Gypsophila Season, Colours & Ideas for Wedding Flowers

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Gypsophila is so back in fashion! Also known as ‘baby’s breath’ this pretty flower is familiar to many as a filler flower for bouquets and arrangements but it’s definitely time to take a new look at this fabulously versatile floral for your wedding flowers.  We reveal how to give this classic bloom a fashionable twist.

Gypsophila Season & Colours

Gypsophila is a very popular filler flower for bouquets and centerpieces – it’s good value for money and has a delicate, pretty appearance. There are a variety of gypsophila available with smaller-flowered varieties and other colours in addition to white now available.
Season: Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter.
Colour: Gypsophila has a chalky white flower, although cream and pale pink varieties are sometimes found.

Gypsophila Bridal Bouquets

For a touch of Mid-Summer nights dreaminess why not try a massed bouquet of gypsophila tied with a swish of pure white organza. For a modern bride wearing a shorter bridal dress or with fashion forward dress style a smaller sized bouquet is on trend right now. Make a statement with more contemporary flowers in bright, bold contrasting colours then add gypsophila to tie everything together.

Flower Girl and Bridesmaid Wedding FlowersPicture perfect bouquet for a modern bride featuring chrysanthemum, roses, tulips and gypsophila © Gypsophila White Wedding FlowersA dreamy, romantic white bridal bouquet of tightly grouped gypsophila tied with a gorgeous bow of pure white organza. © A to Z of Wedding Flowers Wedding Flowers Gypsophila
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Flowergirl Wedding Flowers & Bridesmaid Ideas

Pretty floral circlets featured in Kate Moss’s fairytale wedding last year and the sweet flowergirls at the Royal wedding also sported this oh-so-cute floral wedding hair design. Gypsophila is perfect for creating this look as although it has a soft and dreamy appearance the stems are easy to form into shape.

Flowergirl and Bridesmaid Wedding FlowersGypsophila Wedding Flowers – Pretty flowergirl hair ideas circlets are on trend right now © Bridesmaid Wedding Flowers Hair
Wedding Hair Ideas – For your adult bridesmaids a simple up-do with sprigs of gypsophila looks pretty and feminine ©

Wedding Flower Arrangements and Centrepieces

Gypsophila is truly versatile flower that can be used to create a variety of looks – from formal and classic through to relaxed, dreamy country-style arrangements. For a more formal look that’ll make a style statement for your wedding table centrepieces group gypsophila en mass in a stylish container like the bird cage design shown. Or make a fabulous first impression with this stunning gypsophila wreath for the entrance to your venue – just add a simple white ribbon!

Gypsophila Flower Wedding Flower Arrangements
Wedding Flower Arrangement – Gypsophila makes a stylish statement grouped en masse in a distinctive birdcage. ©
Wedding  Flowers ArrangementsPerfect for pretty individual wedding table settings. © Wedding Ceremony FlowersWedding Ceremony Flowers – First impressions count! Set the tone with a stunning gypsophila wreath. ©

Additional Gypsophila Information

Gypsophila at WIKI, Gypsophila at BBC


With Special thanks to Flowers & Plants Association for Flower advice.

Gypsophila Season, Colours & Ideas for Wedding Flowers was last modified: March 14th, 2014 by Cath