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By Louise Baltruschat Hollis

Sunflowers, aren’t they just the happiest and brightest of blooms? It’s no wonder you are considering a sunflower wedding bouquet.

If you are looking for ideas on how to incorporate sunflowers into your bridal flower arrangement, I have 30 bouquet ideas for you.

Cheerful & Pretty Sunflower Wedding Bouquets

From small posies to opulent autumnal displays, you’ll be sure to find your dream bouquet here today. Ready? Let’s dive in.

1. Blue & Yellow

Blue flowers really make sunflowers pop. So summery and pretty.

Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Blue Yellow Mary W-Thomas Photography  Photo: Mary W-Thomas Photography via Caerhyn Wedding Bouquet: Flowerblaze


2. Large Bouquet

If you are going for a sunflower arrangement, go big and make a real impact walking up the aisle.

Sunflower Yellow Blue Bridal Flowers Sian Richardson Photo: Sian Richardson via Forest Lodge Weddings Bouquet: Dutch Flower Parade


3. Multicolour

If yellow blooms aren’t colourful enough, add pink and blue hues for a multicoloured bouquet.

Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Colourful - Charlotte Razzell Photography Photo:  Charlotte Razzell Photography via Colourful Bright Summer Pub Wedding Bouquet: Chobham Flowers


4. Yellow & Purple

Yellow and purple are opposites on the colour wheel, which makes for a match made in floral heaven.

Sunflower Wedding Bouquets Yellow Purple Aurora Grey Photography Photo: Aurora Grey Photography via Norfolk Barn Wedding Bouquets: WildFolk


5. Foliage

When in doubt use foliage as the perfect way to enhance sunflowers in your bouquet.

Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Foliage Emily and Steve Photography Photo: Emily and Steve Photography via Hampshire Woodland Wedding Bouquet: Jo Hicks


6. Rustic Florals

Planning a summer rustic wedding? Team sunflowers with seasonal blooms and hessian wrap.

Rustic Sunflower Bridal Bouquets Neil Jackson Photographic Photo:  Neil Jackson Photographic via Cannon Hall Wedding Flowers: Wickham and Taylor Ltd


7. Sunflower Varieties

Sunflowers come in many different varieties. That means shapes, sizes and colours can vary hugely. Ask your florist for different sunflower variety ideas.

Multicoloured Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Lorna Newman Wedding Photography Photo: Lorna Newman Wedding Photography via Flaxbourne Gardens Wedding Bouquet: Flowers At Fifty Eight


8. Star Of The Show

Make your sunflower star of the show, with one single head mixed in with multiple stems.

Blue Yellow Purple Sunflower Bridal Bouquet Alex Tenters Photography Photo: Alex Tenters Photography via Farm Wedding Bouquet: Amy Dickens


9. Pink & Yellow

This happy bouquet mixes bright pink dahlias and peonies with sunflowers perfectly.

Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Pink Yellow Fiona Kelly Photography Photo: Fiona Kelly Photography via DIY Tipi Wedding Bouquet: Fleurs


10. Gypsophila

If you are after an all-sunflower bouquet, add tiny gypsophila stems for added texture.

Sunflower Gypsophila Wedding Bouquet Jemma King Photo: Jemma King via Yellow Sunflowers Wedding Bouquet: The Flower Shop


11. Miniature Blooms

Sunflowers typically are large flowers, which is why they work so well with small blooms such as daisies and craspedia.

Sunflower Daisy Wedding Bouquet Lily Sawyer Photography  Photo: Lily Sawyer Photography via Athelington Hall Wedding Flowers: Blooming Blooms


12. Ribbons Galore

Tie up your bright bouquet with fun, colourful ribbons for extra pizzazz.

Sunflower Yellow Orange Ribbon Bridal Flowers Clara Cooper Photography Photo: Clara Cooper Photography via Chypraze Wedding Barn Flowers: Inspirations Wholesale


13. Peonies

Take a classic white peony wedding bouquet and add a pop of vibrant yellow with a sunflower.

Sunflower Peony Wedding Bouquet Three Flowers Photography Photo: Three Flowers Photography via Essex Barn Wedding Bouquet: @henriettahickling.florals


14. Artificial

Artificial flowers can make for a great alternative to fresh blooms, and you can keep them too.

Silk Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Charly Richards Photography Photo: Charly Richards Photography via Vintage Glamour Wedding Artificial Flowers: Florist Wedding and Craft Supplies


15. Yellow & Red

Yes, yellow blooms can work in harmony with red florals. Picture perfect!

