Green has been the colour of choice for many 15th century brides. The colour green represents harmony & growth and symbolizes well being & balance as well as money.  It is the national colour of Ireland and is strongly associated with the country. Green can be a very earthy colour and has some of the same calming attributes of blue. it is a colour reminiscent of spring but when paired with reds and gold’s it’s perfect a Christmas colour.

Green wedding flowers

Green flowers come in many shades such as olive, mint, sage, lime and forest greens but will all freshen up any wedding. Here are a few of the more popular green wedding flowers.

Popular Green Wedding Flowers.

Whether your flowers will be used for bridal bouquets, centrepieces on tables, or just decorations around the room, in general they are a great way to showcase your accent colour and create that beautiful yellow wedding theme.

Subtle Light Green Weddings

A subtle green accent colour can be achieved with lighter shades of green like mint green and sage greens. You can also keep things light by adding only a few green flowers and foliage to each bouquet, floral arrangements at the ceremony and green flowers in your table centrepieces at wedding reception. The hint of colour will carry the theme through the wedding but not be overpowering.

Bold Dark Green Weddings

For a more dominant or bold statement with green choose the brighter lime, jade and forest greens, you could also introduce a second colour to brighten the green up. The stronger green shades will look best when combined with white and bright green foliage. Striking, dramatic flowers will alpiso add to the impact so choose the Gerbera Daisy for example and trails of matching satin ribbons. Accessorising with your flowers is one of the easiest and most dramatic ways to include your complimenting colour.

Popular Green combinations

Green can be matched with many other colours both lighter and dark. For weddings the popular colour matches with green are green and purple, green and blue, green and pink, green and brown green and navy, green and red and green and white.

Flower Tip When planning your wedding and wedding flowers don’t forget to check the seasonality of your chosen flowers with your wholesalers or florists. Some flowers can be hard to get hold of in some months and this will reflect in the availability and their price.