The Best Blue Wedding Flowers (and 16 Gorgeous Blue Bouquets)

If you're sold on this versatile shade for your wedding color palette, we have the perfect stems to round out your arrangements.
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Andrea Fowler
andrea fowler the knot wedding planning expert
Andrea Fowler
Wedding Planning Expert
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Floral arrangements are one of the best ways to bring your wedding color palette to life, so it's important to know what hues you want before meeting with your florist. Leading with a specific hue means it's easier to identify which flower options you have, then you can narrow down the best stems by season. For example, hydrangea grows in range of beautiful blue shades but it usually blooms from late spring through the summer, meaning the cost per stem might cost more for a winter wedding.

If you fall in love with a blue bloom that's out of your budget, lean on your florist to recommend a substitute—you might be surprised to find you like the alternative even more than the original! Here are our favorite blue bloom to start you out:

1. Classic Romance

Blue and white wedding bouquet with peonies, roses, irises, tweedia and hydrangeas
Sarah Tew Photography

Flowers: Peonies, roses, irises, tweedia and hydrangeas

From: A Whimsical, Vintage Wedding at Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Brooklyn, New York

2. Winter Whites

Blue and white wedding bouquet with hydrangea, baby's breath and berries
Erika Mills Photography

Flowers: Hydrangea, baby's breath and berries

From: A Spring Wedding at Sleepy Hollow Farm in Rockville, Virginia

3. Tropical Cascade

Blue and white cascading wedding bouquet
Sara Purdy Photography

Flowers: Asiatic lilies, ranunculus and bright blue orchids

From: A Blue and White Wedding at Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Florida

4. Elegant Roses

Blue and white wedding bouquet with hydrangea, ranunculus, freesia, roses, stephanotis
Shoreshotz Photography

Flowers: Hydrangea, ranunculus, freesia, roses, stephanotis

From: A Nautical Wedding at the Chatham Bars Inn in Chatham, Massachusetts

5. Rustic Succulent

Blue wedding bouquet with delphiniums and hydrangea
Valerie Bolitho Photography

Flowers: Delphiniums, hydrangeas, succulents and eucalyptus

From: A Rustic Elegant Wedding at Tre Bella in Mesa, Arizona

6. Solo Stem

Blue wedding bouquet of blue grape hyacinth
The Canovas Photography

Flowers: Blue grape hyacinth

From: An Elegant Outdoor Wedding at Cypress Grove Estate House in Orlando, Florida

7. Simple Stems

Blue and white wedding bouquet with roses and hydrangea
Sara Purdy Photography

Flowers: Hydrangea and spray roses

From: A Traditional Wedding at Oyster Bay Yacht Club in Fernandina Beach, Florida

8. Natural Beauty

Blue and white wedding bouquet with hydrangea and baby's breath
Story and Rythm

Flowers: Hydrangea and baby's breath

From: A Natural, Rustic Wedding at Horace Williams House in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

9. Statement Stems

Blue wedding bouquet with roses, orchids, ferns and peacock feathers
Tori Nefores Photography

Flowers: Roses, orchids, ferns and peacock feathers

From: A Romantic, Classic Wedding at Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel in Taneytown, Maryland

10. Bright Blues

Blue and white wedding bouquet with calla lilies and orchid wedding bouquet
Palm Beach Photography, Inc

Flowers: Calla lilies and orchids

From: A Beach Chic Wedding at The Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina in Islamorada, Florida

11. Lush Blooms

Blue wedding bouquet with irises​, hydrangea, roses, stock flower
Mike Staff Productions

Flowers: Irises, hydrangea, roses, stock flower

From: A Forest-Inspired Wedding at Orchard Lake Country Club in Orchard Lake, Michigan

12. Single Stem

Blue wedding bouquet of hydrangea
Nate and Jenny Weddings

Flowers: Hydrangea

From: A Classic Mountain Wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch in Beaver Creek, Colorado

13. Hint of Blue

Bright wedding bouquet with roses, ranunculus, dahlias, seeded eucalyptus and tweedia
Erin L. Taylor Photography

Flowers: Roses, ranunculus, dahlias, seeded eucalyptus and tweedia

From: A Classic, Vintage-Inspired Wedding at the Grant-Humphreys Mansion in Denver, Colorado

14. Pastel Palette

Blue and peach bridesmaid bouquet made with Garden roses, roses, viburnum, hydrangeas and delphinium​
Keepsake Memories Photography

Flowers: Garden roses, roses, viburnum, hydrangeas, delphinium and dusty miller

From: A Charming Southern Wedding at Watson House in Emerald Isle, North Carolina

15. Jewel Tones

Blue and pink wedding bouquet with roses, hydrangea, wax flower, dark viburnum​ berries
Emma Cleary Photo and Video

Flowers: Roses, hydrangea, wax flower, dark viburnum berries

From: A Vintage Glam Wedding at the Highlands Country Club in Garrison, New York

16. Bright Summer Shades

Blue and yellow wedding bouquet with ranunculus, roses, hydrangea, brunia berries and astilbes​
Samantha Jay Photography

Flowers: Freesia, ranunculus, roses, hydrangea, brunia berries and astilbes

From: A Penn State Wedding at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania

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