Say it with flowers – The meanings behind some of the most popular wedding flowers

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There are many reasons why brides choose specific flowers for their wedding bouquet. It may be a matter of color, look or theme. They may have a sentimental or personal value. In some cases budget may even be a factor. What a lot of people don’t know, however, is that each floral variety has a specific meaning. These meanings date back to Victorian times, when people would often use flowers to communicate certain sentiments. It could be fun to consider the meaning when choosing your wedding flowers. Here are the meanings of some of the more popular choices.

Orchid – delicate beauty

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Hydrangea – perseverance

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Ranunculus – radiance

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Delphinium – boldness

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Alstroemeria – aspiring

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For a more complete list of flowers, check out AboutFlowers.com‘s guide!

 

 

 

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