There are few factors that will have quite such a dramatic effect on your wedding as the flowers. The sight, the scent, the way they bring the venue to life. Not forgetting the magical powers (because who doesn’t believe single gals should be catching that bouquet?!?).
But creating those perfect floral designs takes true craftsmen and women so here’s our look at the UK’s best wedding florists for 2019.
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Blue Geranium – Totnes
You want a little wedding X-Factor? Then Phil and Don at Blue Geranium should certainly figure highly on your ‘must have’ wedding supplier list having provided floral designs for a celebrity Caribbean wedding, a highland fling at the prestigious Blair Castle, at the Park Lane Hilton for the 2012 Olympics and at a private Luncheon for none other than Her Majesty the Queen. Well, if it’s good enough for her maj…
Les Fleurs – Paignton
If you’re new to the whole wedding malarkey (of course you are and you’re already swimming in a sea of suppliers) then the team at Les Fleurs bring a flowery oasis of calm. They’ll guide you through the world of possibilities as illustrated in their fabulous portfolio. They even hire out fabulous wedding props like giant lettering, vintage post boxes and more, with an attention to detail that makes them an easy pick for this year’s top 50.
David Ragg – Bournemouth
David Ragg doesn’t merely work with flowers, he brings all kinds of beauty and bits and bobs to his creations. A true floral artist David was the Florist of the Year in 2000 and has picked up no less than SIX Gold Medals at the Chelsea Flower Show. If all that wasn’t enough, he’s even had his own book published on the subject. A real star of the wedding design world, check out his Instagram feed.
Paloma Lily – Wilton, Salisbury
If you’re looking for idyllic wedding flowers, then Paloma Lily’s idyllic shop is a pretty fine starting point. ‘Pretty’ is certainly the operative word, whether that’s entering the shop itself or the incredible flowers that go into every bouquet and garland. Interweaving cut flowers and growing plants to give brides perfect keepsakes of their special day, Pauline and her team consider every small detail to make the experience heartfelt and personal. And yes, hands up, we’re ever so slightly in love with their Instagram account. There, we said it!
Beujen Florist – Bude
There are no rules in wedding flower design, as wonderfully demonstrated by Erica Tippett and her amazing team at Bleujen. Whether it’s soft pastel tones or loud, attention grabbing colour you want to set the tone for your day they really do have an idea for every occasion. And if they don’t have exactly the right idea yet then they’ll work with you until you get something truly unique that will perfectly suit your day.
Common Farm Flowers – Charlton Musgrove
Using only the best British grown, eco-friendly blooms, Georgie and her miracle working team at Common Farm Flowers really do bring a sense of the idyllic Somerset countryside to their events. England’s green and pleasant land and all it’s accompanying colours and hues can be put together to make something truly unique. Common Farm Flowers are at the very peak of wedding floral design.