I've seen a lot of beautiful things in this lifetime to know that flowers rank way up on the list. As a young girl, I never really understood all the fuss about flowers until a date got me flowers with a note, and that literally brought heaven down to earth.
With flowers like Acacia blossom, that mean chaste love and beauty; and the camellia red that means a flame in my heart, it's no wonder flowers are a huge part of a couple's wedding day. From the venue decor, to the table pieces and bouquet, the beauty is better experienced than written. Flowers have brought a great deal of pleasure to many, especially mothers, and intending married couples.
Picking flowers, especially for nuptials, can be a little overwhelming. The options are beautifully numerous, you're almost tempted to have them all. It could get a little overwhelming when searching. However, you don't have to be a botanist to know the right flower to pick for your wedding bouquet. You just have to keep reading this post. These options should set you at ease.
1. The Peony: Peonies have a soft, innocent yet beautiful feel about them. They're full of soft, fluffy petals and are slowly becoming the bride's favorite. Their size gives the illusion of a beautifully full bouquet and lends warm texture to light-coloured arrangements. The most attractive thing about the Peony should be its scent. They smell divinely delicious and if you're a lover of scents, peonies are your new friend.
2. The Anemone: The identity of this flower is unarguably strong and undeniable. They make a bold statement and if you're the bride who wants to announce a presence, then Anemone will do you just fine. Their unique shape makes it really hard to ignore them. A bride with this in hand, is a bride that is gracefully proud to walk the aisle.
3. The Rose: The rose should win an award for the most loved and used flower. Despite its popularity among weddings, it is far from boring. They come in various colours and that makes it doubly easy to love. According to a report, the number of rose you carry, mean different things. You may want to be strategic with the number of roses that make up your bouquet. Though roses are associated with luxurious fragrance, not every Rose is scented.
4. The Ranunculus- Now if you're looking for a cost-effective alternative to the rose and Peony, think Ranunculus. The lush multi-petaled flower is a mild-scented specimen of divine beauty. It is rumored that to carry a Ranunculus is to tell your partner, in Victorian language of flowers, 'I'm dazzled by your charms'. What better language to speak in your wedding day?
5. The Stephanotis: Apart from the obvious immaculate feel and look of this flower, it's Victorian meaning is a huge reason it's very sought after. It means 'marital happiness'. This is a classic choice for a formal wedding. A bride who carries a Stephanotis, is a bride who's is sure and excited about the marital bliss that lie before her.
If your wedding day was in a few days, which bouquet would you rather pick?