Weddings are a joyous occasion and we all want the wedding day to be perfect.
Flowers play an important role in wedding decorations and as such it is necessary to know what flowers to use for your specific wedding theme.
In today’s society, people have a lot of options when it comes to choosing flowers for their wedding. For example, garden roses are perfect for the bride who wants a very natural look. The rose can also be a great choice because it lasts for a long time and has a great smell.
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One type of flower that is gaining in popularity is white orchids. These flowers are perfect for more formal weddings because they are eye catching and look expensive. Another option is red roses, which are also common at traditional weddings. They may be more expensive than some other types of flowers but they last the longest out of all varieties and they really make an impact with guests when they’re on the tables at the reception.
The History of Flowers at a Wedding:
In medieval England, brides wore nosegays – bunches of fragrant flowers – on their heads or in their hair. At that time, it was possible for women only to make these floral headdresses themselves because men were responsible for growing and harvesting the flowers. However by the late 1800s there were such things as florists who grew and sold them for use in weddings.
Should I go with fresh or artificial flowers?
This decision is completely your own and dependant on your budget, time and location of your wedding. Ask yourself the following questions:
-What is my budget for Flowers?
-Are we able to put flowers in the venue or are they already there?
-What colour are my bridesmaid dresses?
-Is my wedding classic or themed
Once you have the above questions answered, you should have more of an idea of budget and if you want fresh or preserved. You should also know your colour theme and if you are having a themed wedding.
If you are getting married in a registry office it is likely that the flower display are already there so you will only need the flowers to carry for you and your bridesmaids.
If you have a small budget for flowers, many people have fresh displays for the bride only and have artificial flowers for the bridesmaids that they can purchase well in advance.
What Colour Should I Choose?
This depends on your theme and colour of your bridesmaid dresses usually.
My suggestions are:
Purple: Purple Tulips
Yellow: Either Daisy’s or White Roses
Red: White Roses
Pink: Pink Dianthus with White Carnations
Blue: Blue Hydrangea with Peach Roses
I hope this article has been help for you and wish you the very best for your wedding day.
If you are looking for more advice in picking your bridal flowers for your special day, then definitely check out this link on How To Choose Your Bridal Bouquet by Weddings & Wishes.