BRITISH FLOWERS WEEK: Sweet Williams for weddings

17th June 2014

It's the sweetest of Sweet Williams today - showcased by New Covent Garden Market and the florists Hybrid for British Flowers Week.


Sweet Williams are a brilliant British flower to include in your wedding florals. They are remarkably cost-effective flowers and remain great value throughout the season. Starting the season in May, the colours are delicious, the scent is divine and they last well in water. The season goes right through 'til September. The Duchess of Cambridge included white Sweet William in her wedding bouquet.

Here the unassuming British flower looks stunning parading as a Dutch Master painting, an urn overflows with British Sweet Williams, garden roses, snapdragons, foxgloves, cotoneaster and copper beech.


While Hybrid has given us their own take on the Bridal Crown using the simply Sweet William paired with British Calla Lillies - gorgeous!


Check out the whole story and see more images over on the New Covent Garden Market blog.

Go to our wedding directory for British florists and flower growers championed by Green Union.

Download the New Convent Garden British Flower Chart here and use it for reference when planning your own seasonal wedding flowers.

Images: New Covent Garden Market for British Flowers Week


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