Let me introduce you to Allium! This very unique flower can make a great addition to your wedding day decor. There are many different varieties and sizes that typically bloom in the spring and summer. But don’t worry, most varieties are available for wedding flowers all year long! Below are some of my favorite examples of how to showcase this beauty.Allium is an ornamental flower onion and is a favorite of many gardeners here in Denver. The larger purple globe variety is typically what you see planted but they also come in a white variety called Mount Everest.Here you can see some examples of how to use the many different varieties of allium.
The smaller more tight looking pods are called bullet or drumstick allium. A cluster of bullet allium or event a single giant globe flower would make the cutest flower girl nosegay!Allium can create beautiful texture in addition to other flowers in your centerpieces or they can stand alone in a minimalist floral arrangement.Some varieties can grow as tall as 36 inches. Why not showcase the natural beauty of this flower in your centerpieces? They are so unique standing tall all on their own.Bullet allium are amazing for boutonnieres as well. They are long lasting and have such a unique texture both of which make them a fantastic pairing with succulents, another one of my favorites.The allium flower is said to symbolize unity, patience and prosperity which I believe make them a perfect addition to your wedding!