Flowers

Wedding Day Flowers

It has been said that a bride should carry a bridal bouquet since ancient times. From medieval times to the present day a bride’s choice of what flowers should go into the arrangement has been her personal choice or dictated by what is in season. Here is a very short list of the most popular flowers for bridal bouquets to the current day. Click the link to see what some brides have chosen for their special day.

 

THE HISTORY OF WEDDING FLOWERS

Have you ever wondered why brides carry bouquets or where the idea for having flowers at a wedding comes from?

The story goes that brides carried flowers to ward off bad smells, back in the 15th and -16th century people didn’t bathe regularly, so brides carried flowers to mask the aroma of body foul odors. Ouch! We are happy that is no longer the case.

These days, the choice of floral arrangements, bridal bouquets, floral center pieces all help in the creation of a theme or style for a couple’s wedding.

Popular Wedding Flowers:

  1. The Rose
  2. Carnation
  3. The Tulip
  4. Daisy
  5. Sunflower
  6. Daffodil
  7. Gerbera
  8. Orchid
  9. Iris
  10. Lilac
  11. Gardenia
  12. Jasmine
  13. Magnolia
  14. Hyacinth
  15. Lily Of The Valley

A couple of quick tips:

  • Keep fresh cut flowers in water until ready to use
  • Select a beautiful tie/sash that compliments your wedding colors
  • Don’t forget boutonnieres for the gentlemen in the bridal party

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