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Our Favorite Florists and Flower Shops on the Upper West Side

February 12 2019

The timeless gift of flowers can brighten any room, especially if you order from the right florist. The Upper West Side is a special part of Manhattan for local florists, because some of our mom and pop flower shops have been around for decades.

Order a simple bouquet or varied arrangement today, or swing by a nearby flower shop to see what’s fresh. Here’s a look at our favorite local florists.

(...And here’s a look at Valentine’s Day date ideas on the Upper West Side).

PlantShed Flowers
209 W. 96th St.
Open Mon-Sat 9 am to 7 pm; Sunday 9 am to 6 pm
Tel: 212-662-4400

PlantShed has been in the neighborhood for over 35 years and proudly grows orchids, annuals, grasses and evergreens in their rooftop greenhouse. Their bouquets are fresh and unique, with intriguing aromas and colors. Shop online by price, so you know just what to expect.

366 Amsterdam Ave. (between W. 77th and 78th streets)
Open Mon-Fri 9 am to 8 pm; Sat-Sun 9 am to 7 pm
Tel: 212-721-2260

Bouquets from Posies are known for their freshness, staying bright and vibrant in a vase for up to two weeks. You can arrange your own flower creation by picking from bunches, or order a custom bouquet, made with simple designs and lush, accenting greenery.

The After Hours Flowers
306 W. 94th St.
Open 24/7
Tel: 877-248-9518

This spot on the Upper West Side is the only 24-hour florist in the city that never sleeps. Prompt flower delivery and an easy ordering process can be a real lifesaver when you’re in a pinch!

Blooming Couture Flowers
2216 Broadway (between W. 78th and 79th streets)
Open Mon-Sat 9 am to 7 pm; Sun 10 am to 6 pm
Tel: 212-787-0151

For flower-heavy bouquets or the gift of a growing plant, such as orchids, succulents and cacti, check out what’s blooming at Blooming Couture. Don’t have the time to stop by the shop? Customize your order online.

Q Florist
447 Columbus Ave. (between 81st and 82nd streets)
Open Mon-Fri 9am to 7pm; Sat-Sun 9am to 5pm
Tel: 212-787-4790

This quaint florist located next to Central Park has special daily deals and an excellent variety. If you’re gifting to someone who’s a bit particular, Q Florist will help you find something beyond simple red roses.


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