“A flower blossoms for its own joy.” ― Oscar Wilde
Can you imagine a wedding without a single flower? No. Never. Well, Wedding is one such occasion where we use flowers in a variety of ways, including Bride’s bouquet, in Pedestal arrangements, on the Reception table as Centerpieces, Bridesmaid arrangements, Centerpieces on the cake table, cocktail tables, or if you are having a separate table for your guest book, Boutonnieres and Corsages, Ceremony arrangements, placed by the door and along the walls and Arbors.
Here are few flower colors, types and their meaning:
WHITE is a color in its purest form. It symbolizes purity of spirit, simplicity innocence & wholeness and perfection. Commonly used and one can never go wrong with white. Few of the White flowers are Baby’s breath, Calla lilies, Gardenias, Roses & Dahlias.
RED symbolizes deep love it creates a warm and stimulating mood at your wedding with high energy and lots of action – Tulips, Peonies, Dahlias, Roses are among the Reds, which are commonly used in fall and winter weddings.
ORANGE symbolizes energy, uplifting, optimistic, positive and motivational color which exudes warmth and happiness. Commonly used in destination weddings. Tulips, Gerbera Daises, Roses, Orchids, Dahlias are few which fall under Orange.
YELLOW symbolizes love of life, creates a warm, welcoming, cheerful and happy mood which will lift up the spirits of your guests. Commonly used for summer weddings. Daisies, Roses, Dahlias, Tulips, Mum’s are few which fall under Yellow.
BLUE symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, creates a relaxing and peaceful mood for your wedding in which everyone will feel contented and happy. Commonly used for spring , nautical, winter & night time weddings. Few flowers in Blue are Forget-me-nots, Morning Glories, Columbines, Delphiniums, Hydrangeas.
PURPLE stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It creates a mood of individuality, mystery and fantasy. Royal Purple is commonly associated with Royalty, Nobility and richness, while pale purples are feminine and sweet and a great alternative to pale pink. Few flowers in Purple are Verbena, Snapdragons, Irises, Cone flowers Wisteria, Asters.
PINK relates to unconditional love and understanding, and the giving and receiving of nurturing. It creates a mood of gentle warmth, love and thoughtfulness. Few of the Pink flowers are Gladiolas, Gerbera Daisies, Dahlias, Roses, Peonies.