Found inside a spherical space on the ground level of the old St Margarets Chapel, Garlands has ladders stacked with pots of succulents and orchids. You'll find striking branches, ginger flowers, proteas, tulips and ferns.
Thanks to her large-scale installations and three published books, owner Saskia Haevekes has changed the way Sydney thinks about flowers. Haevekes’ signature bloom is the sumptuous Magnolia Grandiflora.
Maggie May Flowers has been keeping Bondi in colourful bloom for years. Owners Alex Joel and Jennie May create a pretty floral fare of snapdragons, sweet peas, hyacinths, tulips and wonderful lichen-covered branches.
With over a decade of experience under her tool belt, Myra Perez is highly sought after for weddings. My Violet’s love of country garden flowers and all things vintage give an end result that’s wild and pretty.
Poho Flowers is a sophisticated operation packed into an elegant blue Art Deco building in Potts Point. Owner Barnaby Wilshier is passionate about locally grown stock and native varieties.
The Flower Room is a funky oasis on Newtown’s busy King Street. You’ll find orchids, water lilies and bromeliads in arrangements finished with dried lotus leaves and natural twine. We love their terrariums and wooden boxes filled with succulents, ferns and moss: the look is less ‘floral’ and more sculptural. While they stock their fair share of pretties, the Flower Room can furnish you with a fine man-bouquet, too.
Found on a quiet street behind Broadway Shopping Centre, Seed Flora is a head-turning boutique that pops with lemon, fuchsia, lime and peach-coloured blooms in a small airy hut.
Housed in the post-industrial kitchen-garden theme park that is the Grounds of Alexandria, Silva’s flower shop is bursting with vibrant blooms. Eclectic jam jars and rustic vases are filled with rambling riots of colour.
White House is all about letting beautiful flowers speak for themselves: you won’t find any fussy or overwrought wrapping here. The signature bouquet here is classic and fresh flower groupings in a natural, beachy style.
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