Mexican wedding flowers surprises by its variety and colors. Starting with dahlia – the Mexican national flower and following by alcatraz, ginger, orchids, asters, mexican sunflower and poppy, birds of paradise, marigold, chocolate cosmos. Looks like a long list so you will definitely have a choice for your wedding bouquet. There are no strict rules about what kind of flowers you should use on your wedding day, so it is up to you to decide whether you want to have classy and formal flowers or you prefer to give a free rein to your imagination and use the most colorful ones.
Here are photos of the most popular Mexican wedding flowers.
Let’s take a close look at some of them.
Dahlia originates from the mountain parts of Mexico and it has been grown here for centuries. From Mexico it was delivered to Spain and little by little became popular in all Europe. Dahlia can be of different colors like white, yellow, orange, pink, red and purple.
Alcatraz also known as Calla Lily is a extraordinary and magnificent flower. Although it can be seen in various colors, mostly white ones are used in wedding flowers.
Ginger has been cultivated for so long that its exact origin is uncertain. Known for its elegance, vivid color and amazing symmetry.
Birds of paradise is native to Americas areas. It received its second name heliconias from Mount Helicon, the seat of the Muses, the nine goddesses of the arts and science in Greek mythology. Such an elegant origin story corresponds well with the grace and unusual beauty of the flower.
Asters flowers with its name origin from Greece that signifies Starlike flowers. Can be red, lavender, white, purple, pink or blue.
Marigold apart from having a cheerful color, it has some positive influence on the mood and health. In the late 12 century scientists found out that simply looking a Marigold will improve your eyesight and lighten the mood.
As you can see Mexican wedding flowers give a range of choices to play with and compose the most beautiful and extraordinary bouquet. After all flowers play a significant part in the overall wedding decoration and that in its turn requires a close up attention.
For your inspiration further you can find a collection of pictures showing various ideas of wedding bouquets made with Mexican flowers.