As soon as you have chosen your wedding dress flowers should be next on your list. Choosing wisely will really enhance your beautiful dress and be the basis for your colour scheme throughout your wedding day. Start your inspiration with your favourite flowers and combine this with looking through blogs. social media and wedding sites. Many of our brides start a mood board of flowers they have seen and loved and any other ideas along the way they have collated. This certainly is easier to help you explain your ideas when you get to sit down with your florist.
When beginning your flower search do take into consideration the season you are getting married in as they will be less expensive, naturally perfect and easier for your florist to source. Do your research on your florist, look at reviews and listen to their creative advise. Set a budget and talk openly and realistically with your florist what can be achieved, they will have experience of many alternatives or upgrades to many types of flowers.
Not sure what’s in season and when here is a guide to some of the popular flowers used in bouquets.
Marigolds, sunflowers, red fire lilies, hyacinths, delphiniums, aster
Hyacinths, tulips, lily of the valley, gypsophila, white roses
Roses, cornflower, hydrangeas
Calla Lillies, freesias, lilies
Gomphrena, amazon lilies,
Winter camellias, poinsettias
Chrysanthemums, phalaenopsis Orchids
Anemones, banksia bottlebrush
Ranunculus, forget-me-nots, genista
Peony, wax flowers