(Closed) Does this quote seem high to you?

posted 6 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
2440 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Sounds close to mine. My bouquet was $175.  Bridesmaids bouquets $54 each. Pinned corsages $28 each.  Boutonnieres $14 each.  For my area that was a really reasonable price.


Post # 4
807 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

You have to remember that floristry is an expensive business to be in as the flowers are kept in mint condition with preservation techniques and lots of refridgeration. Plus u pay for what u get and a cheap florist will not give you top quality flowers. 

Post # 6
2105 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@MardiGrasMambo:  That’s actually on the lower end of most of the quotes I’ve received/seen.  I think if you searched for anything cheaper, you might end up with lesser quality flowers like a PP mentioned, or even worse, they’ll show up with different, cheaper flowers and tell you that they had to substitute them.  

Post # 7
4429 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@MardiGrasMambo:  these are the prices where i live

its between 10 and 13 for the Boutonniere

Soft Lavender Corsage 24.99

Blue hydrangea, white callas and roses. 77.95

and then my girls are going to cost about 30 to 40 each

but they said with so many bouques they will throw in some of the guys Boutonniere  for us for free.

Post # 8
2077 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

That seems like a great price!

You have to remember that you’re essentially paying per stem and paying a certain percentage for her work.

Post # 9
1361 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

The prices don’t seem too high to me except the bouts.  $47 EACH?!  That’s nuts.


ETA: I misread the bout price.  It all looks reasonable to me!

Post # 10
2697 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

That seems normal

(Which is why I did my own! All flowers for about $550. And we had a ton)

Post # 11
2077 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@Beckster329:  $47.00 is the total for all the bouts. $11.75 is the price of each.

Post # 12
1361 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@LindsayMaree:  I just realized this!  Thanks for clarifying 🙂  I didn’t read carefully enough.

Post # 13
1415 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

That sounds like what I was quoted for a specialty florist. The grocery store was cheaper 🙂

Post # 14
10367 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

@HisNightOwl2014:  Yeah, but you live in the middle of nowhere and the OP lives in a major city. It makes a big difference.

OP: I think that looks right on par with what you’d get charged on average!

Post # 15
1015 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@MardiGrasMambo:  It does seem a little high to me, but maybe that’s due to the type of flowers you’re using? Mine are just simple calla lilies. I am going with Bee’s in Metairie. Here’s what I’m getting:

1 bridal bouquet, white calla lilies $108

6 bridesmaids bouquets, 3 white callas apiece $230.40

1 flowergirl ball of white roses $56.62

1 flowergirl headwreath of roses $24.90

1 groom’s boutonniere $6.30

12 other boutonnieres $75.60

4 corsages $99.60

and this comes with a free toss bouquet.

Oh, and there’s a $50 setup fee.

Post # 16
474 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

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