The Best Flower Delivery Brands To Know | SLMan
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Lockdown is no excuse for overlooking flowers. There are plenty of local stores open and, failing that, myriad options online. With Valentine's Day less than a week away, whether it's local or nationwide, here are the best…

Bloom & Wild

Specialising in letterbox flowers that can be popped through the recipient’s door, Bloom & Wild is a great option for a last-minute gift. With next day delivery, you can choose from a wide variety of bouquets, from handtied lilies to beautiful bridal roses. The flowers are all seasonal, so there’s always something new to choose from, whether you’re after a thoughtful birthday gift, or a get well soon bouquet. You can opt for a monthly subscription, for yourself or someone else, or simply shop flowers as a one-off. The flowers are fresh and always come beautifully packaged, plus their plant food ensures your bunch will stay fresher for longer.

Delivery: Available nationwide.

Price: Bouquets start from £23.

Visit BloomAndWild.com

Appleyard Flowers

Appleyard Flowers is a luxury floral and gifting company based in London. The site has an extensive selection of beautiful bouquets and gifts, including 50 options for Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re looking for a hamper complete with chocolates or champagne, or a gorgeous bouquet for a special occasion, the site caters for every eventuality. We love the brand’s signature couture collection – the perfect centrepiece for any home. 

Delivery: Available nationwide.
Price: Bouquets start from £30.

Visit AppleyardFlowers.com

Ronny Colbie

Ronny Colbie, former lead floral designer for Soho House creates stunning and unique floral displays. If you recognise his creations from Babington House and Soho Farmhouse – then you’ll know you’re in great hands. Since launching his own brand in 2018, his team now offers bespoke and tailormade bouquets, as well as a range of handtied options via their website. Choose from gorgeous arrangements of garden roses and globe thistles, or go all out with a deluxe sized bouquet full of seasonal foliage. Flowers are available in four different sizes – classic, medium, opulent and deluxe.

Delivery: To London postcodes only. 

Price: Bouquets start from £35.

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FLOWERBX

FLOWERBX cut out the middlemen to ensure you have the highest quality flowers for the best price. The online delivery service sources beautiful, fresh flowers and turns them into simple yet beautiful arrangements. Their signature single flowers are a great choice if you know exactly what you’re after – think long-stem lilies, bunches of roses and unusual foliage like astilbe – while their flowers in a vase make a lovely gift. FLOWERBX also make their own candles and home fragrance products, so if you’re after something extra special, add one to your order to turn it into a luxury gift set.

Delivery: Available nationwide.

Price: Flowers start from £35.

Visit FLOWERBX.com

Grace & Thorn 

Having just launched at-home deliveries last month, Grace & Thorn makes some of the most beautiful arrangements on this list. Known for their unique styling, expect wild, yet sophisticated, bouquets full of unusual fresh and dry flowers. ‘The Wes’, inspired by iconic filmmaker Wes Anderson, is one of our favourites right now – with a mixture of seasonal flowers, eucalyptus and other foliage, it’ll elevate any coffee table. For Valentine’s Day, flowers are available for click and collect, or nationwide delivery. During normal times, Grace & Thorn also host a range of workshops and events in their Hackney store – one to bookmark ready for when lockdown ends. 

Delivery: Available nationwide.

Price: Bouquets start from £35.

Visit GraceAndThorn.com

 

Blume Studio 

Founded in 2018 by Elspeth Tull, Blume Studio has a wonderfully unique style that sets it creations apart from the rest. Each bouquet is made in their South London shop with new arrangements designed by Elspeth and the team every week. Flowers are sourced from New Covent Garden flower market, then arranged into Blume bunches. There are currently four options to choose from on site, from gorgeous white roses to simple green foliage bouquets – we love the ‘Lockdown Lover’ for Valentine’s Day. Flowers are available for nationwide delivery – plus, feel free to contact Elspeth and her knowledgeable team for any bespoke requests.

Delivery: Available nationwide.

