Do you know the average amount couples spend on their wedding day flowers? I’ll give you a hint: It’s a pretty penny. Some wedding planners have seen flower budgets as high as $75,000!
Of course, you absolutely do not need to set a budget that high for flowers. The truth is most couples spend anywhere from $700 to $2,500 depending on how many flowers you want to have and what kind, so it’s a good idea to set aside around $3,000 for your floral arrangements. You’ll also have to take into consideration if those flowers are in season or not.
Have you run into a roadblock on your wedding flower planning? Let’s break down the types of flowers popular at wedding ceremonies, as well as how much they cost!
Without a doubt, you will need a bridal bouquet for your special day. These bouquets can range anywhere from $150 to $350. The price will vary depending on the types of flowers you choose, the size and complexity of the arrangement.
The Bridesmaid Bouquet
Ranging from $65 to $125, the Bridesmaid Bouquet is less expensive than the bridal bouquet and usually a bit smaller.
If you’re planning to purchase Boutonnieres for wedding participants wearing suits or tuxes, set aside anywhere between $25-$45 each.
Head Table Centerpiece
If you’d like to have a beautiful floral arrangement to serve as the head table centerpiece, note that these flowers cost about $65-$150.
These arrangements can land anywhere between $75-$500 depending on size and composition.
Other flowers you might consider include reception flowers, flower girl petals, guest table centerpieces, and cake flowers.
Flowers can quickly add up, so keep an eye on what you’re buying. Fortunately, there are ways to save money when selecting your arrangements! You can buy flowers in season, reuse ceremony flowers for your reception, and mix flowers with other elements like candles or greenery.
A florist can significantly help you in your flower selection process. Set up a consultation with them and let them know precisely what you’re looking for. From there, your florist can provide samples and then get started with purchasing, processing, and storing your flowers. When your big day arrives, they’ll deliver them right to the venue and then assist with cleaning up after the ceremony!
If you need help finding the perfect florist for you, visit www.southernweddingcollective.com for a list of certified vendors who are ready to serve you!