Traditional Wedding Flowers

Wedding flowers meanings can be traced back to the end of the nineteenth century in England. Back then, men used them to show portray their emotions towards ladies. So it is not just about the aesthetic value but also the implication. Below are some of the most common meanings associated with wedding flowers:


Lilies are bold and they are used to communicate magnificence. Apart from beauty, they are used in weddings to portray both sophistication and elegance. They are trumpet shaped and originate in Africa.


Rhymed by poets, written by authors, quoted by orators, roses come in many shapes, sizes and colors. For a long time they have been used to show love, passion, beauty, love and joy. They have been scripted in myths and fairy tales. Dissimilar colors and shades convey different messages. More than three thousand varieties of roses are in existence and available at affordable prices yearlong.


They bloom in either single or double blossoms and are used to show expectation. They are seasonal and mostly used in bouquet arrangements.


Tulips originated in Persia. They are nostalgic flowers that represent both happy years and consuming love. They are perfect for a wedding; laden with splendor and yet meaningful. They are available in different colors; white and salve; vivacious hues like red, magenta, and purple; pastels such as yellow, pink, and peach. We have three types of tulips; Dutch tulips, parrot tulips and French tulips. They are perfect for table arrangements, bouquets and buttonholes.


Available in hues of pink, purple, blue and burgundy, hydrangeas have a bushy beautiful head. In the Victorian language of flowers, they represent; vanity. These shrub flowers are scentless and mostly used for bouquets and fill out arrangements in weddings. They can also create an attractive boutonniere.


The name Chrysanthemums means golden flower and it is used to signify truth, wealth and abundance. They are traditional wedding flowers mostly excellent for bridal bunches.