Wedding Floral Trends: Unique Flowers & Fillers
With help from Betsy Scott of The Flower Kiosk, we’ve got a list of beautiful blooms and eye-catching fillers that will make your wedding flowers stand apart from the rest.
Though roses may seem somewhat traditional, garden roses are anything but. Their large petals spread wide, giving any arrangement a soft, ethereal feel. They are available in a variety of pale shades including pink, ivory, and yellow. Consider David Austin Roses for real wow factor.
Anemones come in a variety of colors but ivory is exceptionally elegant. Thin, soft petals give way to a deep purple, almost black, center, making them a fitting flower choice for a black-and-white themed wedding.
Lilies of the Valley
Catherine Middleton has this fragrant flower trending in a most traditional and timeless way. Though the Duchess of Cambridge carried a cascading bouquet style, the white, bell-shaped flowers look amazing when bound, leaves included, in a traditional upright bouquet.
Poppies are a less conventional choice but their paper-thin petals look amazing when grouped simply by themselves. Red poppies are perfect for a wedding with a bold, crimson color scheme, and their dark centers make the arrangements all the more dramatic.
Wedding Arrangement Fillers
These soft, silvery-gray leaves have a wonderful texture and match almost any bloom while remaining more unique than the traditional green of seeded eucalyptus. They also last with limited water, which makes them perfect for bouquets.
The thick leaves of a succulent can bring bold texture to your centerpieces and bouquets, but be aware that some are more rounded and soft, while others are dramatic and pointed. The actual plants range in color from green to purple so they’re a versatile filler flower.
Many brides struggle to incorporate blue into their floral arrangements without using the traditional hydrangea or delphinium. Enter: privet berry. These branches, carrying a few green leaves and an abundance of dark blue berries, provide a punch of color in both bouquets and centerpieces.
Herbs can be an unexpected and unique addition to bouquets, boutonnieres, or centerpieces. Rosemary, mint, lavender, oregano, and basil all have great scents and amazing textures.
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