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Elegant Calla Lily Bouquets for Weddings

Pallavi M Sep 29, 2018
The epitome of elegance, calla lily bouquets for weddings are perfect for the bride who wants to look gorgeous on her wedding day. Read on to know more about calla lily wedding flowers.
If you want to portray a picture of timeless elegance on your wedding day, then opt for calla lilies. Though all fresh flowers look beautiful, very few can match the vibrant versatility of calla lilies.
One of the most popular wedding flowers, calla lilies are native to the southern parts of Africa. Calla lily bouquets not only make a beautiful picture, but they also make a pure and striking wedding theme.

Calla Lily Wedding Flowers

Though the white color is the classic choice for weddings, calla lilies in shades of red, pink, yellow, and lavender are also preferred. As they come in a multitude of colors, you can choose a color according to the season and location of your wedding.
Choose a white colored wedding bouquet if you are getting married in a church. But if you are going in for a beach wedding, you could use an assortment of burgundy, pink and yellow lilies.

Wedding Theme

The quintessential wedding flower, you can also use calla lilies as a wedding theme. Since calla lilies come in interesting colors, you can create exquisite wedding centerpieces, favors and bouquets without spending a fortune.
Decorate your three-tier wedding cake with a cascading bouquet of hand-painted calla lilies. Use a picture of the calla lily as the front page of your wedding program. For an extra special touch, take a fresh flower, make a green bow and paste it on the paper.
From bridal bouquets to centerpieces to wedding boutonnieres, they ooze a sophisticated elegance wherever they're used.

Wedding Bouquet

You can create a striking bouquet by using calla lilies of contrasting colors. Incorporate some lilies and use roses, tulips or orchids for a unique bridal bouquet. An assortment of miniature and standard sized calla lilies in red and white will make a basic arrangement.

An Arm Bouquet

It is simple and yet elegant. Follow the steps to make a beautiful an arm bouquet.
You will need:
  • 10 stalks of long-stemmed white calla lilies
  • Green floral Tape
  • Cotton balls
  • Floral Wire
  • Red Satin Ribbon
Take the calla lilies in your hand and position them in a way that create a down flow. Separate 3 stalks of the lilies from the rest. Cut off a portion of the stems, according to the desired length. Cross wire each of the stems and wrap them in wet cotton.
Now wrap them in green floral tape. Hold all the stalks together and tape them with cellophane tape. Cut a piece of red ribbon and wrap it over the taped area. Make a pretty bow with the remaining red ribbon. Your pretty calla lily bouquet is ready!

A Cascade Bouquet

A spectacular flowing bouquet, a cascade bouquet is easy to make. Just follow the steps:
You will need:
  • 12 stems of maiden hair fern
  • 12 gypsophilia blossoms
  • 18 stalks of white calla lilies
  • 2 small ivy garlands
  • Floral stem wrap
  • 4 pearl top corsage pins
  • 4 yards satin ribbon (7/8")
  • Bouquet holder
  • Glue stick, wire cutter, scissor
Make a bed of gypsophila blossoms and ferns. Cut off a portion of the stems so that each stem is 6 inches long. Wrap the cut ends in green floral tape and place them in the bouquet holder. Take 12 stalks of calla lilies and cut their stems just below 3 inches.
Arrange the lilies on the bed of ferns. The remaining 6 lily stems should be cut according to the following lengths: 14" long, 12" long, 10" long, 6"long. These stems should be placed at the bottom of the bouquet holder. The varying lengths of calla lilies will create an amazing cascade effect.
After cutting the ivy garlands into 14" lengths, arrange 3 stems of ivy towards the back of the bouquet holder. Now, bend the cut stems of the lilies into half circles and place them all round the bouquet. Wrap green satin ribbon on the handle of the bouquet holder. Top it with pearl top corsage pins for an exquisite wedding bouquet!

A Burgundy Bouquet

If you want to create an unique bouquet, just clump some delicate pink hydrangeas with burgundy calla lilies.
You will need:
  • 6 stalks of burgundy calla lily
  • 6 stalks of pink hydrangeas
  • 1 round heliconia leaf
  • Floral stem wrap
  • 2 yards satin ribbon (7/8")
  • Glue stick, wire cutter, scissor
Separate each branch of the hydrangea and attach a floral wire to the stems. Wrap them in green floral tape. Take the calla lilies and cut their stems to just below 6 inches. Arrange the calla lilies in the middle of the hydrangeas. Now, wrap the heliconia leaf around the bouquet. Make a satin ribbon bow where you will hold the bouquet.
Your wedding bouquet is incomplete without beautiful satin or organza ribbons to complement the calla lilies. You can also accessorize your bridal bouquets with crystal beaded stems and pearl head pins or any other suitable thing that comes to your mind.