Spring is the time of year when mother nature puts all of her exquisite beauty on display. The sun is shining, the morning dew lay upon the fresh blades of grass as we awake each day, and the spring blooms are peaking out, while we feel a sense of turning the page into a new chapter of life. Here are six spring florals to incorporate on your wedding day in your bridal bouquet, reception and cocktail hour centerpieces and accents, and wherever a pop of color is needed on your special day.
An herb that comes from the daisy-like flowers of the Asteraceae plant family. These delicate flowers offer a subtle spring accent to any bouquet. Offering a soft hint of yellow with white pedals, and is sure to add some fun to your bridal bouquet. Chamomile has also been used for many years as a natural health remedy.
Ranunculus is a large genus of about 600 species of flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae. These spring blooms come in an endless variety of colors, sure to bring that extra burst of spring to your wedding day. (These are some of my favorite flowers!)
Also known as wax flowers, these little blooms are sure to brighten any wedding bouquet, or centerpiece. They belong to the myrtle family Myrtaceae and have flowers similar to those of the tea-trees. Native to Australia, but they make their way all over the world and into many bouquets that we can all enjoy!
Not only a favorite of the koala bears, but a favorite of mine too! The smell of eucalyptus has a spa-like quality to it that immediately relaxes the mind and body. With healing qualities, the positive healing that comes from the eucalyptus plant is not to be understated. The soft hues of green will compliment your bridal bouquet and centerpieces. There are several varieties of this plant that are sure to add the perfect mixture of color and texture to your wedding day floral decor.
Also known as ‘speedwells’, these wildflower-like purple flowers offer an whimsical aesthetic to your floral wedding decor. These blooms come in various shades of deep-blue, fuschia, and purple. Their burst of color will lend itself well to your spring wedding floral accents.
Often referred to as double-bloom tulips, this tulip variety is a showstopper! The quintessential flower of spring, in my opinion, is the tulip. They usually bloom right around Easter, but they don’t stick around for very long. Also available in a wide variety of colors that will allow you to pick and choose the color that best suits your wedding colors and decor.
Now, as you drift into a slumber that leaves you dreaming of flowers...this list should help you get started on planning for what blooms to include in your wedding day arrangements.