Flowers can always brighten up someone’s day. Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or an extra special date night, a beautiful bouquet can make all the difference for your loved ones. There are plenty of florists and cheap flower delivery services to choose from in the city, from well-established spots like Anglo Chinese Florist and Agnès b Fleuriste to modern florists with a hipster spin like M Florist and Floristry by M&L. You also can’t go wrong with shopping streets like the Mong Kok Flower Market. Here’s our pick of the best places to treat that special someone in your life.
RECOMMENDED: Need to pair the bouquet with the perfect gift? Visit one of Hong Kong’s awesome independent shops to dig up hidden gems. Better yet, make a booking at one of the city’s best restaurants to really woo and impress your loved ones.
Hong Kong’s best florists and flower shops
One of the most popular florists in town — though not necessarily the most budget-friendly — Anglo Chinese does luxury well and boasts regular customers that range from hobbyists to high-society folks. 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.
Operated under the Agnès B brand, this shop encapsulates what the French designer brand is best known for: style. From the interior design and wooden furnishings down to its general aesthetics, the store transports you to Provence. Pick out any bouquet, flower box or pot that catches your eye, or opt for a bespoke floral arrangement. From $980
For those who don’t have 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 can do same-day or scheduled deliveries. The signature hand-tied bouquets made with fresh flowers are a popular option. For something a little longer-lasting, go for one of the flower vase options to brighten up work or home spaces. Either way, you can make someone’s day with just a few clicks of your mouse. From $300; bydeau.com.
This contemporary florist at Harbour City puts a modern spin to the conventional bouquets you always get in Hong Kong by offering flower bunches inspired by movies and books, like Moulin Rouge and 50 Shades of Grey. The colour schemes tend to be pastel and can come in glass jars (in three sizes), as well as the more conventional bouquet. From $128.
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.
Does exactly what it says on the tin, Flower Delivery Hong Kong is your easy one-stop shop for all your flower delivery needs. From same-day delivery to floral arrangement catered for all occasions – graduation, Mother’s Day, birthdays, the works – every bouquet here is handcrafted in their own workshop for quality control. It’s free delivery to a majority of districts as well. Throw in a teddy bear and chocolates while you’re there. From $499; flowerdeliveryhongkong.com.
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, it throws 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 flower shops 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 its easily accessible store. Van der Bloom offers several themed collections – including modern classics, bloom and wild, and allure lush – to suit different personality types. All bouquets are made to order. Don’t have time to visit the shop in person? The online platform also does same-day deliveries and bespoke floral packages and arrangments. This V Day, Van der Bloom is doing five limited-edition gorgeous bouquets with your choice of classic roses, sugarbushes or hydrangeas (from $1,980).