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Walking down the aisle carrying your bidal bouquet - how well you cared for your wedding flowers can make all the difference in how long they will last through out the day.

Wedding Flowers

Flower Care & Meanings of Wedding Flowers:

Check the water supply immediately upon arrival. Add lukewarm water as needed. For best results, use floral preservative, if provided. Mix the preservative with room temperature water, in the proportion recommended on the package. If floral foam is used,  make sure it is always thoroughly saturated. Check your arrangement daily to make sure it  has plenty of clear, fresh water. Display your arrangement in a cool location, out of  direct sunlight and away from electrical appliances. Avoid particularly hot or cold areas. 

Roses come in a wide range of colors. Each different color has a different meaning.
It sends a silent, yet extremely important message. 

Red - Love, beauty, courage and respect
White - Purity and innocence, silence or secrecy, also reverence and humility
Pink - Appreciation, "Thank you", grace, perfect happiness, and admiration
Dark Pink - Appreciation, gratitude
Light Pink - Admiration, sympathy
Yellow - Joy, gladness, friendship, delight, the promise of a new beginning
Orange - Desire, and enthusiasm
Red and White together - these signify unity.
Red Rosebud - A symbol of purity and loveliness
White Rosebud - Symbolic of girlhood
Thornless Rose Signifies - "Love at first sight"

Choose the flowers in your wedding bouquet by decoding their meanings.Peach Wedding Roses

