Here’s some lovely inspiration to brighten up your Monday morning- the  heart-shaped anthurium is the next bloom in our Tropical Flower wedding series (See Hibiscus and Bougainvillea).

Anthuriums are native to the West Indies and come in many colours including green, white, pink, yellow, red orange and peach.

The flowers of the plant are found in the tail-like spadix and the heart-shaped sheath enclosing the flowers is actually a waxy leaf. Anthuriums are great for wedding centerpieces and décor because they stand up quite well over long periods of time.

Green Anthuriums

Green AnthuriumImages- The Hidden Garden, Pinterest 1, 2, 3, Colin Cowie Weddings, In Water Flowers, Botanical Brouhaha, Echelon Florist & Gifts

Red Anthuriums

Red AnthuriumImages- Bloomster’s, Stems Flower Market, Merci New York (DIY Tutorial/Matthew Hanlon Photography), Pinterest, FDF

White Anthuriums

White AnthuriumImages- The Knot (Sandy Soraci Photography), BoellaWedding Inspirations (Zara Zoo Photography), VMVJ, The Knot 1, 2, (Sandy Soraci Photography), Pinterest

Pink Anthuriums

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Two garden wedding inspiration boards to inspire your use of anthuriums in your tropical wedding:

Anthurium Inspiration Board {green, yellow, orange}

Anthurium InspirationImages- Anthurium.info, Mango Muse Events (Rachel Robertson Photography), Wedding Chicks (Hoffman Photography), Pinterest, Norfolk FloristAnthurium.info, Pinterest

Anthurium Inspiration Board {pink, white}

Anthurium Inspiration 2Images- Elizabeth Anne Designs (Emme Wynn Photography), Bloemen Bureau, Cake AvenueAnthurium.infoElizabeth Anne Designs (Emme Wynn Photography), Floral Ambiance, Pinterest, Style Me Pretty (Joann Arruda Photography)

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