Floral Design with Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

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A few months back, Pantone announced 2020’s color of the year: Classic Blue.  This rich and elegant tone of blue is a rare sight in the botanical world, yet we’re excited to create Classic Blue floral designs that will emphasize the color’s timeless beauty.

 

pantone classic blue

In the past year Classic Blue has made an appearance in bridal trends, and it will continue to pop up throughout 2020 making an appearance in the fashion and interior design industries as well. This restful color is quite transitional and pairs well with various color palettes. Classic Blue’s versatility makes it a great selection for arrangements for almost any occasion throughout the year, whether it’s black tie or casual.

 

If you’re looking to create Classic Blue floral designs, then look no further than these suggestions. By working with the following varieties you’ll be able to achieve a look that is on trend with Pantone’s color of the year:

Eryngium
eryngium

Eryngium, also known as thistle, makes for a great texture flower with its spikey details. It’s beautiful blue color fits with many different color palettes and is a favorite among designers.

 

Hydrangea
hydrangea

This classic flower comes in a few different colors depending on the acidity of the soil where it grows. Flowers with very acid soil actually grow a beautiful blue color that is widely used in different designs styles.

Delphinium
delphinium

Delphinium is another natural blue beauty; this gorgeous line flower is a perfect way to detail blue in your design!

Agapanthus
Agapanthus

Agapanthus is a great choice of line flower to add a bold, eye-catching touch to your design. Its small flowers also give an airy and delicate touch of blue.

Color combinations to try in your designs:
Blue and Peach
blue bouquet
Blue and Pinks
blue flowers
Blue and White
blue hydrangea

Classic Blue is not a common color used in floral design, however, it makes for an interesting and creative new way to create looks that will stand out from the frequently seen colors in the world of flowers. We hope that you find inspiration and ways to keep your designs fresh and on trend with our Classic Blue floral design variety suggestions!