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10 Independent Flower Stores to Order Your Mother’s Day Bouquet

Put the petal to the metal and order some flowers!

No matter the occasion—a graduation, Mother’s Day, the fact that it’s Tuesday—you can pretty much guarantee that the sight of fresh flowers is going to be a welcome one, whether it’s a simple handful of daffodils or an elaborately constructed bouquet. But if you’re looking to put a more local spin on your floral gifts than one of the big flower delivery sites may offer, why not check out some independently-owned shops located throughout the U.S.

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Flowers for Dreams

Delivers To: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin

Since opening their first location in Chicago in 2012, Flowers for Dreams has expanded to two additional brick and mortar locations—Milwaukee and Detroit—and now they generally deliver throughout the Midwest. An order from this shop has the added benefit of knowing that your purchase of a beautifully-arranged bouquet is contributing to a good cause. Flowers for Dreams donates 25% of its net profits to local charities.

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PHOTO: Come Plum Photography // https://comeplum.com
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Ampersand

Delivers To: San Francisco and Nationwide

Located in San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle neighborhood, Ampersand offers a carefully curated selection of bouquets, wreaths, and dried flowers that have been crafted from seasonally available flowers. Not in San Francisco? Ampersand’s collection of (non-floral) offerings are as carefully selected as their flowers and ships nationwide.

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PHOTO: Courtesy of Stems Brooklyn
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Stems Brooklyn

Delivers To: Select areas of Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens

Stems Brooklyn is dedicated to using eco-conscious practices (selections are seasonal) as well as supporting their local community by collaborating with local non-profits and donating flowers that didn’t quite make it into the vases of customers to artists.

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PHOTO: Chloé Jarnac
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Solabee Flowers and Botanicals

Delivers To: Portland

Solabee Flowers and Botanicals is a treasure trove of beautiful floral arrangements that have been made using carefully-selected, seasonal blooms from local sources. Or, if you’re looking to think outside of the bouquet, Solabee offers a selection of plants that includes everything from the trendiest greenery currently dominating Instagram to unique succulents that can survive even the most negligent-though-well-meaning owners.

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PHOTO: Courtesy of Blooms of Dunwoody
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Blooms of Dunwoody

Delivers To: Atlanta Metro Area

Whether you’re looking for a classic rose bouquet or an artfully-designed arrangement, Blooms of Dunwoody has you covered. This family-owned shop always has a variety of selections (with offerings changing based on what’s in season and available) that will add a pop of color to any room.

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PHOTO: Courtesy of My Little Posy
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My Little Posy

Delivers To: Phoenix Metro Area

Each day, the bouquets from My Little Posy are created based on what was present at the flower market that day. So you know that every arrangement you get is fresh, unique, and carefully selected.

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Holyoak Floral Designs

Delivers To: Houston

The arrangements that are available from Holyoak Floral Designs updates on a weekly basis. So while the offering changes every Monday, you’re always assured that arrangements will be designed with the utmost artistry and consideration.

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PHOTO: Courtesy of Nectar
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Nectar

Delivers To: Charlotte, North Carolina

When ordering an arrangement from Nectar, customers will find themselves offered an array of style options—“Soft and Pretty,” “Bright and Bolds,” “Cream and Neutral,” etc. This ensures that each arrangement is unique and fresh as well as allows floral designers to craft something so stunning it will exceed expectations.

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Happy Canyon Flowers

Delivers To: Denver

The team at Happy Canyon Flowers has cultivated an experience for the recipients of their arrangements that is bolstered by their partnerships with local vendors and artisans.

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Amelia’s Flowers

Delivers To: Nashville

It’s difficult to think of something more charming than a mobile flower shop. Since 2016, Amelia’s Flowers has been making the rounds around Nashville, bringing their wares (purchased from local wholesalers and farmers) to locations throughout Music City. Amelia’s Flowers also makes deliveries locally in Nashville. But recipients outside Nashville (in the continental U.S.) can order the Market Bouquet, which are unique arrangements that have been made using fresh, seasonal blooms.

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