Blue Wedding Flowers

Here's a list of blue wedding flowers that should be helpful to everyone who wants to put some blue in their wedding. After all, the bride is supposed to wear “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” A flower of a delicate shade of blue will fit the bill.

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Common Name

Description

Bachelor Button

Bachelor Button

The bachelor button, with its rays of petals surrounding a deeper blue center, can be used as a boutonniere for the soon to be married bridegroom! His groomsmen might wear bachelor buttons as well.


Columbine

Columbine

The beautiful Columbine flower with its long, distinctive spurs can be arranged in a bouquet, or used in floral arrangements in the church or reception area.


Delphiniums

Delphiniums

More about Delphiniums...

Delphiniums are also called larkspur. Their tall spikes can be used in floral arrangements.


Flax

Flax

Flax's Latin name is linum, and linen is made from it. The pale blue, five petaled flowers can be tucked into a bouquet, or maybe even used in a crown of flowers for the bride.


Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

The shy and delicate Forget Me Not is perfect in bouquets or boutonniere.


Hyacinths

Hyacinths

More about Hyacinths...

Hyacinths are grown from bulbs and are one of the most beautiful blue wedding flowers. Hyacinths are beautiful in a bouquet or corsage.


Hydrangea

Hydrangea

More about Hydrangea...

The blue in a hydrangea flower depends on the pH of the soil. Alkaline soil brings pink flowers and more acid soil brings blue flowerheads. Hydrangea, whose flowers often grow in large balls, are good in floral arrangements.


Lobelia

Lobelia

Tiny blue lobelia would be lovely in a bouquet.


Lupine

Lupine

Lupine, a tall plant with spectacular blue flowers, can be used in formal floral arrangements.


Monkshood

Monkshood

Monkshood, named after the hoodlike shape of its flowers, can be used in floral decorations, but beware -- its roots are poisonous.


Morning Glory

Morning Glory

Morning glory, a trailing vine with trumpet shaped flowers, might be draped around the church or reception area in a floral decoration.


Plumbago

Plumbago

Plumbago, a delicate lobed flower of the tropics, may be used as one of the flowers in a bouquet or in boutonnieres.


Sea Holly

Sea Holly

Sea Holly looks like a flowering thistle and was once thought to be an aphrodisiac. It might be used judiciously in floral arrangements.


Statice

Statice

Statice, whose small flowers grow in panicles, can be used in a bouquet.


Sweetpea

Sweetpea

The delicate pouchlike flowers of fragrant sweetpea can be used to enhance a bouquet, a floral crown, or a boutonniere.


Veronica

Veronica

Veronica, with its spikes of blue flowers, could be put to good use in a vase.