Need inspiration on selecting the perfect flowers for your wedding bouquet?
When planning your wedding, it’s essential to spend time picking the perfect types of flowers for your bouquet. A bouquet may seem like an insignificant detail when you’re worried about bigger things such as the invitations, menu, cake, seating chart and all the other bells and whistles. However, your bouquet plays a special role in your wedding.
As you walk down the aisle, the flowers bundled in your hand can portray the love and happiness that you felt in the past, currently feel and will feel in the future. They can also represent the prosperity and good fortune that you’ll find in married life. It’s important to recognize the significance of your wedding bouquet.
To help you find the best blooms to include in your bouquet, our friends at Hola! looked at the flowers that celebrities featured in their bouquets. Celebrity weddings are often the events of the year, so it’s not a bad idea to look to them for wedding bouquet inspiration.
Continue reading for a breakdown of the symbolic value of some types of flowers. Or, jump to the infographic below for a complete overview, including complementary blossoms and fillers that will make your bouquet lush and beautiful.
Roses are an iconic flower that everyone recognizes, however white roses hold extra symbolism. Not only is white an extremely elegant color but it represents young love, eternal loyalty and unity. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Chrissy Teigen and Gabrielle Union had white roses in their wedding bouquets.
Add elegance and sophistication in your wedding decor and reception tables with the use of white roses. This wedding table setting inspiration features white roses in the menu card design by Mysty and Bella Designs.
Perfect for a summer wedding, sunflowers light up the room. The meaning of sunflowers differs across cultures, however, they are generally associated with happiness and good luck. They can also be a symbol for adoration and long life. Icons such as Kelly Clarkson and Nikki Reed had sunny wedding bouquets.
The peony is often a shade of pink, from nearly white to deep magenta or even red. Naturally, these colors associate peonies with feelings of romance, beauty and respect. Drew Barrymore, Nicole Richie and Carrie Underwood could be seen walking down the aisle with peonies.
Check out the infographic below to learn about the symbolic value of orchids, dahlias and calla lilies. Carefully selecting the flowers for your bouquet ensures that it will represent you and your marriage.