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Getting married in Devon? Consider these 5 seasonal blooms!

Are you planning your dream wedding in Devon? As a leading wedding florist in the beautiful south west, I know that choosing the perfect blooms for your special day can potentially be a bit overwhelming. You want something special and unique, wedding flowers that are romantic, elegant and natural and most importantly seasonal. That’s why I have put together this handy guide to 5 seasonal flowers here in Devon!


Seasonal flowers are always at their finest and most beautiful when they are growing, so by using them will make your wedding unique, yet timeless. I am constantly inspired by the changing seasons, whether it is walking the dog and embracing the hedgerows or driving about the country lanes and noticing the foliage on the trees changing. I believe that your wedding flowers should be inspired by nature too. Whether you’re looking for warmer vibrant tones to brighten up a summer bouquet or more elegant whites and ivories for your wedding flower colour palette, read on to find out all about these fabulous seasonal blooms!

Summer floral arch at The Mount Without

Weddings are a special time to celebrate love with family and friends. As you plan your big day in Devon, it is important to consider the timing of the seasonal blooms that you want to feature in your wedding. By selecting locally grown flowers from a flower farm, you can incorporate the beauty of the surrounding landscape into your wedding day. Seasonal blooms at their best will not only add charm to your decor, but also ensure that all of your blooms will be top quality. So, when planning your wedding in Devon, be sure to take advantage of all that the local farms have to offer and choose the freshest, most beautiful seasonal blooms to make your day unforgettable.


Top 5 seasonal wedding flowers

Springtime blooms; blossom branches, daffodils, and tulips

As winter thaws away, nature wakes up from its slumber with statement blossom branches sprouting everywhere. Springtime blooms become a feast for the eyes and a treat for the senses with vibrant daffodils scattered in fields and gardens, and scented narcissi dotting the landscape with their sweet fragrance. The stunning double tulips bring a dash of sophistication to the mix, with their exquisite petals and varied hues. Double tulips can be mistaken for blousy roses and peonies, they have that many layers! So if you are having a spring wedding, but have your heart set on peonies, then these are the flowers for you. With such exquisite blooms adorning the surroundings, it's no wonder that spring is often considered a season of renewal and rejuvenation!

Spring wedding flower bouquet

Summer blooms; roses, peonies and sweet peas

Summer is the season of lush flowers and fragrant gardens. This is where the locally grown British flowers come into their own, with a he array of varieties to choose from. Here are a few of my favourites that I recommend for summer wedding flowers, although it is nearly impossible to choose! Among the highlights are the blousy roses, with their soft petals and romantic hues, creating a luxurious, romantic and elegant feel to your wedding flowers. Peonies, too, are a favourite, though their peak blooms only last a short while, so you best get married in May or June if you are a peony lover! Nevertheless, their delicate beauty is sure to captivate all who take notice.

Summer bridal bouquet Devon Florist

Then there are the sweet peas, the epitome of a scented country garden. I grew lots of sweet peas this year and it is the ultimate joy to be able to pop out to the garden and pick homegrown flowers to add into my wedding designs. Their alluring aroma is a true reminder of summer's sweet offerings, and their colourful array is sure to bring a smile to all who behold them. These summer blooms are a true feast for the senses and a reminder of nature's wondrous ability to delight, so do please bring this summer vision and feel through all of your wedding flowers!


Top 5 seasonal wedding flowers from Devon wedding florist

Autumn flowers; chrysanthemums and dahlias

As the vibrant colors of summer begin to fade, the arrival of autumn brings a new wave of beauty in the form of late summer dahlias and chrysanthemum blooms. These autumn flowers bring a warm and cozy feel to any space with their rich colors and eye-catching shapes. The intricate patterns of dahlias and the classic charm of chrysanthemums make them popular choices for autumn wedding flowers. Whether it's a burst of orange, yellow, or red, these flowers are sure to capture the beauty of the season.

Autumn wedding flowers at Stone Barn

As the leaves begin to fall and the air takes on a crispness, the arrival of these autumn flowers is a welcome sight, so embrace these warm tones and textures within your wedding. Autumn also signifies stunning foliage branches, berries and rusty tones in the form of dried bracken or seed heads. Texture is so important with autumn wedding flowers, so don't be afraid to add lots of interest into your wedding flowers with foliage.


Autumn wedding flowers

Winter blooms; amaryllis ranunculus and anemone

Winter may be known as the season of withering, but it's also surprising in its own way. It might not be your first thought when it comes to wedding flowers, but amaryllis ranunculus and anemone are some of the most stunning winter blooms available. They come in crisp ivory or rich warmer jewel tones that add the perfect touch of sophistication to any winter wedding. These flowers might be uncommon, but they add texture and drama to any bouquet or centerpiece. If you're looking for something unique and special to include in your winter wedding, consider these blooms for a touch of elegance and class that will make your day unforgettable.


Winter bridal bouquet

Winter wedding flowers in Devon

The season in which you plan your wedding can make a huge difference in its overall feel and aesthetic. Each season has so much to offer in terms of natural beauty, and Devon is no exception. When planning a wedding in this picturesque region, it's important to consider the seasonal bloom. Stick within your season and take advantage of the locally grown flowers and blooms that will be at their peak during that time. Not only will this help the environment by reducing transportation emissions, but it will also add an authentic, local touch to your special day. By embracing the seasonal bloom, you can create a wedding that truly reflects the beauty of the region and the time in which it is held.

Winter wedding flowers at Huntsham Court

In conclusion, it can be seen that selecting the right seasonal blooms for a wedding in Devon is both beautiful and important. Choosing springtime blooms such as daffodils, daisies and tulips can create an air of subtle sophistication, while summer blooms like roses, sunflowers and lilies provide sunshine-filled vibrancy to any venue or garden. Fall’s gentler color palette is ideal for soft, romantic effects with chrysanthemums and asters performing admirably at outdoor weddings. Winter whites and greens instantly bring holiday cheer to any festive occasion with poinsettias and holly having a timeless class. Considering seasonal blooms when planning a wedding in Devon will truly transform it into an unforgettably gorgeous affair. With my florist experience near Devon I am perfectly placed to teach you more on this topic so that you may enjoy a stunning celebration. To book an initial consultation to discuss your wedding flowers or further questions regarding seasonal blooms enquire here!


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