A Seasonal Guide to Wedding Flowers

Perennial Petal Choices

Flowers are one of the important details that brides want to pay special attention to when planning their wedding. Every bride has an idea of what they want their wedding day to look like and has favorite flowers she wants to incorporate into her wedding attire and décor. But before a bride makes a move, she needs to know her blooms!

Out of season flowers for your area can be very expensive, so do your research and find out what flowers you want will be available at a reasonable price for your wedding season. Ask your florist about abundant blooms available in your area and in your budget

So if you're planning your wedding for spring, summer, fall or winter, here's a seasonal guide to wedding flowers that will work for you.

 

Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter

Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria

Anemone

Assorted Lilies

Assorted Lilies

Assorted Lilies

Assorted Lilies

Asters

Asters

Amaryllis

Bells of Ireland

Azalea

Bells of Ireland

Bird of Paradise

Boronia

Bells of Ireland

Chinese Lanterns

Carnation

Candytuft

Boronia

Candytuft

Crysanthemum

Carnation

Candytuft

Carnation

Dafoldil

Daffodil

Carnation

Delphinium

Delphinium

Daisy

Delphinium

English Lavender

Eucalyptus

Delphinium

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Evergreen Boughs

Eucalyptus

English Lavender

Gladiola

Freesia

Freesia

Eucalyptus

Godetia

Gentian Rose

Godetia

Gladiola

Hydrangea

Heather

Heather

Godetia

Iris

Holly

Iris

Hydrangea

Jasmine

Iris

Jasmine

Iris

Lisianthus

Jasmine

Leptospermum

Jasmine

Love in the Mist

Leptospermum

Lisianthus

Lily of the Valley

Orchid

Lisianthus

Orchid

Lisianthus

Ornamental Peppers

Orchid

Peony

Love in the Mist

Peony

Poinsettia

Protea

Orchid

Phlox

Protea

Ranunculus

Peony

Protea

Rose

Rose

Phlox

Ranunculus

Scabiosa

Scabiosa

Protea

Rose

Stephanotis

Snapdragons

Ranunculus

Scabiosa

Sweetpea

Stephanotis

Rose

Stephanotis

Tulip

Sunflower

Scabiosa

Statis

Wax Flower

Sweetpea

Snapdragons

Sunflower

 

Tulip

Statis

Sweetpea

 

Veronica

Stephanotis

Trachelium

 

Wax Flower

Sunflower

Tuberose

 

 

Sweetpea

Veronica

 

Trachelium

Wax Flower

 

 

Tuberose

Yarrow

 

 

Veronica

 

 

 

Wax Flower

 

 

 

Yarrow

 

 

 

 

There is a large variety of flowers available each season, but it is impossible for you to know what each flower looks like - unless you are a florist. We've organized some of the more popular wedding flowers and included a description for each flower to help you out.

 

Flower Season Description

Alstroemeria

Year-round Bulb-grown

Long-lasting, popular, bi-colored blooms in many different color combinations

Amarylis

Year-round Bulb-grown

Large trumpet-like blooms in a variety of colors from red, white, pink.

Anemone

Spring

Papery and delicate, available in bright or soft hues

Aster

Summer - Fall

Small, daisy-like flowers clustered on upright stems

Bells of Ireleand

Spring - Fall

Tall stems with many green bell shaped flowers

Boronia

Summer

Small pink blooms on brushy stems, good for filler and accents

Calla Lily

Year-round

Colored varieties are smaller than white Calla lilies, not all varieties all year round

Camellia

Winter - Spring

White and shades of pink, bowl-shaped blossoms

Campanula

Summer - Fall

Pink, violet and white, delicate flowers on medium tall stalks

Carnation

Year-round

Long lasting and available in many colors

Dahlia

Summer - Fall

Orange, white, pink, purple, yellow star-like blossoms

Daisy

Year-round

Yellow center with white petals

Delphinium

Summer - Fall

Pink, purple, white spiky flowers

Freesia

Year-round

Long lasting popular scented blooms in vibrant color choices

Gerbera

Year-round

Trendy long lasting large daisy-like flowers available in many hues. Also available in mini size

Hydrangea

Spring - Summer

Large globes of blossoms in pink, lavender, blue, white, mauve

Lily of the Valley

Spring

Popular, small bell-shaped blooms on small stalks in white, pink and taupe

Orchid

Year-round

Exotic and popular, available in many varieties and color combinations

Peony

Late spring - early summer

Pink, red and white round flowers

Ranunculus

Late spring - early summer

Popular white, yellow, pink compact rose-like flowers

Rose

Year-round

Variety of colors, colors have meanings

Stephanotis

Year-round

Delicate white tube flowers. Harder to find in bunches but used in wedding decoration.

Sunflowers

Summer - Fall

Long lasting, yellow with black center, popular summer/fall wedding flower

Tuberose

Summer - Fall

White scented trumpet-like flowers on long stems

Tulips

Spring

Hardy, almost waxy flowers, with thick black stamens, available in many colors.

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