It’s been awhile since we’ve featured a pricing post here on Flirty Fleurs. Always a great project and a series we should probably reinstate as it is a great way to see how pricing differs by region and availability of various flowers and foliages.
So how it works. I send out a photograph of an arrangement in the Flirty Fleurs Newsletter. (sign up HERE if you do not already receive our newsletter). Along with the photograph I include a list of ingredients – hard goods, fresh flowers, fresh foliages and anything else that will set the price. Readers of the newsletter reply with the price they would charge, any notes about substitutions and the location of their business. I add all these details onto the blog post. It’s always fascinating to read what people would charge! Feel free to share your price and notes in the comments section at the bottom of the post!
Ingredients in this floral centerpiece:
1 Metal Urn via Floral Supply Syndicate, purchased for $15.00
2 Stems Akebia Vine
5 Stems Nasturtium Flowers on the Vine
10 Dinner plate dahlias, Labyrinth and Cafe Au Lait
10 Smaller dahlias, HS Date Single Petal Dahlias
3 PeeGee Hydrangeas
9 Garden Roses, Lichfield Angel
Mandy Hess – MJM Designs
Subbed the Akebia Vine for Ivy and Nasturium Flowers on Vine for Jasmine Vine; dahlias are priced as locally grown. (Holy Moses!)
Montgomery City, Missouri
Freda Wright – New Montgomery Florist
Eatontown, New Jersey
Kristina Valdmaa – Flowerful Events
Subbed with trailing jasmine or clematis vine for the nasturtium vine.
Jessica G. Jones – Blooms ‘n Blossom LLC
Sandy Figel – Verbena Floral Design
The urn is rented, not purchased by client.
Althea Wiles – Rose of Sharon Floral Designs
I would substitute trailing ivy for the Akebia Vine and Lisianthus or cosmos (depending on season) for the Nasturium.
Janet Martineau – Floral Verde
I don’t have access to akebia or nasturtiums – I would probably have to sub sweet autumn clematis or jasmine vine. And those cute baby dahlias – my grower only has one or two at a time.
I am so thrilled to have feedback that is spread out across the country – so interesting to see how the pricing can range by region. Thank you to all who replied with feedback! Please sign up for the newsletter to be part of a future pricing post.
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