Succulents are a great floral choice for any wedding.
They are durable and won’t wilt if they don’t get water for a few days which means you can make arrangements ahead of time. They are also very popular right now which makes them a great wedding favor for guests.
In this regard, are succulents expensive for weddings?
A succulent and floral bouquet can cost as little as $70 for your wedding and will include strikingly colorful flowers as well as unique succulents that you can then plant and keep.
Just so, is it rude not to have wedding favors?
If you’ve ever thought about skipping wedding favors, do it! I promise you’ll be happy you did, as most favors don’t make their way home with guests. You’re already taking care of your guests with cocktails, dinner, and desserts.
Are succulents cheaper than flowers for a wedding?
If the price of peonies is making your eyes pop, consider adding some succulents to your wedding bouquet. Incorporating these pretty plants tends to be far less expensive than filling your bouquets and centerpieces with flowers alone.
Wrapped in Burlap
- Wrapped in Burlap.
- Step 1: For a 3-inch succulent, cut a square piece of burlap (6 inches x 6 inches) and 9 inches of twine.
- Step 2: Wrap burlap around the succulent container.
- Step 3: Secure with the 9-inch piece of twine and trim ends after tying.
- Wrapped in Paper.
Add them into your bouquet for a statement-making and heat-loving option, gift potted plants as a favor, or even decorate your invites with an adorable succulent-motif. And for those couples that have the luxury of not needing to worry about the heat, you can use succulents, too!
?According to our friends at Weddingwire.com, the average cost of wedding flowers in the U.S. is around $1,500 for small to medium size weddings and up to $5,000+ for large weddings. Whatever your wedding budget is, it is safe to start with 8-10% of your total budget dedicated to the florals.
Simply place leaves or stems, after the drying period, in a pot containing well-draining soil or cactus mix, so that the bottom of the stem or leaf is below the level of the soil. Give it some water, then place it in a bright, well-ventilated, warm place and keep soil moderately moist.