With the end of Indian summer comes one of the most popular seasons for weddings: fall! September has now become one of the most popular months for wedding ceremonies, surpassing the traditional season of summer for weddings. Keeping that in mind, if you’re planning your own fall nuptials, it’s time to pick out your wedding flowers! The flowers you choose for the reception centerpieces and bridal bouquet will all be captured by your wedding photographer, so be sure to put plenty of thought into it. Here in New York, we are very spoiled with all the different varieties of flowers that are available for purchase but we have compiled a list of gorgeous fall flowers that are available across the country for all of our brides.
Fall Wedding Flower Trends
Dahlias- This beautiful structured flower hails from Mexico and other parts of Central America and Colombia. This option for flowers is at full bloom in September and therefore, is abundant and cheap for fall weddings! What’s great about this flower is that it comes in a variety of sizes, from mini-sized (perfect for boutonnieres) to nearly 10 inches in diameter (a great option for centerpieces at the wedding reception). Dahlias also come is every shade, although we recommend the marigold colored dahlias for your autumn ceremony.
Chocolate Brown Roses- This newest fall wedding flower trend is sure to be a hit with brides! Chocolate brown roses are a new hybridized shade for the traditional wedding flower and it looks great with fall color palettes. This is the flower’s first time on the market so be sure to snatch it up to make your wedding ceremony unique.
Dusty Miller- It’s botanical name, jacobaea maritima, is a mouthful but this slate colored flower is perfect for the vintage bride! This flower is a great option for those weddings that border the fall/winter season.
Choosing your wedding flowers is one of the best parts of wedding planning. We hope you found this article helpful and we can’t to share even more news on upcoming fall wedding flower trends!
Rachel is a New York City based writer who first became interested in all things wedding after working for photography studio, Le Image Inc. Her articles have been published on several wedding and fashion websites including, BrideTide, Cityblis & Wedding Wire.