Match your wedding flowers to your season
The month you marry will have a huge effect on what flowers you can have and what flowers you can afford for your wedding day. Find out more…
Acacia -- also known as Mimosa. Tiny yellow flowers.
Alstroemeria -- also known as a Peruvian Lily. Popular and long lasting.
Amaryllis -- large, trumpet-shaped flowers.
Anemone -- delicate flowers available in various colours.
Anthurium -- waxy looking, exotic flowers.
Aster -- also known as a Michaelmas Daisy. Daisy-like flowers.
Bouvardia -- clusters of small, tubular flowers.
Calla Lily -- Striking lilies. Available in white and other colours. Not all colours are available throughout the year.
Carnation -- long-lasting and wonderful for using on their own in pomanders.
Cattleya orchid -- large, brightly coloured orchids.
Celosia -- crinkled flowers. Different varieties are available.
Chrysanthemum -- large, showy flowers.
Cymbidium orchid -- striking, with many flowers on each stem.
Dahlia -- dramatic round flowers.
Delphinium -- tall flower spikes.
Echinops -- globe-shaped, prickly blue flower.
Euphorbia -- curving stems with a lot of tiny flowers. Various colours.
Freesia -- highly scented flowers in various colours.
Gerbera -- contemporary, daisy-like flower in various colours.
Gladiolus -- traditional flower used in large arrangements. Miniature varieties are also available.
Gloriosa -- dramatic yellow and cerise flower. A type of lily.
Gypsophila -- tiny white flowers. Perfect as a filler or used on its own.
Hydrangea -- enormous flowerheads in various colours.
Hypericum -- the berries are a popular autumnal filler.
Iris -- popular, but relatively short-lived.
Lilac -- popular with a lovely, strong scent.
Lily -- lilies are available throughout the year, but not in all colours.
Lisianthus -- popular and available in various colours.
Marigold -- daisy-like flower.
Nerine -- clusters of delicate flowers.
Oncidium orchid -- small yellow flowers along the stems.
Phalaenopsis orchid -- large, striking orchids. Wonderful for bouquets.
Phlox -- popular country garden flower.
Rose -- needs no explanation! Available in almost every colour.
Stephanotis -- individual white, waxy flowers. Makes wonderful buttonholes and bouquets.
Sunflower -- striking flower usually in yellow.
- How to choose wedding flowers
- Choosing wedding florists
- What wedding flowers to buy
- Budgeting for your blooms
- Flowers, décor & photography
- Bridal bouquets & buttonholes
- Flowers for the wedding venue
- The language of flowers
- Faking it
- Latest floral styles: Choosing
- Latest floral styles: Next step
- Latest floral styles: The ceremony