24 Stunning Summer Wedding Bouquet Ideas

From bold hues to plenty of texture.

colorful wedding bouqets

PHOTO BY CHRISTINE BRIZENDINE OF DABBLE ME THIS

If you’re planning a summer wedding, you already know your wedding date will come with great weather. A summer wedding also means access to a bounty of fresh produce for your reception menu. And better yet? It’s prime time for a wide range of in-season flowers, whether you’re looking for classic options or out-of-the-box blooms.

As you’re thinking about your wedding-day look, choosing to incorporate a bridal bouquet may come into play. With a summer date, you’re in luck as everything from vibrant, large blooms to dainty florals will be at your fingertips. And with such a wide range of hues, stem lengths, and textures, you’ll certainly be able to find an array of flowers that not only complement your look but match your overall wedding aesthetic.

Ready to find your ideal bouquet? Ahead, find 24 of our favorite summer wedding bouquets from real weddings to serve as inspiration for your own.

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Pair Dried and Fresh Blooms

bouquet with poppies

photo by SoCal Standard

Poppies are in-season for summer weddings, and they add a pop of color to any bouquet. We love the idea of mixing fresh, bright blooms with a few sprigs of dried flowers for plenty of texture and color.

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Incorporate Thistle

summer bouquet with thistles

Photo by Caroline tran

Turning to other additions than just blooms for your bouquet is sure to make it stand out. For a subtle wildflower look, consider adding blue thistle to the mix.

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Wow With White Peonies

white peony bouquet

photo by Sylvie Gil

Peonies are such beautiful flowers thanks to their fluffy, textured petals and incredible scent. Opt for a large bouquet of these gorgeous blooms for a stunning statement.

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Make It Organic

organic greenery bouquet

photo by Rebecca yale

Create an organic look by pairing greenery and blooms. This loose bouquet gave off such a romantic vibe with the combination of roses, peonies, lisianthus, and abundant greenery.

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Turn to Tropical

tropical wedding bouquet

photo by lauren fair

Take your bouquet to the tropics and command attention while you're at it. This tropical bouquet combined orchids, anthurium, roses, peonies, poppies, and large monstera leaves.

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Dazzle With Delphinium

delphinium bouquet

PHOTO BY ELIAS KORDELAKOS; FLORAL DESIGN BY FLOWERS LIVING

A long-stemmed bouquet will immediately make a statement, and delphinium is sure to dazzle with its stunning blue hue. We love this choice to complement a romantic vibe.

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Celebrate With Sunflowers

sunflower bouquet

PHOTO BY ALEX TOME PHOTOGRAPHY 

Few flowers scream summer like sunflowers do. With their bright, sunny hue and bold shape, these blooms are ideal in a bouquet on their own or paired with a few sprigs of chamomile and eucalyptus as this bride chose to carry.

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Make It Monochrome

dried floral bouquet

photo by henry + Mac

A summer wedding bouquet doesn't always have to mean plenty of color. Instead, opt for a natural look by combining hydrangeas, roses, lunaria, and other dried blooms in the same neutral hue.

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Showcase Petite Blooms

dainty flower bouquet

Photo by Caroline tran

If big, bold flowers aren't your thing, there are plenty of other options. This design combined tweedia, butterfly ranunculus, and petite garden roses for a charming bouquet.

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Make a Colorful Statement

bright tropical wedding bouquet

photo by Rebecca yale

If you're planning a tropical wedding, you may want a bouquet to match. This stunner combined anthurium, roses, ranunculus, and peonies for a bold look.

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Go Bold With Bougainvillea

bougainvillea bouquet

photo by erich mcvey

Bougainvillea is a flowering plant that blooms in summer, and you may even find it flowering at your venue. For a pop of pink on your big day, consider carrying a few sprigs of this unique bloom paired with a hint of greenery.

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Look to Lavender

lavender wedding bouquet

PHOTO BY MACKENZIE NEVILLE

Lavender not only adds a pop of color to your wedding-day look, but the fragrance is incredible as well. Consider an organic bunch of lavender on its own, or pair it with greenery and wheat for a natural vibe.

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Pair White Blooms and Greenery

white and greenery wedding bouquet

photo by lauren fair

Looking for a classic bouquet? White blooms and greenery will always be in style, like this bouquet made up of garden roses, peonies, dahlia, sweet peas, cosmos, and ranunculus.

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Opt for Orchids

white orchid bouquet

photo by jenny quicksall

Orchids are a stunning choice for any season, but they're in season and easier to source during the summer months. Carry an overflowing bouquet of these hearty, fragrant flowers for an entirely elegant look.

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Carry Pretty Pastels

pastel summer bouquet

photo by kate Headley

Pastels certainly have their moment in spring, but there's no shame in carrying a pastel palette into summer. This gorgeous bouquet was made up of lisianthus and Koko Loko garden roses paired with white thistle and other textured grasses for an ethereal design.

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Showcase King Protea

king protea summer bouquet

photo by katie ruther

Few flowers scream a tropical vibe the way king protea does. It's the perfect choice to add to a bouquet to make a statement, paired with other white blooms and textured greenery.

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Embrace Ethereal Beauty

lush white bouquet

photo by plum & oak photography

A white bouquet will always be classic, but you can switch up the choice of blooms to make it your own. This oversized bouquet made up of orchids, peonies, roses, and anemones was the perfect fit for an ethereal summer wedding.

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Incorporate Big and Small Blooms

dainty flower bouquet

photo by paige jones

Want to showcase plenty of blooms, with a hint of a natural wildflower vibe? Pairing larger blooms such as peonies with dainty florals in different hues will create unique contrast for a summer wedding.

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Keep It Classic With White Roses

classic white rose bouquet

photo by Rebecca yale

White roses will always be in style and in season, no matter what. Choose to carry a classic bouquet of these blooms with the addition of greenery to complement any aesthetic.

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Pick Pink Peonies

pink peonies bouquet

photo by Amber Gress

Want to command attention as you're walking down the aisle? Hot pink peonies are sure to pop against any dress thanks to their incredible hue and lush texture. Make even more of a statement with a bouquet made up entirely of these vibrant blooms.

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Add Plenty of Texture

textured dried flower bouquet

photo by people photography

Carrying boldly colored blooms isn't the only option for a summer wedding. This bouquet was a stunning choice for a seaside celebration featuring the combination of white roses paired with plenty of dried elements for added interest.

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Carry Lily of the Valley

lily of the valley bouquet

photo by Rachel havel

Lily of the valley is a popular choice for summer weddings for good reason. Pair it with other blooms, or choose to let its beauty stand on its own for an effortless, yet elegant look.

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Choose Coral and White

coral and white bouquet

photo by phil chester

One hue that will always scream summer, whether you're planning a garden-inspired wedding or a beachfront party, is coral. And this bouquet made up of white and coral-hued garden roses paired with plenty of greenery proves it.

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Add a Pop of Plum

plum and white bouquet

photo by Rebecca yale

A gorgeous summer garden wedding calls for an equally beautiful bouquet to match. This bouquet was made up of garden roses, peonies, lily of the valley, and gardenia to create a stunning base, with a pop of color provided by seasonal plum-star clematis.

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