Spring is a beautiful time of year to get married, with fresh blooms and clear skies signalling the start of new growth. Bouquets should match, and in this season they can also bring a pop of color to proceedings without looking too garish. If you are having trouble with deciding what to go for in your spring wedding, read our mini flower guide here to see what fits with your taste.
Though they originate from the Mediterranean, carnations are now grown worldwide, including in Australia. They are much on the cheaper side and come in a wide variety of colors, including artificially introduced ones. They hold up very well even when battered or in extreme heat.
Although calla lilies may be natural residents of the Northern hemisphere, they bear the heat quite well. Calla lily flower delivery in Melbourne and even other parts of Australia should be available in the spring, they can be expensive but they exude elegance and grace. Lilies are also a traditional wedding flower which is very popular with brides.
Also known as Billy Balls, these flowers are native to Australia and New Zealand and have a unique look. They come in shades of yellow, orange, green, and red – and you can also get them tinted in other shades. You do need a few of them to make an impact, but you can generally find a fair deal for a large bunch.
Is there any flower more reminiscent of spring than a daisy? These playful white flowers add an air of innocence to any bouquet, thanks to their connotations of daisy chains and girlhood. They are also very hardy. Beyond the classic white variety, they also come naturally in yellow, pink, red, and orange.
You can get these flowers in just about any color you can dream of, which makes them perfect for color-coordinating your flower displays and bouquets. They are natively grown in the largest quantities in southern and eastern Asia, including Japan and China. They are reasonably hardy and are not very expensive considering the size and amount of blooms you get on each stem. They can form the centerpiece of a bouquet, or you only need a few stems to make a complete one.
Queen Anne’s Lace
This very hardy spray of small white blooms is native to Australia, so you can be sure to get some great deals on your stems. It only comes in white or green naturally, but that can be the perfect breath of fresh air to keep a colorful bouquet grounded. Try pairing them with daisies or carnations for a natural and lighter look, without being too simple. The contrasting colors and shapes make for an interesting form.
If you like the sound of any of these flowers, don’t feel that you have to stick to just one. The joy of spring is that the earth throws forth a whole world of blooms, and your bouquet can reflect that. Tie it together with a color theme, experiment, and just have fun preparing your spring wedding!