfect for wedding bouquets and centerpieces.
  • Tulips. Although tulips are associated with Netherlands, the flower actually came from Persia. Representing happy years and consuming love, tulips can be excellent wedding flower choices. Available all year round, tulips come in various colors like red, purple, peach, pink, yellow, white and cream. From bouquets and boutonnieres to centerpieces and reception decors, tulips can enhance your wedding’s overall appeal.
  • Calla lilies. Also called as arum lilies, these trumpet shaped blossoms traces its origins in Africa and denotes ‘magnificent beauty’ in the languages of flowers. There are two common types of calla lilies namely the bigger variety that features long stems perfect for tall arrangements, and a miniature version suitable for boutonnieres and nosegays. Cream ivory is the most famous color, but they also come in mauve pink, dark purple, orange and yellow.
  • Peony. The peony features a full head, bright colored and scented blossom. This flower has been cultivated in Asia for thousands of years and has been developed by the French in the later years. There are two primary types of peonies, the tree and herbaceous peonies. A wedding bouquet made up of peonies look gorgeous and attractive.
  • Sweet peas. This wedding flower signifies lasting pleasure, and features ruffled and scented blossoms perfect for wedding bouquets. Englishmen seemed to have developed this love affair with the flower even since it was introduced in England last 1699. Its candy like scent and ruffled look makes this flower a popular choice among brides and bridesmaids.
  • Hydrangeas. In the Victorian language of flower, the hydrangea symbolizes ‘vanity’, with its bushy head and rich shades of purple, blue, burgundy or pink. You only need a stem or two of these scentless shrub blossoms for your bouquet, and perform a few springs for your boutonniere. Expect to find hydrangea in shades of white, blue, burgundy, pink and green.

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