"Who pays for that?" The traditional breakdown of wedding flower expenses.

In today's wedding, it is common for the wedding couple to bear most, if not all, of the financial responsibility. Traditionally, however, the Bride's family is responsible for most of the wedding flowers, with a few items that are specifically the responsibility of the Groom's family. Depending on the specifics of your wedding, the following guide may be helpful.


Accent Dahlia

Bride / Bride's Family

Flowers for all female attendants (including Flower Girls)

All corsages EXCEPT those for Mothers and Grandmothers

All Ceremony decor

All Reception decor


Groom / Groom's Family

Bride's Bouquet

Corsages for Mothers and Grandmothers

All Boutonnieres

Flowers for family members unable to attend wedding

All decor for the Rehearsal Dinner