Lush Life: Free-Spirited Fall Wedding Flowers

Dramatic, untamed vines, ferns and leafy foliage, paired with the prettiest blooms, set the stage for modern, free-spirited wedding florals.
From: Fall/Winter 2015 edition

(above) The Flower Studio, based in Sun Prairie, sprinkles a verdant bouquet of variegated lily grass, silver kochia foliage, maidenhair fern, poppy pods, miniature succulents and seeded eucalyptus with dainty blooms like garden spray roses, ivory astilbe, star of Bethlehem, jasmine vine and lysimachia. For a fresh take on the traditional bouquet handle, stems are covered with flax leaves. The bouquet rests on a French café chair from A La Crate Vintage Rentals.

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(above) Every aspect of your wedding day décor looks better with fresh flowers. Case in point: This settee covered with a dreamy medley of Black Hero double tulips, fritillaria persica, hyacinth, alstroemeria, assorted eucalyptus, Carolina Sapphire evergreen, jasmine vine, clematis vine, green hanging amaranthus and berzelia, designed by Madison’s Alluring Blooms.

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(above) For a dramatic take on the head table, let your centerpiece dance down to the floor. Here, daffodil*parker in Madison creates a fanciful stunner of eucalyptus, lace fern, agonis, olive branch, kiwi vine, smilax vine, dusty miller, lamb’s ear, anemones, fiddlehead fern, ranunculus, air plants, succulents, scabiosa pods, garden roses and cosmos. A richly patterned Persian rug and mismatched chairs, all from A La Crate Vintage Rentals, complete the rustic elegant scene.

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(above) Madison’s Blooms takes the bridal bouquet to a new level. Minoan lace, fuchsia, white O’Hara garden roses, star of Bethlehem, foxtail fern, eucalyptus gunnii, hyacinth, poppy pods, moss, and pink, coral and white ranunculus cascade gently to the ground alongside the pink satin ribbon that surrounds the stems.

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(above) Giant Juliet garden roses and peach ranunculus steal the spotlight in this cheery bouquet by Madison’s KP Designs, while delicate lisianthus, berzelia and spray roses, with lush bupleurum, maidenhair fern and sword fern, act as the most supportive of actors.

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(above) Vibrant gloriosa lilies, pink peonies, purple anemones, white ranunculus and clematis vine provide unexpected contrast to leafy greens like dollar eucalyptus, jasmine vine, clematis and cedar branch in this eye-catching centerpiece by Stoughton’s Flora Designs by Jamae. Dark wood chairs from A La Crate Vintage Rentals frame the stylish table setting.