Winter Wedding Flowers

The wedding flowers of winter present wedding couples with a kaleidoscopic palette of deep, rich hues that would impress Monet himself. Combined with some colors at the halcyon end of this visual spectrum, it is not too difficult to arrange a beautifully stunning work of art with these flowers. From popular flowers such as poinsettas, to flowers which most have probably never even heard, such as star gazer lilies, consider this descriptive guide of winter wedding flowers as a crash course in Botany 101.

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Common Name

Description

Amaryllis

Amaryllis

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Yellow and red are just two of the many colors of the amaryllis, fabled to have been spawned from the blood of a lover.


Anemone

Anemone

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Also available in a diverse range of colors, the anemone flower is a garden favorite, as well as a favorite for weddings.


Bells of Ireland

Bells of Ireland

A green flower that is native to Turkey, bells of ireland are known for its reputation of bringing luck, and can be used fresh or dried.


Camellias

Camellias

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A flower with a unique shape, the sultry geometries exuded by a mature camellia flower is sure to stand out in any floral arrangement.


Casa Blanca Lily

Casa Blanca Lily

The casa blanca lily is a highly popular flower for representing sympathy. This white of this flower goes well with the red of an amaryllis.


Cosmos

Cosmos

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A popular garden variety, the cosmos flower possesses a highly elegant texture, which is perfect for an elegant occasion such as a wedding.


Daffodil

Daffodil

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Use caution when handling daffodils. Even though they are known to have poisonous properties, their exuberant yellow color is a must have for any wedding.


Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

In Canada, forget-me-nots have been used as a symbol of remembrance, but some might simply recognize them more easily by their characteristic lush blue color.


Holly

Holly

Hollies are commonly used in Christmas ornamentation, especially in wreaths. They also represent truth, something that is very important in any relationship.


Jasmine

Jasmine

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Also popular in teas, the jasmine flower is typically seen in the hair of young girls. Be sure not to forget these for large weddings.


Narcissus

Narcissus

With extremely light yellow tones, the narcissus compliments any heavy accents in a floral arrangement. These are available anywhere year-round.


Poinsettia

Poinsettia

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Perfect for weddings set for Christmas Day, the poinsetta is a staple winter wedding flower, as noted by its dark red and large green leaves.


Ranunculus

Ranunculus

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The ranunculus has a deep, heavy yellow hue, with some species having a loose leaf structure, and others with a tightly packed one.


Star Gazer Lily

Star Gazer Lily

Bring wealth to the newlywed couple with the star gazer lily, known for bringing future luck and prosperity with its richly abstract design.


Star of Bethlehem

Star of Bethlehem

Handle this toxic flower carefully. If you are wary enough, this green and white delicacy will shine in any arrangement with its slender stalks.




Sweetpea

Sweetpea

With its small flowers, the sweetpea has a pleasant scent that reminds us of blissful times. This is really an excellent choice for any wedding.


Tulip

Tulip

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The bulbous structure of the tulip is sure to add weight and importance to any arrangement. Represent the color of love with a scarlet tulip.


Waxflower

Waxflower

Known for its powerful citrus smell when squeezed, the waxflower has a short life when cut, and is popular as a filler flower.