The Best Flower Delivery Services for Every Occasion (That You Can Order Online)on February 11, 2020 at 4:16 pm
Best Overall: 1-800-Flowers
After comparing the service to other popular brands, The Good Housekeeping Institute found that the arrangements from 1-800-Flowers were the only ones that lasted longer than a week. Your valentine will certainly appreciate that.
Buy this bouquet: Love Song, $65 and up, 1-800-flowers.com
Best Selection: FTD
The company’s name stands for Florists’ Transworld Delivery, and its business model has been around for over 100 years. When you order, FTD taps a network of local florists, so your blooms are sourced from the one closest to your recipient.
Buy this bouquet: Sunlit Meadows, $50, ftd.com
Best Subscription: BloomsyBox
BloomsyBox sends hand-picked bouquets sourced from eco-friendly, sustainable farms on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly subscription basis. Shipped direct from the farm where they are picked, BloomsyBox flowers arrive just 2-4 days after being cut —ensuring only the absolute freshest of blooms.
Best for Convenience: Amazon
Here’s another perk for Amazon Prime members: With your subscription, you can get fresh blooms delivered from dozens of brands with free two-day shipping.
Buy this bouquet: Alstromeria Peruvian Lilies, $40, amazon.com
Best for Succulents: Lula’s Garden
With succulent gardens ranging from petite to deluxe, you’ll be able to find something no matter what your budget. Plus, each garden comes in a pretty planter gift box. Oh, and these beauties will last way after Valentine’s Day.
Buy this garden: Valentine’s Day Verdant, $62, lulasgarden.com
Best for Same-Day Delivery: ProFlowers
Known for its “fresh-from-the-field” flowers, ProFlowers also offers plants and gourmet goods. Plus, there’s an entire section dedicated to same-day deliveries.
Buy this bouquet: Perfect Day, $77, proflowers.com
Best on a Budget: Urban Stems
UrbanStem’s bouquets start at just $35 — and with its subscription service you can make sure your love has a fresh batch every one, three, or six months. FYI: UrbanStems offers FREE next-day shipping nationwide.
Buy this bouquet: The Amour, $55, urbanstems.com
Best Presentation: Farmgirl Flowers
Each of Farmgirl Flowers’ arrangements are unique, meaning no two bouquets will ever look the same. Plus, they come delivered in the company’s signature “upcycled” biodegradable coffee bags donated by local coffee roasters.
Buy this bouquet: The Just Right Burlap, $79 for 20 stems, farmgirlflowers.com
Best If You Live in LA or NYC: Floom
Floom works with a variety of florists in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, and Houston, to create unique arrangements. There are brilliant same-day delivery options, as well as plants — all of which come gorgeously designed.
Buy this bouquet: Maya arrangement, $49, floom.com
Best for Plant Lovers: Bouqs
The Bouqs Company offers unique, eco-friendly succulents, air plants, and more, so if your valentine prefers plants over flowers, this is your best bet.
Shop this plant: The Winslow, $64, bouqs.com
Best for Longevity: Venus Et Fleur
A box of fresh roses is the gift that keeps on giving — literally. These buds are pricey, but they’ll last for up to a year, no watering necessary. So your gift will last until next year!
Buy these bouquets: Eternity Small Custom Arrangement, $299, venusetfleur.com