Flowers not only enhance the beauty of the time, but also help spread smiles across faces. They bring with them their rich flavor, color, fragrance and softness. Don’t you feel happy when someone presents you with fresh flowers? There are special varieties available in flowers meant especially for marriages. Some of them include roses, lilies, orchids, tulips and much more. Hit the jump to check out the things to consider before choosing flowers for a wedding.
People who do not like roses would be rare to be seen in the world. Roses are a kind of flower which is available throughout year and in various specimens and colors. Topping the chart is of course red roses. But, pink, white and many other colored roses are available. They open up in warm weather and are neither too tough nor too fragile. They are example of classic beauty to eyes. A flower used for almost all occasions.
Tulips are available all round the year and their best quality and bargaining can be availed during the months of Feb-April. Tulips are grown in mountainous region with temperate climate and if they are cut, they grow in a healthy state. Because, one flower grows on one stem, their bouquet looks pretty and the color variation adds to them.
Stephanotis serves as a popular element in a wedding bouquet. They are beautiful white flowers difficult to plant. Though they give a good fragrance but they are difficult to manage. They require regular watering otherwise due to heat and body temperature, they are sure going to wither away. Like other flowers, they are also available all year round but are very delicate and their condition varies depending on how they are handled by you.
Orchids too are easily available but their price is prone to fluctuations. They are good resistant of heat and cold atmosphere, i.e., can easily grow in temperate climates. They can be tough like nuts sometimes also provide good amount of fragrance. Hence, is used as a flavor in most of the body products. A perfect choice for summer weddings!
5. Calla lilies
They like orchids are found all round the year and their price too is prone to fluctuations. But unlike orchids, they are quite sensitive and get bruised easily if not handled properly. Too much of cold can damage them but they can retain themselves in hot atmosphere. They can also maintain their moisture for long time hence, are ideal for bridal bouquets.
Peonies are spring flowers. They are little expensive but very popular. They can be easily molded and grown in any type of soil and do not need too much of the care. Available in different colors, few strands are enough to fill up a large space, because when they open up, their size increases. What to say about their fragrance? They give an addictive fragrance and last long, hence perfect for wedding bouquets.
Gardenias are the most expensive flowers available all year round and provide with a strong smell. Their fragrance is so high, that just 1-2 stems can fill up the whole room with their scent. They demand high humid conditions and maintaining them is also not an easy task. So, before selecting them, be careful as the maintenance and cost level are pretty high.
8. Lily of valley
They are mostly available in the month of May and then also little not-so-friendly to pocket. They are quite sensitive towards heat and dehydration and tend to lose their color easily. The stems of lilies are not big enough but they are extremely beautiful and fragrant full flowers. Once set in a bouquet, it enhances its looks and decoration.
Hydrangeas are summer plants. They are fragile and thirsty plant. The best suited way to present them is in and around water. They would wither away in not more than an hour as soon as taken out of water. Though available in different color, the white hydrangeas have high tendency to get bruised and wilt quickly.
Lilacs are spring flowers also sometimes found in summer. But, their quality may be inferior to those of springs. They are heat prone and can wither quickly if received too much of heat exposure. The only thing to keep them going is to sprinkle them regularly with water, but, still keep some back up source, just in case.
The above mentioned flowers are the most popular and well-known flowers related to weddings. Still, you are free to choose your own preference and present it in your own style. Just remember to check out all the details of the flowers you are picking before ordering them and make sure that they arrive fresh. Nothing can beat a bouquet presented with your inputs and love.