Flowers are among the most beautiful things of this world. Mother Nature has ensured a bright and vibrant spectrum of it through the floral colours and fragrances. Ironically, these also signify the eternity of life in this world as fruits are produced from these flowers itself. No wonder, we humans have developed our deep rooted charm for these flowers and try to adore ourselves and occasions with the best and most exotic flowers of nature. Wedding occasion also sees bunches of flowers of great variety, all to decorate the house and fill it up with the fine fervour that cannot be achieved through other glam elements. In the western culture, bride carries a bouquet with her as a mark of goodness and beauty adoration. This tradition has continued and all cherish the allied customs like trying to grab the bride’s flowers as she spins them in air after the wedlock.
Making a perfect bouquet
The florists in the western nations have been catering towards the needs of bridal bouquets in the best forms and designs. There is huge demand of such bouquet during the wedding season of the year. They are producing some of the most exotic flowers from around the world to make the breath-taking bouquets that not only add to the charms of the bride but also makes her look special for her big day. Flowers that are high on fragrance like the red roses and white lilies are most preferred by the brides as these offer fine adoration element to their persona. The florists try to optimize the look and feel of the bouquet through the best of the choices so that the bride really feels special with the bunch in her hand.
Living the wedding tradition
In the earlier times, the bride used to carry a handmade bouquet of flowers and herbs of diversity as also some spices leaves. The idea was to generate a fine mix of fragrance that could ward off the evil spirits. She held the bouquet in her front at the waistline and moved to the church. For this same reason, she was considered very auspicious on the day of her wedding. Later, a tradition developed whereby, bride started to offer the single flowers from her bouquet as a mark of grace and pious energy that could ward off the evil forces. This tradition still continues but in a much cheerful manner among the youth at the wedding. They try to grab the flowers as something really special while the bride enjoys feeling so.
Offering the genre bunches -
The choice of the flowers in the wedding bouquet could depend upon the availability of the particular varieties in that region. If a particular rose variety is available in abundance in a period of the year then the florists try to make with it, the base setting in the bridal bouquets. Other exotic flowers are arranged in small numbers. The size of the bouquet is generally kept mediocre; due to the fact the bride has to carry the same all the time and a bulky one would not be good for her.