Flowers for Indian wedding

Flowers play a very important role to decorate an Indian wedding paper. From traditional Mandap or completely covered with flowers, to floral centerpieces at the reception, shop ceremonial flowers represent most of the decorations in traditional wedding ceremonies in India.There are five commonly used flowers that can be used alone or in combination with other types of flowers in both the ceremony and the reception decor.

Marigolds

Calendula is a flower for traditional Indian weddings that adds sparkle and color to the decor. Both Orange and yellow marigolds are appropriate for an Indian wedding. You can choose to use a single color or combine to enhance the presentation.

Jasmine

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White Jasmine is a flower that is used in traditional weddings of South India, which is elegant and subtle fragrance that makes it a versatile tool to use in decorating flower. Jasmine can be used alone for a modern Indian-American wedding, or can be combined with exotic flowers in bright colors for a more traditional style of India.

Orchids

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Orchids of any color can be used in decorating, making them a versatile option. A chain of orchids can be used to decorate the Mandap or the bride carries a bouquet of these flowers. The white, pink or purple orchids are appropriate options.

Roses

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Red roses are the flowers to be considered for an Indian-American Wedding. Red roses can be combined with orange or yellow marigolds to pay tribute to the two cultures. Red roses can also be used exclusively on their own.

Gerbera

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The gerberas are available in almost every color imaginable, being the easiest flowers to match with the color scheme of your wedding. This is a very informal flower and simple look, ideal for informal Indian weddings. Mix and match various colors of gerberas for a vibrant and bold look.

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