20 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Florist Before Hiring Them


Choosing your wedding florist can be stressful. However, there are many great options for florists in Raleigh, NC. As you decide, here are twenty questions to ask as you research.

  1. How long have you been making wedding floral arrangements?
  2. What style do you specialize in (modern, traditional, romantic, etc.)?
  3. Can I see a portfolio of your work?
  4. Are you familiar with my ceremony and reception location?
  5. Do you charge a flat fee or per-item fee for their services?
  6. What is the cost of each item: bridal bouquet, bridesmaid bouquets,
    boutonnieres, centerpieces, etc.?
  7. Can you also provide an aisle runner, candles, candlesticks/holders,
    trellises, potted plants, etc.?
  8. How far in advance will you make my bouquet and centerpieces?
  9. Will you make a sample bouquet and centerpiece for me to see?
  10. When will the flowers be delivered? Is there a delivery fee?
  11. What time will you return to pick up any rentals?
  12. Will you make a tossing bouquet for me? Is there a fee for it?
  13. How many weddings will you be doing the weekend of mine?
  14. Can you recommend seasonal flowers to help me save money?
  15. How much is the required deposit, and when is the balance due?
  16. When do I need to give you the final table count for centerpieces?
  17. What flowers will be in season at the time of my wedding?
  18. How will the flowers be handled, delivered and set-up?
  19. Is there an additional charge for delivery, set-up and servicing my wedding?
  20. Do you offer rental items or do we need to rent them from another company?

December 6, 2022