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Wedding flowers by season in South Africa

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Choose the perfect wedding flowers for your wedding day

The flowers you choose for your wedding day can enhance your wedding immensely. There are so many uses for flowers at a wedding. A few popular uses include: bouquets, boutonnieres, flower girl petals, petals for throwing over the newly weds after the ceremony, ceremony and reception decor, table centerpieces and more…

We have gorgeous flowers in South Africa. And, if you pick your wedding flowers by season, you can save money and have fresh flowers on your wedding day.

Which wedding flowers should you choose?

Did you know that there are around 400 000 species of flowering plants in the world?

So many flowers and just one wedding! Which wedding flowers should you choose? We’ve helped narrow down the choice. Here are the best flowers by season for your wedding day. We’ve also chosen the most popular types of wedding flowers.

Spring wedding flowers

lily of the valley

Spring is the most popular time of the year to get married. This is mainly because it’s known to have lovely weather and beautiful flowers. If your wedding is coming up in spring, you’re absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to wedding flowers.

Popular flowers for spring include:

 

  • Tulips
  • Daisies
  • Daffodils
  • Hyacinths
  • Camellias
  • Rhododendrons
  • Jasmines
  • Sweet peas
  • Flannel flowers
  • Magnolias
  • Lilacs
  • Lily-of-the-valleys
  • Irises
  • Primroses
  • Buttercups
  • Bluebells
  • Waterlilies
  • Delphiniums
  • Forget-me-nots.

Summer wedding flowers

marigold heartSummer weddings often involve clear skies, warm sunny days and romantic lighting. Choosing the best flowers for your summer wedding day can make a huge impact.

Popular flowers for summer include:

 

 

 

  • Tiger lilies
  • Lilacs
  • Lily-of-the-valleys
  • Freesiases
  • Cornflowers
  • Delphiniums
  • Sweet peas
  • Daisies
  • Irises
  • Frangipanis
  • Daffodils
  • Marigolds
  • Alstroemerias
  • Lavenders
  • Tiger lilies
  • Camellias.

Autumn wedding flowers

flower on wedding cakeEarly tones along with bold colours for all your flower arrangements can really make your wedding decor pop in autumn. It’s a beautiful time of the year for rustic and romantic flower arrangements.

Popular flowers for autumn include:

 

 

  • Tulips
  • Irises
  • Hyacinths
  • Dahlias
  • Daisies
  • Daffodils
  • Camellias
  • Azaleas
  • Delphiniums
  • Gladioluses
  • Dahlias
  • Lilies
  • Hibiscuses
  • Marigolds
  • Lavender
  • Cornflowers
  • Alstroemerias
  • Morning glories
  • Delphiniums.

Winter wedding flowers

Lavender in glassesWinter weddings are becoming more and more popular. Not only is it cheaper to get married in winter, but decorators, wedding dress makers and photographers have mastered turning a winter wedding into a magical affair.

Popular flowers for winter include:

 

 

  • Tulips
  • Hyacinths
  • Irises
  • Daisies
  • Gladioluses
  • Camellias
  • Daffodils
  • Dahlias
  • Lavender
  • Cornflowers
  • Hyacinths
  • Delphiniums
  • Freesias.

All year round flowers

bride with roses

All year round flowers include:

  • Singapore Orchids
  • Baby’s breaths
  • Lilies
  • Roses
  • Irises Carnations
  • Gardenias
  • Phalaenopsis orchids

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