Price: Bouquets start from £35.

Visit BlumeStudio.co.uk

Wild At Heart

Led by the award-winning florist Niki Tibbles, Wild At Heart is known for creating luxury bouquets and bespoke floral arrangements. You might have spotted the brand at the entrance of luxury department store Liberty or be familiar with their flagship store in Notting Hill. The team create stunning arrangements using a range of fresh flowers and seasonal foliage, with new collections launching regularly on site. For a fail-safe approach, choose blooms from their signature collection, or if you’re after something extra special, sign up to their subscription service where each bouquet is designed by Niki herself.

Delivery: Available nationwide.

Price: Bouquets start from £40.

Visit WildAtHeart.com

The Real Flower Company

For quality flowers you can rely on every time, The Real Flower Company has an extensive selection of options to choose from. From romantic Valentine’s Day bouquets to simple birthday flowers, you can filter the options by occasion or choose your bouquet based on same day delivery. The company also specialises in scented flowers, which are grown for their fragrance – the ‘Romantic Juliet Bouquet’ is one of our favourites. In addition to their floral offerings, you can also shop a range of gifts including candles, sparkling wine and Charbonnel et Walker chocolates. Everything on site has come from their own Fairtrade and sustainable farms, so expect flowers of the highest quality.

Delivery: Available nationwide.

Price: Bouquets start from £44.

Visit RealFlowers.co.uk

Palette 

Founded by sisters Hannah and Emma, Palette is a luxury gift box company who make gifting simple and easy. The brand was born during lockdown 1.0 after the sisters wanted to send friends and family a gift thoughtful gift, but realised there were only a few affordable, luxury options available. There are several boxes to choose from here, each one featuring a beautiful bouquet of roses, plus an assortment of gifts like silk eye masks, candles and gourmet sweets. If you’re thinking about Mother’s Day or want to send someone a long-distance gift, their deliveries are a great option.

Delivery: Available nationwide.

Price: Boxes start from £45.

Visit PaletteGiftBox.co.uk

 

Scarlet & Violet

A firm favourite of the SL team, Scarlet & Violet are a go-to for unique arrangements. Based in Kensal Green, the brand was established in 2006 with the aim of creating bold bunches of flowers for special occasions and everyday moments. You can call the team for a bespoke arrangement or browse through the collection on site to choose a ready-made bouquet. ‘Emelia’ is a lovely choice for Mother’s Day, while ‘Bess’ is the ultimate self-care gift. After lockdown, Scarlet & Violet will resume their workshops, where groups of up to four people can learn about flower arranging at their stylish studio.  

Delivery: Available to central London postcodes only.

Price: Bouquets start from £50.

Visit ScarletandViolet.com

Paul Thomas

Founded in Mayfair in 1989, Paul Thomas is a family run business making exquisite creations for every occasion. Their luxury design-led handtied bouquets are made by a team of master florists using the freshest, seasonal flowers. From simple red rose bunches, to elaborate pastel-hued displays, there’s a great selection to choose from. Their Valentine’s Day collection is particularly beautiful – we’ve got our eye on ‘The Shakespeare’, full of rich red anemones, miniature amaryllis and spray roses. Nationwide delivery is complimentary, too – the perfect excuse to treat yourself or a loved one.

Delivery: Available nationwide.

Price: Bouquets start from £60.

Visit PaulThomasFlowers.co.uk

Wild Things Flowers

Wild Things Flowers have created beautiful arrangements for the likes of the National Portrait Gallery, The Savoy and the Royal Opera House, and also make innovative and beautiful bouquets using quality flowers. You can shop a wide variety of flowers which are expertly arranged with seasonal foliage like eucalyptus, lemon leaf and ivy – ‘The Ella’ and ‘The Highgrove’ are two of our favourites from the current offering. The team also cater to large orders and installations, so bookmark Wild Things Flowers for future events.

Delivery: Available nationwide.

Price: Bouquets start from £60.

Visit WildAbout.co.uk

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