How Much Does A Wedding Florist Cost?

Here is the breakdown of how much a wedding florist will cost:

Typical Costs
  • The national average spend on wedding florist in 2016 is $2534 according to The Knot. It includes bridal party flowers and table decor with a minimal variety of floral selections.
  • Wedding flowers are typically 10% of the total wedding budget. This is fair for wedding budgets up to $100k; the percentage may diminish for wedding budgets over $100k.
  • Simple bridal bouquet is around $150.
  • Elaborate bridal bouquet is around $350–$500.
  • Bridesmaid bouquet with simple one or two types of flowers is around $50 to $100.
  • Your total bill for wedding centerpieces is heavily influenced by the total number of guests. While a small wedding may only have three or four tables, a larger wedding could have up to 20 tables or more.
  • Low centerpieces with locally grown, in-season flowers are cheaper, while tall centerpieces with exotic, shipped-in flowers cost more.
What Is Included
  • Many full-service florists will offer initial consultation, ordering, design, delivery, setup and break down services.
  • The level of service will vary from florist to florist, so discuss the details of what’s included in advance.
Additional Fees
  • Factor in shipping costs, which could add up for large or heavy items if you are ordering centerpieces online.
  • You want to consider setup and break down fees, as well as taxes, as additional costs that you may encounter.
Cost Saving Tips
  • Due to high competition, you may find vendors that will offer a 5%-10% discount.
  • You can save money by finding and purchasing blooms at a local wholesale flower market, and then paying a designer to arrange the centerpieces.

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