(1) · Melbourne
No, this can be done with us with ease !
(4) · Perth and Surrounding Areas
January can be difficult in the sense most supplier will take time off from late December to early January however it is still possible to organise flowers just ensure to give your florist plenty of time to do so 6-8 weeks before any date in January should be enough time.
(5) · Sydney and surrounding areas
The short answer is no however, we are based in Sydney, I am not sure about the suppliers in the Byron Bay area. If enough time is given, the florist should be able to provide any flower that is in season or available via international sources. I have had weddings around this period and given my supplier the heads up around this and they were able to provide. If your Byron Bay florist is able to reach out to their main supplier, they could possibly lock something in for you. If this is not possible, it might be doable via a Sydney florist but might also be a little costly. Hope this helps and congrats on your big day :)
(10) · Penrith, Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury and regional
The beginning of January is difficult here in sydney as alot of suppliers take time off. However there are flowers available and it is still possible to get them. If your florist has had plenty of notice, they can pre order with their suppliers.
(8) · Sydney
In Sydney, January falls during the summer season in the Southern Hemisphere. While it may be slightly more challenging to source certain types of flowers during this time, it doesn't necessarily mean it's difficult to find fresh flowers for a wedding.
Here are a few things to consider:
It's important to reach out to local florists in Sydney or consult with wedding planners who have experience with sourcing flowers during the summer season to get the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding the availability of fresh flowers for your wedding in January.
(5) · Sydney & Surrounding Areas
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. Most growers are closed early January but by the 11th there would be some open to get flowers, the 11th of Jan would be an ok day for a wedding. This advice is based on what I know of the Sydney flower market, I'm not sure what the availability would be like in Byron Bay. It would be worth calling around some businesses in that area x
(18) · Based in Baulkham Hills, but cover Sydney and surrounds
Actually not! We are based in Sydney and I had a wedding on last day of 2022 29th and first week of 2023 on 6th Janurary and the following week on 14th ...but everything was available and no drama. The only thing may you should concerend is the holidays vibe and the guests:)
(2) · Wollongong and Surrounding Areas
Not really, it will depend of what you choose. Roses are all year around and summer flowers are lovely.
(2) · Perth
This is such a great question. It is true that flowers are more difficult to get in January, due to all the factors mentioned already here by other experts, as well as personal/professional circumstances in your florists life - she may be deciding whether to stay open or close for family holidays etc.
I work in a space where we have to be open during the festive season so we do weddings every January. The best way for ME to approach it is to ask the client to give me as much creative licence as possible, so that I can work with the best flowers I can get. Here in WA that means some of my Janaury weddings have a beautiful combination of dried and fresh florals, to help them with the heat, and then there are always suprises... one of my New Years Day brides once had peonies! So yes, you will have to find a florist who 1)wants to be working on that date 2)can be really good at communicating with you 3)you trust to make something gorgeous!
The fantastic thing about Australian January weddings is the laid back holiday vibe. Your vendors will be navigating extra challenges brought about by closures etc and heat. Work with them if it's the date you want. Most couples LOVE their January weddings... the vendors all need a lie-down at the end of it but it's all part of our job and we are here to help you. Go for it and be as open-minded as possible about your flower choices.
(3) · Margaret River / Bunbury
Mid December to mid January is notoriously a difficult time for us florists to source flowers for couples special days. This is due to suppliers closing , shipping and freight is sporadic and limited. It is still possible to have your wedding earlier January, however I would always advise my clients of this and suggest if they want to be able to have more flower variety available, then to consider changing to later in the month or another month . Please keep in mind, if you set a new date we can have the same issues on weeks preceding/post long weekends , other public holidays and special occasions, particularly Valentine's Day and Mother's Day.
Please keep in mind also flowers are controlled by nature and can be subject to poor weather, heat etc that in turn impacts on availability on any given week.
Our business is based in country WA and rely on freighting of our stock and have developed a relationship with our preferred suppliers who assist us with subs when required .!We order 3 weeks early but we really don't always know what is actually going to be available right up to a few days before the order arrives, so it's best to have a few other choices as backup. I'm sure your florist will go over everything with you regarding this.
Hoping you have a beautiful wedding day once you've set your date and locked your vendors for that date.
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