12 Flower (and Plant!) Delivery Services Perfect for Valentine’s Day Gifting

updated Jan 13, 2023
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I’m a big fan of gifting flowers — both to others and to myself. They instantly brighten any room and are a welcome contrast to screen life at a time when workspaces and living spaces are one and the same. And, thanks to modern online florists, ordering stunning, fresh blooms is easier than ever before. What you see on these websites and apps is exactly what you’re gifting (or getting for yourself), so you can choose the bud bundle that best fits the style you’re looking for. Below, you’ll find our favorite online florists to keep on your digital speed dial, plus some recommendations we love for holiday shopping.

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Specializes in: Indoor plants, including fruit treesherbs, and beautiful bonsais.

Where they deliver: Contactless delivery right to your doorstep in the 48 contiguous states. Select products can’t be shipped to California, Arizona, Florida, and Texas. Orders over $100 ship for free.

Pricing: Prices start as low as $29.99 for succulents and go up to $152.99 for larger potted plants.

Cool features: Whether you have pets at home or your apartment gets little to no sunlight, the expertly curated sections make plant shopping a whole lot easier.

Great for: Anyone looking to bring more greenery indoors, aspiring plant parents, and thoughtful “just because” gifts for loved ones who could do with a sweet pick-me-up.

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Specializes in: Vibrant, stylish, cut-to-order bouquets and plants.

Where they deliver: Nationwide (excluding Alaska and Hawaii), with same-day delivery available in over 20 cities, like New York and Los Angeles.

Pricing: One-time purchases start under $45 for bouquets and plants. Three subscription plans are available starting at $55 with options to deliver weekly, biweekly, or monthly.

Cool features: Stems are sourced directly from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms and cut fresh daily. UrbanStems also has a collaboration with Vogue, offering limited-edition arrangements designed by Vogue editors each season.

Great for: Everyday flower gifting for friends, family, and yourself.

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Specializes in: Potted plants and succulent arrangements in design-forward containers. The Sill also now sells orchids!

Where they deliver: The lower 48 states. Same-day delivery is not available, but there is a 30-day return window in case your plant arrives damaged or dead. You can also shop directly in-store at locations in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, or San Francisco.

Pricing: Starts at $30 for a small Philodendron Green and goes up to $244 for a large Dracaena Warneckii.

Cool features: You can purchase starter collections around themes like beginner, pet-friendly, and low-light. The Sill also divides plants into helpful categories like size and light needs and offers users tons of information on plant care for newbies and gardeners who need a refresher.

Great for: Coworkers, friends who have recently moved, and people allergic to flowers.

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Specializes in: Flowers, plants, and gourmet gift baskets for every holiday, life event, and occasion.

Where they deliver: ProFlowers ships nationwide, with same-day delivery available through partner florists in your area.

Pricing: Bouquets start at $32 for a small arrangement and go up to $280 for larger sizes.

Cool features: Gift sets that include chocolates, candles, and Mrs. Fields cookies.

Great for: Literally any occasion, from milestone birthdays to funeral sprays to Mardi Gras. 

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Specializes in: Stems from sustainably minded farms, which are shipped the day they’re cut to ensure freshness. They also offer same-day bouquet deliveries from local, approved florists in certain zip codes.

Where they deliver: Nationwide in all 50 states.

Pricing: Plants and one-time arrangements start at $44, with a delivery fee. Subscriptions start at $44 and can be delivered weekly, biweekly, monthly, or bimonthly.

Cool features: Transparent pricing and no cheesy up-sells (um, no thanks on the teddy bears). For more modern add-ons, check out their gift bundles.

Great for: Farmer’s market-style centerpieces, unfussy hostess gifts, and chic holiday accents.

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Specializes in: Potted plants of all shapes and sizes, as well as propagation kits.

Where they deliver: The 48 contiguous states.

Pricing: Starts at $35 for most small-sized varieties and goes up to $249 for extra-large plants like fiddle leaf figs.

Cool features: Bloomscape offers a ton of plant parent support, including a shop for plant care and accessories, plant guides and tips, and expert advice from a Plant Mom and her team.

Great for: Plant beginners, longer-lasting gifts, and people allergic to flowers.

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Specializes in: This digital shop specializes in fresh and preserved roses, as well as other small gifting elements, like chocolate and teddy bears.

Where they deliver: Same-day delivery is available in NYC and San Diego from Monday through Friday. Next-day delivery is available throughout the U.S. Tuesday through Saturday. International delivery is available in the U.K., Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Pricing: Gift boxes range from $59 for a box of six long-stemmed roses to $239 for a box of 50 roses.

Cool features: Gift sets are also available, pairing roses with Godiva chocolates.

Great for: Gifts that impress and deliver on romance.

Specializes in: Arrangements for quite literally any occasion, as well as gourmet gift baskets.

Where they deliver: 1-800-Flowers ships nationwide, with same-day delivery available through partner florists in your area.

Pricing: Bouquets start at $34.99 for a small size, going up to $229.99 for larger arrangements.

Cool features: It’s not just flowers here — you can also send baskets full of gourmet food, wine, coffee, and even self-care products.

Great for: Those who want to pull out all the stops on a gorgeous arrangement, anyone who wants very specific options.

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Specializes in: Gorgeous, burlap-wrapped seasonal blooms sourced from local farmers in your area, plus box deliveries so you can create your own arrangement.

Where they deliver: Farmgirl Flowers ships nationwide to the lower 48 states, with same-day delivery in the San Francisco Bay area.

Pricing: Arrangements start at $59 and can be purchased one time or as a subscription (delivered weekly, biweekly, or monthly).

Cool features: Gift sets that include sweets, candles, and other self-care goodies. The Big Box is a great option for someone who wants to flex their creative muscles and arrange the blooms themselves.

Great for: Gifting for special holidays and birthdays, the amateur floral arranger.

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Specializes in: Hand-crafted floral arrangements that are available for same-day delivery, as well as gift baskets to celebrate special occasions and everyday moments.

Where they deliver: Nationwide and internationally.

Pricing: Small bouquets start at $32 and go up to $280 for larger sizes.

Cool features: Filters that make it easy to shop the extensive range of bouquets, plants, and gift baskets. Finding desk plants, pink flowers, and Kosher gift baskets has never been easier.

Great for: Those looking for the perfect gift to mark a special occasion or just let someone know you’re thinking of them.

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Specializes in: Sophisticated, monochromatic bunches of 25 roses in a Parisian-inspired hatbox.

Where they deliver: Landeau doesn’t ship their bouquets, so delivery and pickup are only available in New York City, Portland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Also in Vancouver, Kelowna, and Toronto at givelandeau.ca.

Pricing: Starts at $159 plus a delivery charge.

Cool features: They offer six curated bouquets, all roses. You won’t get bogged down with choices, so it’s easy to order.

Great for: Your most stylish or minimalistic friend.

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Specializes in: Fresh succulents delivered in a simple gift box that doubles as a planter.

Where they deliver: Shipping nationwide (excluding Alaska and Hawaii), with hand-delivery available in Los Angeles. Square and premium gardens are only available in Los Angeles.

Pricing: Gardens start at $28, with premium gardens up to $158.

Cool features: The differently-sized gift box gardens can be customized with a paper sleeve to fit the occasion.

Great for: Thoughtful thank you gifts and “just because” occasions.

Sarah M. Vazquez also contributed to reporting.