Summer Wedding Flowers: Picking the perfect blooms

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Besides clear blue skies and sunshine, flowers make summer the perfect season to tie the knot. There is no better time of year to make the most of an extravagant and fragrant bouquet. Flowers in bloom at this time are simply stunning, from pretty peony roses to delightfully fragrant sweet peas.

As a recent Maid of Honour, our Social Correspondent Katie Ann Lamb knows only too well how important the selection of flowers is for making a big day extra special. Getting the colour scheme and flower variety right for a wedding can make all the difference. After hearing how beautiful the flowers were at the recent celebration she attended, we were inspired to feature some floral favourites by the The Real Flower Company to help give brides-to-be and their bridal party some inspiration…

– Garden Rose Posy – 

Dusky pink is an increasingly popular wedding colour, what with its feminine and delicate aura. Imagine bridesmaids donning sophisticated dresses in this tasteful hue: sensational. Now go one step further and envisage these bridesmaids carrying a bouquet that symbolises romance and love: a dusky pink dream. A flower arrangement that features the sensational garden rose posy is certain to melt hearts and radiate that ‘wow’ factor every bride wants at her wedding.

Best of all? Not only do garden rose posies look amazing, they smell heavenly too. Arranged with contrasting pastel hues, these flowers will look extraordinary.

Garden Rose Posy

Garden Rose Posy


– English Rose –

If your wedding is set to feature customs including something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue, an English rose is the ultimate choice. Why? A rose is a traditional and classic flower for a wedding and if you want to keep things conventional, an arrangement of this exquisite flower is right up your street, or aisle!

Whilst a red rose is infamous for signifying love, a bouquet of red roses just won’t do for a summer wedding. Instead, opt for orange-pink roses and look pretty in peach.  This will bring a modern twist to your traditional wedding and the day will be filled with vibrant and happy orange tones whilst at the same time maintaining a soft, romantic ambience.

English Rose

English Rose


– Sweet Pea – 

They may not be the focal point of your bouquet but they will certainly complete it. Sweet peas add that extra something to a flower arrangement and if a summer wedding is on the cards, these treasures are a ‘must’. Available in pastel hues of blue, pink and purple, the sweet pea perfectly accompanies a wide range of flowers and looks especially attractive when teamed with garden roses.

The sweet pea happens to be the birth flower for April so if you’re born in this month or if April is sentimental to your relationship, this is the perfect way to incorporate these flowers into your big day.

Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea

– Peony Rose –

Where’s the venue for your summer wedding? If it happens to be in a beautifully rustic barn or set somewhere chic in the countryside, a bouquet of peony roses arranged with seasonal herbs and foliage is just what you need.

Pretty peony roses couldn’t be more perfect for a wedding. Why? A peony symbolises life and a rose represents love, when these two are united, a match made in heaven is born, thus an exceptional choice of wedding flower.

Peony Rose

Peony Rose 

If you’re searching for luxury wedding bouquets for your big day, look no further than The Real Flower Company, an award winning florist who pride themselves on growing fresh flowers that look incredible and smell divine. Visit the website for more information on luxury bespoke floristry for your wedding.

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