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10 Popular Wedding Flowers

Here are 10 sensational wedding flowers including everything from the humble daisy to the glamorous peony.

Rose

Wedding Roses

There is a reason why this is a romantic choice and a very popular wedding flower. It is gorgeous and it's pricey, but this flower let you know something special is happening. It comes in virtually any color and it pairs well with other flowers and creates luscious, full wedding centerpieces. It is hardier than other blooms and does very well in boutonnieres, corsages and highly sculptured arrangements. It is the symbol of love and roses make a beautiful statement and a meaningful one.

Hydrangea

Hydrangea Wedding Bouquet

Not only do just the flowers but also the stems of hydrangea fill up any wedding bouquet or centerpiece. They come in several shades and florists usually use these flowers to create texture and volume in their work. They are highly flexible in the theme and the style and Hydrangea make tall and expensive centerpieces become even more magical. They can add a sweet touch to a glass jar on a rustic table. They are most convenient for allergy sufferers, as this flower doesn't tend to have problems.

Orchid

Orchid Bouquet

This is a go to flower for nuptials especially in tropical settings. Orchids symbolically represent charm and beauty. They are delicate flowers that are available in several varieties and they come in shades of green, white and purple. They are often used in weddings that are traditional or even modern and they are gorgeous and full arrangements or minimalist style single stems.

Peony

Peony Bouquet

This flower symbolizes happiness and it is a most relevant flower for weddings. It is full of soft and fluffy petals. They can be very expensive per stem but their size fills out a bouquet or centerpiece. If your wedding has a very pale pallet, peonies are a perfect option because of the texture they lend to light color arrangements. They also happen to be very fragrant flowers and smelled delicious. But if you have some scent sensitivity you may want to find another bloom.

Anemone

Anemones Wedding Bouquet

Modern weddings are full of this flower. These flowers often have a dark center and softly colored petals. The most popular for weddings are white and blush anemones. They have a unique shape that is almost whimsical but with striking quality. When paired with other flowers, they are particularly enticing with rounder, softer blooms.

Carnation

Carnations Flowers

Carnation is a flower you either love or hate. They are very affordable and they come in many colors. They are sturdy in nature and often used to create floral to core elements like flower balls or back drops. Carnations have a ruffled texture and can be added to vintage wedding centerpieces alongside roses. If you love a monochromatic look you can make a centerpiece completely out of carnations instead of roses, which helps, out your budget. (See also Save Money on Your Wedding Flowers)

Daisy

Daisy Wedding Bouquet

Daisies come in many varieties and more colors and it is a beautiful traditional wedding flower. There is a homespun charm of daisies especially for rustic and vintage events. Daisies are associated with innocence and purity and is a popular choice for bridal bouquets. These classic white and yellow daisies are low-maintenance and lovely.

Ranunculus

Ranunculus Flowers

These are often confused with roses and peonies but the ranunculus is a romantic flower perfect for wedding arrangements. They are less common than carnations and roses so make sure they are available at your florist. They are mostly seen in a paler shade but you can also find them in bolder colors such as red and orange. Pair them with other flowers, as they are a sweetly shaped bloom.

Babies Breath

Babies Breath Centerpieces

This used to be known as filler and delivered flowers but it's making a comeback. One of the biggest floral trends is the emergence of babies breath as a bouquet and wedding flower standard. It is very pretty and a very tiny flower. It is lightweight and many brides love carrying this bouquet down the aisle. It is also very budget friendly so when you're doing a large wedding it can be affordable and chic.

Succulents

Wedding Succulents

Succulents are one of the newest trendiest inclusions in a wedding. It is now no longer just in the Southwest that one uses a desert plant but now they are making appearances as fashionable centerpieces of many weddings across the country. Succulents add amazing texture and are extremely durable. They don't need too much sun or water and you can find them year-round. They are also a great addition to cut arrangements and are beautiful in pots as centerpieces.