Photo: Johnny Jaquez Photography
If you're on the hunt for a unique way to dress up your groom's lapel, consider adding fresh herbs. Adding a few fragrant sprigs to his boutonniere will not only look unique, but will add a lovely fragrance, too. Herbs also have such wonderful shapes and textures, which is why many florists are incorporating them into their boutonnieres. Here are six of our favorites:
Sage & Thyme (above): A unique, culinary-inspired boutonniere perfect for a foodie groom—sprigs of fresh thyme and sage leaves, accented with the tiniest pomegranates I've ever seen.
Photo: KT Merry
Lavender: Several sprigs of fragrant lavender, paired with a blushing bride protea blossom, feels very "summer in Provence."
Photo: Meg Perotti
Herbal Aromatics: At this North Carolina wedding, the groom and groomsmen sported aromatic boutonnieres with herbs and ingredients found in spirits like gin, such as rosemary, anise, juniper, bay laurel, hops, grains, Douglas fir, and cinnamon.
Photo: Christian Oth Studio
Rosemary: For an unfussy-yet-elegant look, bundle several sprigs of fresh rosemary together to form a boutonniere.
Photo: Laura Nelson
Olive: Olive leaves have a wonderful wispy texture and are perfect way to complement an outdoor setting.