I'll admit, I'm not so good with flowers. They're my weak spot when it comes to event planning. For instance, I didn't know what a stephanotis was until seven years ago, when my wedding florist informed me that their proper name was not "those little white ones that look like a starfish".
Ah, I know what these are!
Although I do much better these days, guides like this one by Real Simple make flower selection stupidly easy. It's great for any type of event, not just a wedding. Simply select the season, the type of bloom (big, med, small), and colors and voila! the guide will reveal which bud's for you: