Summer, in its full glory, is considered one of the best seasons to get married in. At certain places, like north-eastern regions of the country, the weather during this time remains tolerable, beautiful and ever so vibrant. Nature weddings in summers can be the best option for couples looking to get married around this time of the year. A soiree when the weather has cooled down a little bit, some light guitar music, and a stretch of natural beauty overlooking the festivities as you marry your partner; sounds like a perfect setting, right?
As you book a resort or head to a cooler destination for the festivities, we have enlisted for you some beautiful summer flowers for your elegant summer wedding.
Although, Zinnia is an annual flower, the best season to sow it is the summer time. Zinnias come in a wide range of colours, from flaming reds and oranges to pastel pinks and greens. Although these can be used in a variety of ways, centrepieces made out of zinnias look rustic and particularly striking. These colourful varieties make for vivacious wedding festivities when decorated with lighter and more natural backgrounds.
Again an annual herb that flourishes wonderfully during summer. Also known for its ornamental nature, this flower can be trusted to standout particularly against a white background. Have your perfect ‘minimalistic’ wedding with sunflowers adding that essential element of elegance.
Peonies are perennial garden classics, loved throughout the world for their extravagant, early summer blossoms. Often, brides prefer to carry a bouquet made of peonies while walking the aisle for their aesthetic quality and mild perfume. Baby pink and white coloured peonies look very pleasing during daytime summer weddings.
Hydrangeas are widely used in summer weddings. With its wooden stems and lacy, star-shaped flowers packed closely together in a pompom, the hydrangea’s colour ranges from white to blue to pink and purple, determined by the acidity level of the soil.
Eucalyptus trees grow with a variety of scents but typical have minty, pine scent which increases their appeal to use in a tepid summer wedding. Apart from eucalyptus flowers, its leaves also provide an aesthetic appeal to bouquets when used with large, colourful flowers. Eucalyptus flowers also work great as tiny adornments to the larger flowers used in decoration. These are also perfect to host a ‘green wedding’ of a natural theme and also for making crowns if you want to make any.
Ranunculus flowers have layers of petals that have the texture of poppy petals and are tightly packed together to create beautiful flower heads. Available in vibrant colours ranging from white to yellow, orange, red, gold, violet and pink, these look gorgeous when used in summer wedding decorations and bouquets for the brides. These do prefer a little lower temperature but grow well even during summers.
Extremely showy and exotic-looking, lilies add drama to the landscape with their rich, bright colours, elegant and delicate shapes, and their heavenly scent. Its silky white petals and gentle, chalice-shaped features have powers to impress anyone with their gentle grace and mellifluous receptivity. Usage of lilies for wedding decorations is a common practice for a reason as these look ethereal against natural backgrounds.