The Top Tried-And-True Wedding Flowers, Part Two
If you’re in the process of planning your wedding, you’ve probably been wracking your brain over the best flowers to use on your big day. While there are many amazing floral options that you can incorporate into your wedding ceremony, some flowers simply work better than others. In part one of this series, we discussed the benefits of roses and tulips. In part two, we’ll take a look at a few more popular flower choices. At Venus Et Fleur, we’re proud to offer Eternity Roses™ to our wedding clients throughout the world. These real life roses can last up to a year with the proper care, and they can make the perfect addition to your wedding day. Browse our Special Collections online today!
Wedding Flower #3: Calla Lily
The Calla Lily, also known as the Arum Lily, is a trumpet-shaped blossom that originated from Africa. This unique flower is known to symbolize “magnificent beauty” in the language of flowers, and it’s distinctive form has been depicted in a variety of Art Deco works. There are two main types of this flower available. One is a large-headed flower with long, smooth stems that are suitable for tall arrangements. The miniature version of this flower is also available for boutonnieres and nosegays. While there are many different colors to choose from, creamy ivory is among the most popular color for weddings.
Wedding Flower #4: Hydrangeas
If you’re looking for the perfect flower arrangement to display as a table centerpiece, you’ll love incorporating Hydrangeas into your wedding day. These flowers feature big bush heads with intense shades of colors ranging from pink, blue, burgundy, and purple. One of the most popular versions of this flower has the ability to change colors from bubble-gum pink to sky blue as it grows, but this often depends on the acidity level of the soil. With just a stem or two of this affordable flower, you can fill out flora arrangements and bouquets for your big wedding day.
Wedding Flower #5: Peony
The Peony is a flower that acquired the Victorian meaning of “bashfulness.” These flowers boast a large, full head with bright colors and strong perfume scents. It was cultivated in Asia for thousands of years, and was further developed by the French. A bouquet of these flowers can be used to create decorative centerpieces and arrangements for your wedding day.
Wedding Flower #6: Ranunculus
If you’re looking for a cost-effective alternative to roses or peonies, work with your florist to incorporate Ranunculus into your wedding day. First noticed by Westerners in the thirteenth century, these mild-scented flowers feature several blossoms on a single stem. These flowers work well in a bridal bouquet, and they have also been known to make whimsical boutonnieres.
As you can see, there are many types of flowers to choose from for your wedding day. Hopefully, this article has helped you narrow down your choices so you can be well prepared when it comes time to talk to your florist. If you’re interested in using Eternity Roses™ on your wedding day, check out some of our custom floral arrangements online.