Sunflowers as Outdoor Wedding Decor

Sunflowers, which symbolize love and happiness, are great flowers to use as outdoor wedding décor in rustic, country, and western ceremonies.

Sunflower as outdoor wedding decor

About Sunflowers

Besides love and happiness, sunflowers are symbolic for:

  • Strong bond between two people
  • Loyalty
  • Strength
  • Longevity
  • Vitality
  • Good Luck
  • Faith
  • Friendship

These drought and heat-tolerant flowers bloom in the summer and range in size from 6 inches to several feet tall. Sunflowers are usually yellow, but they are available in orange, white, brown or multi-color.

These flowers were originally cultivated by American Indians, who used them for medicine and food.  They eventually became popular throughout the world. Today, they are used for seeds and oil, which is used in beauty products and for cooking.

Outdoor Wedding Decor Ideas

Couples married at 1899 Farmhouse outdoor wedding venue have often used sunflowers in their wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions.

Sunflowers are great for wedding bouquets for rustic, country, and western weddings.  They are perfect alone or mixed with baby’s breath or other rustic flowers.  Try wrapping the bouquet with twine or a burlap bow.

Sunflowers as outdoor wedding decor

sunflowers in outdoor wedding decor

These flowers can also be used as wedding décor, especially aisle decoration. Hang them along the aisle in glass jars or place them in jars on tree trunks/stumps.  They can also be used with lanterns.

sunflower as outdoor wedding decor

Décor for reception tables are another way sunflowers can be used.  Add them to jars or vases. Include candles, lanterns, burlap, tree slices or other décor.

sunflower as outdoor wedding decor

sunflower as outdoor wedding decor

sunflower as outdoor wedding decor

Additionally, sunflowers work well for adding color or a rustic look to cakes and the cake table.

sunflower as outdoor wedding decor

Use these ideas or your imagination to incorporate the natural, rustic beauty of sunflowers into your outdoor wedding decor.

About 1899 Farmhouse Outdoor Wedding Venue

1899 Farmhouse is a secluded, peaceful, beautiful, outdoor wedding venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions.  This beautiful 11-acre venue, near Lucas, TX and Lake Lavon, features a historic house built in 1899, swimming pool, 6,000 sq. ft. covered pavilion with electrical outlets, and a gazebo. The property also has many large pecan trees and numerous other lovely, scenic areas that are perfect for outdoor weddings. It has hosted weddings for couples from cities all around the Dallas/Fort Worth area, including McKinney, Allen, Anna, Celina, Fairview, Frisco, Garland, Greenville, Lewisville, Little Elm, Lucas, Melissa, Mesquite, Parker, Plano, Princeton, Prosper, Richardson, Rockwall, Sherman and Wylie.

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