Embrace your inner bohemian spirit with this free-spirited wedding theme. Dallas Wedding Florist is a great choice for outdoor celebrations, it features wildflower bouquets, fronds from ferns, and other leafy plants.
A popular bouquet and centerpiece filler, gypsophila symbolizes pure love and innocence. It can also be dyed to match your wedding color scheme.
Plumeria, also known as frangipani and other common names such as bridal bouquet and fiddle leaf plumeria, is a tropical flowering plant that symbolizes beauty, charm, and grace. It is a great choice for a romantic theme wedding, especially those with a beach or tropical vibe.
The flowers come in various colors, such as white, purple, and pink, and they are fragrant. It is a fast-growing plant that requires a lot of sunlight to thrive. It can be grown in the ground for warm climate gardeners. It can grow well in large containers, provided it is sheltered from freezing temperatures.
Save any healthy branches cut for propagation and dip the ends in the rooting hormone. Then, stick the cuttings in a container with potting soil. It must be watered sparingly until the roots are established, but be careful not to overwater. The plant is also an evergreen and can keep its leaves throughout the winter.
Poinsettias are a classic choice for Christmas-themed weddings. They look festive and pair beautifully with other flowers and greenery. They can be used for centerpieces or as part of a bouquet. They also make great decorations for a tree or the ceiling of a venue.
For a romantic theme, use soft pink roses, which symbolize passionate love. White tulips can be used to represent purity, while peonies and ranunculus are ideal for spring and summer weddings. Hydrangeas offer a delicate elegance, while freesia and Peruvian Lilies add color to a bouquet.
A simple DIY project involves making poinsettia cones from stiff craft paper, gold pipe cleaners, and mini-poinsettias. Roll the paper into little cones and stick with tape. Then, insert the mini-poinsettias in the top and secure them with the pipe cleaners. This makes a fun gift for the couple to keep and will remind them of their special day.
With crinkled petals that look like paper, poppies (Papaver nudicaule) resemble confetti in the garden. These perennials are hardy in subarctic regions but are often planted annually in warmer climates, where they thrive in cottage and wild gardens. Their wiry, leafless flower stems carry flowers in shades of white, yellow, orange, salmon, pink and rose that seem to float above a basal rosette of moss-green foliage.
These flowers can be fussy, with a tendency to quickly wilt once cut and placed in water. However, florists and enthusiasts know a trick to stave off their rebellious nature: Cauterize your poppy stems before placing them in water by burning the end of each flower for a few seconds with an open flame or boiling water.
To grow poppies from seed, surface-sow in spring or fall. They don’t transplant well, so you may wish to plant them in biodegradable pots that can be removed from the plants before planting into your flower bed.
A symbol of attachment, sensuality, and grace, the jasmine flower also represents love. Known for its sweet fragrance, it can be used in floral bouquets and centerpieces to add a romantic touch. It can be paired with other flowers, such as roses and gardenias, to create an original bouquet. It is also a beautiful flower to use in bridal garlands and wreaths. It comes in many different shapes and sizes, from a single blossom to a large cluster of buds. Some varieties, such as ranunculus (shown here), have a lush petal structure and come in several colors, including burgundy, red, pink, and white.
Using herbs as wedding flowers can help add a fresh, natural feel to your event. They can be used for centerpieces and bouquets, as well as in infused oil wedding favors. Rosemary, sage, and basil are great options for this theme.
Irises are a great wedding flower choice for a spring wedding. They go perfectly with other blooms like roses, tulips, and hydrangeas to create eye-catching arrangements. They are also a lovely addition to wedding bouquets, boutonnieres, and centerpieces. You can also use irises on your wedding cake to make a stunning statement.
A whimsical wedding is a popular theme for couples who want to celebrate their love with an event that combines romance and fantasy. Florals like gypsophila, the bridal equivalent of baby’s breath, work well with this theme. They add a dreamy vibe to any venue and make your guests feel like they’re in a fairytale.
Forsythia, a bright yellow flower with curved blooms, is another popular floral for a whimsical wedding. Other filler flowers include larkspur, which has an ethereal look and is available in shades of pink or white. Also, try freesia, the flower Miranda Priestly hated in The Devil Wears Prada, with beautiful fluttering blooms.
Lavender represents beauty and femininity and is often considered the grown-up pink. Its purple shades and soft scent are easy to incorporate into wedding decor. For a simple touch, add sprigs of lavender to stationery and place cards, or use little hessian bags filled with dried lavender as your favors. Tie bunches of lavender to your chairs for a pretty way to mark seating arrangements, or add a rustic touch by placing them in pots next to your guest book.
You could also have your baker decorate a cake with lavender pieces or have your flower girl carry a bundle of small lavender buds instead of flowers. The delicate scent will add a fragrant note as she walks down the aisle and makes for a great alternative to rice for a grand exit. You can also sprinkle lavender grain on your tables for a subtle addition that adds texture and a delicate fragrance.
Ivy pronounced EYE-vee or EV-ivy, is the perfect flower to embody the charm and beauty of a whimsical wedding. Symbolic of everlasting love and faithfulness, ivy can be used as a beautiful backdrop for your special day, with its cascading greenery tying together your floral arrangements.
Whimsical wedding themes are the go-to for couples who want to create a fairytale-like ambiance for their celebration. Using flowers like gypsophila and daisies will help bring this theme to life.
Anemones are a beautiful choice for spring brides looking to add a dramatic and eye-catching bloom to their bouquets. These delicate flowers also come in various colors, including black, berry, purple, and red. Also known as pincushions, scabiosa is another wedding flower that’s gained popularity in recent years. The budget-friendly botanical, an invasive weed, looks like delicate lace and comes in shades ranging from light purple to dark burgundy.
Stachys byzantina, or lamb’s ears, is a fast-growing perennial that forms dense mats of silvery-green leaves. It grows best in full sun but will tolerate shade and even a drought as long as it isn’t soggy. It’s easy to grow from seed, although hybrid varieties should not be propagated from seeds as they may not bloom. It reseeds freely, but removing flower stalks can help control its spreading habit. It can be mixed with other ground cover plants to create a colorful garden.
Lamb’s ear can be used as a greenery aisle runner and paired with lanterns or flowers for an elegant look. It looks lovely when combined with eucalyptus. Long strands of lamb’s ears paired with faux cotton bolls can be a cute way to decorate a mantle or as an alternative to pumpkins for a fall wedding. The stems can be placed in the center of each strand or staggered and positioned evenly.
Lunaria is an incredible filler or a focal flower for bouquets and centerpieces. It can rock a mono bouquet and also pair beautifully with just about any flower, grass, or leaf, including roses, peonies, anemones, dahlias, ranunculus, orchids, and so on. As a bonus, it’s long-lasting and will stay fresh beyond your wedding day.
Lunaria seeds have a silver-like sheen that makes them look like silver dollars. They’re also papery, adding a soft and elegant touch to any wedding. These flowers can be found in white, purple, or pink and work well in a wildflower-inspired design. Freesia blooms grow in a unique curved manner and are available in a wide variety of colors. The fern-like flowers of flannel flowers are similar to larkspur and add structure to arrangements. Delphinium, a popular wedding flower, has blue or white flowers that set attractive silver-colored seed pods.