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51 Gorgeous Summer Wedding Bouquets

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Summer weddings couldn’t be more beautiful! The weather is perfect and the flowers are in bloom. What not to take advantage by adding them to your wedding theme. Whether they are beach wedding flowers for beach weddings; garden weddings, decor or centerpieces. Floral designs are always in trend!

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Flowers make statements and a bride must be careful with selecting them for a beautiful wedding. Even more, if the beautiful wedding flowers compliment the wedding dress and decor. In fact, all flowers are uniquely breathtaking there may be some exceptions when we talk about wedding.

As much as you’d have favorites for your summer wedding, some flowers should be avoided on your wedding, so your day isn’t ruined. This is because these summer blooming flowers may either wilt or die due to the heat. In addition, they may even hurt because some are poisonous and cause allergies.

Therefore, we’re giving you our helping hand by telling all these flower aspects and tips for a perfect and memorable wedding.

Tips For Making And Selecting The Bridal Bouquet

  • Choose your wedding dress and colors before decide the bouquet.
  • Know your flowers and their seasons.
  • Shop for your flowers locally. This is because blooms in your locale are used to the weather around.
  • Keep your bouquet size moderate and complimentary to your dress.
  • Personalize your flowers. Pick ones of significance to you.
  • Gorgeous bouquets deserve close shots. Take some!
  • Keep the flowers alive at the end of the day. Plant them in water.


Photo 1-6: Pale Pink Summer Wedding Bouquets

Pale pink colors perfectly suit the weddings of all seasons and places. They make a great tropical wedding bouquet for weddings in the tropics, for summer, halls, beach weddings and all. In particular, bridal flowers bouquet in pale pink is a great way to incorporate this color into your wedding. It blends with the decor and dresses, giving them a softer hue.

This color comes in neutral shades which brighten other colors, thus, being a perfect choice for beach wedding bouquets. It seeps into the plain beach surroundings and lights it up, like a blush! Pink generally signifies beauty and purity. Which is what your wedding and the love you share are all about.

Here are beautiful wedding flowers to choose from or combine to make bold or simple wedding bouquets;

Ranunculus, lilies, peonies, garden roses…… They come in different shades of pink, most of which are your favs!

Flowers to avoid

  • Jasmine: They cause allergy such as inflammation and itching.
  • Hyacinth: They droop easily under heat. If you have to use them, they should be mixed with other flowers.
Source: Sarah Babcock Studio via Floral V DesignsMary Costa photography, K. Holly photography

Source: Colin Cowie WeddingsStacey Hedman photographyColin Cowie

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Photo 7-12: Blue & Purple Bouquets For A Summer

Purple and blue send a strong message of royalty, glory, and rest. They come in different types and shades to give great selection of summer wedding flowers. These colors match with white and cream to make simple wedding bouquets.

These beautiful wedding flowers also blend with bridesmaids’ dresses to give a regal touch. We hear that purple and silver dresses are bridesmaids’ favorites!

To make wedding bouquet of purples and blues, make your pick from the following flowers;

Cattleya orchids, pincushions, hydrangeas, freesia, anemones, garden roses etc.

Flowers to avoid

  • Chrysanthemums: They cause allergies through their pollens.
  • Gerbera daisy:  They wilt easily and contain high pollen.
Source: Amy&Jordan photography, French Flower StyleJennifer Peel photography

Source: Cariad Photography, Wild&Wondrous Flowers, Kristen Lynne Photography


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Photo 13-18: Perfect White & Crimson Bouquets

Crimson and white depicts romance, love and purity, a legendary mix!  For beach wedding

bouquets, it’s a hit, even in the tropics. It’s slightly understated, but bursts with deep tones that brightens and warms.

These bridal flowers come in shades for neat, rich and simple wedding bouquets. Use anemones, clematis, ranunculus, white and classic roses for your bouquets and to add a spark to your decor.

Flowers to avoid

  • Tulips and daffodils: As beautiful as they are, their stems do not hold water well. If you must use, put them in them in the middle of a bouquet.
Source: Jane Shauck PhotographyCamrose Hill Flower StudioKate Holstein photography

Photographers: Kate Robinson PhotographySandra Costello photographyLove Lit Wedding Photography


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Photo 19-24: Bright and Colorful Summer Wedding Bouquets

The summer is a great period for weddings and summer blooms make it even more beautiful! Do you want to capture some of the summer goodness? There is room for creativity here.

