Different Types of Flowers For Your Wedding Day

Image by aurostar739 on FlickrWedding is the most memorable day of any woman's life. They tend to weave their dreams around perfect marriage to such an extent that they would have made list after list about it to the minutest detail possible. I am sure you would have also started making such a list or already have one handy? No wedding is complete without beautiful flower arrangements. But have you ever given it a thought which flower you would want to have about the thousand options possible? There are various wedding flowers available that symbolizes certain things and at the same time makes your entire wedding destination elegant and graceful. Let us have a look at some of these wedding flowers so that you can decide for yourself the blossom and the fragrance for your marriage.

1. The Rose

Rose is one of the evergreen flowers that stand as a symbol of love, beauty and passion with variety of colors available to choose from. The amazing thing is that they are always available at an economical price that fits everyone’s budget.

They are divided into three types:

  • Hybrid tea roses are classic, uniform shaped that you find easily at your local florist.
  • Spray roses give the appearance of garden-grown look. It can be aptly described as natural rather than refined.
  • Garden roses are expensive but well worth their price. They give out delicious fragrance and generally have a wide open heads.

Roses can be at times labeled as the most versatile of flowers. There are thousands of varieties of roses, each having their own set of characteristics and nuances from wild to polished, for you to choose from. Choose the one which defines you as a couple.

2. The Tulip

The tulip, the native of Persia, symbolizes what every girl dreams about - an all consuming love and happy together for years. You can never go wrong with choosing this flower as your wedding ornament. They are available in a wide range of colors from pastels like white and yellow, in bold hues like deep red and purple. The tulip is also similar to the rose in its understanding of human monetary restrictions. If you have an unlimited budget for your wedding, try to get one of the rarer varieties of tulips. If you don’t want the flowers to be extremely costly, go for the more common variety. No matter if you choose the expensive or affordable variety, what it stands for is the most important aspect.

The three main varieties which are commonly utilized includes:

  • Parrot tulips - As the name signifies, it is very vibrant and has striped petals.
  • Dutch tulips - An everyday variety which you can get from any neighborhood shops.
  • French tulips - Expensive with large blooms and extra-long stems and elegant.

3. Calla Lily

Calla Lily, like the bride, symbolizes magnificent beauty. With its unique trumpet shaped blossom, this native of Africa has been depicted in a lot of Artworks such as Art Deco and has also been the muse for many twentieth-century photography.  If you want your flowers to be serene and exude peace, then the Creamy Ivory Calla Lily is one of the best options for you. Besides cream ivory, Calla lilies also come in orange, yellow, purple and pink.

There are a couple of different varieties of Calla Lily though with no particular terminology separating them. One type that is quite common is the large-headed variety with extremely long stems. The other is a miniature version which is suitable for a variety of occasions.

4. Gerbera Daisy

Often when you think about Daisies, all you can think of is the word simplicity.  I often imagine Daisies to be flowers which kind of softly say no fuss please.  Gerbera Daisy, available in a variety of shades from white to red, symbolizes the innocence, purity and cheerfulness of love. They are available throughout the year and are quite affordable.

5. Orchid

Orchids, a tropical and exotic beauty, have often helped in making us feel more unique and special.  And wedding is the one event in which every bride deserves to feel absolutely unique, special and exotic. In its own unique way,  Orchids represent the love pledged and the beauty to be preserved. They are available in a multitude of colors and varieties. Apart from using this flower as an arrangement in your wedding, you could also use it as an ornament to adorn your hair. Orchids are available year round and tend to be on the costly side of the flowers if you choose the rare varieties. But you generally require only a couple of stems since they tend to grow with a lot of flowers in each stem.

Now that you have some fair idea, why not go to a renowned florist around your place and have a look at these flowers and a few others that would work for your marriage. Almost every country has their own distinguished and rare species of flowers that can surely adorn your wedding hall or ground. Check out for them and see what can fit in your budget.

Author Bio:

This article was written by John Shoane, a successful florist and a popular blogger. He writes on a wide range of topics and has written article for many popular blogs. He recommends gogoflorist.com to his readers who are looking for a great present for their beloved.

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