In Season Now: Hops


We'll happily raise a glass to featuring hops on your wedding day. The beer ingredient is actually a vine with vibrant green buds, whose oils give beer its bright and bitter flavor. Hops vines and starting to come into season right now and more and more florists are incorporating them into wedding arrangements (especially clever if you and your groom are beer lovers) for added texture and depth. Here are some of the prettiest hops-filled arrangements we've seen.

Deep-Berry Bridal Bouquet (above): This stunning arrangement features raspberry-hued garden roses, dahlias, and ranunculuses, with fresh greenery and elegant trails of hops cascading down the side.

Rustic Bridal Bouquet: Peach-colored cafe au lait dahlias and garden roses, combined with stock, foliage, and fresh hops make a perfectly rustic-chic arrangement.

Boutonniere: A few hop sprigs are a clever boutonniere idea—especially if your groom is a craft-beer aficionado.

Reception Chair Decorations: Lush garlands of hops are such a pretty way to adorn your reception chairs.

Rectangular Centerpiece: Hops vines are wonderful textural addition to this modern arrangement of roses, greenery, snowberries, and fruit on the branches.

Lush Centerpiece: This gorgeous arrangement features deep berry-toned blossoms and pretty trails of hops cascading out of the vase.

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Photo: Jose Villa

Chandeliers: To help bring the outdoors in, this couple's florist adorned the chandeliers with lush garlands of hops vines.

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