Unveiling the Best Colour Combinations for Your Wedding

Flowers are the heart and soul of any wedding celebration, adding a touch of vibrant life and setting the mood for your special day. But with a vast array of colours and endless design possibilities, choosing the perfect colour palette can feel overwhelming. Fear not, lovebirds! This blog is your guide to exploring the most stunning colour combinations for your wedding flowers, ensuring they bloom beautifully and reflect your unique love story.


A bride holding a bouquet in front of a wooden door.
A bride and groom in kilts holding a bouquet.

Classic & Timeless:

  • Blush & Ivory: This elegant pairing exudes a timeless romance. Use garden roses with hydrangea which will create a soft and sophisticated look. This palette is perfect for a traditional wedding with a touch of modern flair.
  • White & Greenery: Embrace a clean and minimalist aesthetic with white flowers like roses, calla lilies, and orchids. Lush greenery like eucalyptus, ferns, and olive branches add a touch of nature and texture. This combination is perfect for a modern wedding or a celebration with a rustic charm.
A woman in a white dress holds a bouquet of mixed flowers, including pink and white roses, dark red blooms, green leaves, and hanging red amaranth at a Doxford Barns wedding.
A person in a white off-the-shoulder dress holding a bouquet of pink, peach, and burgundy flowers mixed with green foliage.

Bold & Romantic:

  • Burgundy & Blush: This passionate combination is perfect for creating a dramatic and luxurious atmosphere. Deep burgundy roses, dahlias, and calla lilies pair beautifully with soft blush peonies and garden roses. This palette is ideal for a fall or winter wedding and adds a touch of sophistication.
  • Marsala & Peach: A trendy and sophisticated choice, Marsala (a deep reddish-brown) adds depth and richness when paired with the cheerful vibrancy of peach roses, dahlias, and garden roses. This unexpected combination creates a unique and eye-catching statement.
A bouquet featuring white roses, lavender flowers, and various white and purple wildflowers held by a person wearing a patterned shirt.
A person in a white lace dress holds a colorful bouquet with sunflowers, daisies, roses, and other mixed flowers.

Whimsical & Playful:

  • Lavender & Lilac: This calming and whimsical palette evokes a feeling of serenity. Lavender roses, hydrangeas, and freesia create a soft and dreamy atmosphere, perfectly complemented by the delicate beauty of lilac orchids and lisianthus. This combination is ideal for a spring or summer wedding and adds a touch of fairytale magic.
  • Sunflower & Yellow: Embrace the sunshine with a vibrant palette featuring sunflowers, yellow roses, and solidago. Accents of greenery or blue thistle add a touch of dimension. This cheerful and playful combination is perfect for a summer wedding with a relaxed and joyful vibe.

Beyond the Palette:

  • Seasonal Inspiration: Consider incorporating flowers and colours that are naturally in season. Spring boasts pastels and soft hues, summer offers vibrant brights, autumn showcases rich jewel tones, and winter features deep purples and snowy whites.
  • Your Personal Style: Don't be afraid to experiment with colours that reflect your personality and wedding theme. Love a particular hue? Build your palette around it!
  • Venue & Décor: Consider the colours of your venue and overall wedding décor when choosing your floral palette. Ensure everything complements each other seamlessly.

Remember, your wedding flowers are a personal expression of your love story. Don't be afraid to break the mold and create a unique colour combination that reflects your taste.

Ready to discuss your floral dreams? Contact us today at Karen Alexander Weddings and let's create a colour palette that will make your wedding a truly unforgettable celebration!