Start thinking about your florist about eight months in advance.
The time of year usually determines some of the colors used. Spring bouquets rely
heavily on pastels, while fall bouquets feature vibrant oranges and deep reds.
The florist you choose should have recommendations as to seasonal flowers that
work with your budget and colors.
Show your florist a sample picture of how you envision your wedding reception. It is a good idea to show your florist a photograph of your wedding gown as well as a picture of your bridesmaid dresses. This will get them thinking of possible floral colors that work nicely with your details. You want your vendor to be aware of the colors that they are working with, so they better understand your needs.