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Flower Trends 2016

Posted on May 12th, 2016

Flower Trends 2016

Whether you are applying these trends daily at your shop or researching, it’s important to stay ahead of the flower industry. Which trends appeal to you?


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Flower Trend #1 – Luxurious

Luxurious is an airy garden style with texture, beautiful shapes and patterns. A romantic whimsical look and feel with garden elements. This trend is popular with this season’s weddings.


  • Artisan Roses/Garden Roses
  • Dahlias, 
  • Cushion Gerberas 
  • Miniature Gerberas, 
  • Hydrangeas 
  • Miniature Callas 
  • Phalaenopsis Orchids 
  • Leucospemum (Pin Cushions) 
  • Dianthus,
  • Green Trick/Green Ball 
  • Hypericum 
  • Bupleurum 
  • Boxwood

Colors:  Citrus and berry colors like reds, pinks, oranges, salmon, and coral are a focal point in these arrangements. Orange is set to be the prominent color.

Accent Colors: Vibrant greens, violets, white, and gold help accent the arrangement.



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Flower Trend #2 – Urban Bright

Urban Bright is a new urban dynamic with bright colors that has a bohemian 1960-70’s retro look. Great for modern spaces to add a pop of color. These arrangements tend to have a organic look with loosely gathered groupings.


  • Gerberas
  • Zinnias
  • Sunflowers
  • Cymbidium and Phalaenopsis Orchids
  • Stock
  • Hydrangeas
  • Lisianthuses
  • Hybrid Tea Roses
  • Miniature Callas
  • Craspedia (Billy Buttons)
  • Succulents
  • Delphinium
  • Celosia
  • Chrysanthemum

Colors: Rich saturated reds, purples, teals, and black as the neutral color

Accents Colors: Oranges, yellow, and greens help finish this trend off.


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Flower Trend #3 – Industrial Chic

A new take on your traditional elegant flowers. A rich combination of metallic sheen and sparkle for the modern customer. Arrangements are elegant, formal, and with metal textures.


  • Calla Lily
  • Ranunculus
  • Roses
  • Tulip
  • Carnation
  • Stock
  • Spray roses
  • Roses

Color: Solid Whites and Ivory are the main focal point of this trend.

Accent Colors: Black, Silver, Copper, Gold, Bronze, Brass, & Rose Gold.



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Flower Trend #4 – Vintage Soft

Vintage soft is influenced by soft pastel hues, prints, patterns, and textures. This trend maintains the mono-chromatic look with soft hues for a complementary addition to any atmosphere.


  •  Hybrid tea, Spray and Garden roses
  •  Hybrid Lilies 
  • Parrot Tulips
  •  Hydrangeas
  • Lisianthuses
  • Miniature Callas
  • Stock
  • Larkspur
  • Queen Anne’s Lace
  • Dusty Miller
  • Seeded Eucalyptus

Colors: These pastel colors are muted, washed out and almost neutral. Blush pink, aqua, mint green, frost white, and shell gray create that soft look.

Accent Colors: Lavenders, yellows, soft greens, platinum and pewter bring this soft vintage look together.



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Flower Trend #5 – Modern Texture

A new take on modern flowers. This trend includes flowers, produce, and nature elements with rich textures.


  • Irises
  • Hybrid Delphiniums
  • Larkspur
  • Oriental and O.T. Lilies
  • Tulips
  • Sunflowers
  • Antique Hydrangeas
  • Hybrid tea, spray, and garden roses
  • Lisianthuses
  • Succulents and Tillandsia
  • Ornamental grasses
  • Produce (Kale, Artichokes, peppers, Etc.)
  • Vines and branches.

Colors: This trend brings tints, tones, and shades of blue for the body of this arrangement.

Accent colors: Warm hues of yellow, green, beige and white with a touch of iron, bronze and gold bring this modern texture to life.

What is your favorite 2016 Flower Trend – share your favorite with us!


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2 thoughts on “Flower Trends 2016”

  1. Kathryn says:

    My favourite is Bohemiam. Great description love it!

  2. Love all these color trends! Thanks for the article…

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