There's a reason why this is a romantic event staple, and a very popular wedding flower. Available in a virtual rainbow of colors, the rose pairs well with any other flower and can help create luscious, full wedding centerpieces. It also is a bit sturdier than some blooms and does very well in boutonnieres, corsages, and arrangements.
Rather large flower, the stems can quickly fill up any wedding bouquet or centerpiece. A Hydrangea can make tall and expensive centerpieces seem even more magical, or add a sweet touch to glass jars on a rustic table.
Usually the go-to flower for nuptials in tropical settings, the orchid is more than just a destination wedding staple. These delicate flowers are available in several varieties, and in shades of green, white, and purple. Mostly used in weddings using a traditional or modern themes.
Symbolizing happiness, there may be no more relevant flower for a wedding than the peony. Full of soft, fluffy petals, peonies have become the new wedding flower staple. Although they can be a bit expensive their size helps to fill out a bouquet or centerpiece. For those of you who love fragrant flowers, peonies smell delicious. But if you are a little scent-sensitive, you may want to find another bloom to use for most of your decor and bouquets.
Perhaps no flower makes more of a statement than the anemone. These flowers feature a dark center and softly colored petals. The most popular for weddings are white and blush anemones. Their unique shape almost seems like something out of an illustration, giving them a whimsical, but striking, quality.
Carnations are very affordable and come in a staggering amount of colors. Because of their sturdy nature, these flowers are often used to create floral decor elements like flower balls or back drops. In fact, if you love a monochromatic look, but can't afford a centerpiece entirely composed of roses, stretching your budget by substituting in a few carnations is a smart option.
The daisy is available in many varieties and even more colors for the traditional wedding flower. Nothing quite beats the charm of daisies, especially for rustic and vintage affairs. Daisies have been an extremely popular choice for bridal bouquets for centuries. Whether you prefer the technicolor rainbow of Gerbera and Shasta daisies, or the classic white the yellow, daisies are low-maintenance and lovely.
Sometimes confused with roses and peonies, ranunculus is a gorgeous, romantic flower perfect for wedding arrangements. They are not as common as carnations or roses, so make sure you check into whether they will be readily available at your local florist (they are typically "in season" only from late spring to mid-summer). Ranunculus paired with other flowers because they are such a sweetly-shaped bloom they are also stunning solo.
Used to be thought as little more than the "filler" in delivered flowers, baby’s breath is now very popular on its own. Because of the popularity of Barn Weddings over the past years its now considered one of the biggest floral trends we've seen is the emergence of baby's breath as a bouquet and wedding flower standard. And it's easy to see why. First, it's a really pretty, very tiny flower. Bridesmaids will love carrying this lightweight bouquet down the aisle. Second, baby's breath is very budget-friendly. So, large wedding centerpieces filled to the brim with this flower will be both affordable and chic.
Succulents are just divine. Once relegated only to Southwest weddings, this desert plant now makes appearances in fashionable centerpieces of just about every wedding theme, from homespun to posh. Succulents add amazing texture and are extremely durable. Because they don't need too much sun or water, you can find succulents available year-round. And as a bonus, they not only make a great addition to cut arrangements, but are also beautiful left potted (either in centerpieces or small favors).