An Indian Ocean wedding is brought alive by the scents and colours the vibrant tropical flowers used in the bridal bouquet.
Here is our guide to 5 of the most popular tropical wedding flowers.
Popular across the Indian Ocean, nothing sums up the warm sunlit days and balmy nights of a tropical location like the sweet scent and beautiful waxy bloom of a frangipani. Traditionally thought of in white or yellow they come in a range of vibrant tropical colours adding a splash to any bouquet.
2. Tropical orchids
The national flower of the Seychelles, the beauty and rarity of the orchid has made it a special choice in many tropical wedding bouquets. There are many different genus of orchids of different colours and sizes, the dendrobium and phalaenopsis are particularly popular in bouquets in Mauritius.
3. Crimson bougainvillea
This vibrantly coloured tropical flower is closely associated with the Maldives and is a traditional flower used to celebrate weddings and wedding bouquets.
4. Madagascar Jasmine
This beautiful, small white flower with its delicate fragrance has long been used as a wedding flower in Madagascar. Recently its popularity has spread to use in wedding bouquets around the world.
5. Pink rose
Don’t be afraid to go down the traditional route just because you’re in the tropics, the pink rose is the national flower of the Maldives and looks gorgeous combined with more tropical blooms such as orchids or frangipani.
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