16 Ways to Mix Edibles and Flowers

Create sweet and savory sustainable floral arrangements for every season.
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Photo By: Image courtesy of Cedarwood Weddings

Photo By: Image courtesy of Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm

Photo By: Image courtesy of Molly Oliver Flowers

Photo By: Image courtesy of Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm

Photo By: Image courtesy of Molly Oliver Flowers

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Voluptuous Cornucopia

Filled to the brim with flowers and fruits, this autumn centerpiece from Cedarwood Weddings overflows with peonies, tulips, ranunculus, pink Majolica roses, heather, blizzard roses, ivy, privet berries, euphorbia, berzillia berries and edibles including kumquats, kiwi fruit, grapes, papaya and green apples.

Strawberry Surprise

This summer dessert table is a breezy delight in hues of red and pink—with peonies, roses, strawberries and potted herbs arranged by Molly Oliver Flowers.

Fragrant and Friendly

This monochromatic wreath is a lush blend of hydrangea, mimosa pods, rosemary, sage, artemisia, and chaste tree berries from Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm.

Party Time

Greet your soirée guests with a welcome table filled with flowers and nibbles. This vase overflows with roses, grapes, tulips, ranunculus, privet berries, euphorbia, berzillia berries, ivy and pink majolica roses and was designed by Cedarwood Weddings.

Sweet and Spicy

Whole fruits and vegetables make tasty additions to a spray of flowers in this arrangement from Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm. Edibles featured here include pumpkins, peppers, lavender and rosemary.

Damsel in Disguise

Green foliage with a feminine veneer, cabbages come in many varieties and give arrangements like this one from Molly Oliver Flowers an earthy feel. 

Soft Spray

Tickle the senses in a bouquet tied with a feathery blend of artemesia, lavender, sage, thyme and rosemary. From Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm.

Winter Bliss

Who says pastels are only for the springtime? This delicate mix of cabbages, thyme and lavender makes a delightful cold weather bouquet from Molly Oliver Flowers.

Decadent Display

Bring the indoors outside for a summer buffet that drips with style, featuring peonies, tulips, ranunculus, pink majolica roses, heather, blizzard roses, ivy, privet berries, euphorbia, berzillia berries, and edibles such as pomegranate, plums and pears. Bowls of berries include raspberries, blackberries and strawberries are displayed along with chocolates and chocolate liqueur in this beautiful still life from Cedarwood Weddings.

Edible Centerpiece

Look closely — this amazing edible centerpiece uses colorful ornamental kale, asparagus stalks and artichokes instead of flowers.

Flowers and Fruit

Big news in the floral industry: several exhibitors at the Academy Awards of flower shows, the Chelsea Flower Show feature this new trend of incorporating edibles into their floral arrangements.

Quick and Quirky

Just do it! This easy mason jar arrangement from Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm brings together mimosa pods and lavender foliage with stone cherries, sage, fennel and chaste tree berries.

Summer Glory

This vivid arrangement from Faith Flowers uses a pop of summer squash alongside the rich hues of roses and peppers to dramatically delicious effect.

Fruity Foundation

This elegant bouquet by Faith Flowers sits atop a vase filled with strawberries, apricots and limes.

Underwater Adventure

This clever vessel from Faith Flowers keeps strawberries, apricots and limes suspended beneath a large wedding reception centerpiece featuring roses and fresh greenery.

Sweet Strawberries in the Mix

Ranunculus 'La Belle', anemone 'Galilee', scabiosa 'Fama White', digitalis 'Apricot Beauty', lady's mantle, sweet peas, feverfew, peonies, strawberries and dusty miller make for a visually complex wedding bouquet incorporating edibles by Love ‘n’ Fresh Flowers. Photo by The Hursts.