Summer Wedding Flowers

When it comes to bridal bouquets and flower arrangements, you’re in luck. This is the time of year when a huge variety of flowers are available.Choosing your flowers by their season is a wonderful way to theme your day.


Be inspired by the seasonal countryside for your Summer Wedding Flowers and find a sensational choice of colors, scents and styles. By choosing flowers that are in season you can create a truly timeless and connected feel for your celebration with flowers that evoke the romance of the season. The most popular choices include roses, daisies, foxglove, hyacinth, bachelor buttons, geraniums, hollyhock, tiger lilies, poppies, carnations, sunflowers, calla lilies, and pansies.

Tropical flowers are another great choice, especially dendrobium orchids, anthuriums, ginger, birds of paradise and heliconias.Often bright yellows, bright oranges, reds and hot pinks are used to create a profusion of color and happiness in bridal bouquets and decorations. These colors go well with many different bridesmaids colors, and of course look beautiful against the white bridal gown. A great floral centerpiece idea is to incorporate your flowers with fresh fruit such as lemons and limes for a fun twist on your modern arrangement


Long considered a symbol of beauty and love, the rose figures into many myths and fairy tales. Romantic writers and poets have used the flower as a metaphor for emotion, beauty, passion, and true love throughout the ages. An all-star in the world of weddings, the rose is far from boring, particularly when it comes to color — the rose is available in solid colors and bicolor varieties, and there are striped roses and tipped roses as well. More than three thousand varieties of roses are grown commercially, many available year-round and that are surprisingly affordable.

Lilies and calla lilies will be seen at many summer weddings. Calla lilies have an elegant and almost architectural form making them incredibly versatile. They can be arranged on their own in simple classic hand-tied bouquet for a stunning elegant effect or they can be mixed with other flowers such as roses.


They’re available in a variety of colors from pure white, yellow, deep pink and purples through to rich black. Their large blooms and scent make them popular choices. Just make sure you do not get lily pollen on your white dress.it is nearly impossible to remove on the day.

Gerberas are another well-liked alternative. They are super affordable, they come in any color imaginable and last and last as a cut flower.The vibrant array of colors on offer includes bright pinks, oranges, purples and yellows. Gerberas are also available in pure and simple white, a color which many brides choose either on its own or simply to mix with other daisy shades. Choose a gerbera color in keeping with your character; paler shades of pink or lemon for a cool classic look or bolder brights such as oranges and yellows to make a real impact. These perfectly round flowers are great for bridal bouquets, as well as for adding fun and interest to reception arrangements. The simple yet colorful gerbera daisy symbolizes purity and innocence as well as classical beauty.

Peonies are the ultimate flowers for a romantic summer wedding – they are so versatile they can be used for a hand- tied bridal bouquets or for a fabulous centerpiece for the reception. Peony cut flowers are available in a wide range of gorgeous colours so there is sure to be a colour to suit any wedding color theme. Choose from pure white through to soft pinks and delicate peach to deep pinks and rich, dark reds.

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Posted in: Summer Weddings by Alyx | April 15th 2010 | no comments

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