During the summer months, we are spoiled with fabulous field-grown flowers from our B.C. growers. With so many varieties to choose from, the possible flower combinations are endless when creating summer bridal bouquets.
The glorious sunshine and rain mixture creates the perfect environment for these luscious blooms to flourish. Nothing can beat holding a freshly designed fragrant bridal bouquet containing your favorite blooms. Listed below are 3 ultimate flowers often found in summer bridal bouquets.
These multi-petaled, enormous blooms make a huge statement! The Queen (and most sought out because of her soft muted beauty) is the “Café au Lait”. Following in her steps are Princesses “Shiloh Noelle (soft lavender version of a Café au Lait), Fleurel (crisp white), and Labyrinth (peachy-raspberry hue). Dahlia colour selection is so vast and ranges in a whole rainbow from white to vibrant hues. Along with the many colours there are various shapes (ball, button, decorative, and novelty varieties) and textures to choose from.
BKC4U favourites: CAFE AU LAIT, KARMA CHOCOLATE, SENIOR’S HOPE.
These scented beauties are perfect on their own or with a mixture of filler flowers and decorative foliage. Grown on Vancouver Island, these delightful, blooms contain a high petal count and come in various cup-type shapes. Brides love the uniqueness of the “cupped” scooped-out center along with the slight fragrance.
BKC4U favourites: WESTMINSTER ABBEY, GORKI PARK, KENSINGTON GARDENS.
PEONY (Late Spring to Early Summer)
Fluffy, scented, and mass volume coverage with a clean and simplistic look makes these blooms a favourite among brides. These blooms POP once they feel the warm air and create a massive, stunning bloom with endless petals. Designed as a single flower choice or as a focal flower surrounded by supporting blooms and foliage, the Peony will not disappoint!
BKC4U favourites: SARAH BERNHARDT, CORAL CHARM, RED RUBY.