Yellow Red Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Fox and Bear Photography Photo: Fox and Bear Photography via Chateau Rhinfa Wedding Bouquet: Lunaflower


16. Autumnal Dreams

Did you ever see prettier autumn wedding flowers? This bouquet features divine burnt orange sunflowers.

Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Autumn Victoria Baker Weddings Photo: Victoria Baker Weddings via Intimate Garden Wedding Bouquet: Forge Events


17. Bridesmaid Bouquets

Don’t leave out your bridesmaids, make sure they have some zesty yellow bouquets too!

Sunflower Gypsophila Bridesmaid Bouquets Milkbottle Photography Photo: Milkbottle Photography via Bedfordshire Farm Wedding Bouquet: Amber Weddings


18. Single Sunflower

Some sunflowers reach huge proportions, so why not carry a single sunflower stem? They are super easy to grow yourself too.

Giant Sunflower Bridal Bouquet Dhw Photography Photo: Dhw Photography via Golden Hour Wedding Ideas Bouquet: Twigs & Twine Floral Design


19. Yellow Pink Blue & Purple

Combine together a whole spectrum of flowers in fun colours.

Sunflower Gerbera Wedding Bouquet Milkbottle Photography Photo: Milkbottle Photography via Bedfordshire Farm Wedding Bouquet: Amber Weddings 


20. Structure

The featured bouquet below uses sunflowers as a perfect structure for taller, daintier flowers.

Blue Red Yellow Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Idea Holly Driver Photography Photo: Holly Driver Photography via Fairy Wedding Bouquet: bloomingmenace


21. Lavender

Imagine just how beautiful your sunflower bouquet could smell with lavender sprigs too.

Sunflower Bridal Bouquet Purple Carn Patrick Photo: Carn Patrick via Surprise Wedding Bouquet: Friend


22. Paper

Paper flowers can look surprisingly realistic.

Artificial Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Kirsty Rockett Photography Photo: Kirsty Rockett Photography via Hidden River Barn Wedding Paper Bouquet: Eternal Posey


23. Natural

Natural bouquets have an imperfectly perfect quality that’s just so hard to beat. Perfect for boho brides!

Natural Pretty Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Chloe Lee Photography Photo: Chloe Lee Photography via Festival Camp Wedding Bouquet: The Country Garden Flower Company


24. Dahlia

I love how the florist added neutral dahlias to create a soft feel to this sunflower bridal bouquet.

Dahlia Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Masha Unwerth Photo: Masha Unwerth via Sunflower Rustic Wedding Bouquet: Luke and Lottie


25. Trailing

Trailing red amaranthus adds a beautiful shape to this bride’s autumnal bouquet.

Sunflower Greenery Wedding Bouquet Becky Bailey Photographer Photo: Becky Bailey Photographer via Burley Manor Wedding Bouquet: Concept Flowers


26. Wildflower Bouquet

How stunning is this wildflower-style wedding bouquet? The sunflower sits beautifully in the middle as a real showstopper too.

Wildflower Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Julia & You Photo: Julia & You via Elmley Nature Reserve Wedding Bouquet: Blooming Green


27. Greenery Bridesmaids

Giving your bridesmaids greenery bouquets not only saves money but will really make your own arrangement shine.

Sunflower Bridal Bouquet Bridesmaids Stevie Jay Photography Photo: Stevie Jay Photography via Sun Pavilion Wedding Bouquets: Regal Florists


28. Mid Sized

Mid-sized bouquets are practical and pretty. Easy to carry and sit down whilst you enjoy your wedding meal.

Sunflower Bridal Bouquet Yellow Blue Stephanie Butt Photo: Stephanie Butt via Coton House Farm Wedding Bouquets: Ivison


29. Round

Isn’t this round bouquet divine? It has a uniform shape but the array of flowers makes it super unique.

Colourful Sunflower Bridal Bouquet Ribbons Joe Mather Photography Photo: Joe Mather Photography via Floral Luxe Barn Wedding Bouquet: Made in Flowers


30. Harvest

Harvest vibes all the way with this delightful orange autumn flower arrangement!

Orange Sunflower Wedding Bouquet Gemma Williams Photography Photo: Gemma Williams Photography via A Rustic Winter Inspiration Shoot in Herefordshire Flowers:  The Real Cut Flower Garden 


There we have it, all the sunflower wedding bouquet ideas you'll ever need. Feel free to forward this blog post to your florist to share your ideas with them.


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