Explore the best wedding florists in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Here is our selection of the top wedding florists, recommended by wedding professionals and real couples.
Since the Victorian era, flowers have been used to express romantic thoughts and emotions when words or gestures failed. Extremely romantic, this tradition is still alive and well today. Many modern couples continue to follow this romantic custom by incorporating beautiful flower bouquets and arrangements into their wedding day.
The team at Aspen Flowers & Co can assist you with your wedding flowers, in Cape Town and surrounds, to guarantee a wonderful and colourful celebration! We place value on mutual communication with our clients in anticipation of an event. Our years of experience has taught us how to listen and understand a client’s unique needs and how to process their ideas to turn it into reality. Whether you are thinking about a modern, contemporary, classic or traditional feel, we can make it happen! What differentiates our services is the fact that we build a personal relationship with each of the brides we work with by spending time discussing their desires and the conceptualisation of the brief to ensure a result with the minimum amount of fuss on the big day.
Organising a wedding in South Africa, from the UK, is no mean feat! I would like to thank Nicci and her Aspen team, for their friendly, super organised and extremely professional service we received. I was completely at ease with Nicci’s calm, happy and super organised approach and not to mention her fantastic suggestions. Our Wedding was more than we expected and the flowers exceptional. So wish we could do it all again! – Mrs S, London.
Opus is a Botanical Florist and Design Studio based in Cape Town’s Silo District. One of our services include floral design for weddings and events. We have a strong design aesthetic and focus on creating beautiful and unique floral pieces that are tailored to suit the occasion. Some of our weddings have featured in Vogue, Martha Steward Weddings, The Pretty Blog, Ruffled Blog, Southbound Bride, Confetti Daydreams, Junebug Weddings, The Wedding Album, Fairlady Bride, My Wedding Day Magazine.
O wow Marissa thank you so so much. The flowers were insane!! Absolutely off the charts!!, I couldn’t have imagined anything more beautiful the chuppah was absolutely magical, all the flower arrangements – each one was a work of art and the wall was so chic and cool – everything was more than perfect – so intricate and delightful! Raf loved the green seed / lime on the right side of the chuppah! I have never seen anything like your flowers! They were beyond beyond! I cannot thank you enough- you made the spaces so so so magical and special!! – Sophie
NConcepts and Designs was the brainchild of Nico Laubscher who celebrates 27 years in the wedding and event planning industry. Nico has grown NConcepts and Designs from humble beginnings to the well-reckoned enterprise it is today. Our company consists of 5 teams – Stylists, Florists, Rentals, Lighting and custom building/setup teams. Our main focus is floral and décor conceptualising, design and styling at functions and weddings.
We have done weddings and events for the likes of JP Duminy, Joe Petersen, Christine Markgraaff, Duane Vermeulen, Marius Joubert, Prince Harry, Amalia Uys, Tanya van Graan, Edith Venter, Nick Nicolauo and Aidon Davis. We work with many sought after venues, suppliers and coordinators in the wedding and events industry. Read more
I just wanted to say a huge thank you for all your efforts on our wedding day!! As I said to Chantell, I had an image in my head of how I hoped everything would look – and you have created EXACTLY it!! Honestly, I was blown away with the flowers and decoration!!! – Emma & Louis
Botanica Flowers is a boutique florist, based in the Southern Suburbs, Cape Town. We specialise in wedding floristry. Our experienced team has a huge passion for delivering gorgeous weddings. We will go above and beyond for our clients to make sure everything is perfect. Always working with quality blooms, beautiful decor and with fine attention to detail, we put our hearts into every wedding. Whether it’s a luxurious, romantic or whimsical style that you love, we will delight in sourcing local, seasonal flowers, stunning, exotic blooms and nature’s treats from our gardens to create your perfect look.
It’s been a few days since our wedding (can’t really believe it!!!) and we’re still floating! We can’t get over everything you did and people are still commenting on the gorgeous florals throughout. You really did an amazing job from top to bottom and we can’t thank you enough for making our dreams and visions come true! – Hannah
Franschhoek Flowers is a small floristry studio in the picturesque Franschhoek Winelands. Our shop is home to innovative floristry that pushes the boundaries with novel combinations and colour pairings, whilst celebrating some of the classics. For this, we draw inspiration from our surrounds to create botanical works that complement – not compete with – its setting and closely follow the seasons. With a focus on the plant material used, each arrangement or installation we make highlights the natural splendour of flower and foliage, accentuating its shape, colour and texture. This translates to a natural, uncomplicated style that is sometimes minimalist in its execution and other times wonderfully abundant.
