Why do we Hire Flowers for Weddings?

After more then 10 years in business doing fresh flowers, I started becoming more and more aware of all the problems in the industry, with waste, sustainability, imports, and spiraling costs fueled by the pandemic. I had dabbled in providing some preserved items with my fresh florals since 2019 and when the COVID lockdowns happened I finally had TIME to bring my dream to reality.

I wanted to provide you with a viable alternative to fresh or artificial blooms, one that is more sustainable, has less waste, is 50% cheaper, and is still beautiful. Sounds impossible – but we have worked hard to achieve this goal.
Traditionally the only way to avoid seasonal availability issues, shortages, low-quality stock, or wilting blooms was to choose plastic/artificial blooms. Introducing our game-changing Hire Flowers for Weddings!

Our dried & preserved flowers give you a 100% natural alternative to wedding flowers,  that will look as good during your event as they did when you selected them.

Flower Nation offers Perth’s largest selection of preserved hire flowers for weddings, that are smartly designed to give you value for money and look amazing.
They suit most themes and keepsakes can be added to suit your needs.

Beautiful Flower Collections & Hire Flowers for Weddings

We proudly offer Perth’s biggest range of dried & preserved HIRE blooms, with over 26 designs in 3 colour ranges, as well as our preserved foliage garlands. Browse the Galleries below to see our products and create a high visual impact for your budget, typically half to a third of the cost of fresh equivalent blooms.

Prices & Packages

In keeping with our business values, Flower Nation offers services with transparency and ease to add bloom and decor to your special day.

“What you see is what you get,” not just when it comes to our flowers physically, but to our pricing and inclusions as well.

To facilitate your decision-making when it comes to your event flowers and decor style, we have compiled three package tier (BRONZE, SILVER and GOLD) and you can choose if you have Round or long tables.

You’re invited to browse the pictures in the Hire Flowers Gallery below- and click on the last tab “Packages”.  Please note they can all be changed and amended to your needs and are designed to give couples an idea of what they may like and the correlating cost.

You can download our 2024 Wedding Packages Brochure by clicking the image to the right 

Please use this Calculator form below to obtain your quote, based on individual needs on which hire flowers you’ll be wanting.

2023 Wedding Packages PDF

FREE Wedding Flowers & Styling COST ESTIMATOR

With our easy-to-use cost estimator, you can now get an accurate cost estimate for your floral needs in just minutes. Say goodbye to the hassle of traditional flower shopping and say hello to convenience and affordability. Get started today and let Flower Nation bring your floral dreams to life!
Petite Posy

Petite Posy

$23

Quantity: 16

Small Multipurpose Arrangement

Small Multipurpose Arrangement

$35

Quantity: 1

Terrarium Centrepiece Large

Terrarium Centrepiece Large

$37

Quantity: 6

Large Focal Arrangement – vertical big impact floral arrangement

Large Focal Arrangement – vertical big impact floral arrangement

$109

Quantity: 1

Bouquet Bridal

Bouquet Bridal

$95

Quantity: 1

Mini Spray

Mini Spray

$8

Quantity: 20

Preserved Eucalyptus Foliage Garlands – swag

Preserved Eucalyptus Foliage Garlands – swag

$35

Quantity: 2

Small Linear Arrangement

Small Linear Arrangement

$25

Quantity: 4

Natural tones- long floral Arrangement for Arbour and Bridaltable – Large linear Lux Glamour

Natural tones- long floral Arrangement for Arbour and Bridaltable – Large linear Lux Glamour

$98

Quantity: 1

Preserved Eucalyptus Foliage Garlands – standard (about 1m long)

Preserved Eucalyptus Foliage Garlands – standard (about 1m long)

$30

Quantity: 16

Round Centrepiece

Round Centrepiece

$75

Quantity: 7

Extra Large Focal Arrangement

Extra Large Focal Arrangement

$119

Quantity: 1

Terrarium Centrepiece Small

Terrarium Centrepiece Small

$27

Quantity: 6

Bouquet Maid

Bouquet Maid

$75

Quantity: 4

Delivery, Set Up & Pack down

Whether you choose one of our preset packages or mix and match à la carte from our Hire Range, getting your selection to and from your venue follows the same simple process and pricing structure.

To ensure a high standard of event styling using our blooms, as well as to safeguard the quality of our pieces, DIY transportation and handling is not currently an option.

Delivery

Our delivery fees are based on the distance of your venue from Flower Nation headquarters in Bull Creek, which you can work out by using this free online tool by CalcMaps:

  • within 15 km (e.g. Perth City, Fremantle) – $50
  • within 30 km (e.g. Swan Valley) – $80
  • within 50 km (e.g. Jarrahdale, Rockingham, Joondalup) – $150

Set Up

Once your blooms have been delivered, the on-site labour involved in setting them up and styling your event is charged on an hourly basis at $80 and $45 per Assistant.

