Floral Inspiration: Colour Trends for 2022

Floral Inspiration: Colour Trends for 2022

Posted by Flower Station on 17th Jan 2022

Each year, selected colours reach the top spots and are named colour trends of the year. These colour trends can be seen across the spectrum from fashion, home decor, and floral design. We’ve gathered examples from the world of flowers where you could express yourself in trend this new year.

Orchid Flower

An intense hue that will bring joy, being at the same time rich and balanced. A vibrant pink that will help revitalise any space. In a challenging time, this saturated magenta tone will be a great way to create a sense of positivity and escapism.

 Orchid Flower - Love Island

Example flowers in this colour:

  • Orchids
  • Stargazer Lilies
  • Poppies
  • Peonies
  • Hibiscus
  • Cyclamen

Olive Oil

The Olive Oil colour represents restful, balanced quality and links to the natural world that surrounds us. And with its link to the natural world, it is also projected to be an important aspect of colour trends to come.

Olive Oil - Calathea Gem

This colour maybe harder in floral but think of greenery fillers:

  • Olive branches
  • Eucalyptus
  • Grasses
  • Succulents
  • Cactus
  • Aloe Plants


The Buttercream colour has warmth and luminosity but softness and muteness of a neutral colour. The tone reads as soft, warming, luminous and is expected to be popular in luxury womenswear and interiors.

Buttercream - Park Avenue

Floral examples:

  • Daffodils
  • Hyacinth
  • Peonies
  • Poppies
  • Orchids
  • Roses
  • Carnations

Pantone’s Very Peri

Very Peri is described by the company as a colour “whose courageous presence encourages personal inventiveness and creativity.” Since we’re living in transformative times, this colour is said to be a symbol of the global zeitgeist of the moment and the transition we are going through, and is noted to be one of carefree confidence and daring curiosity while it animates our creative spirit.

Veri Peri - Wonderland

Floral Examples:

  • Lavender
  • Lilac
  • Cosmos
  • Dwarf Iris
  • Coneflower
  • Foxgloves
  • Petunia
  • Purple Pansy

Mango Sorbet

This bright and vivid colour blends the popularity of orange with the brightness of yellow, according to Coloro and WGSN. It is also expected to evoke feelings of health and well-being.

Mango Sorbet - Gerbera are Us

Floral Inspirations:

  • Roses
  • Lilies
  • Pincushion Protea
  • Birds of Paradise
  • Hibiscus
  • Poppies
  • Daisies

Atlantic Blue

The dependable, versatile and trustworthy appeal of blue makes it a perennially popular colour. Atlantic Blue is a deeper, more saturated tone that leans toward an indigo. A peaceful, fluid and gentle colour, that makes you feel at ease.

Atlantic Blue - Pride Bouquet

Floral Examples:

  • Hydrangeas
  • Hyacinth
  • Delphinium
  • Iris
  • Desert Bluebells
  • Morning Glory
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