Top 4 Gorgeous (and Affordable) Flowers For Every Season!
If you have an event coming up in any season - fall, winter, spring, or summer - you can still have a stunning floral design and arrangement while also being budget-friendly. Cutting the cost does not always mean you are cutting the quality.
You’re already off to a great start if you’ve landed here -- searching for in-season flowers is the number one budget-friendly decision you can make!
The decision is ultimately up to you based on your specialized vision for the event. Let’s explore some affordable options for each season...
Fall’s Top Four
According to Kristi Kellogg, the most budget-friendly flowers you can add to your fall event are gerbera daisies, roses, chrysanthemum disbuds, and alstroemeria. Stop and smell the roses along the way, but take an extra-long pause at these crisp flowers:
Bright and colorful
Yellow, white, pink, red, orange, lavender, and mixed shades
Symbolize innocence, purity, cheerfulness, and loyal love (Interflora)
Classic and elegant flower
White, yellow, pink, purple, orange, etc.
Symbolize love, romance, and confidentiality (FTD by Design)
Delicate and pretty
White, cream, yellow, mauve, gold, and shades of pink
Symbolize happiness, love, longevity, and joy (Eastern Floral)
Unique six-petaled flower
Red, orange, purple, green, white, and more textured colors, too
Symbolize the ability to support one another through life (Bloom & Wild)
Winter’s Top Four
Although winter flowers are bound to be more expensive, there are still affordable options. For this season, the top four would be poinsettias, dusty millers, ranunculus, and carnations. Take this season’s suggestions with a grain of salt...
A dazzling winter classic
Quintessential red, pink, white, yellow, purple, and even multicolored
Symbolize good cheer, success, and celebration (Blossom Flower Shops)
Dusted with snow
Grey and silver
Symbolize industriousness and hard work (Flower Magazine)
Uniquely shaped, the rose of spring
Pink, white, orange, red, yellow, purple, or cream
Symbolizes radiant charm and beauty (Amaranthus Paper & Flora)
Full and bright
Pink, white, red, yellow, or scarlet
Symbolize fascination, distinction, and love (FTD by Design)
Spring’s Top Four
Per the recommendation of Kim Wise, daisies, freesias, tulips, and carnations are the most affordable flowers during springtime. Enjoy exploring your many options for this popular flower season, but follow your green thumb to these remarkable florals...
Exquisite and modest
White, red, purple, and pink
Symbolize innocence and purity (FTD by Design)
Sweet-smelling and delicious
White, cream, yellow, orange, red, pink, mauve, lavender, and purple
Symbolize trust and friendship (FTD by Design)
Popular and lovely
White, cream, maroon, black, purple, yellow, and more
Symbolize perfect and deep, unconditional love (Bloom & Wild)
Queen Anne’s Lace
Simple and delicate
White, with an occasional purple-seeming center
Symbolize sanctuary (Carithers Flowers)
Summer’s Top Four
Continuing with Kim Wise’s expertise, the warmer months of summer include baby’s breath, sunflowers, gladioli, and wax flowers. Imagine these flowers during golden hour under the sun...
Branched and elegant
White, but it can be dyed to be pink, green, blue, purple, orange, burgundy, etc.
Symbolize everlasting love and innocence (Flower Shop Network)
Bright and enthralling
Yellow, orange, ruby red, and sometimes bronze or white
Symbolize loyalty, happiness, and adoration (Bloom & Wild)
Fascinating and pointed
White, yellow, pink, lavender, rose, burgundy, purple, green, and more
Symbolize strength, integrity, and infatuation (FTD by Design)
Shiny and abundant
White, pink, or purple
Symbolize lasting love or patience (Ava’s Flowers)
Happy floral hunting!!
Check out the articles I used for my research if you’re interested in learning more:
35+ Fall Wedding Flowers in Season September, October & November by Kristi Kellogg
Top 10 Most Inexpensive (But Totally Beautiful) Flowers by Kim Wise