30 Bright & Happy Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Ideas

Sunflowers, aren’t they just the happiest and brightest of blooms? It’s no wonder you are considering a sunflower wedding bouquet.

If you are looking for ideas on how to incorporate sunflowers into your bridal flower arrangement, I have 30 bouquet ideas for you.

Cheerful & Pretty Sunflower Wedding Bouquets

From small posies to opulent autumnal displays, you’ll be sure to find your dream bouquet here today. Ready? Let’s dive in.

1. Blue & Yellow

Blue flowers really make sunflowers pop. So summery and pretty.

  Photo: Mary W-Thomas Photography via Caerhyn Wedding Bouquet: Flowerblaze

 

2. Large Bouquet

If you are going for a sunflower arrangement, go big and make a real impact walking up the aisle.

 Photo: Sian Richardson via Forest Lodge Weddings Bouquet: Dutch Flower Parade

 

3. Multicolour

If yellow blooms aren’t colourful enough, add pink and blue hues for a multicoloured bouquet.

 Photo:  Charlotte Razzell Photography via Colourful Bright Summer Pub Wedding Bouquet: Chobham Flowers

 

4. Yellow & Purple

Yellow and purple are opposites on the colour wheel, which makes for a match made in floral heaven.

 Photo: Aurora Grey Photography via Norfolk Barn Wedding Bouquets: WildFolk

 

5. Foliage

When in doubt use foliage as the perfect way to enhance sunflowers in your bouquet.

 Photo: Emily and Steve Photography via Hampshire Woodland Wedding Bouquet: Jo Hicks

 

6. Rustic Florals

Planning a summer rustic wedding? Team sunflowers with seasonal blooms and hessian wrap.

 Photo:  Neil Jackson Photographic via Cannon Hall Wedding Flowers: Wickham and Taylor Ltd

 

7. Sunflower Varieties

Sunflowers come in many different varieties. That means shapes, sizes and colours can vary hugely. Ask your florist for different sunflower variety ideas.

 Photo: Lorna Newman Wedding Photography via Flaxbourne Gardens Wedding Bouquet: Flowers At Fifty Eight

 

8. Star Of The Show

Make your sunflower star of the show, with one single head mixed in with multiple stems.

 Photo: Alex Tenters Photography via Farm Wedding Bouquet: Amy Dickens

 

9. Pink & Yellow

This happy bouquet mixes bright pink dahlias and peonies with sunflowers perfectly.

 Photo: Fiona Kelly Photography via DIY Tipi Wedding Bouquet: Fleurs

 

10. Gypsophila

If you are after an all-sunflower bouquet, add tiny gypsophila stems for added texture.

 Photo: Jemma King via Yellow Sunflowers Wedding Bouquet: The Flower Shop

 

11. Miniature Blooms

Sunflowers typically are large flowers, which is why they work so well with small blooms such as daisies and craspedia.

  Photo: Lily Sawyer Photography via Athelington Hall Wedding Flowers: Blooming Blooms

 

12. Ribbons Galore

Tie up your bright bouquet with fun, colourful ribbons for extra pizzazz.

 Photo: Clara Cooper Photography via Chypraze Wedding Barn Flowers: Inspirations Wholesale

 

13. Peonies

Take a classic white peony wedding bouquet and add a pop of vibrant yellow with a sunflower.

 Photo: Three Flowers Photography via Essex Barn Wedding Bouquet: @henriettahickling.florals

 

14. Artificial

Artificial flowers can make for a great alternative to fresh blooms, and you can keep them too.

 Photo: Charly Richards Photography via Vintage Glamour Wedding Artificial Flowers: Florist Wedding and Craft Supplies

 

15. Yellow & Red

Yes, yellow blooms can work in harmony with red florals. Picture perfect!

 Photo: Fox and Bear Photography via Chateau Rhinfa Wedding Bouquet: Lunaflower

 

16. Autumnal Dreams

Did you ever see prettier autumn wedding flowers? This bouquet features divine burnt orange sunflowers.

 Photo: Victoria Baker Weddings via Intimate Garden Wedding Bouquet: Forge Events

 

17. Bridesmaid Bouquets

Don’t leave out your bridesmaids, make sure they have some zesty yellow bouquets too!

 Photo: Milkbottle Photography via Bedfordshire Farm Wedding Bouquet: Amber Weddings

 

18. Single Sunflower

Some sunflowers reach huge proportions, so why not carry a single sunflower stem? They are super easy to grow yourself too.

 Photo: Dhw Photography via Golden Hour Wedding Ideas Bouquet: Twigs & Twine Floral Design

 

19. Yellow Pink Blue & Purple

Combine together a whole spectrum of flowers in fun colours.

 Photo: Milkbottle Photography via Bedfordshire Farm Wedding Bouquet: Amber Weddings 

 

20. Structure

The featured bouquet below uses sunflowers as a perfect structure for taller, daintier flowers.

 Photo: Holly Driver Photography via Fairy Wedding Bouquet: bloomingmenace

 

21. Lavender

Imagine just how beautiful your sunflower bouquet could smell with lavender sprigs too.

 Photo: Carn Patrick via Surprise Wedding Bouquet: Friend

 

22. Paper

Paper flowers can look surprisingly realistic.

 Photo: Kirsty Rockett Photography via Hidden River Barn Wedding Paper Bouquet: Eternal Posey

 

23. Natural

Natural bouquets have an imperfectly perfect quality that’s just so hard to beat. Perfect for boho brides!

 Photo: Chloe Lee Photography via Festival Camp Wedding Bouquet: The Country Garden Flower Company

 

24. Dahlia

I love how the florist added neutral dahlias to create a soft feel to this sunflower bridal bouquet.

 Photo: Masha Unwerth via Sunflower Rustic Wedding Bouquet: Luke and Lottie

 

25. Trailing

Trailing red amaranthus adds a beautiful shape to this bride’s autumnal bouquet.

 Photo: Becky Bailey Photographer via Burley Manor Wedding Bouquet: Concept Flowers

 

26. Wildflower Bouquet

How stunning is this wildflower-style wedding bouquet? The sunflower sits beautifully in the middle as a real showstopper too.

 Photo: Julia & You via Elmley Nature Reserve Wedding Bouquet: Blooming Green

 

27. Greenery Bridesmaids

Giving your bridesmaids greenery bouquets not only saves money but will really make your own arrangement shine.

 Photo: Stevie Jay Photography via Sun Pavilion Wedding Bouquets: Regal Florists

 

28. Mid Sized

Mid-sized bouquets are practical and pretty. Easy to carry and sit down whilst you enjoy your wedding meal.

 Photo: Stephanie Butt via Coton House Farm Wedding Bouquets: Ivison

 

29. Round

Isn’t this round bouquet divine? It has a uniform shape but the array of flowers makes it super unique.

 Photo: Joe Mather Photography via Floral Luxe Barn Wedding Bouquet: Made in Flowers

 

30. Harvest

Harvest vibes all the way with this delightful orange autumn flower arrangement!

 Photo: Gemma Williams Photography via A Rustic Winter Inspiration Shoot in Herefordshire Flowers:  The Real Cut Flower Garden 

 

There we have it, all the sunflower wedding bouquet ideas you’ll ever need. Feel free to forward this blog post to your florist to share your ideas with them.

 

Further Reading

Seasonal Spring Wedding Flowers
Wedding Flower Crown Ideas
Church Wedding Flower Ideas

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