60 Wedding Bouquet Ideas for every season
(15 per season)
Wedding bouquets are an essential part of every wedding. Getting everything sorted for your wedding to the last detail can be a bit daunting. We have written this article to take some hassle out of choosing your perfect wedding day flowers. Wedding flowers are a must-have addition for even the smallest of weddings. Flowers are at every wedding but can you tell your Alliums from your Cardinals?.
We have compiled a huge list of popular wedding flowers for that perfect wedding bouquet.
The list is big, so we have split it into seasons.
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Spring Wedding Bouquet Ideas
Hyacinths are flowers special to the spring season. These flowers have a very attractive fragrance. They are known to originate from Anatolia. The hyacinth bulbs are filled with dense bell-shaped flowers. Some common colours are purple, white, yellow and pink.
These beautiful pastel coloured flowers may add the perfect touch of sophistication. The colours of their flowers vary from season to season.
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A rather uncommon choice, but beautiful nonetheless. These flowers are bell-shaped and known as “Snakes Head” flowers. They come in many varieties so you can choose which type you want. They may be best paired with white flowers.
Summer Wedding Bouquets Ideas
Ranunculus come in many different pastel and bright colours. Their unique name translates to “Little Frog”. This is because these flowers grow alongside streams and other water bodies. They are also known as buttercups and come in a plethora of beautiful colours. Ranunculus flowers symbolize charm and beauty.
These may be perfect if you are on the search for beautiful pale pink flowers to add to your summer wedding bouquet. Peonies represent wealth and honour. They were named after a student of the Greek god of medicine. They look elegant and charming as part of your wedding bouquet.
Pale Pink Peonies
These flowers derive their name from their centres that are similar to pincushions. Their scientific name is Scabiosa japonica. Most commonly found in the colours purple, blue, and white. Purple pincushions are highly likely to make your wedding bouquet unique and vibrant.
Summer weddings are all about different colours combining to bring about happiness and joy! A wedding bouquet consisting of yellow and orange orchids will do exactly this. These flowers are well-known amongst enthusiasts for having symmetrical flowers. In olden Greek time, Orchids had connotations of virility attached to them.
Proteas are also a great option for a bright-coloured bouquet for your wedding. They are often also called Sugar bushes. These flowers are pretty and attractive and will look great as part of your bouquet. They are South Africa’s national flower. You can find them in various colours such as pink, orange, yellow, lime, grey-green, red.
Blue and Ombre is a fantastic colour combination. You can even add leafy green leaves to complete the look. Your best bets are peonies and lilies! The blue flowers represent royalty, whereas the white flowers symbolize purity.
Blue and Ombre
Cardinals may be the perfect choice for your summer wedding bouquet. They give you that delicate crimson touch. Cardinals are amongst the few flowers that have such an intense colour of red or blue. If paired with white roses, they make the most beautiful summer wedding bouquet.
Do you want your summer wedding to be reflective of how fresh and energetic you feel? If yes, then you need to add red poppy flowers to your summer wedding bouquet. Although red poppy flowers are the most common, they are other beautiful colours too. These beautiful flowers symbolize rebirth.
Peach may be one of the most well-suited colours for a summer wedding. This is because it provides a unique sophistication and elegance to the environment. We highly recommend choosing peonies in the colour peach. These beautiful flowers are also recognized as the floral symbol for China.
Autumn Wedding Bouquets Ideas
White anemones are the perfect choice for your autumn wedding bouquet. They peak just around autumn. White anemones symbolize protection from evil spirits and misfortune. Anemones are also called windflowers. This is because the gentle wind opens the flower’s petal.
Distant Drums Garden Rose
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A bouquet with Distant Drums Garden Roses will surely be perfect for a bold feisty look that you want! These flowers are both beautiful and fragrant. The petals are usually found dyed in two colours. A lighter tone alongside a darker tone. Distant Drums Garden Rose represents beauty and resilience.
Zinnias are your best bet if you want a unique and delicate feel to your wedding bouquet. You can find them in an array of different colours. They are often also called “Cut and Come again flowers” because a new flower soon replaces the one that is cut off.
Spray roses are a simple yet immensely popular choice for wedding bouquets! They are different from other roses due to two reasons. Firstly, they are smaller. Secondly, spray roses have several roses on a single stem rather than just one. These to come in an array of beautiful colours.
