15 Inventive Ways to Use Calla Lilies in Your Wedding Bouquet
When we think of graceful, elegant flowers, calla lilies definitely make the list. The chic and modern trumpet-shaped flower can easily stand alone or be mixed with other flowers, building depth, providing intrigue, and most importantly, creating beauty. “I believe the calla lily speaks for itself: a sleek, glamorous, sophisticated timeless look,” says wedding planner and designer Isabelle Kline.
Typically available year-round, florists can obtain calla lilies at any time, which means no matter what season your wedding is scheduled for, calla lilies can be a part of the design. “A calla lily provides that sleek, clean, sophisticated look,” shares Kline. “Calla lilies lend themselves to be striking all on their own; a floral designer can be creative in their presentation with creating a sophisticated, modern, and elegant feel.”
While most commonly seen in its shade of crisp white, calla lilies come in a wide array of colors, from orange to deep aubergine that borders on black. “Small bouquets, depending on large calla lilies versus miniature calla lilies, can range from $45-$65, approximately $5-$8 per stem,” shares Kline. “Larger bouquets can cost $180 or more, depending on the design and number of stems.”
Ready to be inspired? Read on for 15 striking calla lily bouquets for any wedding style. Photo by Whyman Studios; Floral Design by Always Flowers The natural trumpet shape of calla lilies is perfect for creating the quintessential cascading bouquet. Add in some grasses to elongate the overall structure of the bouquet, and finish the entire design with a sleek ribbon to hold it all together. Photo by Brian Marcus of Fred Marcus Studio; Floral Design by Ocean Flowers Miami Give your bridesmaids a taste of tradition! Opt for narrow, petite bouquets of calla lilies only for a sophisticated look. Photo by Tamara Gruner Photography; Floral Design by Isabelle Kline Design Turning your bridesmaid bouquets into works of art. “I designed the bouquet to lay across the arms of the bridesmaids naturally using several calla lilies climbing and bundled with the leaves giving it a very elegant look complimenting the sophisticated black gowns the girls wore,” says Kline of this Malibu wedding . Photo by Waldorf Photographic Art; Floral Design by Fiddlehead Designs Planning a rustic celebration? Use calla lilies in a bouquet designed to look overgrown, alongside limelight hydrangea, eucalyptus, tuberose, and sweet pea, for an organic, wildflower-esque arrangement. Photo by Belathée Photography; Floral Design by Louloudi Often in contrast to a large, more elaborate bridal bouquet, a nosegay is a small, handheld bouquet carried by bridesmaids or other honorable wedding VIPs. Consider paring down your calla lily stems to create a much more petite silhouette, perfect for a minimalist wedding style. Photo by Henry & Mac ; Floral Design by Hanaya Floral Design Go for a crisp and clean look by opting for a structured bouquet. Accent leaves and grasses paired with calla lilies and dahlias, all in shades of white and green, were the perfect […]