When it comes to Fall-themed weddings, we often see plenty of sunflowers, dahlias, mums, and other florals of the yellow, orange, or brown variety. And while these Fall favorites are perfect for that special day, why not amp up the unique factor a bit more with unexpected accents? Award-winning event designer Catherine Chu, of Southern California-based Three Petals, offered insight on beautiful but less common plant life to work with. "What's great about Autumn weddings is that you can pair traditional wedding flowers with other elements, like branches, dried botanical pods . . . to bring texture and interest to an arrangement," says Catherine, whose work was voted Fox LA's Hot List for best flowers and The Knot's 2010 best wedding list. From charming to whimsical, click on to see Catherine's seven suggestions for unusual flora sure to surprise and awe.
7 Unexpected Flora Perfect For Fall Nuptials