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. When it comes to Valentines Day gifting, you can send a bouquet to their office or home, decorate the table before dinner or simply bring a few stems on your date as a romantic gesture — it's hard to go wrong with the right flowers.
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. 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.
These services deliver all kinds of blooms and greenery, from classic roses by the dozen to creative bouquets and living succulent plants. For all of you last-minute shoppers, we've also included services that offer same-day delivery. Once you've found a service that suits your needs, you can get to browsing and customizing arrangements to send a big "I love you" to your special someone.
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: You're Precious Bouquet, $69 and up, ftd.com
The Sill offers a large variety of plants with a bunch of different features (including pet-friendly, low light and air purifying). Once you pick the perfect plant, you can choose the style and color of the planter to perfectly fit their aesthetic.
Shop this plant: Coffee plant, $35, thesill.com
Sometimes, one bouquet isn't enough. You can give them the gift of fresh flowers every month (for as many months as you'd like) with a Bouqs subscription — just choose your ideal delivery date and Bouqs will do the rest.
Buy this bouquet: Farmer's Market Gift Trio, $124 and up, bouqs.com
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
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
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: Purple Garden, $154 and up, floom.com
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