Regardless of your theme and décor, you will probably want a bouquet to accent your wedding fashion. Summer naturally gifts us with an abundance of flowers, which means more color and designs for bouquets. We put together a list of our favorite flowers for a summer wedding bouquet to give you a little inspiration.
Summer Wedding Bouquet with Hydrangeas
Adding hydrangeas to a summer wedding bouquet adds a variety of color and volume. These lush blooms are a favorite for their full and round appearance that creates a classic look. You can use them with other accent blooms to create different designs or make a statement with a bundle of hydrangeas and nothing more. Variety is what makes hydrangeas so desirable. Hydrangeas bloom in a variety of shades from pink to blue, including lavender and neighboring hues.
Rustic to Sophisticated Sunflowers
Sunflowers create a happy summer wedding bouquet with all of its yellow. Adding bold sunflowers to your bouquet can feel a bit risky. Not all sunflowers are large and overpowering. Some can be small and dainty. If you have a rustic theme, you might want to add larger and bolder sunflowers to your summer wedding bouquet. Smaller and dainty varieties can be used as accents to other blooms for a more sophisticated look.
A Summer Wedding Bouquet of Roses
Roses are a symbol of beauty and love, and are among the most popular wedding flowers. There are hundreds of types of roses to choose from. The modern garden roses are most popular. Bridal piano roses are beautiful pink garden roses that add texture to a summer wedding bouquet. The small and tightly packed petals resemble the petals of a peony. Peonies create a vibrant and full summer wedding bouquet with shades of pink, yellow and white; however, they do not stay in bloom long. Peonies and roses can be combined in a bouquet or piano roses can create an elegant substitute when peonies are not available. Charity roses are another favorite. They have a noticeable lime green stamen and romantic pink petals that fade to peach with a unique two-tone effect. Roses can be used alone or fill a bouquet with other blooms, greenery and baby’s breath.
Orchids are elegant and impressive blooms for a summer wedding bouquet. There are over 25, 000 species of these tropical beauties to add a variety of color and style to a bouquet. If you dream of a cascading bouquet of orchids, Phalaenopsis schilleriana or Phalaenopsis amabilis are the perfect choice. These are the cascading blooms that are commonly referred to as a moth orchid.
Elegant Summer Wedding Bouquet
Ranunculus are elegant summer blooms that bring a variety of color from red and orange to pink and yellow. Add dramatic anemone and freesias for a wildflower look. Anemone have white petals with a black center. Freesias are bell-shaped blooms that come in a variety of shades of white, yellow, orange, red, blue, pink, and purple.
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