Tropical Blue Flowers

Still looking for your something blue? Why not tropical blue flowers for your bridal bouquet? Blue wedding flowers can add a lot of personality to your big day, no matter what your style.

Among the popular natural blue wedding flowers are several blue tropical flowers, including plumbago, saintpaulia and several varieties of orchids. fall theme wedding cakes

One of the great things about using blue for your wedding is the range of different themes it can fit, thanks to the different moods of the various blue shades and hues. A light baby blue shade has a dreamy look, while bright blue tropical flowers are perfect for a modern, Caribbean-inspired wedding. Blue wedding flowers can look understated, vibrant, traditional or cutting-edge, depending on the type and shades you choose.

If you decide against tropical flowers, some common types of blue flowers used in silk or other artificial bouquets include roses, carnations, tulips and gardenias. Available in a variety of shapes, sizes and shades, blue flowers make a stylish statement in any bouquet.

While many of these occur naturally, others require skilled floral artistry to color them blue for use in your wedding arrangements. Roses are the most popular wedding flowers, however they don't naturally come in blue. They can be painted or dyed and there are also some very believable artificial roses crafted from silk and other materials. For the past few years, genetically engineered blue roses have also been available.

To find the right blue wedding flowers for your theme, you may need to use a blend of both natural and artificial blooms.

Here are a few of the most popular natural types of blue wedding flowers:

  • Hydrangeas. These flowers are typically seen in large, round flowerheads resembling a pom-pom. Hydrangeas can be used as pomander bouquets, centerpieces, or as part of a blue bridal bouquet. Hydrangeas also come in white, purple, pink and green.
  • Cornflower. Also known as bluebottle or Bachelor's button, these are delicate blue flowers that appear purple at the center. Cornflowers are usually used to complement other flowers in a bridal bouquet, such as tulips or carnations.
  • Larkspur. Also referred to as delphinium or blue ranunculus, these are sometimes mistaken for bluebells. Larkspur come in long cones of bell-shaped flowers and are often used in romantic cascade bouquets and centerpieces.

  • Back from tropical blue flowers to blue wedding flowers...

    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...

  • Allium - good fortune
  • Aster - beginnings
  • Daisy - innocence
  • Freesia - calm
  • Gardenia - grace
  • Gypsophilia - everlasting love
  • Heather - passion
  • Lily - virtue
  • Orchid - delicate beauty
  • Red rose - passionate love
  • Tulip - hopeless love
  • White rose - purity

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    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?

    "Congratulations Missy! You pushed your way up front. You caught the bride's bouquet. Good luck with your groom hunt!"

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