Recently, we did an article about January birthday ideas and suggested sending flowers in the color of the January birthstone, garnet. After thinking about it for a while, there are a ton of great, garnet colored flowers! Garnet flowers can mark special moments in January, like anniversaries, weddings, or other memorable events, but garnet is a wonderful color that really deserves more attention. Use this guide to garnet flowers all year long to accent your favorite occasions!
Garnet is a gemstone that comes in a variety of colors, but it is mostly depicted as reddish-brown to dark reds. They can also be found in orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown, black, pink and colorless.
When creating a color palette for your flower arrangement or wedding bouquet, choose analogous colors to garnet, meaning next to it on the color wheel. These include rusty oranges and dirty greens, even lime green. Garnet also offers a gorgeous complementary color of turquoise which was 2010’s color of the year.
The following guide are a collection of very unique, garnet colored flowers available from your local florists. Of course, there are also dark red roses, carnations, and many other common, cut flowers come in a shades of garnet, but most people know about those! This guide focuses on a garnet flowers you might not think of!
This is a great flower guide for brides looking for unique color palettes and unusual flowers for their wedding.
The flowers above are all very unique and florists may not carry them in their day-to-day supplies. If you are interested in using these garnet flowers, be sure to contact your florist in advance for their availability status. You may have to have them special ordered, but it is worth it! We’ve also listed the seasonal availability with each flower, this means they are more easily available during that time, and often cost less.
Here are a few garnet floral designs to get you started: