Google wildflower bouquets, with a focus on bridal bouquets, and you end up with plenty of gorgeous bouquets full of wildflowers assembled by talented professional wedding florists. So talented and professional, in fact, that the wildflowers cease to look like something gathered and instead look like something grown on a farm somewhere in South America.
No, no, no. When I think wildflower bouquet, I think of something like this:
Of course, I understand that it’s the type of flower and the arrangement that makes a wildflower bouquet. But why go through all the trouble of gathering wildflowers (or paying someone to do it for you) and then put them into an arrangement so polished that the significance of the blooms themselves is lost?