If you’re getting married in2019, there’s no doubt you’ll be taking note of every little detail you see during this year’s wedding season. But, when it comes to your wedding flowers, what are the top flower trends to know about for 2019? Bloom and Wild’s lead florist, Caroline reveals all…

Couple Holding Bouquet The Flower Trends you Need to Know About for Your 2019 Wedding

The Flower Trends you Need to Know About for Your 2019 Wedding

Nude and pastel wedding flowers

With couples throwing wedding traditions out the door, pale pink, blush and taupe flowers are increasingly replacing classic white blooms as a bride’s wedding flower of choice.

Fragrant garden roses, stocks and sweet peas (in whimsical and rustic shades) are some of the most popular summer blooms set to appear in a big way next year.

And wedding flowers don’t have to be real to make a big impact. Artificial wedding flowers are having a moment and also mean that you can keep your bouquet, buttonholes and posies forever.

Continue reading below…

Couple Holding Bouquet The Flower Trends you Need to Know About for Your 2019 Wedding

Pretty Peonies

The peony is a timeless wedding flower that’s always a popular bouquet choice, so you can expect to see lots of these in 2019, too.

As a very versatile flower, peonies can be crafted into bouquets that suit any style of wedding, from very formal affairs to rustic garden parties.

However, as the peony season begins in April/May and only runs through to late June, their availability is limited.

If you have an early summer wedding and your heart set on peonies then you will be able to get your hands on them.

But if your wedding is later in the year, then beautiful alternatives include garden roses (for summer), dahlias (for late summer) or ranunculus (for winter and spring).

Couple Holding Bouquet The Flower Trends you Need to Know About for Your 2019 Wedding

Dramatic Floral Instalments

Floral instalments have always been popular, but the unforgettable floral arch at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is sure to inspire couples getting married next summer.

Whether it’s an extravagant arch, a floral chandelier or hanging flower hoops – these are some of the things sure to add real wow-factor to many weddings next year.

Pantone’s ‘Colour of the Year’

Believe it or not, many wedding trends are often inspired by Pantone’s ‘Colour of the Year’.

In 2017 it was green, which saw a huge increase in couples picking arrangements dominated by green foliage.

Similarly, 2018’s ultra-violet choice has inspired bouquets this summer; so, don’t forget to look up what they reveal in December for 2019’s colour.

Couple Holding Bouquet The Flower Trends you Need to Know About for Your 2019 Wedding

Flower Crowns

There’s a trend for boho brides choosing big, bright, bold flower crowns or woodland-themed foliage crowns in place of the traditional tiara.

Beautiful flower halos can be crafted to suit every style of wedding, from simple and sophisticated to quirky and chic and match with the wedding flowers.

If you’re going for this look, it’s important to choose the hardiest blooms that won’t wilt easily – orchids, freesias and spray roses are all safe options.

When your flower crowns are delivered, keep them as cool as possible for as long as possible and put them on just before you head out for the amazing day ahead.

Wedding Flower Trends for 2019

Flowers, right now are so much more than just your wedding bouquet. More and more brides are turning to single flower choices or unique combinations of fluffy romantic blooms packed with silvery wild foliage for wedding decor, hair accessories, adorning reception tables and dressing place cards including wreaths, forest garlands, dramatic flower walls and entwined archways creating the most idyllic ceremony settings.

Succulents

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Image | @equallywedau

Use | In your bouquet, seating plan, place cards


Elderflower

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Image | #mindfulherbs

Use | Entwined minimal Hair piece or flower crown, bouquet, bridesmaids bouquet, cake decoration


Peonies

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Image | @thepinkdiary

Use| single flower bouquet, Table centre pieces, flower and fern garland for reception.


Blue thistle

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Image | @threadandsow

Use | Centrepieces, buttonholes, bouquet


Roses

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Image | @parfum_flower_company

Use | Bouquet, Bridesmaids Bouquet, centrepiece vase, wreaths, rose petal confetti


Magnolia

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Image | @laurenbalingit

 Use | Bouquet, Above table decor, Table centrepiece


Poppies

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Image | @fancy_tea

Use | Bouquet, buttonhole


Cabbage Roses

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Image | @rosiibee 

Use | Single variety bouquet, Table placement decor, garland


Anemone

flower-trends-anemonie

Image | @lifeinbloom

Use | Centrepieces, Bouquets


Pink wild fern

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Image | #pinkfern

Use | Bouquet, Floral arch, Hair accessory


Sweet pea

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Image | @Jonduffyphotography

Use | Buttonhole, small bouquet


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