Green flowers may seem like an unusual choice for wedding flowers, but green can be a very beautiful and natural colour scheme. There are plenty of green flowers to choose from whether you prefer soft sage green or bright lime green, you can even get acid green flowers. Adding green flowers to a mixed colour design will ‘lift’ the other colours.
Counting down from number 10:
This is a spray type of chrysanth so it has several heads on a stem. The flowers are very hardy so are good for designs that won’t be in water. The uniform shape of these chrysanths looks great in compact designs like pomanders or spheres of flowers.
These unusual looking flowers are a type of sweet william, from the carnation family. You usually see them in small bunches of pinks and reds. This fluffy flower is a spherical shape and looks a bit like moss. It looks great mixed with a vibrant colour in modern textured bouquets or kept simple with white flowers and foliage.
For summer weddings Hydrangea are the perfect flower. The large blooms come in various shades of green from a soft pale colour to lime to and green with hints of pink. Hydrangeas work well with a country garden theme or a more contemporary look. They are also lovely grouped together for bridal bouquets. Hydrangea may seem a little pricey but they are at least twice the size of most flowers and fill a lot of space in an arrangement.
This is the second chrysanth in my top ten list, but it looks so different to chrysanth spray I had to include it. You would be forgiven for not regconising these flowers as Chrysanthemums. Their spiky shape and vivd lime colour is a million miles away from the old fashioned chrysanth sprays supermarkets offer. These blooms work best in large contemporary designs and look fabulous mixed with bright exotic flowers.
This flower has beautiful flowing heads that look lovely anywhere flowers can naturally trail or hang down. The edge of a mantelpiece arrangement, hanging from a garland at the church entrance or hanging from a bouquet. It is a pretty alternative to ivy or grasses.
Green Trick Dianthus – sieraflowerfinder.com
Amaranthus – Petitfleurevents.com
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