Alpha Fiori

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How much is the average to spend on wedding florals?

Hi, we were hoping to have a 'budget' wedding but it is proving harder than we initially thought. We want to have a wow factor venue with floral and styling but not sure how much is needed to be spent to achieve a 'wow' vibe.

Alpha Fiori

Hi  you can use  white flowers and greenery and create a wow response.

Give me a call on 0418 898980 to help you with flower arrangements.

Depending on what you need that is bridal bouquets and table arrangements.

We cater for every budget  Kind regards Helen 

Why can't you guarantee flowers will be a specific colour?

Alpha Fiori

The colour will be close to what you requeseted .  

What wedding flowers do I need?

Alpha Fiori

Hi,  You can have roses, freesias, hyndrangeas and and a  bit of grenenery.   Looking forward to helping you with styles and arrangements you u may need.  Our florist has over 25 years experience. 

Can the florist give extra flowers for the cake and for hair?

Alpha Fiori

Yes definitley the florst can give a  few extra flowers for cake and hair.

What can I carry down the aisle that's not a bouquet?

Are there any pretty floral alternatives?

Alpha Fiori

Hello,Youccancanryabasketofbeautiful flowers. Hope this helps .

What should be the budget for flowers?

* 250 guests -DECORATE- * Brides bouquet * The Reception hall consisting of - 25 csndellabra - main bridal table of 10-12 metres - Cake stand * 5 bridesmaids bouquets * 2 flower girls * 21 buttonholes * 4 church arrangements * 40 church pews * staircase at home

Alpha Fiori

Hi, There are alot of flower arrangements here. You are looking at about $5000 to $6000 depending on types of flowers and design as well. You can definitely reduce cost by using more greenery for staircase and table arrangements whilst still having beautiful arrangements. I am happy to help you with ideas and ways to reduce cost.

What wedding flowers are best in full sun?

Alpha Fiori

Roses and lillies are great in the sun.

Can florists typically provide petals as well? :)

Alpha Fiori

Yes florists can definitely provide petals.

How does one typically pin on a boutonniere?

I have never seen one pinned on :O

Alpha Fiori

Each buttonhole comes with a white pear pin. 

I've seen a lot of brides with this ribbon kind of stuff tying their bouquet.. what is it?

It's not actually ribbon I dont think. The edges are unfinished and it hangs down. Just curious about what it is?

Alpha Fiori


It sounds like twine used to tie up boquets.


Helen from Alpha Fiori

How much is a mostly greenery bouquet?

I really love eucalyptus and other greenery, with a couple of flowers and maybe some succulents.

Alpha Fiori


You are looking at about $160 to $180 for a bridal bouquet with mostly greenery, a few flowers and some succulents.

Thank your for your enquiry. I amhappy to email you further information.

How much do flowers cost for the reception?

rough estimates?

Alpha Fiori

Flowers for reception range from $40 per table to  $150 per table depending on flowers chosen and size of arrangement.  

When should I start to think about hiring my florist ?

wedding date is 7/4/18

Alpha Fiori


What is the price range of bouquets?

What is the price range of bouquets?

Alpha Fiori

Rangin from   $130   to   $350 depending on flowers and style of bouquet.

is it even worth hiring a decorator if you want your florist to decorate your venue?

can florists do basic decorating?

Alpha Fiori

Hi. Noitisnotworthhiringadecoratorasourfloristcandecoratethevenuewithflowers.

how much am i looking at paying for a hanging floral installation?

Alpha Fiori

Hi Rosanna,

I need the measurements length and width and type of flowers to give you a price.

Happy to help with price just send me a email and

I can help you.

would a miniature bouquet for a flower girl cost less than a bridesmaid bouquet?

Alpha Fiori


A bouquet for a flower gilf would be $60 to $80 and a bridesmaid bouquet $130 to $160

what kind of flowers go with a blush princess dress?

Alpha Fiori

White and blush roses  and also flowers that are in season depending on time of year of wedding.

Just white flowers would look great as well with a bit of greenery.

What is the ballpark cost amount for wedding flowers for the bridal party?

Just a bridal bouquet plus a flower girl and two bridesmaids.

Alpha Fiori

The appriximate price fo the bridal party is  $800  to $1000.

In your case between  $500 to $600 for bridla bouquet,  2 bridesmaids bouquet plus flower girl bouquet.

How much notice do florists need for cancellations?

I booked a florist a while back but I've since found one I like better. I paid a deposit for the first florist, but I'm wondering how much notice vendors usually need for cancellations?

Alpha Fiori

One month notice before wedding ok or as soon as you know is even better. Best to be honest. You would not get the deposit back.

If I wanted to use some flowers from my Grandma's garden, would florists generally be ok with it?

Just say I wanted to incorporate some flowers I've picked myself with the flowers that the florist has provided.

Alpha Fiori

We are happy to use flowers from your grandmothers garden as well as flowers we supply to make your wedding day special.

Is it actually possible to DIY wedding flowers?

I know it's an art, but I'm a perfectionist and also very crafty, and I'd like to do them myself

Alpha Fiori

Yes you can do your own flowers. It can take 5 to 7 hours to do them. We have over 20 years experience in creating bouquets and flower

arrnanements. I would leave to a professional to do. Less stress for you and the finished product will be beautiful and will last forever.

If my favourite flowers won't be in season on my wedding date, is there anything I can do?

Alpha Fiori

Yes we can recommend flowers close to what you wanted and advise

you of what flowers you can chose from and price as well.

How much do flower bouquets usually cost?

Alpha Fiori

Hi Shannon bridal bouquets start from $150 to $150 depending on flowers chosen. Bridesmaids bouquets start from $150 to $170 on average. We can provide a discount depending on total cost of arrangements. We also provide free delivery within 30km cbd. Hope this helps you thanks Helen.

I need help with for the best flowers to have for a summer wedding.

Alpha Fiori

White seasonal flowers like white roses and freesias.

How can I guarantee the type of flowers I want will be available?

I'm really set on having my favourite flowers as part of the floral arrangements on my big day. How can I be sure they'll be available?

Alpha Fiori

We can ring the wholesalers and ask for you if the flowers you like will be available in March. If not there is usaully some flowers similar we can get for you.

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