Blue Wedding Flowers

So you are looking for blue wedding flowers?

You have chosen and ordered your bridesmaids dresses in a gorgeous shade of blue. Now you are ready to match your bridal bouquet. You suddenly realise there are no blue colored flowers! What are you going to do?!

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blue wedding flowers

Believe it or not this happened to me! It was not until I was carrying around a sample of material, trying to match it up that I realised most types of blue flowers are actually a shade of lilac or purple!

But don't worry if the chosen theme color for your wedding is blue - you too will have fabulous flowers!

Types of blue flowers

  • You will find stunning flowers in certain shades of blue; Try cornflowers, hyacinths or hydrangea bridal bouquets.

  • If you are looking for a darker blue flower, ask your florist about dyed flowers such as roses for a striking effect.

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    blue wedding flowers

    blue wedding flowers

    blue wedding flowers

    Blue silk flowers

    If you choose to go for silk flowers instead of fresh, you will find a good choice of shades of blue. Silk flowers can be easily got to match any wedding color combination. They are a good choice if you are looking for cheap wedding flowers too as prices are often much more reasonable than fresh flowers.

    Blue flower arrangement

    Another option and the one I chose was to stay away from blue in my flowers altogether. Instead I chose ivory roses. You could substitute white, cream or champagne colored blooms depending on the shade of your dress. I used foliage and freesia buds to give a subtle touch of green and lift my bouquet to ensure it did not blend into my dress.

    If you are going for a contemporary theme here you have even more options with tropical blue flowers or by adding a zesty lime colour to really give the wow factor!

    Lights at your wedding reception are another great way to add sparkle!

    Back from blue wedding flowers to more wedding flower ideas...

  • The Language of Flowers

    You can use the 'language of flowers' to give a special meaning to your bouquet

    Here are some of the most popular wedding flowers and their meanings...

  • Allium - good fortune
  • Aster - beginnings
  • Daisy - innocence
  • Freesia - calm
  • Gardenia - grace
  • Gypsophilia - everlasting love
  • Heather - passion
  • Lily - virtue
  • Orchid - delicate beauty
  • Red rose - passionate love
  • Tulip - hopeless love
  • White rose - purity

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    Hints and tips...

    For a bit of fun for the girls at your wedding, why not tie this cute poem to your bouquet before you throw it?

    "Congratulations Missy! You pushed your way up front. You caught the bride's bouquet. Good luck with your groom hunt!"

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