Flowers are perfect to lift up your wedding decoration. Whether your favorite flowers are roses or something more exotic, you need to incorporate these flowers at your wedding.
If you are planning a wedding, make sure to have a meeting with your florist. They will make the best out of the flowers you choose and create something you and your guests will never forget. From reception to the aisle, there should be flowers everywhere.
How Do Wedding Flowers Influence Your Wedding Style?
Different flowers can absolutely influence your wedding theme and style. Whether you are leaning towards classic or you would like your decoration to be modern, there are flowers that can make a similar statement besides your stunning wedding dress.
We have asked wedding experts how various flowers can be incorporated into different styles.
White blossoms like roses, calla lilies, or hydrangeas can look classy and elegant in tall vases or as table centerpieces. These white flowers will look excellent weather you are getting married in a church or at the barn.
With the pops of pink flowers, you will definitely influence the romantic look of your wedding. Peonies, ranunculus, roses, and mini gladioli are perfect for making a statement through romantic attire or modern wedding reception. Match these flowers with silver and put them at the tables.
Green leaves in combination with white flowers will make even the most minimalistic wedding theme look gorgeous and luxurious. These flower arrangements are very fresh and great for both centerpieces and reception decor.
You will simply adore how posies affect and influence your boho wedding style. Spring vibes, fresh pansies, columbine, and ixia – the boho style of your wedding will scream of colors and joy.
Where Do Flowers Appear at a Wedding?
You and your florist should have a checklist and determine where you should and must put flowers at your wedding. You can divide flowers into a few categories: personal, (those for the wedding party), ceremony, and reception.
- Entryway or welcome table arrangements
- Altar arrangements
- Chair arrangements
- Aisle decorations
- Tossing petals for guests
- A cocktail table and bar arrangements
- Newlyweds’ chair decorations
- Buffet table or food station arrangements
- Lounge area arrangements
- Wedding cake flowers
- Cake table arrangements
- Getaway car arrangement
- Bride’s bouquet
- Bride’s floral crown or hair flowers
- Bridesmaids’ bouquets
- Tossing bouquet (for the bouquet toss at the reception)
- Flower girl’s bouquet (or basket of petals, floral crown)
- Groom’s boutonniere
- Groomsmen’s boutonnieres
- Ring bearer’s boutonniere
- Mother of the bride’s corsage or nosegay
- Mother of the groom’s corsage or nosegay
- Father of the bride’s boutonniere
- Father of the groom’s boutonniere
- Grandmothers’ corsages
- Grandfathers’ boutonnieres
- Officiant’s boutonniere
- Ushers’ boutonnieres
10 Most Popular Wedding Flowers
Are you having trouble choosing the flowers for your wedding? Here are the 10 most popular wedding flowers.
Well, roses are surely the most popular wedding flowers. No surprise there – they are both classy and timeless. You can incorporate roses into any bouquet, and arrangement. Roses are not only symbols of love and beauty, but also parts of myths and fairy tales. You can choose from more than 3000 varieties of roses that you can pick from.
If you are looking for something elegant and sophisticated, then there is no better flower for you than calla lilies. These flowers come in a variety of colors, but some of the most popular are dark purple, mauve-pink yellow, and orange. White calla lilies in a bouquet can be a perfect choice for classy and modern brides.
In the last few years, peonies took the throne of popular wedding flowers. Peony florals look so pretty and romantic, with voluminous perfume and vivid colors.
Mix it with other flowers or let it make a statement alone. Opting for a peony bouquet is a great choice.
Ranunculus’ popularity has increased recently. Multi petaled, vivid colored, and most of all, really cost-effective, these flowers are great for both bouquet and centerpiece.
Searching for something unique? Then you should definitely pick anemones. Their unique bluish-black center looks amazing. You can put them as a centerpiece without wondering about the smell- they are actually scentless. Bouquets with anemones also look gorgeous.
Tulips are a meaningful choice for the wedding. They symbolize consuming love and happy years. You can pick over so many shades – including champagne, cream, white, and blush pink but you can also choose vivid ones like orange, pink and yellow.
This flower is represented as a “vanity” in the Victorian language of flowers. The pastel shades range from pink to blue and you simply can’t choose the most beautiful one!
Amarylis is one of those rich, voluminous flowers that will definitely be noticed. Combining it with greenery or any other flowers is great. Use it for your bouquet or as a part of the reception decor.
Dahlias are simple and sophisticated at the same time. You can use only one flower and make a statement. They come in a wide array of sizes and colors, so there is a choice for any bride.
Orchids are perfect for incorporating into classy and modern wedding styles. Choose colors wisely, especially pastel shades. Don’t go over-the-line with orchids, but combine it with other flowers and greenery.
How do you keep wedding flowers looking fresh on the wedding day?
Flowers are a big part of your wedding decoration, so you need to do anything to keep them fresh all day. While they seem picture-perfect, once they are cut, something must be done in order to keep them fresh.
- Keep them in a cool and dark area until you need them.
- Use only cold water. Warm water will only dehydrate the florals.
- Put them in clean buckets with at least 4 inches of water
- Trim the stems diagonally and place them in a water bucket or vase.
- Feed the flowers with simple DIY recipe – mix sugar and apple cider vinegar.