Choosing the flowers for your wedding requires special attention. First, you want to decide on which colors and style your wedding will take on. Then, you can determine what flowers will best compliment that style. Season is also an important factor in this process. Check out the chart below and read our favorite choices for wedding flowers by month.
(found on IvyHouseWeddings.com)
If you’re getting married in January, tulips (meaning: love & passion) are a wonderful option. They are simple, smooth, elegant, and make for a beautiful bridal bouquet.
Soft-headed, with delicate petals, Ranunculus (radiant charm) makes a wonderful wedding flower in February. The Persian buttercup variety features an enchanting, swirling bloom that will captivate you and your wedding guests.
Usually coming in blue, white, or purple, irises could be the perfect choice for your March wedding. They have a message of faith and wisdom; perfect concepts for your new life together!
Gerbera daisies (sharing your feelings) would make lovely displays in April. Not only are they an economical choice, but their warm color varieties and dynamic petals can add lots of happy charm to your special event.
Native to Asia and Southern Europe, the peony flower (m: bashfulness) has a rich history of being used for medicinal purposes. We think these flowers and their soft, pretty colors will add a hint of Asian flavor to your May affair.
Calla lilies are a great choice for a June wedding. With a meaning like “magnificent beauty” you can’t go wrong. These lightly fragrant flowers usually come in a deep, dark, Hot Chocolate color and will add a rich, tropical vibe to the party.
If you’re having a rustic summer wedding, consider the sunflower. These striking, orange-yellow perennials can add the perfect punctuation to your day. They are also great on a budget, considering all that is needed for a bridal bouquet is one, single stem.
Lilies are wonderful flowers that come in a large variety of classifications and spotted patterns. Usually associated with wealth, majesty, and honor, these classic fragrant flowers can add that touch of graceful design you’ve been looking for.
Roses have always been the most popular choice for wedding flowers, and it’s easy to see why. Most associated with love & joy, roses comes in several pleasing and understated colors that are sure to compliment your wedding colors perfectly.
The dahlia (blessings & inner grace) is a lovely option for your October day. The perfectly-symmetrical geometric design of the Ball and Pompon varieties make it perfect for a modern style wedding.
Chrysanthemums are a nice, inexpensive, and not-so-over-done flower for your November wedding. These blooms carry meanings of abundance & truth, and they are sure to impress guests with their uniqueness.
Hydrangeas (understanding) are a gorgeous option for a wedding in December. These thick, lush blooms come in a multitude of (usually) cool color tones, which are sure to mesmerize your guests.
Thanks for listening brides! Stay tuned for the next part of our Wedding Flower series!
What flowers are you planning on for your wedding? Let us know in the comment section below!
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