8 Ways to Use Sweet Peas at Your Wedding

White sweet peas bouquet

 Julie Livingston Photography

When it comes to florals for your wedding, there are so many options to choose from. Will you go bold, or will you opt for a more sweet and supple option? But with certain seasons, comes a few favorites, and sweet peas are definitely at the top of the list for spring.

It's not surprising so many couples adore sweet peas. Sweet peas are ruffly, romantic, fragrant, and they come in a variety of colors, ranging from white to coral pink to purple, and just about every shade in between. Plus, the blooms look lovely arranged on their own, but they also look great mixed with other springtime blossoms. They can be incorporated into sweet pea bouquets, used in centerpieces, or even used to adorn a cake—the perfect addition to a springtime wedding.

To help get you inspired with ways to incorporate this sweet little bloom into your wedding, we've put together a collection of our favorite ideas. Read on for unique ways to incorporate sweet peas into your own ceremony and reception.

A Sweet Peas-Only Bouquet

white sweet peas bridal bouquet
Lisa Lefkowitz Photography

There's something so classic and romantic about a bouquet made entirely of white sweet peas. This arrangement, created by San Francisco florist Sharla Flock, was finished with a soft pink striped ribbon for a gorgeous wrapped look.

A Pink and Green Sweet Pea Bouquet

pink sweet peas bridal bouquet
 Erin Kate Photo

Soft pink sweet peas tied with gold satin ribbon is simple and chic. There's just something so magical about this pretty posy designed by floral studio Soil & Stem.

A Sweet Pink Centerpiece

Pink sweet pea flowers in a vase
Photo by Amy and Stuart Photography; Floral Design by Camellia Floral Design

We love the simple addition of pretty pink sweet peas to a reception table. What a fun way to add a pop of pink! This look, utilizing simple bud vases, is simply gorgeous.

A Purple and Green Sweet Pea Bouquet

mixed sweet pea bridal bouquet
Kate Osborne 

This lush bouquet by Honey of a Thousand Flowers features spring blooms such as sweet peas, hellebores, hyacinths, ranunculus, fritillarias, muscari, scabiosas, lilacs, and delphinium in soft shades of blue and purple. We love the way sweet peas were incorporated to complement so many other flowers.

Adorning a Seating Chart

Seating chart with sweet pea vases
Olivia Rae James

Who says you can only use sweet peas in a bouquet? Adorn statement pieces like seating charts or cute signs with tiny bud vases and sweet peas for a lovely look. Choose a neutral palette by using white or opt for something colorful and bold by mixing multiple shades.

An All-White Bouquet With Sweet Peas

White wedding bouquet with sweet peas
Photo by Julie Livingston Photography; Floral Design by Stems

Including sweet peas in a bouquet offers such romantic simplicity, and we're obsessed with this all-white look. Pair various white florals, with a splash of greenery, for a beautiful bouquet.

A Simple Sweet Peas Centerpiece

bright pink sweet peas centerpiece

Combining varying shades of sweet peas with sprigs of fresh greenery is an easy and elegant centerpiece idea. Utilize mason jars or simple vases for a pop of color on each of your reception tables.

A Sweet Pea Floral Centerpiece

White roses and sweet peas in wedding centerpiece
Photo by Lauren Fair Photography; Floral Design by Robertson's Flowers

Adding sweet peas to a floral arrangement is absolutely stunning, giving a centerpiece a soft, supple aesthetic. Utilize sweet peas in a gorgeous centerpiece for a lovely look.

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