18 Top Local Florists and Floral Designers to Hire for Your Wedding
Dreaming of beautiful blooms? Call these pros, stat.
Delivering the latest in style, inspiration, helpful tips and tricks, and everything else you need to know to plan the perfect New England wedding.
There are plenty of things your guests will remember about your big day: your gorgeous wedding dress, your tearjerker vows, your lively wedding band. But it’s the flowers—from the blooms that line the aisle you’ll walk down at your ceremony to the bouquet you’ll toss at the end of the night—that truly set the scene. Fortunately, you can find some pretty top-notch floral talent in and around Boston. Read on for 17 amazing flower pros who’ll make sure everything on your big day is coming up roses.
Table & Tulip
Since 2007, the team at this South End design studio has welcomed clients with open arms and a creative spirit, ready to work relentlessly to make each customer’s floral vision come to life. Cake decorations, photo backdrops, and bouquets are just a few creations they’ll dream up for your wedding day, and you can drop by the shop at any time to start brainstorming.
461 Shawmut Ave., Boston, 617-262-3100, tableandtulip.com.
There’s a reason this Andover shop has more than 30,000 followers on Instagram: The company’s arrangements—from floral archways straight out of an enchanted garden to dreamy, free-flowing bouquets—are total eye-candy. Owner Sandra Sigman grew up accompanying her floral designer mother to flower markets, and they dreamed of someday opening a French-inspired flower shop together. Though Sigman’s mother passed away shortly after they opened Les Fleurs decades later, Sigman continues to honor her legacy, offering floral-design services and antique rentals such as table numbers and candle holders.
27 Barnard St., Andover, 978-475-9669, lesfleurs.com.
Jeri Solomon Floral Design
When it comes to the world of floral design, Jeri Solomon is no newbie: Her first job was at a flower shop when she was 16. These days, she owns and operates her own boutique floral studio in Stoneham, where she fashions colorful arrangements to adorn ceremony spaces, escort-card displays, reception tables, and more. After you chat by phone, you’ll meet with Solomon at her studio where you’ll spend up to two hours dreaming up floral designs before you even sign a contract. Her motto? “Weddings are stressful. Flowers shouldn’t be.”
22R Spencer St. Stoneham, 781-435-1410, jerifloraldesign.com.
What began as a family-operated pushcart on Newbury Street in 1944 is now one of the largest and most well-known names in floral design across New England. Though still family owned, today Winston operates flower shops and design studios throughout Boston, New York, and Connecticut. The company’s reach extends well beyond the region, though, with its destination services. Getting married on a beach in the Caribbean, for instance? Winston’s lively, one-of-a-kind arrangements will meet you there.
131 Newbury St., Boston, 800-457-4901; and other locations; winstonflowers.com.
Flowers by Justine
Justine Johnson spent years in the athletic footwear and apparel industry before switching gears to work in floral design. Backed by a love of gardening and an adoration for weddings, the Flowers by Justine owner caters to New England-based brides and grooms with any budget, offering everything from a la carte services to full-fledged floral packages and event styling.
The Wild Dahlia
Creativity comes naturally for Shawna Havenga—and it shows in her nature-inspired creations, which combine her love of the outdoors and design. Pairing loosely arranged and often locally supplied flowers with a healthy dose of greenery, Havenga assembles oversize bouquets and floral installations that express each couple’s individual style.
299 Oak St., Pembroke, 508-524-6942, thewilddahlia.com.
Beach Plum Event & Floral Design
There’s no hiding Beach Plum owner Jill Landry’s passion for flora. Her Marshfield studio sits upon 11-acres of gardens and pastures, which will serve as inspiration as you discuss your custom floral installations with one of the company’s designers. The team’s creations are backed by a community consciousness, too: All flowers are sustainably sourced from local farms. Plus, the company donates your arrangements post-celebration to Cottage Caregivers, a local in-home senior care agency.
213 Newbury St., Boston; 321 Moraine St., Marshfield, 781-536-8273; beachplumfloral.com.
Whitemoss & Twigs
At her full-service floral-design shop in Rockland, Millie Rochon creates beautifully wild arrangements packed with color, greenery, and plenty of personality. Her flowers can dress up almost any aspect of your wedding, including centerpieces, flower crowns, chuppahs, and more. Oh, and did we mention her lush bouquets? Total showstoppers.
