In honor of wedding season which is now upon us, we decided to ask our florists about one of the most searched for wedding flower colors: purple. It’s no surprise that purple wedding flowers are the most popular color; they work great for vineyard weddings, they pair well with both blues AND pinks, and they come in lots of pretty shades from light lavender to deep, dark purple.

According to our local Carle Place florists, the top wedding flowers are:

  • Hydrangeas
  • Roses
  • Mini calla lilies
  • Stock flowers
  • Phalaenopsis orchids
  • Dendrobium orchids
  • Spray roses
  • Tulips
  • Freesia

The best part? All of these flowers are available in shades of lavender and purple.


Flower Pairings

All of these flower types can be paired up with fillers, other flowers, foliage or left by themselves.
Some good flower combinations for bouquets would be:

  • Hydrangeas, roses and mini calla lilies
  • Roses, mini calla lilies, and stock
  • Dendrobium orchids, roses, and freesia

By adding fillers and foliage to these combinations, you create texture and style. Some good filler pairings include dusty miller, seeded eucalyptus, willow eucalyptus, bulperium, hypericum, silver gray brunia, wax flower, heather, succulents, bear grass, aspidistra leaves, and other types of foliage.

If planning for a special look, using less combinations of material creates a more modern feel. An example could be all Phalaenopsis orchids with some foliage, or all tulips wrapped in aspidistra leaves. Another modern look is using all mini calla lilies.


Flowers For Your Wedding Themes

Rustic Wedding Flowers

If going for a rustic feel you can use willow or seeded eucalyptus, silver brunia, dahlias, roses, scabiosa, and some berries. You can also add burlap, lace, and twine.

Romantic Wedding Flowers

Gatherings of dusty miller, hydrangeas, roses, spray roses, clematis, and seeded eucalyptus create a romantic look.

Garden Wedding Flowers

Garden style may contain, ivy, herbs, bulperium, penny cress, wax flower, roses, freesia, sweet pea, and lisianthus.

Vintage Wedding Flowers

Vintage style may contain old broaches, feathers, pearls, roses, mini calla lilies, veronica, lilacs and dusty miller.

Seasonal Wedding Flowers

While there are many year-round beauties that you can use in your bouquet, some seasonal blooms that would look beautiful in bouquets are:

  • Campanula
  • Dianthus
  • Phlox
  • Ranunculus
  • Iris
  • Asters

P.S. they’re all available in shades of purple! 😉

Most of these flowers can either be elegant, unique or rustic, it just depends on what you pair it with and the style you choose. So no matter what your favorite flower is, your local 1800Flowers florists’ can help you create the perfect wedding flowers to fit your theme!


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