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Why Choose White Flowers on Wedding Day?

The color white is a symbol of purity, joy, glory and kindness. White flowers are a favorite in weddings because they symbolize virginity. White is not just a color; it is a manifestation of all color, all energy in nature. To choose white flowers for your big day is to symbolize a fresh beginning in life. White combines beautifully with any other color. It looks good on any dress you are wearing.

White roses look exquisite in bouquets. There are several varieties with different shapes and sizes. Have a discussion with a good florist and look for yourself.

Creamy white flowers like magnolia can give a soft romantic touch to your bouquet or dress. You can even put them in your buttonhole. Arrangements using a single kind of flower can look stylish if done by a professional.

Variations in tones look smart. Think of using different shades of white and ivory within an arrangement. Mock Orange, dogwood, and hydrangea make for a highly fragrant and good looking bouquet.

White flowers combined with streaks of other colors look great too. White lilies with some green foliage look beautiful. Combine white with some black and you get a formal look to your occasion. Pale colors and white give a romantic feeling.

Lily of the valley is a favorite spring time wedding flower. Seasonal flowers like these bring an air of novelty to the occasion.

White tulips and look fabulous on their own, while also combining well with gerberas and roses. Morning glories are beautiful blooming flowers that are a nice addition to other flowers.

The white waxy stephanotis with sweet fragrance and leathery leaves are very popular. They are small and look great in hair too. Bouquets consisting of stephanotis are intricately designed and require a lot of skill.

For decorating the pedestal, showy flowers like anthurium and lily are perfect and striking. Centerpiece arrangements can include flowers like calla lilies, gladioli, amaryllis, lilac or anemone.

Talk to the florists and they will help you decide a nice theme for your wedding. They are experts at combining the shades and varieties of flowers to create a stunning ambience. Selection of seasonal flowers and traditional ones will be done with ease. If you wish to do it all yourself, you can find designs and ideas in garden magazines.

A list of white wedding flowers:

Almond
Alyssum
Amaryllis
Asters
Bachelor Buttons
Bunny Tails
Butterfly Bush
Caladuim
Calla Lily
Canterbury Belles
Carnation
Celosia
Chrysanthemums
Clematis
Clover
Cosmos
Crabapple
Dahlia
Daisy
Dogwood
Dusty Miller (Silver)
Flamingo Flower
Geraniums
Gladiolas
Hollyhock
Hydrangea
Iris
Lily of the Valley
Magnolia
Mock Orange
Monkey Flower
Morning glory
Moss Rose
Nicotiana
Ornamental Pear
Pampas Grass
Pansy
Petunia
Poinsettia
Purple Leaf Plum
Rose
Rose of Sharon
Silver Lace
Snowball
Straw Flower
Sweet Peas
Tuberose
Tulips
Zinnia