When most people think of a wedding bouquet, they instantly think of red roses or brightly colored flowers bunched together. You might even think of white lilies or callas. But what about a winter wedding? What flowers come to your mind? Sure, with today’s technology, most flowers are available year-round, but if you’re planning a wedding for the winter, why not add a touch of the season (as well as traditions) to your wedding decor?
Winter Wedding Flowers
This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to flowers available in the winter. Your local florist will be able to help you choose the perfect flowers for the style and theme of your wedding.
Winter Wedding Bouquet Foliage
- Pine – long needle-like evergreen.
- Fir – short, evergreen needles; sparks memories of holidays past.
- Lambs Ear – fuzzy, white leaves remind one of a lamb’s ear.
- Dusty Miller – all-white foliage is perfect for winter weddings.
- Eucalyptus – white-ish, blue foliage with a wonderful fragrance.
- Juniper – another evergreen foliage great for floral design.
Winter Wedding Bouquet Accessories
- Cotton bolls – use just the bolls to represent post-harvest time. Perfect for a rustic winter wedding.
- Holly berries – very red berry with a traditional, Christmas look.
- Hypericum berries – another popular type of berry.
- Faux Fur – use white fir as a bouquet wrap, or some other creative way. Reminds one of cozy winter coats.
- Feathers – in as many styles and colors as flowers, use feathers to add interest!
- Twigs & branches – like the bare trees in the winter. Great for a natural theme.
- Pine cones – especially if you are using evergreen foliages, pine cones make a beautiful addition.
- Silver-mesh leaves – beautiful synthetic leaves are made of silver and completely clear.
- Viburnum berries – a blackish-purple berry to add to your winter bouquet mix.
- Velvet – in many colors, this fabric would be ideal for a stem wrap for your bouquet.
- Wool – cozy and warm, wool is a beautiful texture in the winter season.
If you’re winter wedding is coming up fast, bookmark this page for great ideas for your wedding bouquet! And always always always use a local florist when you buy flowers!
Winter wedding bouquet pictured was designed by Country Daisy Florist, Farmington NH