When it comes to wedding planning, one of the first things you will think about is your wedding flowers. But with so many wedding florists and types of flowers available, how do you know which ones to choose? When living in Sydney there are 100’s of florists offering floral arrangements of all style – from vintage to contemporary, bold to rustic.
To help you make your decision on which flowers are right for your big day, here is a list of 10 of the most popular wedding flowers in Sydney:
10 – Daisies
One of the most simple wedding flower arrangements, daisies are perfect for those who are planning a rustic or vintage wedding in Sydney. Symbolising patience and purity, these beautiful flowers are an excellent choice. You can either have them on their own in a bouquet or matched with roses, chrysanthemums etc.
9 – Freesia
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One of the main reasons as to why these flowers are so popular for weddings is their enchanting appearance and beautiful scent. Available in a range of colours, they are ideal for bouquets, table arrangements, buttonholes etc. They are also in bloom throughout most months, meaning you can have in your special day no matter what the month.
8 – Hydrangeas
One of the most unique wedding flowers on this list, they are loved by those getting married in churches, gardens and barns. Their vintage style makes them timeless and their colour palette will fit perfectly in any venue. The meaning behind these extraordinary flowers is – ‘thankful’, ‘honest’ and ‘graceful’.
7. Sweet Peas
A flower which many might forget the name of, the sweet pea has breathtaking ruffles, a sweet scent and is available in a variety of pretty colours. Signifying ‘lasting pleasure’ it’s a popular choice for weddings, whether it’s a traditional church wedding or a country wedding. They can either be in your wedding bouquet/your bridesmaid’s bouquets on their own or paired with another flower, such as hydrangeas or lavender.
6 – Chrysanthemums
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A popular choice due to the range of colours that can be paired together in a wedding bouquet, chrysanthemums signify wealth and good fortune. Filled with petals, they are a bold choice for weddings and can fit into any venue with ease. Available from a range of florists in Sydney, they bloom from late summer into winter.
5 – Gardenia
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Elegant, simple and timeless, gardenia signifies secret love. Carrying a strong scent, these delicate flowers are a wonderful choice for the traditional wedding. One thing to consider about these, however, is that once they are put into the bouquet, as they are so delicate they will bruise easily.
4 – Peony
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One of the most fragrant and most expensive flowers on this list, the peony is a bold choice for a wedding. Suitable for both bouquets, arrangements and centrepieces, it is available from spring to summer. Signifying ‘bashfulness’, it has been a popular choice for weddings for hundreds of years.
3 – Calla Lily
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A symbol of innocence, elegance and beauty, calla lilies are a unique trumpet shape. The most popular colour for calla lilies is ivory, but they are also available in an array of other colours, which will suit weddings held throughout the seasons. They are suitable for centerpieces, buttonholes (the smaller versions) and bouquets.
2 – Tulips
One of the most delicate flowers, they make a wonderful addition to a wedding bouquet that requires a pop of colour. Representing endless love, grace and elegance they fit into any style of wedding. They bloom from March to May and are beautiful on their own.
1 – Roses
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And here is the number one choice – roses. This might not come as a surprise to many, due to their timeless and romantic meaning. Available in both bicolour and solid hues, they are beloved by brides or all ages and tastes. Available year-round, they are one of the most affordable choices for a wedding. Want a fairytale wedding? Or perhaps a rustic wedding is more your taste? Either way, roses make a wonderful choice and deserve their number one place.
So, there you go. There are 10 of the most popular wedding flowers. Want to discover more? Here are some Sydney based florists that you can take a look at those offer arrangements for all budgets and styles.
- Brides in Bloom – http://www.bridesinbloom.com.au/
- Chiho Kobayashi Flowers – https://www.kobayashiflowers.com/
- Clementine and Rose – http://www.clementineandrose.com.au/
- Oh Flora – https://www.ohflora.com.au/
- John Emmanuel – http://www.johnemmanuel.com.au/
In order to capture your big day and your beautiful wedding flowers (whichever type that you choose), make sure to hire a wedding photographer such as Perfect Moment Photography. Want to find out more about what we can offer you? Get in contact with us today.