The wedding day is undoubtedly the most special day in the life of all and from decoration to the cake and from the music to the flowers; you want everything to be perfect on this special day. But choosing wedding flowers can be a difficult task because all the common wedding flower varieties are so beautiful that you don’t want to leave out any.

But it is important to select or shortlist at least one or two varieties that will stand out and in order to do this, you must know what the most common types are. Below given is a list of the 6 most common types of wedding flowers that are used for decoration:

types of wedding flowers

1. Rose

Rose is obviously the most common and the most popular wedding flower variety out there.  Rose symbolizes love and is perfect to be used for wedding decoration.  There are many sub-categories of roses and also many sizes and colors to choose from so this is a good option if you are planning to use it for your wedding.

2. Tulip

Tulips can make for a meaningful wedding flower since it not only looks beautiful but also is available in a large range of color options including red, purple, magenta, pink, yellow and peach etc.  So tulips can be used according to the color theme of your wedding and are also the favorite of many, and will thus be liked by your guests.

3. Lily of the Valley

These flowers are sometimes also referred to as ‘ladder to heaven’ and rightly so. They have a wonderful scent and can add a great visual value to any wedding.  The good thing about this flower is that it remains available throughout the year and you don’t have to work hard on finding it.

4. Peony

With its bright color and strong perfume smell, this flower also makes for the perfect wedding flower variety. You can get many bouquets made of this flower and get them placed throughout the venue.

5. Calla Lily

This trumpet-shaped flower can speak the language of love and is available in many attractive looking varieties.  These flowers also come in many colors and hence make for suitable wedding flowers.

6. Ranunculus

This is a cost-effective alternative to roses and peonies and thus perfect for a budget-friendly wedding. These flowers are available in colors including orange, pink, yellow and white.


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