When you make a submerged centerpiece, you have to choose your flowers carefully - not all are suited for underwater designs. Tropical flowers such as orchids are water loving and grow in humid conditions, therefore working well.
You will need:
I usually urge brides or those not in the business to rent their large vases from a party store or rental event company. These types of vases are pricey even at wholesale. Companies will often rent from between $5 - $20 per vase, depending on the size of the piece.
Where you can save money is by providing the labor, flowers and setup yourself. This type of arrangement isn't that difficult, but the labor is pretty high.
That's why florist's like these type of centerpieces - they are fast, easy and have a big wow factor.
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