Many brides confide
to us that the development of a flower budget is one of
the biggest challenges in the wedding planning process. Most Brides and Grooms
have purchased clothes for special events, shoes, meals, jewelry and travel yet
they have little experience with buying flowers, especially on a large scale.
The overall price of wedding flowers has numerous components but the major
The varieties of flowers selected. The more common and in season, the lower
the price. The more exotic, fragile and/or limited the availability, the higher
The quantities of flowers needed overall.
The larger your wedding party
(Bridesmaids, Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, etc…) and/or guests
attending (for table centerpieces) the more flowers needed.
The amount of specific flowers (by variety and quantity) the Bride requires.
For example, you will often be able to garner a lower price by selecting a
general category of flower – i.e. dark red roses – instead of requiring your
florist to guarantee ‘Black Magic’ roses. The effect will be very similar,
literally imperceptible in the photographs.
The amount of time and skill the various designs take to create. Simple
designs require less time while more elaborate compositions or those with
exquisite details will take significantly longer to craft.
The level of service and convenience. Avante Gardens offers services such as
delivery, set-up of ceremony and reception décor, transportation of flowers from
the ceremony area to the reception area, pick-up of rental equipment and wedding
coordination. Each level of service is priced separately.