How-to Select Your DIY Wedding Flowers: COLOR
Every wedding has a color scheme, but its so hard to narrow down the colors and actually pick the color combinations you want to have. Some people pick their wedding color themes based around the wedding flowers they like, while others pick color scheme and then match the flowers. Either way, here is a great tool to help you decide which flowers you like and what colors you may want to use. Keep in mind, these are all focal flowers in arrangements, you will also need to add fillers to your wedding arrangements.
Below is a display of some popular focal flowers in each color, this may help you start the selection of your wedding flowers!
White Flowers: (Top) Calla Lily, Gardenia, Hydrangea (Bottom) Peony, Tulip, Orchid
Yellow Flowers: Goldstrike Rose, Alstromeria, Carnation
Peach Flowers: Gerbera Daisy, Rose Versilla, Lily
Orange Flowers: Lily, Rose Miracle, Gerbera Daisy
Red Flowers: Freesia, Freedom Rose, Gladiolus
Dark Pink Flowers: Stock, StarGazer Lily, Purple Cezzane Rose
Light Pink Flowers: Carnations, Orchids, Peony
Lavender Flowers: Cool Water Rose, Lavender Calla Lily, Double Stock
Dark Purple Flowers: Iris, Tulips, Lisianthus
Bright Blue Flowers: Rose Vendela Blue, Delphinium, Iris
Light Blue Flowers:Hydrangea and Delphinium (Light blue does not occur in nature very often)
Light Green Flowers: Carnations, Green Tea Rose, Dendrobium Orchids
Bright Green Flowers:Hydrangea, Bells of Ireland, Anastasia Spider Mum
I hope that this inspires you to pick out your wedding flowers! Enjoy!