8 Great Florists for Valentine’s Day

Our picks for Valentine’s Day flowers in Washington.
All flowers from Little Acre Flowers in DC are locally grown. Photo courtesy of Little Acre Flowers.
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Washingtonian-Recommends-200.jpgWill you be my…florist? Unlike the Valentine question, this one’s likely to be a yes—as long as you place your order in time, and you’re within the delivery zone. Here are eight good florists in and around DC.

Little Acre Flowers

Online/phone only

202-245-0812

Open since: 2014

Arrangements from: $55

A dozen long-stem roses will set you back: Zilch. Little Acres stocks only locally grown flowers from DC, Maryland, and Virginia, and it carries no roses.

Delivers to: Anywhere inside the Beltway

Best to order by: Thursday

UrbanStems 

Online/phone only

202-524-0812

Open since: 2014

Arrangements from: $35

A dozen long-stem roses will set you back: There are no custom orders, and one dozen long-stem roses aren’t offered. Instead, the Marilyn comes with two dozen roses. $80

Delivers to: Roughly anywhere inside the Beltway

Order by: Day of. Normal, non-Valentine’s Day ordering delivers within an hour. On Valentine’s Day, it’s within three hours.

Allan Woods Flowers 

2645 Connecticut Ave., NW

202-332-3334

Open since: 1976

Arrangements from: $75

A dozen long-stem roses will set you back: $120

Delivers to: Roughly anywhere inside the Beltway

Best to order by: Saturday

Amaryllis 

3701 West Street, Landover

240-770-8600

Open since: 1989

Arrangements from: $125

A dozen long-stem roses will set you back: $150+

Delivers to: DC, Northern Virginia, and nearby areas in Maryland

Best to order by: ASAP

English Rose Garden

3209 O St., NW

202-333-3306

Open since: 1997

Arrangements from: $75

A dozen long-stem roses will set you back: $100

Delivers to: Roughly anywhere inside the beltway

Best to order by: Wednesday

Fiore Floral

14937 Shady Grove Rd., Rockville

301-738-2336

Open since: 2004

Arrangements from: $45

A dozen long-stem roses will set you back: $85

Delivers to: Montgomery County

Best to order by: ASAP

Park Florist

6921 Laurel Ave., Takoma Park

301-270-1848

Open since: 1935

Arrangements from: $50 (for deliveries; less in-store)

A dozen long-stem roses will set you back: $94.95

Delivers to: All of DC, as well as southern parts of Montgomery and Prince George’s counties

Best to order by: ASAP

Free Spirit Floral

2202 Fort Ward Place, Alexandria

571-271-3962

Open since: 2012

Arrangements from: $69

A dozen long-stem roses will set you back: $89

Delivers to: Arlington, Alexandria, Springfield, and downtown DC

Best to order by: ASAP

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