We offer bespoke floral creations, from bouquets to boutonnieres, to bridal couples looking to tie the knot in our beautiful valley, as well as further afield. Whether it’s indoors or out, a lavish affair or a small and intimate gathering, boho or classic, we probably have a bloom for the occasion. We can also help with table styling and rentals. We also do flowers for private parties, corporate events, fundraisers and workshops.
Estee and her team provided our wedding with beautiful flower arrangements. Although we had 37 degrees on that day in Franschhoek, Estee made sure we would have beautiful flowers for the ceremony. We had a spectacular flower arch leading into the chapel and wonderful table flower arrangements and bouquets. She is very reliable and customer orientated. I would recommend her to anyone. – Patricia Ott
Nature’s imperfections and the captivating sight of seasons changing makes for a delicate nature. I believe floral designing should reflect this, as well as the true personality of the couple, occasion or event am working with. My flower arrangements are created with full, lush blooms and foraged foliage that reflect the clients wishes, respects the current season and brings out the natural beauty of each flower. It creates a mood and sets an atmosphere, all the while capturing its own effortless beauty. No flower is the same, and neither are my arrangements. Throughout my years of experience, I noticed where things can go wrong during planning or execution and learned how to avoid them. I have trusted suppliers who I been working with for years and know what to expect from each season blooms. Arranging wedding flowers are a big part of the process, but I believe planning and being resourceful are just as critical. I respect every stage a flower goes through, from the fading of its colour until the last petal drops. It both delicate and robust.
I use a very personal approach when it comes to the planning of a client wedding flowers – no one knows their vision better than the marrying couple themselves! My highest interest lies within creating a look and style that is a mere extension of who the couple is and with the combination of my experience and knowledge, I always aim to bring their personality into the design and reflecting their inspiration. Being a floral artist allows me to be part of a couple story, entering a chapter that will forever be meaningful and memorable. Being able to create a style true to them, gives me so much joy and excitement and I’m glad to share it here.
What an absolute joy to work with this wonderful lady. Judy, your calm and friendly personality has made Marli and Imad’s wedding set up an absolute breeze. Not to mention your gorgeous work of art. You are amazing. Thank you! – Lindi Swart
Lorraine Hirst is the founder, owner and creative force behind Lol’s Flowers & Décor. After a successful career in advertising, project management and event management, Lorraine started her own events company, conceptualising and planning functions, celebrations and weddings.
After establishing herself as a wedding planner, Lorraine discovered her true passion: flowers and décor. Now an award-winning floral designer, Lorraine (Lols to her friends) is known for both her unique style and beautiful creations. No matter the budget or brief, Lol’s Flowers & Décor is exceptional. Whether you are looking for jaw-dropping, stunning ‘statement’ arrangements, or romantic florals that are breathtaking in their simplicity, Lols will exceed your expectations.
Not only does her personal service and attention set her apart from the rest, but Lols has an infectious personality which is almost as boundless and beautiful as the floral arrangements she creates. A one-woman operation, Lols is hands on from brief, to quote to final event. And you’ll be in very safe hands indeed. An artist at heart, Lol’s creative talents also extend to décor, draping and bespoke hiring. Chat to her about your vision for your day and she will bring it to life beautifully
Thank you for making our day perfect. What I visioned, you made a reality. Everything from flowers to big and small decor was perfect!! You have a wonderful talent and I’m so grateful to have had you as our wedding florist. – Jade Emmens
I have been working as a florist in the wedding industry since 2008. I am based in Tulbagh, but I work all over the Western Cape and also enjoy traveling for destination weddings. If I could describe my style, it would be: unstructured, whimsical, organic and romantic and sometimes even a bit over the top. I love to push boundaries with brave brides, but also enjoy conforming to the traditional – with a fresh twist!
I am not all about flowers, I also believe in creating lasting relationships with all my clients and suppliers and always try to handle both my clients and suppliers with the utmost respect and kindness. My clients are super important to me and I believe that each couple is unique, as are their needs. I always endeavour to tailor my services and 12 years of floral experience around my clients’ style and their budget, because no two weddings are alike.
Planning your floral décor should be the most exciting part of your wedding day and I want the whole experience to be as stress-free and enjoyable for you as possible. I only create once-off designs. I do not replicate other designers’ work, or any of my previous weddings. I will take elements of your inspiration images, combined with my own ideas, to create something truly unique to compliment your personality and the vision you have for your big day, whilst respecting nature and the seasonality of flowers. I love to see flowers used in the way that they would appear in nature – wild and unrestricted. Or simply showcasing the beauty of a single flower all on its own. I try to offer a service that is second-to-none by remembering to always under-promise and over-deliver. My goal is to not only meet my client’s expectations, but to always exceed them!
