In Scotland, rose and thistle are a popular choice for wedding flowers and no wonder, the contrast in shape and texture mean they are a good 'marriage'. In addition, many brides like to include purple in their bouquets. Purple for the bridesmaids dresses was very popular in 2011. Some purple flower options include statice, eustoma, calla lilies, phlox, veronica, vanda orchid, freesia, iris, trachelium and anemone.
I used purple eustoma in Lauren's bouquets and eustoma and veronica in the ceremony arrangement: