Gifting your mates, dates or relatives (or yourself, we’re all about that self-love) has never been easier. Nowadays it’s all right there at the touch of a button – and flower delivery is no different. But when you're looking for flower delivery in Brooklyn, it can be hard to decide where to go. There are so many places to choose from, but where's best? Well, luckily for you, we took it upon ourselves to answer that question (you can thank us later, we like flowers, too).
We’ve sorted through all the Brooklyn-based florists that we could find and picked out a bunch of our favourites. Some of these flower shops specialise in certain areas, but all of them will serve you well on your mission to find the perfect petals. There's a little bit of everything on offer – whether you’d think they’d like a beautiful boquet, a single stem, or even a leafy plant. Check out the list below and show someone some love.
With shops in both Brooklyn and Soho, Julia Testa’s designer flowers are available across NYC with same-day delivery. They might not be the most budget-friendly of the bunch – most arrangements cost more than $75 – but man, oh man, are they beautiful. And, if you're on the artsy side, you could even save some cash in the long run by taking one of their workshops and learning how to do your own arrangements. After all, what's more special than receiving hand-made flowers?
With connections to florists all over Brooklyn (and the world, in fact, but let's keep it local for the time being) Floom is able to offer an enormous assortment of flowers. And we’re not just talking your regular roses and common carnations either. How about firing some exotic snapdragons and blue bee thistles in there too? The colour options are seemingly limitless. Plus, if you order before midday you can get same-day delivery. Beautiful.
Operating from Chelsea, you can save yourself a trip across NYC by buying online from Ode à la Rose. The French name comes from the company's French founders, who add a chic finish to all their hand-tied arrangements. The bouquets even have adorable French names, like Camille, Brigitte and Madeleine. Oo la la. Before the flowers are sent out, customers receive a photo of the order to ensure total delight, and you can get them the very same day in most Brooklyn areas.
This family-owned Brooklyn florist has been serving the fine people of NYC for over 85 years now. They piece together creations themed by season, occasion or flower. And, if you just can't decide or you'd like to be surprised, opt for ‘Designer's Choice’ and find out what the fresh arrangement of the day is. You might just fall in love.
What started life as partly a flower shop/partly bar, has blossomed into a fully fledged florist that delivers all over Brooklyn (and Manhattan). Stems is where you come for unique, garden-style blooms that come in unconventional arrangements. They also cater for weddings and offer workshops. Same-day delivery is available in Brooklyn only, so long as the order was made before 1pm.
Situated in – you guessed it – Greenpoint, this neighbourhood flower shop claims to 'go the extra mile to make your floral gift perfect'. That means not only offering beautiful, pre-designed bunches at every price point but also working one-on-one with you should you require something a little more unique.
Ever wanted some foliage presented on the back of a dinosaur? Course you have! Who wouldn’t? That's just the kind of creative arrangement you can find at Nelly’s Flower Shop, along with flower ‘cakes’ and rainbow roses. This family-run business has been trading in South Williamsburg since 1971 and, with kooky creations like this, we can't see them disappearing any time soon.
The LGS was set up to provide wedding flowers, which they still do stunningly, but there is so much more to the company than that. LGS now also host floral classes, so you can perfect your green thumb, and also sell an array of candles, terrariums and other occasional bouquets. The prices are perhaps a little more expensive than other florists, but the results are truly bloomin’ gorgeous.
While BloomNation delivers all over the country, they source flowers from reliable, practised florists in each local area. So you can always get the most pristine flowers available, depending on the season. Shop by price, occasion, style, color, flower type… you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Located in Brooklyn Heights (hence the name), this local florist offers elegant designs at affordable prices. As well as traditional bouquets, founder Charlotte D’Costa Taylor is trained in the art of Japanese Ikebana and European styles, so there's plenty to satisfy even the pickiest customer here.
Established in Brooklyn in 1922, this long-running family business has had one location change since but is still successfully putting together a remarkable selection of posies. And the rates are reasonable too, with most options under $50. Get everything from dish gardens to bamboo to fruit 'n' flower baskets.