Hong Kong’s best florists
One of the most popular florists in town with regular customers ranging from hobbyists to high-society folks. Though not necessarily the most budget-friendly, Anglo Chinese does luxury well. Expect large, abundant flower bouquets and flower boxes arranged in the shape of a heart, all of which guarantee a wow factor. This Lyndhurst Terrace shop also gets busy during CNY when they offer everything from tangerines and orchids to other prosperity fruits. From $1,580.
Make your bouquet extra special by throwing in some local flavours. At Bloombox, you can order fresh flowers from local markets and have them arranged in a traditional HK-style dim sum basket. Each basket is weaved by a craftsman in Sai Ying Pun and is coloured with non-toxic acrylic paint. This incredibly Instagrammable gift is sure to win you extra points. Bonus: they deliver on weekends too. From $700; bloomboxhk.com.
For those who don’t have the time to make a trip to the florist, there’s Bydeau. This online and mobile flower boutique lets you pick and choose curated flower arrangements for every occasion and they can do same-day delivery or by schedule. Their signature hand-tied bouquets made with fresh flowers are a popular option, though, for something a little longer lasting, you can opt for their flower vase options to brighten up their work/home spaces. Either way, you can make someone’s day with a just few clicks of your mouse. From $300; bydeau.com.
Instead of the usual cookie-cutter rose bouquets, Floristry at M&L offers something a little bit different and a little bit wilder. The Sheung Wan shop is known for its meadow-style bouquet and floral arrangements with a ‘just picked’ feel. You can get them in cute glass jars too – perfect for the hipster chick or Pinterest enthusiast in your life. There are also boutique home fragrances and soy candles available to maintain that wonderful wild flower scent. From $210.
Specialising in roses, lilies, tulips, gerberas and hydrangeas, Gift Flowers is a user-friendly online platform to buy flowers. On hand for all occasions from Mother’s Day to graduation to apologies – c’mon, none of us are perfect – the online shop provides a great variety of packages including classic rose bouquets, a single rose with a teddy bear, and flowers in a round box complete with a strap for easy handling. Starts from $396; giftflowers.com.hk.
This online florist doesn’t only sell bouquets, they throw in innovative design elements to make each and every arrangement look like a piece of art. Sourcing flowers from countries like the US, the Netherlands and Kenya, M Florist offers beautifully bounded flower bouquets of various colour combinations, as well as flower boxes – square or cylinder. Starts from $1,480. mflorist.hk
Can't afford to splurge but still keen to treat your better half? Mong Kok Flower Market is the answer. The bustling open-air market is basically a long stretch of flowers shop and wholesalers that sell all kinds of blooms, bulbs and bouquets. Bargaining is also key here, so make sure you’ve got your financial diplomacy ready to secure the best possible deal.
This Hollywood Road flower shop provides a dizzying array of fresh blooms and European floristry at the easy-accessible store. Van der Bloom offers several themed collections including modern classics, wild and allure lush to suit different personality types. All bouquets are made to order. Don’t have the time to visit the shop in person? Their online platform also does same-day deliveries and bespoke floral packages and arrangments. For this Mother’s Day, they are offering two exclusive bouquets (in vivid or pastel pink ) for $1,080.
With exclusive licensing from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Van Gogh Senses brings the Dutch master’s art into everyday life, from tea and chocolates to floral arrangments. They famously do Victorian posies and flower boxes, all inspired by the iconic artist’s work. So spoil mum this Mother’s Day with a gorgeous bouquet of sunflowers and royal blue posies.
Chocolates make for the perfect pairing
When it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts, it’s no secret that flowers and chocolates are the safest go-to option. If there’s someone with a sweet tooth in your life, here’s where you need to head.