(Closed) Budget Florist – what should I be paying?

posted 8 years ago in Los Angeles
Post # 3
463 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

hello!!!!! i t hink that’s actually pretty low.  i am also a budget bride looking for a florist.  the best that i got was like 100 for the bridal bouquet, 25 for the bm’s and 50-60 for the tables 🙂

good luck to us!!!!!!!

Post # 4
2249 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2018

if you order your own- use costco! they are really cheap! I plan to use them, and I have heard good things from my planner.

Post # 5
655 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

costco is actually awesome if you do it yourself— I used them back in high school when I planned the prom! But if you don’t want the hassle that all sounds pretty good in price… do you have the time to put it all together day/night before with all the ladies to help out??

Post # 6
2767 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I’d say that’s pretty dead-on, the bouquets are even low.


I paid $100 for bride’s bouquet, $50 for each bm bouquet, and $23 for each corsage, $17 for each bout, $4 per table for just 1 single stem flower at each table (I provided everything else for the tables – vases, additional decor, petals and leaves).  


That’s pretty cheap for tables if they are doing everything.  As you can see my tables were mostly DIY except for the single $4 flower and my tables still cost me $16 each in the end.


Post # 7
1385 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Those are great quotes, props to you :o)

Post # 8
3 posts
  • Wedding: June 2000

I went to the flower mart downtown and got all my own flowers.  It was so much fun and such a great memory to add to my wedding.  Our wedding was outside so I picked flowers that looked like wildflowers and I put them in vintage Mason jars.  It was really pretty.

Post # 9
290 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

It depends on the flowers somewhat, but that does sound like a great deal! I’ve priced out flowers from the flower mart and calculated about $40 for a bridal bouquet of peonies, roses and several other flowers and about $20 for bridesmaids bouquets. If you consider the work it takes to go there and put the flowers together, the price sounds more than fair.

Post # 10
972 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

The quotes you got sound great. I didn’t even think about Craigslist for flowers, good tip for the budget brides. 

Post # 11
179 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Hi! Try Boulevard Florist in Lawndale (near corner of Hawthorne Blvd. and Rosecrans). I don’t have a copy of their wedding floral price list on me but I know they can do better on the Bridesmaid or Best Man bouquets and boutonnieres. Not sure about the rest, but I’ve used them for other occassions and they have competitive prices.

Good luck!

Post # 12
39 posts
  • Wedding: March 2010

Wow those are actually good prices.

I’m paying $150- bride $50-BMs $80-small center pieces 150-tall center pieces and $100 for the arch


Post # 13
637 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

@brianne – I’m also on a budget & in LA & those prices sound GREAT!  What florists did you get those amazing quotes from?

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