Complete Guide To
Tropical Wedding Flowers
Tropical wedding flowers add color and uniqueness to your
wedding. Flowers can be a big part of your wedding, and choosing the
right type and colors can add a new dimension to your wedding day.
The choices available will depend on where your wedding will take
place, the season and your personal preferences.
If you are having a destination wedding you may want to research what
flowers are native to area you are getting married. You should also
check with florists and wedding planners in the local area or at your
resort to find out what flowers are available.
Typically flowers are used for the bridal and bridesmaid bouquets. They
can also be used for centerpieces and decorations at your ceremony and
reception. Try to find a nice combination of flowers that matches your
wedding theme and colors.
Listed below are types of flowers that can be found in different
tropical locations and ways to use them in your wedding.
Hawaiian Wedding Flowers
Hawaii is known for beautiful flowers. Leis are a fun way to add color
to your wedding, and they come in a few different varieties. Typically
leis are made of orchids and common colors include white, pink and
If you are having authentic orchid leis shipped to your wedding
location, make sure that the orchids are grown in Hawaii. If they are
shipped in from Asia they will be several days old by the time you
Another variation is the Haku wristband, headband and anklet. These are
perfect for a traditional Hawaiian wedding or a beach wedding in the
sand. Haku leis can also be used for decorations, such as part of your
centerpieces, around baskets and on wedding cake displays.
Loose orchid blossoms are also great for decorating. They can be used
for table decorations, on your cake and anywhere that needs a little
Other Tropical Wedding Flowers
Probably the most popular choice, orchids come in many colors and types
which makes it easy to match them with your wedding colors. They can
also withstand the heat of the Caribbean and other tropical locations
for many hours.
Varieties include solid colors and stripes. These are great in bouquets
or potted as centerpieces.
Beautiful combinations of colors make this the perfect tropical flower.
You are sure to find one that compliments your wedding colors.
Bird of Paradise
This is an exotic flower that resembles a bird in flight (hence the
name). The bright colors will add a tropical touch to your bouquets and
Bird of Paradise
There are many different types of lilies to choose from, and they are
very versatile. They are very heat resistant and long lasting which
makes them a great choice.
A favorite for any wedding, roses do very well in hot, tropical