Valentine's Day is almost here, lovers! And you know what that means: It's time to buy that special someone in your life an even more special floral bouquet. While your neighborhood Kroger and H-E-B will do, a local florist is also an option. So get your rose on at these ten Houston Florists:
1903 Dairy Ashford, 281-558-7777
Shop hours: Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This family-owned business offers a wonderful selection at reasonable prices. And online ordering, available with special items only for delivery February 11 through Valentine's Day, makes things easy as Cupid’s pie. A dozen gorgeous red roses can be ordered for $79.99. Ace also offers same-day delivery on most bouquets (for all you last-minute Valentines).
Blomma Flower Shop
1602 Patterson, 713-862-7714
Shop hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to noon
For gorgeous arrangements, including Hot Pink Passion Tulips and Love You More Roses (both starting at $90), look no further than this friendly florist. Visit the shop, call or order online 24/7.
Elaine’s Florist & Gift Baskets
4782 Beechnut, 713-661-6788
Shop hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Native Houstonian Elaine Ousley-Nevarez has been making things pretty since opening her floral business in 1992. Hit the shop or peruse it online to shop for floral arrangements, bromeliads, silk and dried arrangements and even gift basket selections that include chocolates, pastries, candles and pampering products. The delivery range includes pretty much all of greater Houston.
Flowers by Stephanie
3951 FM 1960 West, 281-866-0895
Shop hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Proudly serving the Houston community with more than 30 years in the industry, this family-owned and operated shop offers a unique selection of fine floral arrangements and gifts. Take a look in store or online to get an idea, and Flowers by Stephanie will custom-build each arrangement fresh for each order, from traditional to contemporary. Valentine’s bouquets include $49.99 blushing tulips and $74.99 red roses.
Flowers & Co./Houston Flower Shop
6015 Fairmont, 281-487-1896
Shop hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This Pasadena shop, which has been proudly serving the Houston area since 1986, offers in-store and online ordering. The Valentine’s Day collection includes a dozen red roses starting at $69.95. To help assure on-time delivery during the busy holiday season, place your order at least one day prior.
Flowers Etc. By Georgia
1818 Waugh, 713-524-3989
Shop hours: Open 7 days a week (usually 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
This family-owned and operated shop in Montrose has all the goodies, including but not limited to a wide variety of fresh flowers, fresh greenery, blooming and green plants, stuffed animals, goodie baskets, fruit and snack baskets, balloons and candles. Expect a dozen roses to run $100 to $125. There is no exact order by date, but the shop advises that the sooner you order, the better.
Heights Floral Shop
401 West 20th, 713-862-8811
Shop hours: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
From romantic roses to impressive modern bouquets, these guys will help you select beautiful and affordable flowers for Valentine's Day and deliver them in Houston or nationwide. The Deal of the Day flowers start as low as $45; and a dozen will run you $110 (lavender) or $125 (red long stem).
6102 Skyline, 713-774-8080
Shop hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You’re paying for quality at this boutique flower shop, where all the arrangements are exquisite and full of beautifully fresh blooms. And they’ve been that way since 1985. The shop offers stunningly beautiful signature designs, same-day delivery and super-convenient online shopping. The special Valentine’s Day selections range from $75 arrangements featuring red roses set in a cradle of hydrangeas and accented with tulips all the way up to a masterpiece with four dozen red roses for $470.
1131 Clear Lake City, 281-486-5874
Shop hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Owner Rene' Johnson is a certified fleurologist, trained by world-renowned wedding and event specialist David Tutera. For unforgettable luxury bouquets and unique florals, including a heart-shaped blossom of light pink roses ($129.95) and phalaenopsis orchid ($120), try this boutique, where you can visit or order online. Of course, Lush Flowers offers everyone’s V-day favorite, a boxed dozen of red roses ($49.95), too.
River Oaks Flower House, Inc.
5 Greenway Plaza East, 713-622-0810
Shop hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Call or order online, then let this family-run joint take care of all the details. Valentine’s Day specials include the Rainbow Rose collection, ranging from $50/half dozen all the way to $300/three dozen. To help assure on-time delivery during the busy holiday season, place your order at least one day prior to Valentine's Day.