Choosing a wedding date involves many factors, such as the availability of loved ones, venues, and any particular vendors you prefer. This may affect when your wedding happens, as well. If you had your heart set on a spring or summer wedding but find yourself with a working date in the winter, don’t be discouraged. There are so many gorgeous florals and design themes that make winter weddings truly stand out from the rest.
If you have a wedding date in the months of November through February, or know that’s when you want to get married, the floral professionals here at Walter Knoll Flowers share with you some of our favorite winter florals for beautiful winter bouquets and designs.
Winter Flowers for Your Wedding Decor
Using seasonal flowers is always the best way to ensure your arrangements look fresh and match the seasonal decor and vibe of your wedding date. It is possible to use out-of-season blooms, but sourcing local and/or seasonal varieties are always the most eco-friendly option. Plus, with these gorgeous and striking in-season winter flowers listed below, why look anywhere else?
This large, stunning bloom comes in shades of red, pink, and orange as well as bicolored red and white. Their large size and bold hue are perfect for adding brightness and a pop of color amongst the more toned-down and neutral palettes of winter.
A stunning bloom with a large and dramatic dark center surrounded by delicate petals in white, purple, or red. A bunch of white anemones echoes the white of winter snow and is striking in bridal bouquets or as a centerpiece.
An exceptional flower that embodies elegance and sophistication, the gorgeous and versatile calla lily fits in perfectly with any wedding theme or locale. Growing in a variety of different colors, call lilies can be used in a number of ways to enhance your winter wedding.
A gorgeous flower often overlooked, this showy bloom comes in shades of pink, white, red, and magenta. The camellia’s fluffiness and dark green leaves make this striking flower a must-have in winter events.
For winter weddings, the gardenia with green accents is perfect. Its beautiful white petals and divine scent work with vintage, classic, traditional, romantic-themed weddings.
A popular wedding flower, the ranunculus flower has numerous, paper-thin delicate petals which give this bloom a striking bountiful look. Coming in colors that range from light pastels to deeper tones, this fabulous flower will fit in with any wedding theme.
Dainty, delicate, and pleasingly beautiful, Sweet Peas are perfect for adding a frilly, soft touch as well as vertical decor to an arrangement. This sweet bloom comes in shades of white, pink, purple, blue, cream, and red.
Classic, graceful, and stylish, Tulips and their lovely cup-shaped bloom atop a single stem are perfect for winter weddings. Tulips come in a variety of colors from light to dark and even two-toned so they’ll easily blend with any wedding color palette.
Other year-round flowers to consider for your winter wedding include the rose, carnation, Gerbera daisy, Phalaenopsis orchid, and waxflower
Non-Floral Winter Elements
Winter-themed weddings and events are perfect for adding a variety of interesting seasonal elements that complement flower arrangements. For example, hypericum berries, pinecones, dusty miller, eucalyptus leaves, branches, or seed pods. A bouquet with winter flowers and one or more of the above non-floral additions makes for a unique and stunning arrangement like nothing else. For all of your wedding floral needs, Walter Knoll Florist – Weddings & Events is here to make sure your big day is full of beauty!