Unique Wedding Bouquet Ideas Using Ordinary Flowers

Whether you've already fallen in love with a flower, or, like thousands of brides, you gravitate toward one of the blooms pictured below, it's comforting to know that your bouquet is hardly limited by your selection. We asked four florists to offer fresh takes on the most popular wedding flowers in their shops.

Starting Point: Dahlias

Dahlias are only available from late summer through fall, making them an obvious choice for autumn weddings. "I love dahlias in deep burgundy and magenta—as opposed to orange and red—for a fresh take on the 'rustic' look," says Jessy. If you like the big impact of dahlias but are marrying in the spring, Jessy suggests substituting peonies.

Bouquet: dahlias, scabiosa pods, millet, and bell grass. Fleurs