Blushing Belle: Flowers For The Occasion

There are a lot of flowers that go into a wedding from the bouquets held by the bridal party, to the petals in the flower girl's basket, arranged on the tables and of course there's THE bouquet, but how do you know which ones are best for you? Well, hopefully this guide will be of some help.

Carnations
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Symbol of: Mother's love, passion, good luck, pride, beauty
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Best Colors: White, pink, red, orange
Carnations come in such a variety of colors that they are essentially the perfect flower for any occasion, especially weddings. 

Gardenia
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Symbol of: purity, sweetness
Season: Winter, Summer
Best Colors: White, purple

Daisy
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Symbol of: happiness, purity, admiration
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Best Colors: White, Yellow
Daisies are the ideal combination flower, able to fall into any bouquet. 

Lavender
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Symbol of: healing, tranquility
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Best Colors: Purple

Hydrangea
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Symbol of: Emotions
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Best Colors: White, blue, pink, green, pink

Iris
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Symbol of: Eloquence, wisdom, compliments
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Best Colors: Purple, white

Orchid
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Symbol of: exotic beauty, refinement, thoughtfulness, charm
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Best Colors: white, pink, purple, green, orange

Peony
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Symbol of: bashfulness, compassion
Season: Spring
Best Colors: pink, white

Snapdragon
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Symbol of: graciousness, strength
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Best Colors: white, cream, green

Sweet Pea
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Symbol of: delicate pleasure, bliss
Season: Winter, Spring
Best Colors: white, pink

Rose
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Symbol of: love, friendship, innocence, passion
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Best Colors: red, white, yellow, pink

Tulip
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Symbol of: declaration of love, perfect love
Season: Winter, Spring
Best Colors: white, orange, pink, yellow, red