Pink and red flowers can be considered a classic romantic combo. We always associate these colours with Love and Valentine's Day. In addition, they can create a beautiful and romantic look to your wedding.
- Roses: Roses come in various shades of pink and red, and are a classic choice for weddings. For bride Catriona, I chose a mix of red 'Naomi' roses which has a soft velvety texture, the David Austin 'Constance' rose which have a really full appearance and also some pale pink avalanche roses.
- Hydrangeas: Hydrangeas are large, showy flowers that can be used as a focal point in your wedding decor. They work especially well in larger arrangements as they can create a sense of fullness and texture. The shade 'Glowing Alps' was used in the church entrance flowers and really added that wow factor!
- Ranunculus: Ranunculus are beautiful, multi-petaled flowers and are one of my personal favourites.
- Carnations: Carnations are a cost-effective option that can be used to create larger arrangements or as filler flowers. They have made a comeback the last couple of years and I love the long spindly look they give!
- Dahlias: Dahlias are large, dramatic flowers that come in lots of different shades. I went quite heavy on the dahlia's for this wedding to create bold, statement-making arrangements.
- Alliums: First thing first - Consider the size! Alliums come in a range of sizes, from small ping-pong ball-sized blooms to larger, softball-sized blooms. It's important to choose the right size for your arrangements, depending on the overall scale and style of your wedding. Secondly, be mindful of scent. Some allium varieties can have a strong odour (almost onion/garlic like), which may be overpowering in enclosed spaces. If you or your guests are sensitive to strong scents, you may want to avoid using alliums or limit their use.
These are just a few examples of the pink and red flower varieties that were featured in this late summer wedding.