Blooms in Season: April

It smells like spring!

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You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers. Lately, Los Angeles has definitely had its fair share of rain! But it’s been worth it – Wayfarers’ grounds have never looked more beautiful and blossoming. This month, stunning spring flowers in varying shades are ready to be picked and positioned in your wedding day flower arrangements. See what’s in season and read on!

 

 

 

 

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Peonies

Pink, yellow, cream – you name it, you’ll find a peony in that color! These beautiful flowers are a sure sign of spring, and add flair to any bountiful bouquet. Pick a pink peony variety for a punch of color in your wedding color scheme.

 

 

Photo | Martha Stewart Weddings

Stock Flowers

These fragrant spring flowers are perfect for any towering, tall flower arrangements. Stock flowers come in a variety of pastel shades, such as purple, pink, red and white. Pair with lush greenery and you’ve got a centerpiece!

 

 

 

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Forsythia

A member of the olive family, forsythia grows as shrubs, bushes and trees. This vibrant yellow plant is actually among the first plants to bloom in springtime. Also referred to as the “Easter Tree” or “golden bells,” forsythia is sure to make a cheerful addition to your floral design.

 

 

 

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Queen Anne’s Lace

What you might not know about this flowering white plant is that it is a member of the ‘carota,’ or carrot, family! These tiny little blooms almost lace together in bundles, adding texture and whimsy to any bouquet. Queen Anne’s Lace is the perfect flower for a spring wedding!

 

 

 

Photo | Azaz

Tulips

Often considered to be the epitome of spring, the tulip should definitely be on your radar this month. These brightly colored flowers are known to come in many varieties, the most stunning with ombre-colored petals. Mix and match spring-hued tulips for the ultimate statement centerpiece.

 

 

Photo | Style Me Pretty

Gardenias

If you haven’t smelled a gardenia yet, you should. It’s a member of the coffee family, so need we say more? These elegant flowers boast cream-colored blossoms and glossy-green leaves. Gardenias are heat-loving flowers, so you can incorporate them into your wedding from springtime until the end of summer!

 

 

Photo | Brides

Lilac

Like forsythia, this flowering woody plant is a member of the olive family. This shrub is known for its vibrant purple color, making it perfect for a springtime wedding in April. The lilac flower symbolizes the first emotions of love, so it’s only fitting to make them a part of your wedding day decor.

 

Which spring flowers caught your eye this month?