Brides having beach weddings tend to pick bolder colors for their beach wedding bouquets. This is so that it will pop some light into the environment and pictures. In fact, bright summer flowers burst with colors ranging from cream, purple, blue, yellow, red etc. They compliment rustic, traditional or modern weddings.

For a tropical wedding, make bold colors like ombre, orange, red, green or multicolor a part of your tropical wedding bouquet. They will contrast with your dress perfectly, making you a knockout! Flowers that make this cut include orchids, proteas, andromedas, lilies, giant tropical leaves, and roses.

Flowers to avoid

  • Yellow carnations and yellow lilies: They convey disdain and falsehood.
  • Sage: Are toxic when ingested in high doses. You may not want to touch them carelessly.
Source: Bud’s Florist Inc.Picture This photography, Candace Jeffery

Source: Be Light PhotographyLarahotzphotographyThe Perfectpalette


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Photo 25-30: Peaches and Creams Bridal Bouquets

Peach is a color choice of contemporary brides. But its combination with cream is a knockout! It oozes romance, sophistication, rebirth, and innocence. From the park and formal to classic, beach or ballroom weddings, peaches and cream summer blooming flowers are a hit!

The great thing about these colors is that they blend, compliment and give other colors some shine. The dresses, decor and even pictures. Dahlias, garden roses, peonies and ranunculus are magnificent blooms that comes in peaches and cream.

Any of these will scale through for a classic bride, while a combination is for the more daring Boho chic!

Flowers to avoid

  • Peonies: They are delicate and will wilt when exposed to high heat. Keep them submerged in water.
  • Larkspur: These flowers have a superstitious connotation with infidelity.
Source: Poppies & PosiesChristian Oth studioFiglewicz photography

Source: Michaleens, Anastasiya FloralMichaleens


Photo 31-36: Trendy Chic Summer Bouquets With Greens

Simple wedding bouquets are chic and classic! They draw all the attention without distraction due to the green hint. Green means life and sure bring life to everything they touch. For your dream bridal bouquet, get creative by picking out green summer blooming flowers and its decorations.

Pick pink, yellow, white, red, blue, ombre, orange or purple flowers like; peonies, anemones, garden roses, lilies, proteas etc. for your bouquet.

Flowers to avoid

  • Hydrangeas: They are fragile and will wilt easily under intense sunlight.
  • Anemones: Their petals are delicate and they wilt when exposed to heat and sun. They are better left in water until it’s a party time.
Source: Razia Jukes Photography, flowersbyeve via Instagramgellerevents via Instagram

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Photo 37-42: Perfect Bouquets With Red Flowers

Red depicts love, passion, rage, and power. Red is a vibrant showstopper and is most suitable for a tropical wedding bouquet.

Flowers to avoid

  • Marigold: They are symbolic with grief.
  • Rhododendron: These flowers are symbolic with danger.

Below is a compilation of red flowers with which to make your gorgeous red wedding bouquets with;

Red roses: The most beautiful of them all. They symbolize faithfulness, love, and passion.

Cardinal: This comes in crimson, scarlet and deep red.

Anthurium: Straight from the tropics! This Greek flower symbolizes abundance, hospitality and happiness.

Poppy: A symbol of rebirth!

Red carnation: With a floral meaning of “my heart aches for you”, it symbolizes affection, admiration, charity, and deep love.

Red tulips: Symbolizes love and passion.

Source: Emily Scott PhotographyLisa O’Dwyer Photography, Marta Sputo

Source: Mary Claire PhotographyEmthegem , Jen fariello Photography


Photo 43-48: Stylish Green Bouquets

The unusual always stand out! Green bouquets are not only non-traditionall but stylish and unique. They fit in anywhere, especially as beach wedding flowers – a case of nature meets nature!

Using all green for a tropical wedding bouquet may be a bit extravagant but we are all about boldness and making statements! Green bouquets are cheap wedding flowers alternative to fresh exotic flowers for brides on a budget. With greenery and foliage, there is less expenditure and more room for creativity, as you can never go wrong with nature.

Flowers to avoid

  • Flowering maples: They cause skin irritation to those with sensitive skin and respiratory problems for those allergic to it.
  • African violets: They trap dust easily and can trigger respiratory distress in some people.

Some stylish green bouquets that tickle your fancy below.

Source: Anne Robert PhotographyPhilosophy flowers, Carolinetran

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