Each couple has individual budgets. If flowers are an important aspect to your wedding you can budget approximately 10-20% for flowers & decor.
Book your florist 6-12 months prior to your event date. If you find a professional you love, book them before they no longer have your date. Ask for what is in season during the time you get married. Budget approximately 10-20 % for flowers and decor. It's important to have a connection to the person you will be working with. Feel comfortable with who ever you choose and know that they will do an excellent job on your flowers.