Types of orchids
There are many types of orchids. Some orchid species have a fantastic scent and are wonderfully fragrant orchids. Others are prized for their color.
There are black orchid flowers, red orchids, orange orchids...the list goes on.
They are sometimes found growing wild and these are truly
rare flowers. However most orchid bridal bouquets will use cultivated blooms such as
Black orchid flowers
Black orchid flowers, also known as Trichoglottis Brachiata are a great option for those who plan on having a black and white wedding theme. Truly black flowers are hard to find so black orchids would be a good choice and can be used for your bouquet, the boutonnieres and for orchid centerpieces.
Many common types of orchids are a shade of pink and truly red orchids are hard to find. Make sure your florist has a sample of any fabric you want to match with your flowers. This will prevent any color clashes.
Many orchids have different shading on their petals and this is true for orange orchids. They are often found in deep yellow color with orange speckles or with darker orange coloring at the petal edges.
The Language of Flowers
You can use the 'language of flowers' to give a special meaning to your bouquet
Here are some of the most popular wedding flowers and their meanings...
Hints and tips...
For a bit of fun for the girls at your wedding, why not tie this cute poem to your bouquet before you throw it?
You pushed your way up front.
You caught the bride's bouquet.
Good luck with your groom hunt!"
"Congratulations Missy! You pushed your way up front. You caught the bride's bouquet. Good luck with your groom hunt!"
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