Flowers make an ethereal gift for any occasion. They express in their unique ways and fill the environment with beauty and joy. Post Valentine’s Day, if you are planning to tie the knot and exploring options to have a floral wedding, then this blog is meant for you. What could be better than commemorating the wedding and exchanging vows amidst intoxicating fragrance of lovely flowers?
Here we have listed seven must have flowers in wedding bouquets. So look out for these before buying wedding bouquets online.
Before looking at the flowers, remember that you should select flower variants that are bred for their long stems only; because long stems are associated with better quality.
Roses: Available in about 3000 varieties, these amulets of love and beauty represent an array of stunning colors. For wedding bouquets, you could choose roses from these three types – Hybrid Tea Roses, Spray Roses, and Garden Roses. Supremely fragrant, they will add a touch of class to your wedding carousel.
Hydrangeas: Large bushy heads and shades of pink, purple, blue and burgundy make Hydrangeas an ideal flower for wedding bouquets. Pick this flower without a second thought.
Tulip: Did you know that Tulips represent passionate love and happy years? Thus, it makes an ideal choice for a wedding bouquet. The varieties that you can pick are – Dutch tulips, French tulips, and Parrot tulips.
Peony: This is one flower with many properties – fragrance, color and a large head. They are available in two types – the herbaceous and the tree peony. Peonies do not last long when cut and are expensive seasonal flowers too. A bouquet made of peonies helps in creating stunning flower arrangements and centerpieces.
Sweet Peas: A little history – Sweet Peas was brought to England from Sicily in 1699. It is delicate, charismatic and comes with an enchanting candy-like scent. Its ruffled blooms make it a must-have in every bouquet.
Gardenia: Delicate ivory petals surrounded by dark green waxy leaves make this expensive flower a must-have in the wedding bouquet. The best part about this flower is its sultry fragrance. Place one or two in a bouquet and fill the room with aroma.
Lily of the valley: Also known as the ladder to heaven, these bell-shaped flowers exude a lovely fragrance. Norse mythology says that Lily of the valley represents the goddess of springtime – Ostara. These flowers are extraordinarily expensive after spring.