Our Favorite Rose Wedding Bouquets
If there's a single most popular, most classic wedding flower out there, it's the rose. The ultimate romantic flower, roses make every bridal bouquet look beautiful, elegant, and fresh all at once. And not only is this particular wedding stem an arrangement show-stopper, it's also one of the most versatile blooms around. Roses are readily available nearly year round, and the sheer number of varieties, colors, shapes, and sizes you can find of this flower are completely impressive and perfect for weddings in every style and season.
Planning a classic celebration? Roses are an ideal fit. Going a little more eclectic? These wedding flowers are an essential there, too. From lush garden roses (a recent favorite) all the way down to small, but still stunning, spray roses, these flowers make an excellent primary stem in your bouquet, and can also fill out arrangements as a secondary selection. Plus, because roses come in a wide variety of colors, there's no need to worry about finding the right hue to match your wedding color palette. Trust us, that perfect shade of lilac, dusty mauve, soft blue, or even bright orange is out there! And whether they're used as a focal point or a filler, roses will always infuse a little extra romance into your wedding day.
Going Garden Rose
Several different varieties of garden roses in soft shades of pink and cream were added to this amazing arrangement from Oak and the Owl, leaving it packed with romantic style.
With a bold pink and red color palette, this Tinge Floral bouquet took center stage at this celebration. Guests were wowed by this romantic combination of drum and spray roses, as well as scabiosa, jasmine vine, and berries.
Color Palette Pro
An essential for this bouquet? Including every color in the couple's wedding palette. Academy Florist brought that idea to life with ease, and added garden roses in hues of peach, pink, and cream to the arrangement to gorgeous effect.
All the poppies in this colorful bouquet are certainly catching our eye, but there's no doubt the Studio Mondine arrangement wouldn't be nearly as stunning without the addition of several soft peach garden roses.
The prettiest balance of bright colors and neutral tones made up this fun, modern arrangement. The florist, Cool Green & Shady, added white garden roses alongside yellow ranunculus for a look that's contemporary and romantic at once.
Looking for a little structure in your floral displays? Take notes on this arrangement from BLOOM Floral Design, which was packed with roses and garden roses, plus a few peonies.
Hello, pretty. This bouquet by Studio Mondine included a stunning, muted color palette, and all the prettiest roses. Drum garden roses and koko loko roses added depth, texture, and the loveliest hues to the arrangement.
An all-white bouquet like this one from Amaryllis Floral & Event Design always feels like the best decision for a classic, romantic wedding. Especially when it's all about the roses.
Talk about a statement-making display. Florist Sullivan Owen created this bride's bouquet by pulling together olive branches, spirea, scabiosa, anemones, and a number of blush, peach, and cream roses and spray roses.
A bright bouquet by Mar. Floral & Botanicals filled with red roses and blue eryngium added an extra splash of color to this wedding's arrangements.
This bride carried a dramatic hand-tied bouquet down the aisle. The arrangement, made by Hana Floral Design, featured a lush collection of garden roses, dahlias, ranunculus, and lots of trailing greenery.
This bride's edgy bouquet from Natalie Bowen featured a unique mix of black and white ranunculus, pincushion protea, and even a few desert wildflowers—but it's the bold white roses that really catch the eye and add balance to the whole display.
Sometimes the simplest combinations are the prettiest. And if you're looking for an all-white arrangement, this collection of white roses, peonies, and lamb's ear by Tara Guérard Soirée is the perfect inspiration.
Bright and Bold
This bride's bouquet from Sullivan Owen featured an eclectic blend of flowers, including bright firework eucalyptus, clematis, chamomile, and dianthus. But the real standout? Those peachy pretty garden roses.
Garden and Spray Rose Bouquet
Several types of garden roses, along with peonies, ranunculus, hellebores, spray roses, and Veronica, made up this pink posy.
Light Pink Rose Bouquet
For a simple and classic bunch, go with an all-pink bouquet of roses. Even more precious will be the miniature versions of the blooms carried by your bridesmaids or flower girls, leaving your guests aww-inspired.
Pink Rose Bouquet
This all-pink bouquet, assembled by event planner and designer Gretchen Culver of Rocket Science Wedding & Events, is made up of soft pink garden roses, lavender pink standard roses, fuchsia spray roses, lavender ranunculus, and sweet peas.
Autumn Rose Bouquet
Working with different shades of orange and yellow, this bouquet by Janie Medly of JM Flora Design uses three different colored garden roses along with orange ranunculus, white astilbe, seeded, and geranium leaves. The balance of soft and bright colors with a silk ribbon finish creates a fresh autumnal feel.
