35 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Florist

Roses or rondeletias? Poppies or peonies? When it comes to wedding flowers the choices are endless, so it’s very important to find the florist who will understand your vision. Here a list of 35 questions to ask your wedding florist – these are the key questions to ask during your initial consultation to make sure they are the right fit for your wedding celebration.

35 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Florist

Wedding date

  • Are you available on my wedding date?
  • How many other weddings/events will you schedule on the same day?
  • Have you worked at my wedding venue before?
  • Can you do a venue walk-through before the wedding day?
  • Will you personally set up the flowers at the ceremony and the reception or will you send someone from your team?
  • How far in advance will you create the floral bouquets/arrangements? How will they be stored?


  • Is there a minimum budget you require?
  • Are you willing to work within my budget?
  • Can you give me some recommendations to maximize my budget?
  • What is your pricing? Do you offer specific packages? Do you offer payment plans?

Background check

  • How long have you been in business?
  • How many events/weddings do you do each year?
  • Can I see examples of your work?

Floral design

  • How would you describe your style? Modern, organic, traditional, rustic…?
  • Can you help me to choose my color scheme?
  • Which flowers will suite my wedding style?
  • Which flowers will be in season when I marry?
  • Can you provide organic or pesticide-free flowers?
  • Which flowers can I choose with my budget?
  • What types of vases do you suggest? Do I rent them from you?
  • What additional decor elements can you provide (candles, votives, trees, mirrors, aisle runner, chuppah…)? Are this rental items?
  • Before I sign the contract, can you show me some sample arrangements?
  • I want to add flowers to the wedding cake, can you work with my cake designer?
  • Based on color scheme and flowers, what color light would you recommend?
  • Will you provide instructions on bridal bouquet preservation?

Logistic and payment

  • Is there a delivery fee?
  • Do you charge extra for the setup/breakdown of the floral decor?
  • How much time do you need to setup?
  • When will you arrive to set up the ceremony/reception arrangements and to deliver personal flowers?
  • Will you move the arrangements from the ceremony to the reception venue?
  • How far in advance do I need to order my flowers?
  • How much is the deposit?
  • When do you need the final payment?
  • What type of payment do you take – cash, credit card, check?
  • Can I cancel my order? What is your refund policy?

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