Myrtle plant

Royal wedding bouquets myrtle myth

While it is true that British royal brides have a spring of myrtle in their wedding bouquets, the origin of this is slightly mixed up. There are a few different stories and it’s time we get things straight. Which means the myrtle tradition does NOT come from Queen Victoria’s wedding […]

Olive branches were woven in wedding crowns and garlands

Wedding flowers in ancient Greek and Roman traditions

Ancient Greek wedding flowers Flowers have always been an important part of every Greek tradition, celebration and special occasion. Weddings were no different. However, ancient Greeks were not using wedding bouquets. Instead, the bride and groom wore garlands which symbolized new life, hope and fertility. Another important part in the […]