Dusty Pink Rose Bouquet
Who says you have to tote a big bouquet down the aisle? This bouquet of dusty pink roses, astrantia, andromeda, and jasmine proves smaller arrangement can still make a big impact.
Natural Rose Bouquet
Arena's For Life created this gorgeous bouquet using pastel standard roses, snowberry, and greenery for a simple-yet-lush look.
Muted Purple Rose Bouquet
Muted purple and yellow roses and dahlias, accented with astilbes, rice flowers, maple leaves, baby artichokes, hypericums and snowberry make up this autumn-inspired bouquet by Urban Chateau Floral.
Classic White Rose Bouquet
An all white bouquet will never go out of style. Case in point: This monochromatic arrangement featuring picture-perfect garden roses, peonies, scabiosa and sweet peas from our cover girl (and style blogger) Jenny Bernheim of Margo & Me's wedding.
Bright and Fresh Rose Bouquet
With roses, peonies, and ranunculus set on top of olive branches, this lovely bouquet uses an orange and yellow color palette for an airy and fresh look.
Local Greenery and Rose Bouquet
This bridal bouquet is made up of ivory garden roses and astrantia, plus local greenery from Thailand, where the wedding took place.
Silver Accents Rose Bouquet
Traditional ivory roses, peonies, fressia, and ranunculus are the stars of this statement-making bouquet. Silver-painted olive leaf accents, acted as the perfect finishing touch.
Ribbon Tied Rose Bouquet
Darci Greenwood of Beargrass Gardens went all out with this bouquet of Quicksand roses, white majolica spray roses, scabiosa, viburnum berries, pieris japonica, calcynia, astilbe, geranium, veronica, bunny tail grass, and seeded eucalyptus.
Sage and Pink Rose Bouquet
This pink-and-sage bridal bouquet from Julie Stevens Designs includes garden and standard roses, along with peonies and hydrangeas on seeded eucalyptus and standard eucalyptus leaves.
Pale Pink Rose Bouquet
Stonekelly Events is the brains behind this bridal bouquet of white and pale pink garden roses, peonies, veronica, lady's-mantle, scabiosa and peppermint geraniums.
Traditional All-White Rose Bouquet
You can't go wrong with fresh blooming white roses on your wedding day.
Rich Hued Rose Bouquet
These rich English cabbage roses, peonies, and sweet peas are a bright complement to a white dress. Textural gold and white ribbons add an element of elegance to the arrangement.
Whimsical Rose Bouquet
This bridal bouquet by florist Amy Merrick used pastel hued garden roses, ranunculus, sweet peas, Japanese poppies, and maidenhair fur. Jasmine vines were added for an extra touch of whimsy.
Red Rose Bouquet
Red and white roses, peonies, and ranunculus make this bouquet shine. Smilax, festival bush, tulips, poppies astible, and amaryllis round out the arrangement.
Purple Rose Bouquet
Bristol Lane used garden roses, lisianthus, scabiosa, ranunculus, and larkspur to create a purple and ivory look.
Pastel Rose Bouquet
Crimson Horticultural Rarities designed the bride's bouquet of roses, craspedia, and succulents to create a rainbow pastel, on-trend bridal bouquet.
Purple and White Rose Bouquet
This bouquet from Artisan Bloom uses white garden roses and adds a pop of color with lavender hellebores and violet anemones, accented with hellebores, freesias and seeded eucalyptus.
Blue Hued Rose Bouquet
Cool hues make this Bare Root Flora creation a standout bouquet of ivory garden and spray roses, white anemone, ranunculus, blue lotus pods, lavender-esque dried artichokes, dusty miller, privet berry, and several types of eucalyptus wrapped with blue ribbon.
Deep Crimson Rose Bouquet
A trio of festive, jewel-toned roses, 'Black Magic,' 'Red Devil,' and 'Black Beauty,' combine to striking effect with plumes of garnet astilbe and bunches of pink pepperberries. The stems are wrapped in a cone of brown satin ribbon almost three inches wide.
Bronze Rose Bouquet
When bronze roses—'Orange Unique,' 'Leonidas,' and 'My Lovely'—are paired with golden oak leaves and hypericum berries, the result is undeniably autumn.
Muted Bronze Rose Bouquet
As rich as a floral still-life, this dome-shaped bouquet of warm-hued garden roses is enhanced by dates and kumquats brushed with gold metallic powder and set on wire stems. Shell-shaped metallic trim wraps the wider ivory satin ribbon.
