Flowers, flowers, flowers! The bouquet the one item that you will carry with you the majority of your day as the bride. It is therefore going to be a feature present in the many of your photographs and wedding video s so its very important you make it right.

Getting the right mix, style, colour and design can prove difficult simply because of the sheer variety, the good part about todays society is that seasonality should no longer play a significant factor when deciding which flower to go for  as most exotic plants are on offer all year round, but do note it will also come with an exotic price tag.

This top 5 count down will help you consider a few of the most popular, different and beautiful flowers that you could use for you big day.

5. Peonies

Peonies are an striking set of flowers due to their size once they bloom, the multitude of petals expands in a fglorious and fruitful set of rich colours and glorious fragrance. Most common in red, white and pink but like all flowers in the modern world they can come in rainbow! The Peonies are ideal for brides that love colour, brightness and full frontal vibrancy an excellent choice for a wedding bouqet. Celebrities like Jolie and Marilyn Monroe

Flowers poenies wedding pink

4. Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are a fun pretty collection of flowers for a young contemporary style wedding. They come in a large selection of colours due to their wide range of possible flowers you can find. They have been very popular for the tops of wedding cakes and have become more commonly used as a bouquet. The wonderful thing about hydrangeas is their economical price. A bride that is after value for money will defiantly choose hydrangeas as they add beauty with economy. Movie Actress and star of the new movie Bounty hunter and Friends Jennifer Aniston use Hydrangeas in her wedding bouquet.

bouquet- Hydrangeas

3. Lilly of the valley

A very rare and expensive flower is the Lilly of the valley. Most commonly used as bulking agent to add sparingly to bouquets due to the high price tag and petite size. The lily of the valley is a small stem comprised of many buds that certainly adds a dainty, princess aura to the wedding due to its virgin-esk appearance.   Princess Diana and Barbara Streisand are have said to have used Lilly of the Valley in their bouquets due to their angelic scented fragrance and delicate stature.

Lilly of the Valley wedding flowers
Lilly of the valley

2. Roses

Roses are a tradition when it comes to love and romance especially in the conventional red and ivory colours, Roses are often given in the early days of dating and taken right to the moment you say “I do” so very much still a popular choice with brides. It’s classic beauty and renowned layered petals can make a very gorgeous bouquet. When Angelina Jolie married Billy Bob Thornton she selected to have a wonderful bouquet of roses.

Red and pink roses
Red and pink Roses

Calla lilies

1. The calla lilly

The Calla Lilly is a beautiful elegant flower that can be picked in a variety of colours to match any decor and theme.  A very popular choice for brides because of its simplistic shape, soft curves and tall long stem. Perfect for a spring wedding but available all year round. One tree hill star Sophia Bush adopted the Calla Lilly for her wedding.

Calle Lilly bouquet
Calle Lilly


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