Top Designers Across the Country Share Their Favorite Local Florists

These blooms are sure to impress.

March 30, 2020

Whether you’re celebrating an occasion, saying “thanks” or just looking to brighten someone’s day, sending a beautiful floral arrangement is always a good idea—assuming you can find a talented local florist, that is. Not sure where to start? We asked a few of our favorite interior designers across the country to share their go-to sources for flowers that are sure to make an impression. Read on to find out which florists the pros have on speed dial in California, New York and everywhere in between.

XO Bloom

Westlake Village, California

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“For floral designs that are elegant with a serious shot of creativity, I love XO Bloom.” —Alexandra Rae

Edmond's Plaza Florist

San Mateo, California

A cheerful yellow arrangement by Edmond’s Plaza Florist in San Mateo, California.

“Edmond’s bouquets are filled with unique flowers, never inexpensive filler. The selection is endless and always fresh.” —Janna Lund Rodgers & MacKenzie Doane


Dallas, Texas

An arrangement Haile Wossen of Anthos whipped up for Jean Liu at the 2020 Veranda Orchid Dinner.Gieves Anderson/Veranda

“My absolute favorite florist is Haile Wossen of Anthos, otherwise known as the ‘antiflorist.’ Haile originally intended on being a jewelry designer before segueing into the floral industry, so his arrangements are sophisticated, sculptural, unexpected works of art.” —Jean Liu

Johnathan Andrew Sage

Houston, Texas

“Johnathan Andrew Sage gets it. He is my favorite local Houston florist because he can do anything.” —Nicole Zarr

The Tulip Tree

Nashville, TN

“My favorite local florist is The Tulip Tree in Nashville. They always source the most bountiful blooms!” —Sarah Bartholomew

Green Inc

Chicago, IL

A sneak peek at Green Inc’s extraordinary selection of flowersCourtesy of Green Inc

“Green stocks the most fascinating plants and has a great array of pots. It is the best spot for a last-minute floral arrangement. Half the fun is just walking in.” —Sarah Vaile

Table and Tulip

Boston, MA

A charming rose arrangement by Table & Tulip in Boston, Massachusetts.

“I love that these arrangements are rooted in more of an English garden style and are less stiff and modern than most.” —Erin Gates

Polux Fleuriste

New York, NY


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“Polux Fleuriste in Nolita is one of my favorite New York City florists. They are my go-to when sending gifts to clients and friends. I absolutely love their style: the arrangements are simple, but feel luxurious and whimsical.” —Tina Ramchandani

Petal by Pedal

New York, NY


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“I love these farm-fresh, organic arrangements, and all of the flowers are sourced locally.” —Jenny Wolf

Wildly Floral Co.

South Orange, NJ


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“My new favorite florist is Wildly Floral Co. Instead of the tight arrangements that one normally sends or receives, this company sends a beautiful loose arrangement that looks like they were freshly clipped from my garden. Every time I receive an arrangement, it feels like I’ve taken a deep fresh breath of Mother Nature.” —Gail Davis

Highway to Hill Flowers

Washington, DC

Pink roses and orange roses shine in this arrangement by Highway to Hill in Washington, D.C.

“Highway to Hill is one of the most original florists in the D.C. area. They are wonderful to work with and can create polished or natural looks.” —Anna Matthews

Michal Evans Flora & Event Design

Atlanta, GA

White reigns supreme in this arrangement by XO Bloom in Atlanta, Georgia.

“For sophisticated arrangements that are architectural and simple but always lush. I especially love anything that Michal does in white!” —Melanie Turner