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Bridal Bouquet Preserving
by
Beyza Akcam



 

BOUQUET FLOWERS

Some brides select their flowers by what they symbolize. Below is a list of the most popular wedding flowers, when they are in season, brief description and their meanings.

Calla Lily: A large yellow, white or pink tropical flower. Best used in bouquets or arrangements. In season: spring and summer Meaning: magnificent beauty

Carnation: You can use full-sized or miniature blooms. They are available in red, white or pink (can also by dyed to match the colors in your wedding). Best used in bouquets, boutonnieres and arrangements. In season: year roundMeaning: love, devotion

Chrysanthemum: There are several varieties of this flower. Such as: spider, miniature buttons, pom-pom. You can find them in many different colors. Best used in bouquets and arrangements. In season: year roundMeaning: wealth, abundance, truth

Delphinium: This is a large, multiblossomed flower. You can find it in white or shades of blue. This is a traditional wedding flower best used in arrangements. In season: summerMeaning: swiftness, lightness

Gerbera Daisy: This is a large, daisy-like flower that is available in many vivid colors. Best used in bouquets and arrangements. In season: year roundMeaning: beauty

Ivy: This is used as a filler. Best used in cascade bouquets. In season: year roundMeaning: fidelity, friendship, marriage

Lily: This is a large, star-shaped flower. Can be found in pink, yellow, orange, white. There are also some exotic varieties of this flower. Best used in bouquets and arrangements. In season: year roundMeaning: majesty, truth, honor

Lily of the Valley: This is a traditional marriage flower. It is a small, white, bell-shaped flower. Used with other flowers for bouquets. In season: spring and summerMeaning: happiness

Orchid: This flower can be found in many exotic varieties (large or small). Comes in a variety of colors (including white). Best used in bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres. In season: year round, importedMeaning: love, beauty

Rose: This is a traditional wedding flower used in full bloom or buds. Available in many varieties and colors. Best used in bouquets, corsages, boutonnieres and arrangements. In season: year roundMeaning: love, joy, beauty

Stephanotis: This is also a traditional bridal flower. They are trumpet-shaped blossoms that come in white or pink. Best used in bouquets and arrangements. In season: year roundMeaning: marital happiness

Stock: This is a large multiblossomed flower. Available in many colors. Best used as a filler in arrangements. In season: year roundMeaning: lasting beauty

Tulip: Found in many varieties and colors. Best used in arrangements and bouquets. In season: springMeaning: love, passion

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