Fresh blooms are a go-to gift for a reason: Totally foolproof and absolutely gorgeous, a bouquet of flowers is the easiest way to let your loved one know just how much you appreciate them. But trying to find the perfect flower arrangement isn’t as simple as picking from roses or hydrangeas. With a slew of online flower delivery services, it’s important to make sure you find one that is not only reliable, but also offers options that are affordable and up to your standards (especially when it comes to Mother’s Day gifting).
Oh, and for all of you last-minute shoppers, same-day delivery is crucial. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best flower delivery services, depending on what you’re looking to send. We’ve not only tapped our experts in the Good Housekeeping Institute for their recommendations, but we’ve also gone off of customer reviews to make sure whoever receives your bouquet will be 100% satisfied.
Best Overall: 1-800-Flowers
Best Selection: FTD
The company’s name stands for Florists’ Transworld Delivery, and its business model has been around for over 100 years. When you order, FTD taps a network of local florists, so your blooms are sourced from the one closest to your recipient.
Buy this bouquet: Sweet Surprise Bouquet, $68, ftd.com
Best for Convenience: Amazon
Best for Succulents: Lula’s Garden
BloomsyBox offers farm-to-vase flower subscriptions, premium roses, vibrant tropical bouquets, and more. Use code GH12 for 12% off your first BloomsyBox order!
Buy this bouquet: Wild Berries, $54.99, bloomsybox.com
Best for Same-Day Delivery: ProFlowers
Best Budget Pick: UrbanStems
Best Presentation: Farmgirl Flowers
Each of Farmgirl Flowers’ arrangements are unique, meaning no two bouquets will ever look the same. Plus, they come delivered in the company’s signature “upcycled” biodegradable coffee bags donated by local coffee roasters.
Buy this bouquet: The Just Right Burlap, $79 for 20 stems, farmgirlflowers.com
Best for Plant Lovers: Bouqs
Best for Bulk Buying: Postal Petals
Postal Petals works with local farmers, and will deliver seasonal bunches for you to arrange any way you want. That means, you can create two bouquets out of one order, or a delightfully large arrangement. Buying in bulk can also be very cost effective!
Shop this bouquet: Beanie box, $89, postalpetals.com
Best If You Live in LA or NYC: Floom
Floom works with a variety of florists in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, and Houston, to create unique arrangements. There are brilliant same-day delivery options, as well as plants — all of which come gorgeously designed.
Buy this bouquet: The Soft Chill, $85, floom.com
Best for DIYers: Petalled
Petalled makes is seriously easy to create your own arrangement the way you want it. Along with your flowers, you’ll get step-by-step instructions, a measuring tape and vase labels. FYI: The arrangement we received lasted almost two weeks.
Buy this bouquet: Modern Love, $85, getpetalled.com
Best for Longevity: Venus Et Fleur
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