Classic orange flowers will bring warmth to your wedding day. The meaning of orange is vitality endurance, people who like orange are said to be thoughtful & sincere.
As red is associated with fiery heat, orange is associated with the warmth of the sun, orange has a bit less intensity or aggression than red and can be calmed by the cheerfulness of creams and yellows. It is a dynamic color which brings with characteristics of curiosity & wanting to try new things.
Orange is often used in Autumn or fall weddings, with those rustic Autumn leaves, with shades of rich oranges, dark spicy burnt oranges and copper orange tones.
Popular Orange Flowers
Whether your flowers are used for bridal bouquets, centrepieces on tables, or just decorations around the room, in general flowers are a great way to showcase your accent colour, creating that beautiful orange wedding theme and giving you that professionally planned look to your wedding day.
Just adding finishing touches to the flowers by tying flowers in ribbons will be one of the easiest and most dramatic ways to include your complimenting colour.
Subtle Light Orange Weddings
A subtle orange accent colour can be achieved with lighter shades of orange, peach roses or by adding white, creams and yellow to tone down your flowers. You can also keep things light by adding only a few orange flowers to each bouquet and floral arrangements. Use matching orange flowers for your table centrepieces at wedding reception and at the church or ceremony as this will carry the colour theme through your wedding but not be overpowering.
Bold Dark Orange Weddings
For that dramatic bold statement choose the brighter vibrant oranges and don’t be afraid to add other colours to the mix, for example orange and pink or orange and purple are popular combination. The stronger shades of orange work well when combined with whites and green foliage. Striking, dramatic flowers will also add to the impact, choose the orange Gerbera Daisy for example and trails of matching satin ribbons, ties ribbons and bows is one of the easiest and most dramatic ways to include your complimenting colour.
Popular Orange Combinations
Orange can be matched with many other colours both lighter and dark. For weddings there are quite a few popular colour matches with orange. Orange and blue sitting opposite on the colour wheel will create a complementary colour scheme. Orange and brown and orange and reds are ideal colours for Autumn wedding and orange and pink or orange and fuchsia create a lovely bright summer colour theme. Turquoise and teal are also good colour matches with orange.