Cappuccino roses are ideal for the perfect autumn vibe. You can find them to be of light brown colour with soft pink edges. They are almost the same size as standard roses.
Lunaria annua are sweet-smelling flowers. They can either be purple or white. Interestingly, they are also sometimes referred to as “honesty”. These flowers mainly have origins in South West Asia. Lunaria Annua flowers may give your wedding bouquet the perfect touch of elegance.
Do you search for that rustic look in your autumn wedding bouquet? Then brown lisianthus may be perfect! These flowers grow best in warm regions. Some native regions for Lisianthus are Mexico, northern South America, and the Caribbean. Lisianthus comes in five different types. These include the standard single, the mini and standard double, and the frill double. The exclusive designer lisianthus is another type.
Carnations may be a very good choice for your wedding bouquet. Especially light brown carnations, these work splendidly well. Brown Carnations sometimes called “flower of the gods” may resonate perfectly with the autumn environment.
Light Brown Carnations
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Baby breaths are beautiful flowers that may significantly add depth to your wedding bouquet. Even though they mostly bloom in summer, you can find them in autumn easily.
Winter Wedding Bouquet Ideas
A white bouquet with all even-sized white posies might be the perfect choice for a winter wedding. These beautiful flowers represent love and joy. Their small round shape makes them a very good option for a wedding bouquet.
White Winter Posies
Make your wedding bouquet something uncommon yet beautiful. Native to South Africa, their name is inspired by Greek mythology. They are named after the Greek god Proteus. They symbolize courage and valour. The pale pink colour of King Proteas represents elegance and grace.
If you don’t want a bouquet that is entirely white, then using Tulips may be your best bet! You can complement your wedding dress with perhaps the most beautiful purple tulips. There are over 150 different species of tulips you can choose from. These flowers are notorious for their stunning symmetrical petals.
Are you searching for a bright and colourful wedding bouquet? Well, anemones are a great option to consider. You can find them throughout the year making them easily available for any season. These flowers have black centres and come in a vast array of colours. Each colour has a different meaning attached to it. Thus, we suggest you be careful with the colour you choose for your wedding bouquet.
It’s alright if you don’t want a in-your-face colourful winter wedding bouquet. We suggest you consider using neutral-coloured flowers. Neutral flowers may also complement your clothes beautifully. You can choose the neutral shades of any flowers or even a good bit of Scottish heather. These will look perfect when combined with green leaves and baby breath flowers.
Red and White
If you have a white wedding dress, then this type of bouquet may be best for you. We suggest a combination of red roses and white tulips. The red roses represent love and union. Whereas, the white tulips symbolize respect and purity.
Do you search for something to stand out in your wedding bouquet? Then a eucalyptus bouquet may be perfect for you! You may add refreshing green leaves and white flowers to this bouquet. The green will add a refreshing look whereas the white flowers will symbolize purity. White Roses may also be a very good option.
You may also want to choose an all-white wedding bouquet. The classic choice of White or pink Carnations may be perfect for this. These flowers associate notions of purity and good fortune. They are also referred to as the “Flower of the gods”. You may love white carnations, but there are several colours to choose from.
Blooming Pieris Also known as Andromedas, these flowers add a unique outlook to your wedding day attire! Even though they are native to Asia, you can also find them in the UK. The pale pink hue in these flowers are highly likely to make your dress stand out.
Forget-me-Nots, Scientifically named Scorpion Grasses, you can find these flowers in many colours! Whether they’re pink, blue, or violet, all of them symbolize love and remembrance. A bouquet of these flowers may be a token of good luck at your wedding.
These flowers are one of the most popular choices for wedding decors. They bloom mainly in the winter, spring, and autumn seasons. Camellias have a history of being planted as early as the mid-fourteenth century in China. They come in a beautiful red or pink colour.
Tired of single-flower wedding bouquets? No worries, try a mix! You may find your perfect match in a bouquet of roses, anemones, and nandinas. You may also want to add some greenery or baby breath flowers!
Bringing together white and violet flowers may be a very good idea if you like the colour purple. There are tons of options available. These may include flowers such as Clematis and Sweet Peas. These flowers can be contrasted with O’Hara garden roses. And that’s it, you have a splendid winter wedding bouquet!
The above flowers are some of the most popular flowers that are regularly used in weddings. The trick here is to pick which flowers are in season at the time of your wedding. Then match the flowers as a matching or contrasting colour to your wedding parties colours.
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