No matter what time of year you choose to get married, choosing seasonal wedding flowers is a great way to highlight the time of year.

Here’s your ultimate guide to wedding flowers by season whether you’re getting married in Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter.

Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

From the delicate pastel and blush toned blooms of spring to the rich red colour palette of a winter bridal bouquet, our guide to wedding flowers by season will show you the most popular seasonal wedding flowers and the ways which you can incorporate them into your big day.

Spring Wedding Flowers

Lily of the Valley

lily of the valley Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

A favourite of the royals, Lily of the valley was the the floral showpiece of Kate Middleton’s bridal bouquet.

The flower symbolises return of happiness and is a fond favourite of real-life brides.

Anemone

Hard to say, but beautiful to look at. Anemones are perfect for a vintage-style look with its colours moving from white through to shades of pink, scarlet, lilac and purple with the contrasting green and black centres.

Sweet Peas

sweetpea Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Sweet peas are available in a rainbow of colours, and are perfect for a bride’s bouquet.

Symbolising blissful peace, they’re ideal for laid back brides-to-be looking for a life of happiness and tranquility.

Ranunculus

ranunculus Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Part of the buttercup family, ranunculus are ideal for country garden-styled floral decorations.

In the language of flowers, a bouquet of ranunculus says ‘I am dazzled by your charms’.

Tulips

Great for a modern, minimal look, tulips come in a multitude of colours to match the colour scheme of your wedding reception, as well as various shapes and sizes.

Lilac

lilac Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Purple is a hot wedding theme for 2019, so lilac would be an ideal floral accompaniment for any bride planning a wedding in this popular colour.

Summer Wedding Flowers

Peonies

peony Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

A true favourite of real-life brides because of their amazing look and versatility.

Use them to wow your guests in your bridal bouquet or in show-stopping table centrepieces.

Sweet William

sweet william Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Sweet William is a dainty highly-scented flower that lends itself perfectly to a vintage or handpicked look.

This flower also featured in Kate Middleton’s bouquet and symbolises gallantry.

Delphinium

For a more elegant and luxury look at a summertime wedding, delphiniums are the flowers to go for.

Again, coming in a range of colours, they will bring a classical essence to your wedding venue to suit the occasion!

Freesia

freesia Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

These funnel-shaped flowers are perfect for brides looking for an elegant big day bouquet.

White in colour, these blooms would look gorgeous in a bouquet mixed with tulips.

Roses

A very traditional wedding flower with its symbolism of love, is available in a multitude of colours, shapes and sizes to suit any wedding colour scheme, theme, or bridal personality.

Hydrangea

Hydrangea Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Know for their colourful impact, use hydrangeas to create gorgeous pomanders for your venue.

Perfect for hanging pomanders for your flowergirls or to decorate your pew ends.

Autumn Wedding Flowers

Dahlia

dahlia Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

If you want your flowers to make a big impact on your wedding, then you need to choose dahlias.

They’re perfect for a bright wedding and their size means you only need a small amount to wow your guests.

Gladioli

You can find gladioli in lots of bright colours, and standing tall, they look great as table centres for a structured, modern look for a wedding reception.

Gerbera

Gerbera Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Part of the daisy family, Gerberas come in a rainbow of bright colours.

If you’re having a fun-filled relaxed wedding day, these blooms would be the perfect complement.

Hypericum Berry

Coming in the pretty, earthy colours of green, cream, peach, orange, red or brown, hypericum berries look great for a rustic-style wedding, but they can also easily fit in with any theme.

Delphinum

delphinium Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Tall and beautiful, delphinums are the ideal flower to decorate your wedding venue with.

Growing up to six foot tall, if you want your tablecentres to make a real impact then these are the flowers for you.

Sunflower

Yellow, orange and rust coloured sunflowers are a real attention grabbing flower that you don’t need too many of. We love how sunflowers look at simple country themed weddings!

Poppies

poppies Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Poppies are the non-traditional bloom for edgier brides looking to make a statement.

Their romantic red colour are perfect for a glamorous red wedding theme.

Winter Wedding Flowers

Berried Ivy

berried ivy Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Perfect for winter, berried ivy is perfect for a fabulous Great Gatsby themed wedding.

Team with vintage birdcages and pearls for a truly glamorous look.

Hyacinth

hyacinth Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

If you’re planning an elegant royal blue themed wedding then you should make hyacinth part of your statement bouquet.

Pussy Willow

pussy-willows Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Make your winter wonderland wedding theme a reality with impression centrepieces made of pussy willow.

Team with an all-white wedding theme for a gorgeous look that will make a big impact.

Amaryllis

Amaryllis are perfect for adding some elegance to the wedding through flowers, with their delicate colours of white, shades of pink and coral, and more.

Christmas Rose

christmas rose Wedding Flowers by Season: Your Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Despite the name, the Christmas rose actually has no relation to the real thing.

Use these to add a subtle, yet elegant look to your winter bouquet.

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