Aug. 8. 2018

Top Blooms for Every Season

If floral is a priority item for you, then picking the right season to wed is super important too! You may have visions of peonies dancing in your head, but if you are also hoping for a gorgeous fall wedding, well, those two things just don’t mix! At least, not without some serious creativity and an added zero or two on your budget!

A well skilled & knowledgeable florist is key to helping you get the floral design of your dreams! I’ve seen some magical creations with a few simple silk additions. But fresh is always best!

Floral budgets can vary greatly, but if this is a priority for your wedding day, we recommend a minimum of $3,000.

Below, I’ve outlined some of the most popular blooms available in each season.

Summer

  • Garden Roses
  • Sunflower
  • Purple Alstroemeria
  • Yellow Gerbera
  • Delphiniums
  • Dahlias
  • Cosmos
  • Poppies
  • Peonies
  • Veronica
  • Anenomies (some color varieties can also be found in Spring & Winter)

Fall

  • Garden Roses
  • Cymbidium Orchids
  • Orange Gerbera
  • Asiatic Lily
  • Black Cosmos 
  • Veronica (early)

Winter

  • Amaryllis
  • Poinsettia
  • Camellia
  • Gardenias

Spring

  • Peony (later)
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tulip (although typically a spring variety, some are now found year round)
  • Daffodil
  • Ranunculus (certain colors can be found year round)
  • Lilac
  • Magnolia

All Seasons

  • Carnation
  • Snapdragon
  • Rose
  • Orchid
  • Lamb’s Ear
  • Iris
  • Daisy
  • Lisianthus
  • Stock
  • Eucalyptus
  • Calla Lily
  • Hydrangea
  • Protea  (the blushing bride varietal is only available in the summer)
  • Succulents
  • Scabiosa
  • Astilbe  (color availability is seasonably dependent)
  • Freesia

 

  • When in doubt, talk to your planner AND your florist. Things can often change based on weather patterns in the flower’s origin, so flexibility & an open mind to alternative options is key! If you are prioritizing floral design, we recommend having your initial consult before deciding on your date.

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