Rich reds, buttery yellows, deep purples and burnt oranges have us falling head over heels for the autumn florals. Capture the warmth and beauty of the season with our favourite flowers for a fabulous fall wedding.
These beautifully bright flowers are so easy to work with. They are hardy and do well in both cold and heat when well hydrated. With the colder air settling in, the yellow hues of the petals add hints of much-needed summery warmth. For a touch of happiness to any wedding, use the vibrant sunflower plant as your hero in floral décor. This buttery and bright colour is almost a guarantee to put a big smile on your guests’ faces.
With deep rich colours and eye-catching frills, dahlias are one of our favourite autumn flower choices. The symmetrical petals have a striking and graphic impact that perfectly suit a modern wedding, while their festive colours and a wide variety of shapes also make them a great choice for a more rustic and casual celebration. These flowers have long strong stems, making them a great choice for those bridal bouquets.
Cheerful colourful freesias can make your wedding party instantly warm and inviting. Their delicate blooms pack a sweet citrus fragrance, which guests are sure to remember. They are truly stunning in bouquets and table decorations, available in a variety of colours. From lilac and pink to deeper tones of orange and red, these little guys work particularly well in vintage wedding themes and also add great texture to mixed bouquets.
Colourful Calla lily
The great thing about calla lilies is they can be found in just about any colour, including quintessential autumn hues. Bronze, deep purple, cream and burnt orange are some of the magical colours that the vivid flowers can give you. Pairing similar shades of calla lilies in a single arrangement will result in a creation that is both subtle and stunning. While vibrant, calla lilies are also clean, simple and elegant and won’t wilt out of water for days – making them a great choice for your wedding wonderland.
Long considered an enchanted flower thanks to their lush texture, Asters will charm your wedding guests to no end. This soft flower is a lovely complement to most other flowers when paired in a luscious bouquet. It comes in simple shades of white, pink and purple for a hint of romance, delicacy and femininity.
Is there a more perfectly named wedding flower than the “blushing bride” protea? Proudly South African, these magnificent flowers have become a super-trendy arrangement. Their colours are perfect for autumn hues and add some warmth to the wedding party. These plummy shades are such a popular choice for this time of year when temperatures begin to drop and the leaves begin to fall.
Embrace the chilly air and warm up your wedding party with vibrant and earthy flower choices – it will be a magical autumn wedding to remember.