September offers a little bit of everything when it comes to florals. There are plenty of summer blooms still to choose from such as lisianthus and hydrangea, however you will also find many hints of autumn coming into flower. A late summer wedding is the perfect time of year to celebrate all things beautiful from the seasons, here is our pick of the best September wedding flowers for your special day.
You can’t go wrong with a classic scented rose bouquet. Traditional in style, roses are a simple and elegant choice for your bridal blooms, as well as adding a touch of vintage glamour to any September wedding. With so many different types to choose from you can find plenty of pretty pastels, whites, creams and of course not forgetting romantic reds and pinks.
A simple collection of white orchids creates a dazzling statement bouquet and can add a tropical, summer feel to your September wedding. Not only do they look striking displayed on their own, they also complement a number of other smaller blooms to create a chic floral design.
Often called larkspur, these pretty blooms come in a variety of colours from white to blue, purples and pinks you can find the perfect shade to complement your style. Delphiniums bloom throughout the warmer months and September is likely to be one of the last months you can opt for this beautiful bloom if you’re keeping in season. Their long stems are perfect for centrepiece decorations as well as bouquets and other floral displays for your September wedding.
Also known as Eustoma, these simple stunning blooms are most often found in white, purple and pink bouquets and floral displays. Their simplicity makes them both striking and beautiful, perfect if you’re looking for something a little different. Often mistaken for a rose because of their pretty layers, the lisianthus is a delicate, elegant alternative for your September wedding.
With so many pretty shades to choose from it’s easy to see why hydrangea have become such a popular choice for couples choosing their September wedding flowers. Not only are they striking and abundant on their own they also work well alongside other September blooms. Hydrangea look especially beautiful potted as a table centrepiece as well as working well for simple stunning bridesmaid bouquets.
Bright and beautiful sunflowers are a popular choice for September weddings and it’s easy to see why. Their bright and cheery disposition will add a little sunshine to any floral display, from simple bouquets to detailed designs, sunflowers are guaranteed to add a little light to any September wedding. Try mixing with bright pinks and greens for an eye catching bouquet or cake topper. Sunflowers look lovely on their own too, try placing in small vases as a simple table decoration.
Calming Calla Lilies
A lovely traditional flower, the calla lily is said to symbolise innocence and purity.They are loved for their simple striking structure and will enhance any bridal bouquet. Calla lilies can look just as beautiful displayed on their own in single stems or tied with a simple ribbon for bridesmaids. Calla lilies are so versatile, they can be tied to the back of each chair at the wedding breakfast. or twisted around a fish bowl centrepiece. If you’re looking for a little extra sparkle try decorating your calla lilies with gemstones.
Sometimes known as Peruvian lily, alstroemeria is a pretty and versatile September wedding flower. Alstroemeria is said to symbolise devotion and friendship, and can create full and abundant table displays with their pretty flowers and long stems. You can find alstroemeria in a range of colours, most likely purple in september, often called purple rain, as well as some shades of pink and yellow.
With an appearance of colourful daisies, Asters create the most delicate and pretty bridal bouquets. The perfect September wedding flower, they can be mixed with other late summer blooms or displayed on their own in small pretty bouquets for bridesmaids and table decorations. These flowers create a relaxed, later summer feel to any September wedding.
Cosmos are delicate flowers that look striking mixed with grasses and greenery for a relaxed, country feel wedding. Often found in shades of purple, white and pink, cosmos are known for their definitive colours and fragrance. This lovely September flower is said to translate as the ‘love flower’ and said to promote peace and wholeness.
Gladioli are loved for their statement look, often displayed as a centrepiece in tall vases or around the edges of the reception room. These lovely September wedding flowers are really versatile and come in a wide variety of colours. Mixed with other blooms gladioli will add height to your floral display to create a striking design.
Also known as ‘globe thistle’ this unique September flower adds something a little different to your bouquet. These pretty blooms can also be used dried and mixed in with table arrangements, adding a new dimension with their shape and cool blue tones. Echinops are especially popular for Scottish weddings.
There are so many different types of lily, from delicate pinks to rich reds and oranges, you can easily find the perfect bloom for your September wedding. Lilies look especially beautiful mixed in with roses and other September flowers, especially in bridal bouquets.
Known for its golden yellow colour, solidago is a popular September wedding flower. If you’re looking for some added volume and texture to your floral display try using this pretty bloom. Solidago can also look lovely faded, dried and mixed in with other flowers for a little nod towards the autumn months ahead.
A September flower, sedum comes in shades of purple, pink and white and adds some extra volume and colour to any floral display. The collection of pretty flowers create a soft delicate look and feel to any arrangement, and can also work well potted and displayed as a table decoration or centrepiece.
September is an amazing time of the year to get married, you can often enjoy the last few weeks of the sunshine and dry weather, whilst adding little hints of autumn colour to your floral displays. Not sure what to go for? Visit our dedicated inspiration page for all things floral.