Flowers will most likely be a major focal point at your wedding, so when it comes to choosing your flowers and arrangements you want to make sure you get it just right! However, we understand that choosing your blooms can be a bit daunting and overwhelming when there is such a range of pretty florals to choose from. Therefore, we’ve put together our guide to wedding flowers which will hopefully help you narrow down your choices.
Lets begin with the most popular wedding flowers:
Roses – Probably the most obvious and romantic choice. However, roses are timeless and classic and come in all different colours, so perfect for every wedding theme. Roses are also available all year round so you don’t need to worry about not being able to source them.
Peonies – Another very popular choice, and you can see why brides love them! Peonies signify romance, elegance and abundance, they’re rounded fluffy shape makes the perfect bouquet.
Hydrangeas – With their shape resembling a beating heart, they are the perfect choice for your romantic day. Hydrangeas tend to be shades of pale blue and white, but can also be seen in pale pink. Consider pairing them with flowers such as roses, peonies and dahlias.
Ranunculuses – Beautiful and delicate. These blooms are commonly used as accents of the bouquet, not the star of the show. They are a great budget friendly alternative to peonies. They also come in nearly every colour so you’re guaranteed to find something that fits your theme.
Dahlias – Known for their symbolism, dahlias are a symbol of commitment and an everlasting union. They make great centrepieces as they have such a grand presence.
Sweet Peas – The sweetest flower of them all. They have a lovely fragrance and delicate stems which look beautiful placed in vases. Carry your sweet peas in a small bouquet tied with a silk ribbon to finish the look.
Anemones – For the modern bride. Typically a black and white flower, making them perfect for a black tie wedding! Anemones look beautiful just as they are on their own for a monochromatic bouquet look or can be paired with other flowers as an accent.
Orchids – As much as these are seen as an indoor plant, they are also perfect for your bridal bouquet, the way they sit provides an eye catching moment. Orchids are timeless and exotic flowers which add a unique and chic touch to your floral arrangements.
Consider The Season
Some blooms, such as roses, are available all year round. However, most flowers are only available in certain seasons. In some cases you’ll be able to import flowers from a country where they are in season but make sure to check this with your florist before doing so. Let’s have a look what flowers bloom in each month.