Golden Rose Bouquet
Striped 'Abracadabra' and 'Hocus Pocus' roses make an arresting foundation for a bouquet. Their yellow and aubergine shades are mirrored by an assortment of butter-hued roses, bright yellow marigolds, deep burgundy ranunculus, and orange-colored rose hips. A vintage ribbon in a sparkling golden-yellow hue completes the arrangement.
Yellow Rose Bouquet
Though these garden cabbage roses, miniature spray roses, and hybrid roses form a classic dome, each variety is placed in clusters to better display its individual style and shade. The spiral of the stems provides an added bit of artistry.
Bright Rose Bouquet
'Message' (the light yellow) and 'Ilios' (darker yellow) are carefully wired into a single, exquisite blossom six to seven inches across.
Vivid Rose Bouquet
Saturating a bouquet with an unexpected shade creates a beautiful, formal arrangement, especially when it's presented in an elegant round shape. In this vivid version of the single-color bouquet, spray roses, garden roses, and viburnum berries recall the oranges of a sunset. A swath of smoky-teal Ultrasuede secured with a vintage buckle dresses the stems.
Fuchsia Rose Bouquet
A bouquet that combines roses with seasonal blooms and greenery will have a fresh-from-the-garden feel. Here, these late-summer purple clematis, pale hibiscus, and fuchsia-speckled caladium leaves surround luxurious Dutch and garden roses. One vintage silk ribbon overlays another to form a billowy bow.
Lavender Rose Bouquet
Shades of silver and lavender are joined together in this formal arrangement: Clusters of plump, shiny Viburnum tinus and soft mophead hydrangeas are tucked between stems of lush, velvety roses—'Blue Bird,' 'Delilah,' and 'Sterling Silver'—transforming a simple dome bouquet into a wonder of shapes and textures.
Pink Hued Rose Bouquet
Tiny butter-yellow tea roses provide the perfect foil for the myriad shades of pink found in these garden roses, spidery jasmine buds, and scabiosas with their pincushion centers. The variety of shapes and textures gives this bouquet a picked-from-the-garden feel.
Garden Rose Bouquet
A wide pink ribbon edged in brown blends seamlessly with this bouquet of fragrant garden roses.
Softer Hued Rose Bouquet
A dome of 'Magic Silver' roses (below)—each delicate petal awash in pastel pink, tipped with antique brown—is ringed with a cuff of smoke-bush leaves. The groom's single blossom is backed by two of the generous leaves. Both boutonniere and bouquet are finished with the same pink velvet ribbon.
Tulle Inspired Rose Bouquet
The palette for the bridal bouquet is more vivid, with pink garden roses (some barely budding, others full and layered like a tulle skirt), pink-tipped hydrangeas, and variegated geranium leaves, which add fullness.
Peach Rose Bouquet
Small tailored garden roses in buff set the stage for dramatic pink French garden roses. Clematis buds and vines tumble out between them, and generous lengths of peach silk ribbon accented with tiny gold tassels reinforce the unusual color combination.
Dusty Rose Bouquet
Dreamy, romantic garden roses in shades of terra cotta and pink blend with other flowers, such as begonias, that emulate the rose's form. Dusty pink caladium leaves reflect the blooms' hues. A cream-trimmed grosgrain ribbon ties the bouquet—and the colors—together.
Classic Rose Bouquet
Grand pink garden roses in full flower nestle among smaller, creamy garden and spray roses—in bud and bloom—in this luxurious dome. Pure white nerines, which resemble lilies, are sprinkled throughout the bouquet.
White and Blue Rose Bouquet
Velvet-stemmed tweedia add that "something blue" to a white-on-white bouquet of spray and tea roses, lisianthius buds and flowers, and ranunculus. A slim metallic-silver vintage ribbon lends a touch of sparkle.
Garden Rose Bouquet
Satoko carries a bouquet of lilies of the valley, fiddle heads, chocolate cosmos, garden roses, freesia, sweetpeas, and ranunculus.
English Garden Rose Bouquet
This bride's bouquet is a mix of English garden roses, flowering mint stems, olive leaves, fuchsias, and pink pepper berries.
Leonida Rose Bouquet
Maria's sister and matron of honor, Kristina Pankey, wears a monogrammed bracelet, a gift from Maria; she carries a bouquet of 'Leonida' roses.
Colorful Rose Bouquet
These bridesmaids wear empire-waist gowns by Simple Silhouettes and carry orange, peach, and pink roses wrapped in white organza ribbon.
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