AQUARIUS – ORCHIDS
January 21 – February 19
Ordered, yet dreamy, those born under the sign of the orchid love all the romance associated with a wedding day. This flower is a delicate bloom which graces spaces and bouquets with simple, timeless elegance. It also represents sexuality and fertility, so there will be plenty of fun times ahead…
PISCES – WATER LILIES
February 20 – March 20
Swim ahead of the fashionista crowd with the water lily flower. Artistic and sensitive, those born under the sign of Pisces perfectly encapsulate the symbolism which runs through this floral.
ARIES - HONEYSUCKLE
March 21 – April 20
People are attracted to you, like bees to honey and honeysuckle. And, who could blame them? If you’re born under this sign, you have a large circle of friends and a long guest list for your wedding!
TAURUS - POPPY
April 21 – May 21
You may know the scarlet poppy through its symbolic use on Remembrance Day, but the peace it evokes reflects the love of pleasure and comfort felt by those born under the Taurean star.
GEMINI - LAVENDER
May 22 – June 21
A healing flower, lavender is not only intensely pretty, with its small lilac petals and full bloom, but draws attention to itself – in the best possible way – and can be used in anything from bouquets to boutonnieres and, even, sprinkled on your wedding cake.
CANCER – WHITE & ACANTHUS FLOWERS
June 22 – July 22
White on white represents the purity and love of a marriage, so don’t be afraid of using pale florals throughout your wedding theme, especially if the décor of the venue is dark and allows for the contrast. And, if you do want to add a subtle hue and play with shape, you can always add some acanthus to your arrangements.
LEO – MARIGOLD & SUNFLOWER
July 23 – August 21
Those born under the sunflower sign of Leo are outgoing, determined and, literally, a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. Make sure there is light and laughter on your big day by including these florals in anything from your hair accessories to your table blooms.
VIRGO - BRIGHT SMALL FLOWERS FOR E.G. THE BUTTERCUP
August 22 – September 23
They may be small, but they pack a punch. Tiny blossoms, such as the buttercup, represent people who are exceptionally clean and tidy, love to help people and who are are deeply caring, contributing more than their fair share to society.
LIBRA – BLUEBELLS & LARGE ROSE FLOWERS
September 24 – October 23
Classically beautiful, the rose symbolises love and passion, as well as being linked to philosophy, poetry and art. If your style is more hipster cool than prim and proper, you can still use the floral in large verdant and unstructured bouquets.
SCORPIO – CHRYSANTHEUM
October 24 – November 22
This flower’s many layers reflect yours, so use its unique form to add some texture to your arrangements. You don’t have to use this floral exclusively – intersperse it with some greenery for a looser arrangement, or pin smaller blooms together for a more structured boutonniere.
SAGITTARIUS - NARCISSUS
November 23 – December 22
Otherwise known as the daffodil, the narcissus is sometimes considered unlucky. But, if you’re actually born under the star of this flower, good fortune is sure to come your way. The blossom is more often thought of as white, though you can find different hues and tones – speak to your florist to find which best suits your wedding theme.
CAPRICORN - CARNATION
December 23 – January 20
This colourful bloom, whose formal name dianthus comes from the Greek word for ‘heavenly flower’, represents love and there will be plenty of that on your wedding day. While it is often used as a filler flower, it can take centre stage, especially when bunched together.