When people think about Valentine’s Day, the first things that come to mind are usually candy, flowers and lingerie. Adding flowers to your gift immediately ups the “wow” factor, and a nice bouquet coupled with dinner is a perfectly acceptable gift. Choosing the right florist is essential in creating a Valentine’s bouquet that will take your date’s breath away. Don’t risk a sub-par bouquet chosen at the last minute. Visit one of these florists instead.
Denver, CO 80202
More than just a flower shop, 5280 Flowers offers a way for anyone to up the ante on Valentine’s Day. Offering several local products, along with fair trade and organic flowers, this shop goes a long way to support local and small businesses with ethical practices. The arrangements can be as simple or elaborate as you wish, but they will all be stunning. Along with flowers, this shop also offers the option to send baked goods and even wine with your bouquet. And 5280 delivers, making giving your special someone the perfect arrangement even easier.
1223 E. 17th Ave.
Denver, CO 80218
For those whose Valentines prefer a more non-traditional arrangement, there is Babylon Floral. While both of the floral artists in the shop are passionate about plants, they approach bouquets in an artistic manner, arranging bouquets that are visually interesting as well as beautiful. Traditional arrangements are available, but this shop is known for florists who let their imaginations run wild, resulting in aesthetically appealing and creative arrangements. Break from the norm and buy your sweetie an artful bouquet.
2501 15th St., Suite A
Denver, CO 80211
More Flowers is known for arrangements that get noticed and last for a while. With vases and other adornments customized to your specifications, you can make your Valentine’s bouquet special and reflective of your date. Additional gift items include coffee and beautiful cards, so you can attach some sentiment and a little caffeine to your bouquet. The flowers mainly come from local growers, although some varieties are grown in California and Hawaii. Wherever they come from, they are always fresh and vibrant.
Ed Moore Florist and Greenhouse
6101 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80220
In operation since 1948, Ed Moore Florist and Greenhouse has impressive flowers down to a science. With many options for arrangements, you can find something for anyone, regardless of preference. Ed Moore offers the Vera Wang collection of vases, so if your Valentine likes brand names, you’re in luck. Ed Moore offers an arrangement for any occasion and a wide range of sizes and price points. The florists are familiar with design techniques and will help you make something special for your date.
The Perfect Petal
3600 W. 32nd Ave., Suite B
Denver, CO 80211
Whether you’re a traditionalist who wants to present your Valentine with a bouquet of red roses or an out-of-the-box thinker who would rather pick up an elegant orchid arrangement, you can find it at The Perfect Petal. Located in the Highlands, this shop has been operating for 17 years. With different varieties of flowers, you can mix and match to make something that is pretty with personality. The Perfect Petal also has a boutique with bath and body items and other gifts, so it’s a great one-stop shop for the whole Valentine’s Day gift.
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Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.