223 Union St., Rockland, 781-400-7001, whitemossandtwigs.com.
Not sure what you want your florals to look like? No problem. Working with a modest budget? Piece of cake. So says Boston-based florist Krissy Price, who uses high-quality, seasonal blooms to create arrangements with a freshly-plucked-from-the-garden aesthetic. Bonus: Price and her designs are available to travel worldwide, should you be planning an international affair.
Mimosa Fresh Flower Design
Whether she’s crafting a larger-than-life bouquet or a cascading stair installation, Teresa Yang Fung’s sculptural floral designs are true works of art. The beauty of her work goes well beyond the arrangements themselves though: Fung also mentors and trains at-risk girls in floral design and life skills as part of her #mimosaintern project.
64 Plympton St., Boston, 617-751-0855, mimosastyle.com.
Marc Hall Design
A florist to the stars (Chelsea Clinton for one), Massachusetts native and creative director Marc Hall is no stranger to creating floral arrangements that scream luxury. Since 2010, Marc Hall Design has created floral environments that perfectly complement any theme or venue imaginable and leave a lasting impression. Whether you decide to have your wedding in a tent or a library, Marc Hall Design has you covered with jaw-dropping installations from flower walls to arches to contemporary centerpieces.
535 Albany St., Boston, 617-482-6272, theworldofmarchall.com.
With an eye for detail, the team at Flouer balances texture and color in all of their floral arrangements to bring you major wow-factor on your big day. These experts pride themselves on mixing the traditional with the modern to create flower-petal pathways, intricate archways, hanging ceiling arrangements, and more—all guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.
10 Roessler Rd., Woburn, 781-305-3322, myflouer.com.
Lotus Floral Events
Honey Palakavong is a wizard with florals, channeling more than 20 years of floral-design magic into unique and elaborate arrangements for local brides and grooms. Whether you’re envisioning neon centerpieces to light up your evening affair or pristine bundles of white roses to pair with elegant gold accents, there are almost no limits to what Palakavong can do.
50 Terminal St., Charlestown, 617-908-4364, lotusfloralevents.com.
After leaving a hectic career on Wall Street in favor of the calm of the floral industry, Dawn Kelly founded her Nantucket studio Soirée in 2003. Today she specializes in bold-but-timeless arrangements, as well as event-design packages that can include stationery, welcome bags, prop rentals, and more.
28 Centre St., Nantucket, 508-228-6684, soireefloral.com.
Stapleton Floral Design
For more than 25 years, Stapleton has aimed to do more than simply bring to life beautiful arrangements: They also treat clients like family with top-notch customer service and a keen eye for detail. Another Stapleton perk? The studio’s proximity to the Boston Flower Exchange makes any last-minute floral swaps or requests a breeze.
200 Seaport Blvd., Boston; 617-399-9960; 635 E. Broadway, Boston; 617-269-7271; stapletonfloral.com.
Orly Khon Floral
With a little help from the experts at this Boston boutique, located inside of RH, you’ll be buzzing with dozens of ideas for eye-catching arrangements in all shapes and sizes. That’s because, for owner Orly Khon, flowers are the ultimate form of self-expression. So whether you’re dreaming of rustic succulent designs or lush bouquets of vibrant peonies, Orly Khon’s designers can capture any couple’s personality with beautiful blooms.
234 Berkeley St., Boston, 617-202-0299, orlykhon.com.
Owner Meghan Perlow, a former interior designer, wields an unmatched eye for aesthetics. You’ll find proof in each and every jaw-dropping piece she creates, whether that’s an enchanting archway or a flower crown for Fido. Poppy also sources its flowers from local and organic farms, and takes care to donate flowers to local charities such as Women’s Lunch Place after events whenever possible.
Nectar Floral Design
Just over a decade after Misty Florez fell in love with floral design as a college student, Nectar Floral Design was born. Florez kicks off the design process with a consultation before asking clients to fill out a questionnaire and swap inspiration images. The end result? Stunning arrangements for everything from bouquets to floral hair accessories.