Every year, Americans shell out big bucks to send love on the 14th day of February. Well, that is if love can be found in a bouquet of red roses.
According to the Society of American Florists, an estimated 250 million roses are produced every year for Valentine’s Day. In 2019, 28% of American adults sent flowers as a Valentine’s Day gift.
A vast majority of the flowers sent were red roses, accounting for 69% of sales on the busiest day of the year for the floral industry.
Whether it’s for a significant other, a friend or a treat to yourself: Here are some local florists in metro Atlanta to keep in mind ahead of Valentine’s day.
1450 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta
Founded in 2011, Peachtree Petals specializes in custom arrangements for all occasions.
Candler Park Flower Mart
1395 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta
For almost 20 years, this neighborhood flower shop has prided itself on “creating unique custom-made arrangements.”
2088 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta
The family owned shop specializes in same-day arrangements designed by a master florist.
3175 Roswell Road, Atlanta
According to its website, Buckhead Blooms was founded by Patricia Moscoso, who is originally from Ecuador, which she says inspires her work.
French Market Flowers
925 Garrett St SE, Atlanta
French Market says they have Valentine’s Day arrangements at every price point. To make sure you get what you’re looking for, the shop suggests ordering in advance.
Gresham’s Florist of Atlanta
270 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta
This family-owned floral business has been open in Atlanta since 1913. They import flowers from around the world, including from Holland, Hawaii, France, South America, according to its website.
Fuji Floral Design
361 17th St NW, Atlanta
Located at Atlantic Station, Fuji Floral Design specializes in “flowers and plants are a thoughtful and eye-catching expression for nearly any occasion.”
Le Jardin Français Boutique
1100 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta
The boutique is located in Atlanta’s Westside Provisions District.
JJ’s Flower Shop
Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta
At JJ’s Flower Shop, grab some freshly cut flowers and build your own bouquet. There are also pre-made arrangements.
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