Brides have been carrying bouquets since Roman times as flowers were known as symbols of new beginnings, fidelity and fertility. By Victorian times the flowers themselves were chosen for their meanings. You may like to choose flowers for your bouquet that hold specific meanings to you or simply those that find irresistibly beautiful.
Flowers used in bridal bouquet image include:
dahlia (café au lait) – forever thine
peony (white) – happy marriage
rosa (blush pink) – perfect love
cineraria – you are my delight
stocks – bonds of affection