Anli came highly recommended by the event manager at my wedding venue, Montpellier de Tulbagh, and after taking a brief look at her portfolio of work, I was sold. However, Anli exceeded ALL of my expectations. Not only did she work with my ever-changing budget and deal with my constant indecisiveness (she drafted 6 different quotes for me!), Anli was professional and polite and patient with me throughout the planning process… I know I wasn’t the easiest bride, but Anli never once made me feel like she was irritated by my emails and questions, and was always willing to work with my vision. Anli is a true artist. Her work will blow your mind. I had a clear idea of what I had wanted in my mind, but she took my vision to entirely new level. Every single person at my wedding commented on how beautiful my flowers were. Anli made my wedding spectacular. – Kelly Stone
Are you looking to host a fun and fabulous wedding or event? My Pretty Vintage specialises in flower styling and decor hire in Cape Town. They have become one of South Africa’s leading event specialists. Their main focus is all about offering a full service of beautiful floral design, decor and lighting. They specialize in creating unique on-trend tailored events for brides-to-be, event planners, brand launches, and any corporate clients planning a stylish function.
With a showroom filled to the brim with a wide range of beautiful pieces sourced from across the globe, from naked bulb lighting to antique china, modern geometric decor, wooden pallet furniture to ceremony chuppahs and backdrops, table vases, candle holders and linens you are bound to find everything you need! Their hire division can assist clients who want to hire decor items themselves, so pop along to their showroom to view their vast range of decor items.
The best decor team a girl could ask for leading up to (and of course, including) her wedding day. Their work was top shelf, and we were so impressed. Our guests can not stop raving about how spectacular everything looked. Angie, Dinie and Elizabeth were kind and patient through all the back and forths, and their excellent service calmed me down and made me feel like everything is under control. Thanks! – Reshmi
Based in Cape Town, Foraged is an environmentally conscious, ‘garden style’ – floral service that offers whimsical bouquets, wild botanical arrangements and -installations for weddings, events, and retail spaces. Our floral designs are inspired by the changing seasons and the lush outdoors. Our work can be described as romantic loosely arranged, and unstructured with a real down to earth feel. We kinda let the flowers do what they want to do.
We source fresh cut botanicals from the finest local suppliers and flower farms, depending on the season and the blooms available. Our focus is on using local and sustainable flowers, dried plant material and foraged foliage mostly, but we may in some cases source internationally. We would like to start with a consultation in which we can start the process of dreaming up your unique wedding or event. We can touch on all the small details from concept to execution so that you can walk away knowing every flower, vase, and other request is uniquely suited to your taste and style.
I feel so lucky that we found Janine to do our wedding decor. I wanted our wedding reception to feel like a magical forest and she 100% made my dreams come true. So many of our guests commented on how amazingly beautiful our hanging greens and candles looked (and we definitely agreed!) Janine helped guide me through a year of indecision and number changes with such kindness and patience – which is exactly what I needed when dealing with wedding stress. I would definitely recommend Janine – she is so skilled and wonderful to work with. – Kaitlin Alsofrom
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One of the most important aspects of planning your wedding is creating your wedding look and feel. It is almost certain that no bride in the stratosphere is reading this because they don’t have any wedding style ideas in mind, but instead just have way too many ideas and need to channel them into one cohesive stylish concept.
The internet is truly your best friend when establishing a style for the floral design at your wedding. Let your imagination grow wild, with beautiful arches, hanging installations or natural materials and grasses combined with flowers. Look at trends and draw inspiration but ultimately decide on your own unique style, suited only to you and your partner.
It’s best to meet your potential florist prepared with what you have in mind for your colours and style, using pictures and mood boards saves you from needing to learn all the floral jargon. They can offer good advice on style choices and guide you through what you can achieve with your budget.
To help you with creating your wedding look and feel, use our two step process:
• Wedding Style – Think of the Style of your wedding as the frame for the aesthetic of your wedding. So put the colours, fixtures and flowers aside and think of the broader picture or your frame for now.
• Wedding Aesthetic – Dive into all the fun and pretty things. With that good framework you have now created you can let your creativity loose and put your personal stamp on your unique wedding.
Need more guidance on how to create your wedding look and feel? Click through to our step-by-step guide.