New York florists: Flower shops for Mother’s Day

How’d that bodega bunch work out last year? Not so great, huh? Try these quality New York florists instead.

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  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Flower Girl

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Flower Girl

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Flower Girl

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Flower Girl

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Flower Girl

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Flower Girl

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Flower Girl

Photograph: Jessica Lin

Flower Girl

Mother’s Day is almost upon us, people! Wait, you still haven’t gotten a gift? Show Ma you care by throwing down for a beautiful bouquet at one of these trusty spots.

Flower Girl

This high-end company’s been whipping up edgy, whimsical creations since 2004. Its signature, eponymous arrangement ($100 and up) is a lush selection of seasonal flowers and foliage in a mercury vase.
For Mother’s Day: The shop’s stocking up on peonies, sweet peas and parrot tulips and offering customized designs in addition to hand-tied bouquets ($45 and up).
Delivery: All over the world (New York City delivery $10–$50); $100 minimum purchase required for Mother’s Day shipping.

  1. 245 Eldridge St, (between E Houston and Stanton Sts), 10002
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Rose Red and Lavender

Kimberly Sevilla’s floral design studio specializes in premium blooms and a modern aesthetic, as in the Bowl of Roses ($125), a mix of English garden, spray and classic roses arranged compactly in a glass bowl.
For Mother’s Day: Try Le Poeme ($135), a pastel collection of orange, lavender and cream garden roses framed with soft-green stalks.
Delivery: Available in Long Island City, Brooklyn and Manhattan below 96th Street ($15–$35). Sevilla also has a global network of florists that can reproduce and deliver designs (prices vary).

  1. 653 Metropolitan Ave, (between Leonard St and Manhattan Ave)
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Starbright Floral Design

In the heart of Flower District, this store offers a wide range of styles, from traditional to modern.
For Mother’s Day: The Celebrate Mom bouquet ($55–$75) is a fuchsia-hued arrangement of pink spray roses, Peruvian and Asiatic lilies, and mini carnations in a crystal vase.
Delivery: Same-day to all five boroughs; allow for three to four hours (prices vary). 800-520-8999, starbrightnyc.com

  1. 150 W 28th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves

Stem

Husband-and-wife team Rado Bomba and Delgis Canahuate offer rustic arrangements, potted plants and antique housewares at this quaint shop.
For Mother’s Day: Buy bouquets ($25–$150) wrapped with ribbon and featuring garden roses, peonies, stars-of-Bethlehem and freshly cut orchids.
Delivery: Usually citywide, but for Sunday 12, only Fort Greene, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn Heights and Clinton Hill are options ($15). Bomba recommends calling a couple of days in advance. 718-722-4767

  1. 112 S Oxford St between Fulton St and Lafayette Ave, Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Sunny’s Florist

Owner Sunny Hwang fashions custom arrangements and bouquets of seasonal flowers ($10 and up) in this narrow East Village storefront, which always draws long lines on holidays.
For Mother’s Day: Hwang will offer peonies and lilacs, the occasion’s traditional blooms, at her usual prices (nosegay $10, small bouquet $20, large bouquet $50).
Delivery: None. Hwang advises calling a week before to schedule a pickup. 212-473-0185

  1. 102 Second Ave between 5th and 6th Sts


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