16 Ways to Use Ranunculus in Your Bouquet

Ranunculus: hard to pronounce but easy to use in your flower arrangements.
by Parker Butler

The sky’s the limit when it comes to designing floral arrangements with your wedding florist. But it’s hard to know where to begin with endless blooms and colors. Take a tip from us: A standout stem like ranunculus is a great flower to start with and build your bouquet around. Ranunculus comes in a variety of hues that blend with any color palette. Go for a romantic style with lush garden roses paired with ranunculus to add a volume to your bouquet. For a natural look, add a few succulents. For more inspiration, check out 16 of our favorite ranunculus bouquets here.

  1. Romantic Hues

    Romantic and whimsical bridal bouquet with ranunculus​ and dahlias
    photo by Leigh Miller Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, dahlias, garden roses and seeded eucalyptus

    From: A Dutch Masters Paintings-Inspired Wedding at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri

  2. Splash of Color

    A colorful bridal bouquet with ranunculus and anemones
    photo by Jen Lynne Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, scabiosa and anemones

    From: A Garden Party Wedding at Chicago Botanic Garden in Chicago, Illinois

  3. Rustic Whimsy

    A delicate bridal bouquet with ranunculus and garden roses
    photo by Allie Harrington Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, garden roses and scabiosa seed pods 

    From: A Minimalist Barn Wedding at White Sparrow Barn in Quinlan, Texas

  4. Bold and Bright

    A brightly-colored bridal bouquet with ranunculus and peonies
    photo by Christina Carroll Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, peonies and poppies

    From: A Floral-Inspired Outdoor Wedding at Montesino Ranch in Wimberley, Texas

  5. A Delicate Touch

    A white bridal bouquet with ranunculus and crab apple branches
    photo by Jennifer Lindberg Weddings

    Flowers: Ranunculus, garden roses, freesia and crab apple branches

    From: A Romantic, Country Club Wedding at Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas

  6. Romantic Rouge

    A whimsical bridal bouquet with red ranunculus and dahlias
    photo by Charlotte Jenks Lewis Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, dahlias, astilbe, scabiosa, fresh berries and ferns

    From: A Romantic Seaside Wedding at a Private Residence in Weekapaug, Rhode Island

  7. Pretty in Pink

    A pink bridesmaid bouquet with ranunculus and dahlias
    photo by Brklyn View Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, anemones, dahlias, zinnias and garden roses

    From: A Colorful, Classic Wedding at Bridgeview Yacht Club in Island Park, New York

  8. Fairytale Chic

    A romantic and white bridal bouquet with ranunculus and gardenias
    photo by Mike Colon Photographers

    Flowers: Ranunculus, roses and gardenias

    From: A Classic Ivory Wedding in San Diego, California

  9. Natural Blooms

    A classic bridal bouquet with ranunculus and hydrangeas
    photo by Laura Ivanova Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, garden roses, spray roses, hydrangeas, lisianthus and hypericum berries

    From: A Classic Waterfront Wedding on Lake Minnetonka in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  10. Golden Touch

    A bridesmaid bouquet with yellow ranunculus and roses
    photo by Ashley Lester Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, roses, yellow crapsedia and dusty miller

    From: A Vintage, Art Deco-Themed Wedding at NorVa in Norfolk, Virginia

  11. Alternative Blooms

    A unique bridal bouquet with yellow ranunculus and peonies
    photo by Joseph Lin Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, peonies, poppies, air plants and succulents

    From: A Modern, Rustic Wedding at Highlands Country Club in Garrison, New York

  12. Purple Pastels

    A whimsical bridal bouquet with ranunculus and orchids
    photo by Kenny Johnson Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, orchids and spray roses

    From: A Bright Spring Wedding in Kansas City, Missouri

  13. Fall Elegance

    Red bridal bouquet with ranunculus and hypericum berries
    photo by Kristi Wright Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus, dahlias, alstroemeria and hypericum berries

    From: A Causal Summer Wedding in Baytown, Texas

  14. Romantic Blush

    A small bridesmaid bouquet with pink ranunculus and garden roses
    photo by Kelly Hornberger Photography

    Flowers: Ranunculus and garden roses

    From: A Romantic Wedding at Olde Dobbin Station in Montgomery, Texas

  15. Textured Touch

    A colorful bridal bouquet with ranunculus and poppies
    photo by Dana Cubbage Weddings

    Flowers: Ranunculus, garden roses, poppies, veronica, scabiosa and Queen Anne's lace

    From: A Bold, Fourth of July Wedding at Creek Club at I'On in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  16. Organic Blooms

    A leafy bridesmaid bouquet with ranunculus and garden roses
    photo by onelove photography
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