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14 Cost-Effective Flowers for a Wedding

When considering the different floral needs for your wedding, a number of arrangements come to mind bridal bouquet, bridesmaids’ bouquets, flower girl bouquet, toss-away bouquet, boutonniere’s, corsages, wedding ceremony flowers, centerpieces, cake decorations, and reception flowers. Fortunately, there a great number of flowers to choose from with a broad variance in pricing. It’s not uncommon for the wedding couple to be anxious about how to incorporate wedding flowers in their budget without breaking the bank. No worries, Bouquet Boutique by Send Your Love Florist & Gifts works with you to identify flowers which will affordably and beautifully enhance your day and within your budget. Listed below are 14 Cost-Effective, Budget Friendly flowers for your wedding day to consider:

  • Alstroemeria: Available in purple, orange, yellow, white and pink, a hearty, long lasting flower with multiple blooms, a close resemblance to Lily’s and bright green foliage. These flowers area popular to stretch arrangements and bouquets. 
  • Baby's Breath: A classic wedding flower, available in white and pink bushy clusters of tiny flowers. Can be used on its own or combined with flowers such as roses. 
  • Calla Lily: Available in yellow, dark purple, lavender, white, pink and orange. Calla Lily’s have a “trumpet-like” blossom and a long, stately stem. Likely incorporated in a bridal bouquet and boutonnieres. 
  • Carnation: Available in red, white, yellow, orange, pink, peach, burgundy, purple and lavender. A hearty, long-lasting, traditional wedding flower. Can be incorporated in bouquets, corsages, boutonnieres, centerpieces, ceremony flowers, reception flowers and much more. 
  • Daisy: Available year-round, in a wide variety of colors/varieties and offer a great deal of versatility. Gerber Daisies add a fun pop of color.
  • Delphinium: Available in mauve, peach, white and a variety of shades of blue. Delphinium is often used in large ceremony and reception pieces.
  • Gardenia: Available in white, cream and ivory, Gardenia’s are very fragrant and a traditional Southern summer wedding flower. Gardenia’s do not have a stem, allowing them to be used in hairpieces and centerpieces.
  • Hydrangea: Typically, available in blue, pink and white, Hydrangea’s can be sprayed to resemble a variety of colors. The large head gives a soft and romantic look. Can be used alone or in conjunction with other flowers.
  • Orchid: Available in a variety of colors and color combinations. Orchids are very stately, elegant and typically used in bridal bouquets, corsages and centerpieces. Ideal for tropical and beach weddings.
  • Peony: Available in pink, white or red, shades of coral, mahogany and yellow. The layered petals are romantic looking and ideal for a Spring or Summer wedding. Although on the more expensive end of this list, we substitute a less expensive fully bloomed rose.
  • Ranunculus: Available in pink, orange and dark reds. Perfect for Spring, Summer and Fall weddings, a less expensive flower that pairs nicely with roses and other flowers. 
  • Rose: Available in a wide variety of sizes, colors, varieties and available year-round. Roses are the most traditional of wedding flowers and an ideal choice for all weddings.
  • Stock Flower: Available in reds, yellows/greens, purples, whites/ivories, pinks and available year-round. Widely used as a filler flower.
  • Tulip: Available in a wide variety of colors and shapes, Tulips are typically used in Spring weddings and are beautifully paired with Peonies.
  • Wax Flower: Available in white, lavender, pink and yellow. They are a sturdy, flexible and easy to work with flowers that are popular as a filler for Wedding Flowers.