Have you always dreamed of carrying a bouquet of pretty peonies? Sweet smelling jasmine perhaps? If you're a Spring bride marrying in Melbourne, you're in luck as your dream flowers will be in season! If you plan to be married in Summer, you may need to reconsider. Perhaps hydrangeas instead? Take a look at what's on offer during your wedding season.
All Year Round
Alstroemeria, Anthurium, Asiatic Lilies, Chrysanthemum, Carnation, Crab Claw Gardenia, Gerbera, Gladioli, Gypsophila, Iris, Leucospermum, Leucadendron, Lilium, Lisianthus, Longiflorum Lilies, Lotus Pods, Oriental Lilies, Phalaenopsis Orchid, Singapore Orchids, Silver Suede, Status, Succulents, Roses.
Summer Bride: December – February
Agapanthus, Amaranthus, Aster, Banksia, Belladonna Lilies, Blackberries, Celosia, Calla Lilies, Canterbury Bells,Cosmos, Dahlia, Delphinium, Freesia, Garden Roses, Gardenia, Ginger, Grevillea, Hydrangea, Hypericum Berry, Iris, Larkspur, Lavender, Lisianthus, Mollucca Balm, Pineapple Lilies, Queen Anne’s Lace, Sea Holly, Stephanotis, Singapore Orchids, Smoke bush, Tuberose, Vanda Orchids, Veronica, Water Lilies.
Autumn Bride: March - May
Amaranthus, Aster, Bird of Paradise, Bixia, Bouvardia, Brunii, Cymbidium Orchids, Celosia, Chillie, Daphne, Delphinium, Freesia, Garden Roses, Gardenia, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Hypericum Berry, Iris, Ivy Berry, Kale, Lavender, Lisianthus, Lotus Pods, Peppercorn, Privet Berries - Green, Protea – King and Queen, Sea Holly, Sedum, Soke Bush, Stephanotis, Stock, Tuberose, Tulips, Water Lilies.
Winter Bride: June - August
Anemone, Bird of Paradise, Bouvardia, Blushing Bride, Daffodil, Daphne, Dogwood, Earlicheer, Hyacinth, Iris, Jonquil, Kale, Lisianthus, Poppy, Ranunculus, Rhododendron, Rosehip, Sweet Pea, Tulip, Violet, Wattle.
Spring Bride: September – November
Andromeda, Arum Lily, Azalea, Blossom, Blushing Bride, Boronia, Chincherinchee, Corn flower, Cosms, Daffodil, Delphinium, Dogwood, Erica, Gardenia, Garden Roses, Hyacinth, Iris, Jasmine, Lilac, Lily of the Valley, Lisianthus, Mollucca Balm, Peony, Peppercorn, Poppies, Rhododendron, Stephanotis, Stock, Sweet Pea, Tulip,Viburnum, Warratah.
Floral Designer Jessica Higgins from Floral Concepts warns that flower availability may also vary depending on weather conditions. She advises brides to select a bloom that is in season in order to ensure vast supply, excellent quality and greater affordability.
David Austin Rose and Hypericum Berry Image courtesy of Style Me Pretty
Lavender Image courtesy of Samm Blake Photographer
Poppy Image courtesy of Jose Villa
Lilly of the Valley Image Courtesy of Tanya Tribble Photography