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      Wedding Flowers
                                                                                         A. Explain the significance of weddings to the floral industry

                                     Objectives:                                             Average Cost of a Wedding in the U.S.
                     At the completion of this unit, you will be able to:
  A. Explain the significance of weddings to the floral industry                                            $20,000 - $25,000
  B. Compare and contrast formal & informal weddings and the
     typical events associated with each
  C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings                                        Average Cost of a Wedding in Utah
  D. List common flower varieties used in wedding arrangements
  E. Identify how color is used in wedding arrangements                                                    $10,000 - $15,000
  F. Create a wedding flower portfolio
  G. Itemize a floral budget for a wedding




A. Explain the significance of weddings to the floral industry                           B. Compare and contrast formal & informal weddings

                                                                                                 2 Types of weddings:
         Average Cost of Wedding Flowers
                                                                                            •Formal
              Nation wide                                         Utah
                                                                                                 oFancy
     $1,000-1,500                                  $500-$1,000                                   oOften held in religious buildings
                    Floral Shop Income                                                           like: churches, cathedrals, temples,
                                                                                                 etc.

                                                                            Weddings        •Informal
                                                                            Funerals             oLess fancy
                                                                            Telefloral
                                                                                                 oOften held outdoors

               ** Percentages vary by floral shop                                                **Determined by culture & personal preference




B. Compare and contrast formal & informal weddings                                       C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings

    Most weddings are:                                                                                   1- Bride’s Bouquet
       1-Formal
       2-Informal
       3-Semi Formal (Mixture of both)
    Common Events:
        1-Ceremony
        2-Meal
              -Luncheon after the ceremony or a rehearsal the
              night before.                                                                                  Colonial bouquet —
              3-Reception or Open House                                                   a round bouquet based on the English nosegay.
                                                                                         Created on oasis bouquet holder. No visible stems




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C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings   C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings
              1- Bride’s Bouquet                                        1- Bride’s Bouquet




               Arm bouquet-                                             Hand-tied bouquet —
  Flowers tied together and cradled in the                  Natural-looking gathering of flowers and foliage
                    arm.                                             with the stems tied together.




C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings   C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings
              1- Bride’s Bouquet                                  2- Bridesmaid’s Bouquets
                                                             USmaller version of Bride’s bouquet
                                                             UUsually for Bridesmaid’s and Maid of Honor




           Cascade bouquet –
   Round central area with trailing line of
            flowers and foliage




C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings   C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings
                 3- Boutonnieres                                               4- Corsages
   UFor the men                                              UCould be pin on corsage or wristlet
                                                             UFor mothers, grandmother’s sisters, or other
   UFor groom, father of groom, ushers, best                 special women
   man, groomsmen, grandfathers




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C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings   C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings
                5- Wedding Cake                                       6- Table Centerpieces
   UCake is usually adorned with flowers                     UTables at reception and dinner need a
                                                             center piece




                                                              Flower arrangements, petals, candles, etc




C. Describe common floral arrangements used in weddings   D. List common flower varieties used in wedding arrangements
                    7- Entry Arch                              Top 10 Flowers for Weddings
   UReception and/or ceremony usually has an               U Roses
   arch & decorated background where the bride             U Lilies
   and groom stand                                         U Calla Lilies
                                                           U Orchids
                                                           U Gerbera Daisies
                                                           U Hydrangea
                                                           U Tulip
                                                           U Stephanotis
                                                           U Sweet Pea
                                                           U Peony




 E. Identify how color is used in wedding arrangements     E. Identify how color is used in wedding arrangements
      Weddings have a color scheme                              Weddings have a color scheme

  U Flower colors follow the color scheme

  U Bridesmaids, groomsmen, and family
        usually wear these colors                                    Pink & Black                    Blue & Yellow

  UColors usually reflect the season and/or
  preference of the bride & groom




                                                                     Brown & Pink                         Red




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F. Create a wedding flower portfolio           F. Create a wedding flower portfolio
  Steps to plan flowers for a wedding…           Steps to plan flowers for a wedding…

         Wedding Consultation                          Wedding Portfolio
 UFlorist meets with Bride, Groom, &           UAssignment:
 Friends/Family                                   UCreate a wedding portfolio

 UFlorist should have a portfolio with ideas         -Should include wedding details, floral
 UCollect information:                               needs, and budget
     UDate
     UTime                                           -Follow the example carefully!
     UColors
     UType of wedding
     UBudget




G. Itemize a floral budget for a wedding

     When ordering wholesale flowers…
  UFlowers are sold in “bunches” or by the
  stem

  UPrepare order ahead of time to ensure
  availability

  UCheck seasonal availability




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