Whether it is a special occasion like Mother’s Day, our best friend’s birthday, wedding anniversary, or we are just in the mood for making someone feel special, we all need a trustworthy local florist that offers beautiful bouquets, dish gardens, or more creative gifts such as fruit baskets or stuffed animals, and, of course, delivers them promptly. Let us recommend you five of the best florists in Washington, DC.
Little Acre Flowers
Address: U Street Corridor, Washington, DC
Phone: (202) 524-0812
Open: 8:30 am to 4 pm (Monday – Friday), 8:30 am to 2 pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Located in DC’s beloved U Street Corridor, Little Acre Flowers has been serving the region since 2014, when it started as a pop-up store for Valentine’s Day.
Little Acre Flowers, which calls itself “DC’s only 100% locally-sourcing florist,” always uses flowers that were grown at DC-area farms and gets them delivered to its studio on a daily basis. With those fresh flowers, their designers curate unique daily arrangements that reflect the current season. They deliver their offerings in a vase or bouquet of your choice.
They also sell gifts and special treats such as DIY kits for plant enthusiasts, mugs, candles, handmade chocolates, flower confettis, bath salts, flower crowns, bridal bouquets, floral wrist and hair accessories, and more.
York Flowers, Inc.
Address: 5023 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC 20016
Phone: (202) 363-1150
Open: 9 am to 5 pm (Monday – Friday), 9 am to 4 pm (Saturday)
York Flowers is a family-owned florist that has been operating in the District since 1942. It also has a location in Annapolis, MD. They answer both personal and corporate needs.
Frequently delivering to local hospitals, cemeteries, and funeral homes, the florist takes pride in its skilled staff with a combined experience of over 150 years in the floral industry, as well as its memberships of organizations including FTD worldwide wire service, Society of American Florists, and Executive Women International.
Among the flower types you can select are Amaryllis, Dahlias, Delphinium, Freesia, Hydrangeas, succulents, lilies, Phalaenopsis orchids, peonies, plants, and more. They have an entire section dedicated to “roses,” with “traditional rose arrangements,” “mixed rose arrangements,” and “September rose specials.”
In addition, they offer wedding packages, dish gardens, gourmet baskets, mylar balloons, and stuffed animals. Same-day delivery option is available for most items.
Allan Woods Flowers
Address: 2645 Connecticut Avenue NW (between Calvert Street and Woodley Road NW) Washington, DC 20008
Open: 9 am to 6 pm (Monday – Saturday), Closed on Sunday
With an experience of almost four decades in the District’s Woodley Park neighborhood, Allan Woods Flowers provides its customers with a wide selection of high-quality flowers both from local growers and international suppliers.
Their clientele include five-star hotels, upscale restaurants, embassies, various businesses, as well as private properties across the DC area. Same day delivery is available.
Allan Woods Flowers’ designers offer floral designs and arrangements for weddings and special occasions from birthday dinners to black tie galas. They also provide guidance on lighting, tableware, linens, and other details.
Their wedding specialists work closely with the bride to reflect her personality onto floral decor of the ceremony, along with bridal bouquets, boutonnieres, and more.
House of Flowers
Address: 710 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 347-5200
Open: 8 am to 7 pm (Monday – Friday), 10 am to 3 pm (Saturday), Closed on Sundays
The family-owned and operated business has been serving the Washington DC Metropolitan area, as well as around the nation through its trusted network of florists with an experience of more than 15 years.
House of Flowers takes pride in its fast delivery service and selling only the finest floral arrangements, gifts and fine chocolate. Its offerings include fresh flowers for any occasion, plants, European/dish gardens, silk flower arrangements, dried floral arrangements, gourmet fruit baskets, gift baskets, greeting cards, fine imported chocolate, baklava sweet, fine chocolate, and more.
They promise to always go the extra mile to make your gift perfect by handcrafting each item and then hand-delivering it. They also offer the same-day delivery option.
Address: Washington, DC 20036 Dupont Circle, Downtown
Phone: (855) 614-2779
Open: 9 am to 7 pm (Monday – Friday), 11 am to 7 pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Headquartered in the District of Columbia, Urban Stems has been serving its customers since 2014. Currently it has branches in New York City, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, San Diego, Oakland, Austin, Houston, Dallas, Denver, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Brooklyn, St. Louis, Tampa, Indianapolis, and Miami.
The florist serves its customers with the option of same-day delivery in NYC and DC, and next-day delivery when it is coast-to-coast.
They source their flowers directly from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms avoiding the use of middlemen “to guarantee only the freshest flowers are picked every day.” They promise to provide on-trend flowers and create one-of-a-kind arrangements with the help of their best-in-class designers.