Hot Wedding Flower Trend: Using Your State Flower

Personalizing wedding flowers just took a new twist! Brides are incorporating their state flowers in their bouquets and floral decor! [We even have a bride who entered my current contest who’s using her state flower!]

Photo courtesy of Monday Flowers

Do you know what your state flower is? Here is a list from the site www.50states.com that will show you the blooms! Use one state flower for the locale of the wedding, or use both your and your groom’s homestate flowers. Or, tribute the state where you went to school, or where you met one another! So many ways to use this trend!

Alabama Camellia  
Alaska Forget Me Not  
Arizona Saguaro Cactus Blossom  
Arkansas Apple Blossom  
California California Poppy  
Colorado Rocky Mountain Columbine    
Connecticut Mountain laurel  
Delaware Peach Blossom  
Florida Orange Blossom  
Georgia Cherokee Rose  
Hawaii Pua Aloalo  
Idaho Syringa – Mock Orange  
Illinois Purple Violet  
Indiana Peony  
Iowa Wild Prairie Rose  
Kansas Sunflower  
Kentucky Goldenrod  
Louisiana Magnolia  
Maine White pine cone and tassel  
Maryland Black-eyed susan  
Massachusetts Trailing-Arbutus  
Michigan Apple Blossom  
Minnesota Pink and white lady’s-slipper  
Mississippi Magnolia  
Missouri Hawthorn  
Montana Bitterroot  
Nebraska Goldenrod  
Nevada Sagebrush  
New Hampshire   Purple lilac  
New Jersey Violet  
New Mexico Yucca flower  
New York Rose  
North Carolina American Dogwood  
North Dakota Wild Prairie Rose  
Ohio Scarlet Carnation  
Oklahoma Mistletoe  
Oregon Oregon Grape  
Pennsylvania Mountain Laurel  
Rhode Island Violet  
South Carolina Yellow Jessamine  
South Dakota Pasque Flower  
Tennessee Iris  
Texas Bluebonnet  
Utah Sego lily  
Vermont Red Clover  
Virginia American Dogwood  
Washington Coast Rhododendron  
West Virginia Rhododendron  
Wisconsin Wood Violet  
Wyoming Indian Paintbrush  
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