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Ultra violet, declared the “Colour of The Year” by the Pantone Colour Institute, is a rich and intense shade of purple that is considered “provocative, versatile, dramatic, original and ingenious”. It is an exotic hue that conveys deep emotions and is very eye-catching. And the fact that ultra violet is predominant in nature in the form of some beautiful flower species like Clematis, Hyacinth and Iris, makes it a favorite for weddings, parties and special occasions. Whether you incorporate this color in bouquets or centerpieces or trails, it will always stand out.
We have created a colour board of flowers inspired by Pantone’s chosen shade of 2018 and put together some ideas to use them.
From hyacinths and irises to anemones, clematis, veronica, sweet pea, carnations, and hydrangeas, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to ultra violet floral arrangements for wedding or party décor. Dahlias, craspedia, parrot tulip, allium, and double bloom tulips can be used too. peonies, lavenders, orchids and calla lilies can make for unique and bold bouquets, centerpieces or other arrangements.
While Clematis works great for arches and bowers, lilac and lisianthus look beautiful in bouquets. Impatiens is a good choice for garden weddings, and alyssum can be used to border reception tables elegantly. Tulips go well with a simple and formal look, and wisterias make for stunning arches. Stocks and sweet peas are fragrant flowers that can spice up any ambiance.
A wide array of floral arrangements can be made with ultraviolet blooms. You can also choose flowers in shades of lilac, burgundy or even magenta.
For a boho chic bouquet, japanese anemone can be paired with roses, scabiosa and protea. If you want a bold arrangement, violet peonies, garden roses and ranunculus are a good combination.
To make a deep-colored bouquet, go with sweet peas, anemones, orchids, berries, magnolia and thistle. But if you love pastels, a concoction of sweet peas, spray roses, and snow berries will look great. A dual-toned arrangement in violet and white can look classy too.Beautiful and aromatic– Glamorous floral arrangements. can be created with violet peonies, dark red roses and sweet peas. For a sweet-smelling arrangement, combine larkspur and garden roses with rosemary, eucalyptus, and lisianthus.
Winter weddings call for a special floral arrangement with anemones, garden roses, andromedas, and freesias. For summer weddings, a combination of soft pinks and purples looks charming. To make it, you need sweet peas, lavender, lilacs, and clematis.
A unique arrangement can be made with violet orchids, garden roses, peonies and succulents. Combining poppies, tea roses, tangerines, garden roses, Meyer lemons, blackberries and sweet peas can be a brilliant idea, if you want a fruity touch. Lavender, spray roses, yellow rice flower and chamomile make for a unique bouquet too. So, say yes to ultra violet flower power for special events now. Wow everyone with gorgeous floral arrangements, whether they grace the tables, a staircase, a gazebo or the bride’s hands!
Inspired to make a flower arrangement based on Pantone’s shade of the year? Give us a quick call and we will get the blooms delivered right to your doorstep.
Written by:Betty Miller