Spring Wedding Flowers
Spring wedding flowers come in a range of beautiful colours, with many scented options available at this time of year. Although many flowers are available all year round, the wonderful fragrance of seasonal spring florals such as Muscari, Lily of the Valley, Hyacinth and Narcissus really can add an extra dimension to your day. Read on to find out what’s in season during the spring months of March, April and May.
Sensational Spring Wedding Flowers
Stylish and Sophisticated Tulips:
Tulips are a favourite for spring weddings, perfect used alone or as part of a mixed bouquet with other spring blooms. Although they have a tendency to droop your florist should know how to condition them properly and use them in the right design to show them off to perfection. Available from January to Spring in the UK the Tulip comes in a wide variety of colours. For a fabulous gallery showcasing the best British Grown Tulips conveniently grouped by colour visit The Flowers and Plants Association
Beautiful British Spring Blooms:
The Hyacinth is often strongly scented and available in a wide variety of colours including white, pink, peach and blue but also look out for more unusual varieties in rich deep purples , reds, navy, orange and yellow. Muscari, also known as grape hyacinth has pretty bell shaped flowers clustered onto the stem. Varieties offer shades of blue including navy as well as lilac and white.
The Snowflake flowers are small and bell-shaped, delicate white bells with a spring green spot at the bottom of each petal. Snowflakes have a delicate yet distinctive fragrance.Commercial British Bluebells are mostly grown in Cornwall and Devon. They come in shades of blue and would be a beautiful addition to wedding flowers particularly a natural style hand-tied bridal bouquet or centerpiece.
Try using spring blooms and seasonal foliage to create beautiful wedding buttonholes with a difference. Hellebore and hyacinth pips have been combined with a lichen twig to create a unique buttonhole that sets just the right tone for a stylish spring wedding. Catkin Flowers specialise in natural seasonal flowers.
Lily of the Valley:
Lily of the Valley is an enchanting flower with a heavenly smell and is often used in bridal bouquets or arrangements. A pretty late spring flower symbolic of purity and modesty is available in white or rosy pink. English outdoor grown Lily of the Valley is usually only available for a few weeks in April.
A beautifully scented flower perfect for an English country garden style wedding. Tiny star shaped flowers on woody stems available in white, mauve, violet or pink. The purple-flowered varieties are only available in spring for a very short season of perhaps six weeks but worth seeking out for their stronger scent. British Grown season from February to April.
Delicate Spring Beauty:
A delicate and pretty posy of Snakeshead Fritillary has a just picked from the garden simplicity. Simply hand tied with a beautiful ribbon. Snapdragon Garden Flowers use cut flowers grown in their own cutting garden.
Seasonal Flower Ideas for Spring
Many flowers are now imported so are available all year round but if you’d like to include seasonal blooms in your wedding flowers you may like to consider our choice for Spring weddings below:
Alliums, Anemones, Bluebells, Christmas Roses, Columbines, Cow Parsley, Eucalyptus, Freesia, Fritillaries, Guelder Rose, Hellebores, Hyacinths, Iris, Ivy, Jonquil, Narcissi, Paper White, Ranunculus, Rosemary, Sencecio, Snowdrops, Snowflakes, Sweet Peas, Tazetta, Tulips, Viburnum Tinus, Violets.