Five top florists give some excellent tips on how to save on your bouquet. Can you tell the save from the splurge?


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“For a nautical look, mix blue flowers like delphiniums into a white bouquet. Or do less-expensive local tweedia and hydrangeas which add tons of volume for not a lot of cash,” says Meredith Perez of Belle Fleur.

(Above, left) Splurge: Bouquet of delphiniums, café au lait dahlias, Keira garden roses, ranunculus, and sweet peas, $325, Belle Fleur; (Above, right) Save: Bouquet of hydrangeas, tweedia, Vendela roses, astilbes, sweet peas, and freesia, $200, Belle Fleur

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