Flowers are a huge part of your wedding, so what is the meaning behind those sweet tulips, traditional roses and the brides who choose them?
In the gorgeous photo book A Bloom A Day -- the history of flowers and their meanings are uncovered -- along with some beautiful images of your favorite buds!
The "Vogue" Rose as your wedding flower: According to the book, the rose represents perfect happiness and enduring style. Brides who choose the rose have a strong sense of self worth and contentment. Your happiness and capacity for unselfish love add to your beauty. The rose is also youthful and will be untarnished by time.
The American Tulip: Stands for internal strength, stability and efficiency (all things we look for in a partnership!). A person who chooses tulips is one of integrity, good character and has a strong sense of self. You also enjoy the company of others and are happiest when your home is filled with loved ones.
The Salmon Bud/Pincushion Protea: This unique flower represents a rebirth -- and those drawn to it are both intense and full of energy! This bloom also only germinates in the wild after fire has cleansed the earth.
Calla Lily: Symbolize romanticism and a great imagination!
Daffodil: Represent positive change and new beginnings.
Water Lily: Stands for a fluid, dynamic environment and wisdom.
Sunburst Sunflower: Represents positive energy, generosity and a warm heart.
African Violet: These beauties encourage openness without judgment and loyalty.
Bridal Veil Iris: Stands for kindness, sensitivity and a thoughtful nature.