From peonies to poppies, which buds are the go-to picks for brides?

By Real Simple
Updated February 07, 2013
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This pretty pouf of roses―giant garden blooms and rose geranium leaves (shown)―is simple but lush. Pale pinks, creams, and buttery yellows are a soft touch in sticky weather, and the hints of green pick up the grass outside.
Tara Donne

From crimson to cobalt, roses rank as the number one choice for wedding flowers. According to The Wedding Report, almost 20 percent of brides request them for their weddings (hydrangeas, then lilies, are next on the list). Why pick a classic? Roses are widely available, come in many colors, and look great tucked into mixed bouquets. What flower will you be choosing? Share with us in the Comments section below.