Wedding Flower Checklist: A Complete List of Flowers You May Need for Your Wedding

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Talking with your florist and staying within the flower budget will be so much easier when you begin the conversation with a complete list of flowers you want for the wedding. Here’s a list of wedding flowers organized by purpose and season to get the process started.

Wedding Party
  • Bride’s bouquet
  • Bride’s headpiece
  • Maid of honor’s bouquet
  • Bridesmaids’ bouquets
  • Flower girl’s headpiece and basket
  • Groom’s boutonniere
  • Best man’s and groomsmen’s boutonnieres
  • Ring bearer’s boutonniere
  • Mothers’ corsages
  • Other special guests’ corsages
  • Fathers’ boutonnieres
  • Other special guests’ boutonnieres
  • Aisle Runner
  • Pew or chair decorations
  • Altar or huppa arrangements
  • Candles and holders


  • Entryway arrangements
  • Bar decorations
  • Dining-table centerpieces
  • Bride’s and groom’s chair decorations
  • Cake-table decorations
  • Buffet-table decorations
  • Powder-room arrangements
Flowers by Season
  • Year-round:
    Calla lily, Carnation, Freesia, Gardenia, Lily, Orchid, Ranunculus, Rose, and Stephanotis.
  • Cherry blossom;
    Daffodil, Dogwood, Forsythia, Hellebore, Hyacinth, Lilac, Lily-of-the-valley, Muscari, Peony, Quince, Sweet pea, Tulip, and Viburnum.
  • Summer: 
    Astilbe, Cosmos, Dahlia, Daisy, Delphinium, Garden rose, Gladiolus, Hollyhock, Lady’s mantle, Larkspur, Marigold, Scabiosa, Snapdragon, Violet, and Zinnia.
  • Fall: 
    Autumn leaves, Chrysanthemum, Dahlia, Hydrangea, Seasonal berries, and Sunflower.
  • Winter: 
    Amaryllis, Anemone, Evergreen, Forced bulbs, Paper-white, and Poinsettia.{"url":"","count":66})