What screams more summery than a sunflower? A sunflower wedding bouquet adds a cheerful burst of color to your wedding day, they are bright and sunny and so popular among brides. A traditional sunflower features a circular center from which long petals burst outward. The scientific name for a sunflower is helianthus which in Greek means sun (helios) and flower (anthos).
Sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty and longevity, much of the meaning of sunflowers stems from its namesake, the sun itself. The bright yellow petals are sunny and joyful, while the dark centers add a touch of drama.
These sunny yellow wedding bouquets work best for an outdoor and country wedding, or a rustic wedding theme.
Sunflowers can easily be paired with other flowers and fresh greenery. They look so pretty with blue and purple tones such as thistles, lavender, delphiniums, lilies, and scabiosas as you see in the pictures below. To keep your sunflower wedding bouquet more elegant combine it with white blooms and greenery.
Sunflowers work best with Daisies, Billy Balls, Eucalyptus, Dahlias, Roses, Alstroemeria, Veronica, Delphinium, Thistle and Baby’s Breath.
Did you know that sunflowers are not just yellow? When you think of a sunflower, bright yellow comes to mind, but sunflowers come in many other colors, both natural and tinted.
If you are planning a summer wedding, then definitely consider having a sunflower wedding bouquet. In fact, why don't you have an entire sunflower wedding theme which will look amazing. Take a look at this sunflower wedding that was held in Jordan: Inside a Luxury Sunflower Wedding.