A wedding flower decoration requires meticulous planning in great detail. It is also essential to stick to the predetermined budget levels as things get out of hand very quickly. Simple yet stylish decoration can give the romantic aura to your wedding. Local flowers are cheap, fresh and are easily available for flower decoration. During summer it is best to opt for sunflowers, zinnias, dahlias, lilies and hydrangeas. It's best to choose those flowers especially for the bridal bouquet that highlights the bride's persona. The bride's bouquet should be made only after considering certain factors like the bride's skin tone, facial appearance, body proportion and attire.
MEANINGS & USES _ The exact origin of the name Aster is debated. Some say the name for these beautiful flowers is direct from Greek mythology: Asters were said to have grown from the tears of the Goddess Asterea. Others say they were named for their abundant growing patterns (like the night sky) and their star_like shape. Asters have long been given to symbolize love, daintiness and afterthought. Gentlemen and ladies in the past used to present them to people they hoped to draw affection from. Placed on the graves of French soldiers, Asters were used as a symbol of a better life to come. They can also be used to symbolize a 20th Wedding Anniversary and are a wonderful gift in a bouquet for any occasion. The petals of the Aster used to be smoked to ward off evil serpents, but could also be used to help with headaches, colds, back pain and muscle spasms.