Top 10 Flowers for Spring Weddings

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Spring brides, rejoice! You are marrying at one of the most beautiful times of year, and soon, many popular wedding flowers will be in season. What does this mean for you? First, you’ll have easier and cheaper access to blooms, such as peonies, that would cost you a pretty penny in the off-season. And second, you can buy locally grown flowers, reducing your ecological footprint and supporting local wedding florist businesses in Zimbabwe, South Africa & Mauritius !

Read on to discover 10 gorgeous floral varieties in season this spring.

1. Peony
This beautiful bloom is an all-time favorite for brides. It’s the perfect mix of softness and texture, and the pastel varieties complement so many wedding color palettes.

peony wedding bouquet
Photo Credit: Braedon Photography on Inspired By This 

2. Rose
Classic and beautiful, you can never go wrong with a rose bouquet, boutonnière, or centrepiece.

rose wedding bouquet
Photo Credit: Christa Elyce on Bridal Musings 

3. Sweet Pea
This elegant purple climbing flower adds color and texture wherever it’s featured. Gorgeous at a lilac-themed wedding or highlighted as an accent color, sweet peas are a spring star!

sweet pea wedding bouquet
Photo Credit: Heather Elizabeth Photography on Wedding Chicks 

4. Lilac
Fill your ceremony or reception with this sweet-smelling flower and invoke memories of childhood fun, first loves, and sunny afternoons.

lilac wedding bouquet
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Messina on Kiss The Groom 

5. Ranunculus
Stylish like a peony but with a little more edge, these beauties pop when added to simple floral arrangements.

ranunculus wedding centerpiece
Photo Credit: Mirelle Carmichael on Mirelle Carmichael 

6. Hydrangea
This blooming, full floral makes for a great standalone centerpiece — a great low-cost option!

hydrangea wedding centerpiece
Photo Credit: KT Merry on Scratch Weddings 

7. Tulip
Gorgeous at a rustic wedding or a colorful modern affair, tulips are a great choice for couples who want a streamlined look.

tulip wedding centerpiece
Photo Credit: Society Bride 

8. Calla Lily
Simple and sweet, calla lilies are beautiful wrapped in a soft, satin ribbon and held lovingly by a bride or bridesmaid.

calla lily wedding bouquets
Photo Credit: Mary Jane Photography on Every Last Detail 

9. Gerbera Daisy
For bold brides only, these colorful spring flowers are great at quirky and fun backyard-chic weddings.

gerbera daisies wedding centerpiece
Photo Credit: Kellie Kano on Inspired By This 

10. Magnolia
One of the most elegant spring flowers, the magnolia is best carried alone down the aisle for maximum wow factor.

magnolia bridal bouquet
Photo Credit: Jose Villa on Southern Weddings 

—Stephanie Hallett

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