Yellow in and of itself is a bright and lively color that brings sunshine wherever it goes. Especially when bringing a brilliant bouquet of yellow into a room, you can be sure the room will light up from the sunshine of yellow blooms. Similarly, Illuminated Yellow is all about lightness and brightness. Quite literally, it is illuminated. Illuminated Yellow is described by Pantone as “a bright and cheerful yellow sparkling with vivacity, a warming yellow shade imbued with solar power.” What better way to capture the energy of Illuminated Yellow than with the brilliance of sun-grown yellow flowers.
There is an abundance of naturally yellow flowers to add to your floral arrangements. Some of our top picks for yellow flowers inspired by Illuminated Yellow are sunflowers, daffodils, roses, tulips, forsythia, freesias, daisies, and ranunculus.
As the name suggests, The Malibu is all about basking in the sunshine. This floral arrangement is truly an exquisite example of the soft beauty of dried bouquets. Sun-bleached yellows and blues capture the solar and bright feels of Illuminated Yellow, while the muted tones embody the solidity of Ultimate Gray. This arrangement of warm and silvery grasses mixed with subtle color accents make this bouquet simply dreamy. Thistles, bunny tails, pampas, thistles, and Ruscus offer the perfect dynamic and textured appeal that reminds us of the warmth and brightness of yellow, while also the neutrality of gray.
The Ethel is like sunshine in a pot. With the beauty of bright yellow roses set against the calmness of a white ceramic pot, this arrangement offers the perfect balance of pop and laid back. The Ethel is a classic arrangement that makes a beautiful gift or addition to your home. The sparkling yellow roses bring life and lightness to a room, while the rich foliage truly lets the roses shine their brightest. Illuminated Yellow is perhaps an understatement when describing these brilliant roses, where the silver undertone of rose foliage and the classic white ceramic pot capture the stability of Ultimate Gray.
The Canary in even just its name sounds like brightness and sunshine. As cheerful as the bird, this floral arrangement is uplifting and radiant. The different shades of yellow roses and freesias combined with pops of orange and dusty pink roses capture the brilliance of Illuminated Yellow paired with the soothing quality of Ultimate Gray. This bouquet is a wonderful example of how a certain shade of rose can hold color while still showing some of the moodiness of gray. This Canary truly sings!
Like mimosas on a Sunday afternoon, The Mimosa has a way of bringing a special kind of happiness into your life. This bright bouquet comes in radiant shades of yellow, dynamic textures, and earthy undertones of silver. Yellow Garden Roses are combined with other textured yellow flowers to create an experience that really shines. This true stunner is happiness and hope in a bountiful bundle. Creamy snapdragons and silver eucalyptus offer that solid pebble feel that Ultimate Gray is all about while the bright array of yellow flowers feel like Illuminated Yellow itself. Creators and designers alike are inspired by Pantone’s colors of the year. If you are also inspired to be matching your flower choices to the color trends of the year, then these Pantone inspired flowers are a great place to start.