Choosing the Perfect Flowers for a Winter Wedding

Choosing the Perfect Flowers for a Winter Wedding

From bouquets and boutonnieres to table arrangements and venue styling, flowers are an essential element of every wedding. Setting the theme and adding colour, fragrance and texture into your special day, wedding flowers play an important role in making a wedding truly magical. Barlens has been the leading choice for marquee hire and wedding supplies in Canberra since 1965, and we have been a part of many stunning winter ceremonies over the years. In Australia we are fortunate to have beautiful blooms throughout every season, and while spring and summer might offer the most floral varieties, there are still many magnificent options that will add ‘wow’ factor to your winter wedding.

Winter Flower Varieties

The cooler temperatures create a cosy and intimate atmosphere, and there’s no better way to enhance the ambience with rich, deep and moody hues coupled with luscious greenery and pops of white. Alternatively, add a splash of colour to brighten your dim winter day with striking blooms in pink, red and purple. Some flowers that are in season during winter include:

Blushing Bride

With a white opening revealing a furry pink centre, these dainty ever-lasting flowers create a wonderful and whimsical display.

Baby’s Breath

Gypsophila, commonly known as baby’s breath, is a symbol of everlasting love, pureness, and innocence. Perfect in large vases as table centrepieces or the ideal accompaniment to bolder blooms in bouquets, baby’s breath is perfect for a chic and stylish aesthetic on a budget.


Popular for weddings all year-round, winter is the best time for brides to embrace the beauty of ranunculus. With delicate, paper-thin petals you can create exquisite arrangements in a range of colours, or in classic white.

Sweet Pea

Renowned for their ruffled and textural appearance, these fragrant blooms are available in pastel or bold hues of coral, peach, lilac and white. A simple posy of sweet peas offers romantic simplicity or pair with various florals and a splash of greenery, for a big and beautiful bouquet.


Flowering at the start of winter, poppies are the perfect way to add a pop of colour to your floral arrangements. Available in a range of bright and bold tones including red, orange, peach and pink, poppies can bring a sense of fun and playfulness to bouquets and table decorations.


Ideally suited for a relaxed, whimsical flower arrangement, hellebores are available in a range of colours including black, purple, mauve, pink, yellow, white, many of which also feature unique speckles or veining. Their unique colours and textural attributes add a charming touch to both traditional and natural bouquets and flower arrangements.

Planning a Winter Wedding?

If you are getting married in winter, the team at Barlens can help with all of your event planning needs to ensure your big day goes off without a hitch. From the perfect marquee hire to provide shelter from blustery wind and rain, heaters to keep your guests toasty warm and wedding supplies from seating to styling, we have all your needs covered. Browse our extensive range online now or get in touch with us for a quote today.

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