A beautiful flower arrangement is a must at any wedding or formal occasion that demands elegance. In fact, without wedding flowers and a beautiful bridal bouquet, most brides might not want to show their face at their most special day. Every bride hopes to have wedding flowers with a wow factor that their guests will remember. For a beautiful floral arrangement, only the best and brightest flowers can fit the bill. Wedding flower trends include diversity of choice, boldness of color and distinctiveness of design.
Apart from natural flowers artificial flowers like porcelain bridal flowers, handmade flowers with swarovski crystals, and silk wedding flowers are also very popular and last for a long time. The choice of Wedding Flowers can be simple and elegant or elaborate, sparse or flamboyant and specifically designed depending on personal taste. Different types of flowers signify different meaning. In ancient Greece Ivy was used which represents 'true love'. Different customs have adopted different conventions in the use of flowers in weddings. Flowers are used in weddings because of their importance. Flowers are spread in the bride's path so that her life would be filled with flowers and happiness.
In traditional Chinese weddings flowers are used as symbols of life, happiness, and fertility. The arrangement of red Roses or red color flowers boosts the decorative look in a traditional wedding. The Orchid flower is a perfect token in weddings. The Lotus represents four virtues in the Buddhist religion as well as being the cornerstone of Asian flower culture. Delicate and spiritual, this flower can be used floating in glass bowls of water or as a shining addition to the bridal bouquet.
Narcissus, as symbols of spring, represents change and end of hibernation, and is perfect for spring weddings. Narcissus can be mixed with other spring flowers for a beautiful springtime bouquet, or planted in pots or simple vases as centerpieces.
Modern Wedding Flower Trends
In today's fast changing world conventionalism has taken a back seat. Fashion trends also dictate the choice of Wedding flowers. Colorful flowers are used in place of traditional white flowers. Flowers are the most expensed category, next to the reception, in the budget. For a Springtime Wedding, the most popular flowers are those that symbolize new beginnings, in rich colors, with full, textured blooms: Peonies, Lilac, Tulips, Roses, and Cymbidium Orchids. For a summer Wedding, it's the roses that are in full bloom.
With so many beautiful varieties, different Roses can be combined for a stunning arrangement like Garden, Ecuadorian, Tea, Spray, Locally grown Roses. Beyond the most established uses for Wedding Flowers in room and table decor and corsages, flowers of all varieties are used to enhance the special day in many non-traditional ways. So in short, flowers today hold a lot of Importance in Weddings.