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2023

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

When it comes to wedding planning, choosing the perfect bridal bouquet is a must. Not only does it add a touch of elegance and beauty to the bride’s overall look, but it also holds sentimental value as a symbol of love and commitment. With so many different types of wedding flowers to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide on the perfect bouquet. In this article, we’ll discuss 10 types of wedding flowers that make the perfect bridal bouquet.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

photo by Holly Woods Photography  – full wedding here

1. Roses

Roses are classic wedding flowers and are available in a wide variety of colours, including traditional red, pink, white, and yellow. They are known for their romantic and timeless appeal, making them perfect for a traditional wedding. Roses also have a strong and sweet fragrance, making them a great addition to any bouquet. Additionally, different colored roses have their meanings, such as red roses symbolizing love and passion, while white roses symbolize purity and innocence.
Some popular choices for bridal bouquets include classic roses, garden roses, and spray roses. Classic roses have large, full blooms, while garden roses have a more rustic and natural look. Spray roses are a smaller variety of roses with multiple blooms on each stem, making them perfect for a more delicate and dainty bouquet.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by Natasha Fernandez

2. Peonies

Peonies are known for their large, fluffy blooms and come in white, pink, and red colours. They are popular for spring and summer weddings, as their blooming season is typically from late spring to early summer. Peonies are also known for their delicate and romantic appearance, making them perfect for a romantic and feminine bouquet. They are also considered to be symbols of prosperity, good fortune, and happy marriage.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by Melike  Benli

3. Lilies

Lilies are another classic wedding flower, known for their large and showy blooms. They come in white, pink, yellow, and orange colours. Lilies are also known for their strong and sweet fragrance, making them a great addition to any bouquet. They are popular for both traditional and modern weddings, as their elegance and beauty can match any style. Lilies also have different meanings such as white lilies are often associated with purity and virtue, while orange lilies symbolize passion and desire.
Mix different varieties of lilies to create a more interesting and dynamic bouquet. For example, use white Asiatic lilies with pink Oriental lilies to create a romantic and feminine bouquet.
Also, lilies have long, sturdy stems that can be used to create a cascading bouquet or a more traditional, rounded bouquet.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by Natanael Alves Bezerra

4. Orchids

Orchids are unique and elegant wedding flowers, known for their delicate and exotic appearance. They are usually white, pink, purple, and yellow. Orchids are also known for their long-lasting blooms, making them ideal for a bouquet that will last throughout the entire wedding day. They are often used as an accent flower in a bridal bouquet. Orchids are also known as symbols of love, beauty, and luxury.
Smaller cymbidium orchids can be used to create a more delicate and dainty bouquet, while larger moth orchids can create a more dramatic and showy bouquet.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by Andrea Garibay

5. Tulips

Tulips are popular for spring and early summer weddings, known for their bright and cheerful colours. They come in a wide variety of colours, including white, pink, red, and yellow. Tulips are also known for their delicate and simple appearance, making them perfect for a modern and minimalist bouquet. Tulips are symbols of love and passion, and different coloured tulips have different meanings. For instance, red tulips symbolize true love, yellow tulips symbolize cheerful thoughts and white tulips symbolize forgiveness.
Tight and round blooms create a more formal look, while loose and open blooms create a more relaxed and natural look.
Experiment with the height of the bouquet, tulips can be arranged in a tall or short bouquet, depending on the bride’s preference. A tall bouquet will elongate the bride’s figure, while a short bouquet will be more comfortable to hold and will make the bride’s dress stand out more.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by Виктория Слободян

6. Sunflowers

Sunflowers are cheerful and bright wedding flowers, known for their large and showy blooms. They come in yellow, orange, and red. Sunflowers are also known for their symbol of loyalty and adoration, making them perfect for a bouquet that expresses love and commitment. They are popular for rustic and outdoor weddings. Sunflowers are also known for symbolizing adoration, loyalty, and longevity.
Pairing sunflowers with daisies or wildflowers can create a more rustic and natural look.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by  Lisette OC Photography – full wedding here

7. Daisies

Daisies are sweet and simple wedding flowers, known for their small and delicate blooms. They come in a variety of colours, including white, pink, and yellow. Daisies are also known for their symbol of innocence and purity, making them perfect for a bouquet that expresses love and commitment. They are often used as filler flowers in a bridal bouquet. Daisy is a symbol of innocence and purity, and also represents loyal love.Daisies are perfect for a casual and simple wedding, and they will look great as part of a wildflower bouquet or combined with other natural elements like wheat, berries, or even herbs making it a perfect fit for a country-inspired wedding.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by Engin Akyurt

8. Gardenias

Gardenias are fragrant and elegant wedding flowers, known for their large and showy blooms. They come in a variety of colours, including white and cream. Gardenias are also known for their strong and sweet fragrance, making them a great addition to any bouquet. They are popular for romantic and elegant weddings, as their delicate appearance and lovely scent add an extra touch of elegance to the bride’s overall look.
Gardenias will look great as part of a classic bouquet or combined with other elegant flowers like roses, stephanotis, and even orchids, making it a perfect fit for a traditional and sophisticated wedding.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by Sheikh Tashif

9. Calla Lilies

Calla Lilies are elegant and classic wedding flowers, known for their sleek and modern appearance. They come in a variety of colours, including white, pink, yellow, and red. Calla Lilies are also known as their symbol of beauty and elegance, making them perfect for a bouquet that expresses love and commitment. They are often used as statement flowers in bridal bouquets. Calla lilies are also considered to be symbols of magnificent beauty and purity.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by brcunel

10. Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are romantic and elegant wedding flowers, known for their large and fluffy blooms. They come in a variety of colours, including white, pink, blue, and purple. Hydrangeas are also known for their symbol of heartfelt emotions, making them perfect for a bouquet that expresses love and commitment. They are often used as filler flowers in a bridal bouquet. Hydrangeas are also considered symbols of understanding, gratitude, and heartfelt emotions.

The Perfect Bridal Bouquet: 10 Types of Wedding Flowers

Photo by Leeloo Thefirst

 

In conclusion, choosing the perfect bridal bouquet is an important aspect of wedding planning. If you’re still puzzled about what to look for when shopping, you can consult with florists at My Express Flowers, they will be able to guide you through the process of selecting the perfect flowers for your bridal bouquet.

With so many different types of wedding flowers to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide on the perfect bouquet. However, by keeping in mind the different meanings and symbolism behind each type of flower, as well as the season and overall style of the wedding, the perfect bouquet can be chosen to suit the bride’s preferences and the overall theme of the wedding. Each flower has its own special meaning and symbolism, and incorporating them into the bridal bouquet, adds a personal touch to the overall wedding theme, and also makes it a special and meaningful symbol of love and commitment.

 

 

 

 

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