As an average guide, 2.5 to 3 hours should be allowed, but a more accurate estimate can only be provided once we have discussed the details of your event.

This has been included into our packages.

Pack Down (next day)

After your event, we will return to the venue the next day to pack up and collect our pieces.

  • within 15 km (e.g. Perth City, Fremantle) – $120
  • within 30 km (e.g. Swan Valley) – $150
  • within 50 km (e.g. Jarrahdale, Rockingham, Joondalup) – $200

Corporate / Business Floristry

Whether you’re looking for a permanent piece for your business, temporary styling option for an event, or a longer-term installation for a special occasions such as Christmas, Flower Nation can help.

Permanent custom pieces made with dried and preserved florals are long lasting (typically 1-3 years),sustainable and tailored to suit your business and your brand.

Please browse through our corporate gallery to see examples of our work, and we’d love for you to reach out to discuss your requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do make them affordable when preserved flowers typically cost more then fresh?
Its’ true-  preserved flowers have undergone a series of processes to make them “long-lasting” meaning they are typically more expensive then fresh blooms, but because our pre-designed HIRE arrangements don’t require the same amount of labour to create them, less time is spent on the florist’s part, ultimately saving you money. As we can repurpose them over multiple weddings, their product cost can be split between clients , saving each one $$.
Do you have a minimum hire?
Yes we do have a minimum Hire Amount of $250 in product hire (unless agreed upon by FN). This does not include the delivery, set up and pickup the next day.

All our individual HIRE costs can be found here and if you are after costings for weddings – please see our round table packages here and our long table packages here.

Please contact us to get an estimate for your wedding.

Can I use them outdoors?
This answer is depending on factors such as:
The length of time the flowers are spending outdoors. For example, ceremonies and photoshoots may be permitted but open-air receptions are usually not.

The time of year and possibility of rain – see next section for (link) what if it rains.

You must have a undercover contingency in place to move indoors at forecast of rain.

Marquee weddings are allowed but items do need to be stored inside fixed buildings overnight as the dew/condensation does damage them.

What if it rains?
In the circumstance that it is forecast to rain on your event date you MUST move indoors.

The flowers and foliage are humidity sensitive and will damage when used in moist environments. You will be liable for replacement costs. There will be circumstances that might be considered an exemption, please contact us to discuss.

Do you deliver, set up and then come collect everything again?
Yes, we do all the above, to make your day as stress free as possible. On top of that you will get advise and suggestions on how to best decorate your event and venue from our highly experienced team.

Please see the fees schedule here.

What if I want to move them after the ceremony to use again at reception?
If an event is split in locations – such as a ceremony held at a different venue to the reception – our staff will either wait or return to your event to dismantle and reassemble the pieces at the second venue.

Please note, our pieces are not permitted to be moved by the individual hirer or related parties. Some venues, companies, people or planners may be given prior approval to move the hire range depending on circumstances and items.

What about table styling and ceremony structures?
The Flower Nation difference is that we provide both, florals and styling. We have an extensive styling inventory available to suit your function (download our A la Carte styling pdf) here and have a look on the styling page for more info.

In order to make your planning as stress free as possible we have created packages with pricing examples to cater for all visions and budgets. Please see our Packages here link.

Please contact us, if you require more information, or if you feel you don’t quite fit into either of these formats.

What happens if anything gets damaged or broken?
Our REAL Flower for HIRE ranges are not as fragile as they look! They are made mainly with preserved material that is not brittle, however care must be taken for wearable items such as bouquets in order to not bruise or damage the materials. For example, throwing of the bridal bouquet is NOT allowed.

The contract that you will receive as part of your booking sets out replacement costs for each individual items.

Depending on the severity of the damage to the hire item the repair or replacement value will be invoiced.

What happens if my rental items go missing?
We advise our clients to instruct the event venues, coordinators or staff to stop guests walking out with flowers, but in the event that someone decides to help themselves to the centrepieces or other HIRE décor, you will be given a leniency of 24 hours to located the items and return them to Flower Nation. If inapplicable, you will be invoiced with the replacement cost as per contract.
Can I keep my flowers?
Keepsake blooms especially Bridal bouquets, have been increasingly popular and make a fabulous memento to enjoy for a long time after the day. They can be ordered & customised, but will require 4-6 weeks in general for sourcing and creation depending on stock. Many couples also opt to purchase smaller keepsakes for their family and bridal party.