Anybody who is planning a wedding will know the importance of combining modern trends but keeping a sense of individualism. Pampas grass as a wedding decoration could be described as a hippy elegance. Others would say this decoration is a natural beauty that fits in with all themes.
Pampas grass, or Cortaderia selloana, has a long stem and a bushy head. This grass is native to South America and can grow up to 3 meters tall. Although it reached its popularity in the 70s, it is becoming more and more popular as a wedding decoration. Pampas grass has an off white colour that with work with any bridal gown and colour scheme.
We are going to look at 15 ways you can incorporate Pampas grass into your wedding. We will include some images of the Pampas grass in action so you can see just how marvellous this part can be.
If you take a look at the above picture, you will see how simply beautiful Pampas grass looks behind the bride and groom. It can be cut short or left tall, you can also include other rustic flowers that will match the bride’s bouquet.
An alternative to Pampas grass on either side of the altar, you could choose to have a ring on the ground where the bride and groom can stand in the middle. It‘s certainly a symbolic way to tie the knot
If you prefer not to have an altar, you could opt for an arch. As this requires more Pampas grass, it is worth integrating other flowers or objects for colour. The white grass flows beautifully in an arch.
4. Indoor or Outdoor
When you look at Pampas grass you might assume that it is quite fragile. On the contrary, despite its light appearance, it holds its form well and will not upset an outdoors wedding. Many enjoy the gentle flow of the grass on a breezy day. Check out the below pictures for amazing ways to use the Pampas grass outside.
Decorations for Pews
If you are looking for a dramatic entrance to the church or blessing ceremony, Pampas grass will provide the right look. The great thing is that it can be left whole or trimmed down to provide just the wow factor you want.
There are so many options for a bride‘s bouquet. As we mentioned before, this busy grass has a neutral tone so it won’t contradict the colour scheme chosen. What it can do it add depth or width to a bouquet, depending on what suits the style of the dress. As you can see below you can get the perfect balance between a traditional bouquet with a stem of Pampas grass to elevate the style.
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