Absinth/Wormwood:   Separation and Torment of Love
Acacia:   Platonic Love, concealed love
Aconite/Monkshood:   Misanthropy and Poisonous Words
Adams's Needle:   A Friend in Need
Adonis:   Recollection of Life's Pleasure
Almond:   Virginity and Fruitfulness
Almond Blossom:   Hope and Watchfulness
Aloe:   Wisdom and Integrity
Allspice:   Compassion
Alyssum (sweet):   Worth beyond beauty
Amaranth:   Fidelity
Amaranth, Globe:   Unchangeable
Amaryllis:   Pastoral Poetry, Pride
Ambrosia:   Your Love is reciprocated
Anemone:   Refusal and Abandonment, Forsaken
Apple:   Symbol of Perpetual Concord
Apricot Blossom:   Timid Love
Abor Vitae:   True Friendship
Arbutus:   Thee only do I Love
Artemesia:   Symbol of Dignity
Asphodel:   Languor and Regret
Aster:   Daintiness, Symbol of Love
Azalea:   Fragile and Ephemeral Passion
Baby's Breath:   Happiness
Bay Wreath:   Reward of Merit
Begonia:   "Beware! I am fanciful!"
Bindweed:   Coquette and Busybody
Bittersweet:   Truth
Blackthorn/Sloe:   Difficulty and Austerity
Blue Bell:   Delicacy and Humility
Bouquet of Withered Flowers:   Rejected love
Burdock:   Importunity and Boredom
Buttercup:   Childishness
Cactus:   Bravery and Endurance
Camellia:   Excellence and Steadfastness
Camellia, red:   You're a flame in my heart
Camellia, white:   You're adorable
Camomile:   Initiative and Ingenuity
Candytuft:   Indifference
Canterbury Bell:   Constancy and Warning
Cardinal Flower:   Distinction and Splendor
Carnation:   Fascination
Carnation, Pink:   Emblem of Mother's Day, I will never forget you
Carnation, Purple:   Antipathy and Capriciousness
Carnation, Red:   Admiration, my heart aches for you
Carnation, Striped:   No, Sorry, I cannot be with you
Carnation, White:   Pure Love, Sweet Love, Innocence
Carnation, Yellow:   Disdain and Rejection
Cedar Leaf:   "I live for thee"
Chestnut:   Independence and Injustice
China Aster:   Jealousy and After-thought
Chrysanthemum:   You are a wonderful friend
Chrysanthemum, Red:   I love you
Chrysanthemum, White:   Truth
Chrysanthemum, Yellow:   Slighted Love
Cinnamon:   Love and Beauty
Clematis:   Artifice and Ingenuity
Clove:   Dignity and Restraint
Clover:   Fertility and Domestic Virtue
Clover, Four leafed:   Symbol Of Good Luck
Clover, Five leafed:   Symbol Of Bad Luck
Cockscomb/Celosia:   Silliness or Foppery
Coltsfoot:   Maternal Love and Care
Columbine:   Cuckoldry and Deserted Love
Convolvulus:   Humble Perseverance
Coreopsis:   Always cheerful
Cornflower:   Delicacy
Crane's-bill/Wild Geranium:   Constancy and Availability
Crocus:   Youthful Gladness, Attachment, Cheerfulness
Crown Imperial:   Majesty and Power
Cyclamen:   Resignation & Goodbye
Daffodil:   Emblem of Annunciation/Regard, Unrequited love
Dahlia:   Good Taste
Daisy:   Gentleness, Innocence, Loyal love
Dandelion:   Oracle of Time and Love, Faithfulness, Happiness
Day Lily/Hemerocallis:   Emblem Of The Mother
Delphinium:   Airy
Dogwood:   Durability
Edelweiss:   Daring & Noble Courage
Eglantine:   Spring & Poetry
Elderberry Blossom:   Humility and Kindness
Everlasting:   Constancy
Fennel:   Strength
Fern:   Sincerity, Magic, Fascination, Confidence, Shelter
Fir:   Time & Evaluation
Forget-me-not:   Faithful Love, Memories
Forsynthia:   Anticipation
Fuchsia:   Amiability
Gardenia:   "I love you in secret"
Geranium, Oak-leaf:   Friendship
Geranium, Rose:   Preference
Gillyflower, Pink:   Bonds Of Affection
Gladiolus:   Strength Of Character, I am really sincere
Gloxinia:   Love at first sight
Goldenrod:   Treasure And Good Fortune
Heather, Purple:   Admiration, Beauty and Solitude
Heather, Pink:   "Good Luck"
Heather, White:   Protection From Danger
Heliotrope:   Devotion, Eternal Love
Hibiscus:   Delicate Beauty
Holly:   Foresight
Hollyhock:   Ambition and Liberality
Honeysuckle:   Sweetness Of Disposition
Hyacinth:   Games & Sports
Hyacinth, purple:   I am sorry, Please forgive me, Sorrow
Hyacinth, white:   Loveliness, I will pray for you
Hyacinth, yellow:   Jealousy
Hydrangea :   Vanity, Thank you for understanding, Frigidity
Iris:   Faith, Wisdom, Valor, Your Friendship means so much to me
Ivy:   Friendship, Wedded love, Fidelity, Friendship, Affection
Jasmine, Red:   Folly and Glee
Jasmine, White:   Amiability and Cheerfulness
Jasmine, Yellow:   Timidity and Modesty
Jonquil:   Violent Sympathy and Desire, Love me, Affection returned
Lady's Slipper:   Capricious Beauty
Larkspur:   Open Heart
Laurel:   Success and Renown
Lavender:   Constancy
Lilac, Mauve:   "Do You Still Love Me"
Lilac, Pink:   Youth and Acceptance
Lilac, White:   "My First Dream Of Love"
Lily, Calla:   Majestic Beauty
Lily, Day:   Coquetry
Lily, Orange:   Hatred and Disdain, Wealth, Pride
Lily, White:   Majesty and Purity, Virginity
Lily-Of-The-Valley:   Purity and Humility, Sweetness
Lotus:   Mystery and Truth
Love-In-The-Mist/Nigell:   Delicacy and Perplexity
Magnolia:   Dignity, Splendid Beauty
Marigold:   Sacred Affection, Cruelty, Grief, Jealousy
Marjoram:   Comfort and Consolation
Marvel-Of-Peru:   Flame of Love
Mistletoe:   Affection and Love
Mimosa:   Sensitivity
Myrtle:   Love, Mirth and Joy
Narcissus:   Egotism, Formality
Nasturtium:   Patriotism
Oleander:   Beauty and Grace
Orange Blossom:   Your Purity Equals Your Loveliness, Innocence, Eternal Love
Orange Mock:   Deceit
Orchid:   Magnificence, Love, Beauty, Refinement
Pansy:   Thoughtful Recollection
Passionflower:   Faith and Piety
Peach Blossom:   Generosity and Bridal Hope
Pear Blossom:   Health and Hope
Peony:   Healing, Life, Happy Marriage, Gay life
Peppermint:   Warmth of Feelings
Periwinkle, Blue:   Early Friendship
Periwinkle, White:   Pleasures of Memory
Petunia:   Anger and Resentment
Phlox:   Sweet Dreams
Plum Blossom:   Beauty and Longevity
Poinsettia:   "Be of Good Cheer"
Poppy:   Imagination, Dreaminess, Eternal sleep
Poppy, yellow:   Wealth, Success
Primrose:   Young Love, I cannot live without you
Primrose, evening:   Inconstancy
Queen Anne's Lace:   Fantasy
Rose, Bridal:   Happy Love
Rose, Carolina:   Love Is Dangerous
Rose, Christmas:   Peace and Tranquility
Rose, Coral/Orange:   Enthusiasm, Desire
Rose, Dark Pink:   Thank you
Rose, Light Pink:   Admiration
Rose, Musk:   Capricious Beauty
Rose, Pale:   Friendship
Rose, Peach:   Let's get together, Closing of the deal
Rose, Pink:   Love, Grace, Gentility, You're so Lovely, Perfect Happiness, Please believe me
Rose, Pink & White:   I love you still and always will
Rose, Red:   Love, Desire, Respect, Courage, Job well done
Rose, Red & Yellow:   Congratulations
Rose, White:   Charm, Secrecy, Silence, You're Heavenly, Reverence, Humility, Youthfulness and Innocence
Rose, White on Red:   Unity/Flower Emblem of England
Rose, Yellow:   Infidelity, Joy, Gladness, Friendship, Jealousy, Welcome Back, Remember me
Rose, Yellow & Orange:   Passionate thoughts
Rosemary:   Constancy, Fidelity and Loyalty
Salvia, Blue:   "I Think of You"
Smilax:   Lovely
Snapdragon:   Presumption, Deception, Gracious lady
Snowdrop:   Hope and Consolation
Spearmint:   Warmth of Sentiment
Spider Flower:   Elope with me
Statice:   Lasting Beauty
Stephanotis:   Happiness in marriage
Stock:   Bonds of affection, You will always be beautiful to me
Sunflower:   Homage and Devotion
Sweet Basil:   Good Luck
Sweet Pea:   Departure, Blissful pleasure, Thanks for a lovely time
Sweet William:   Gallantry, Finesse and Perfection
Thrift:   Sympathy
Thyme:   Courage and Activity
Tiger Lily:   Wealth and Pride
Tuberose:   Dangerous Pleasures
Tulip:   Symbol of The Perfect Lover
Tulip, Red:   Believe me, Declaration of love
Tulip, Variegated:   Beautiful eyes
Violet:   Modesty and Simplicity
Viscaria:   Will you dance with me?
Wallflower:   Friendship and Adversity
Water Lily:   Eloquence and Persuasion
Wisteria:   Youth and Poetry
Xeranthemum:   Eternity and Immortality
Yarrow:   Healing
Zinnia:   Thoughts of Absent Friends
Zinnia, Pink:   Lasting Affection

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