Best Florist in Boston

2015 Best Florist

Table & Tulip

Boston

Owner Andrea Halliday and her team create pieces ranging from fragrant, fresh strung garlands to mossy terrariums with carefully perched succulents. Simple and modern or baroque and traditional, Table &…Read More

2015 Best Florist, Wedding

Orly Khon Floral

Boston

Industrial chic. Richly bohemian. Romantic and fresh. Orly Khon, formerly of Tangerine Creations, can weave a floral theme for any romance—blooms springing from driftwood, succulents beneath glass cloches, blossom chains….Read More

2014 Best Florist, Wedding

Forêt Design Studio

First comes love, then comes the wedding florist, who can singularly set the tone for your big day. Ensure a blossoming affair with Rose Mattos and Erin Heath’s ethereal bouquets…Read More

2014 Best Florist

New Leaf Flores

Jamaica Plain

Daniel Lopez-Ospina and Jeb Taylor work with flowers—plus virtually everything that grows—with fearless abandon, adding pops of aloe vera or bamboo into their bold compositions. Aside from arranging blooms, they…Read More

2013 Best Florist

Winston Flowers

Newton

This was a winner in our 2013 Best of Boston Readers’ Poll. See all the 2013 winners…Read More

2013 Best Florist

Lotus Designs

Boston

Earlier this year, Lotus relocated from Columbus to Tremont, and on crisp days, the shop’s ambrosial array of flowers spills out onto the sidewalks. Watch the weekly parade of dramatic…Read More

2013 Best Florist, West

Winston Flowers

Newton

Towering foyer arrangements, stunning displays of white orchids, bouquets of get-well tulips—the possibilities are endless at Winston’s flagship location. But this is more than just a flower shop—the garden center…Read More

2013 Best Florist, North

The Leonhards’

Beverly

Don’t be surprised if you smell this 37-year-old shop before you see it—every inch of the store, inside and out, is a riot of blooms and plants. Whatever your floral…Read More

2013 Best Florist, Wedding

Table & Tulip

Boston

Succulent-filled terrarium centerpieces. Hanging flower chandeliers. Green walls of plants cascading from Woolly Pocket planters. If you can dream it, Andrea Halliday and her petal-obsessed cohorts at Table & Tulip…Read More

2013 Best Florist, South

Hingham Greenery

Hingham

Whether you’re planning a wedding or just want a quick table arrangement, Hingham Greenery, in historical downtown Hingham, can guide you through the process with ease. This adorable shop offers…Read More

2012 Best Florist

New Leaf Flores

Jamaica Plain

It takes a true artist to put flowers together with panache. New Leaf Flores co-owners Jeb Taylor and Daniel Lopez-Ospina craft stunning floral designs with a twist—be it an unexpected…Read More

2012 Best Florist, West

Winston Flowers

Wellesley

There are plenty of ready-made arrangements at this luxe chain’s Wellesley location, but if you desire something one-of-a-kind, the talented in-store designers will whip up a stunner to fit any…Read More

2012 Best Florist, West

Winston Flowers & Garden

Newton

While Winston is best known for gorgeous cut flowers, the petal pusher also has an impressive garden store at its Newton location, where three greenhouses are bursting with hardy succulents,…Read More

2012 Best Florist, South

Winston Flowers

Hingham

Flowers are the most fleeting of gifts, yet the breathtaking bouquets and potted plants from Winston’s Hingham outpost somehow last for weeks on end. Planning an event or shower? The…Read More

2012 Best Florist, North

Roses and Thistle

Marblehead

Whether you’re looking for a birthday bouquet, a get-well arrangement, or a get-me-out-of-the-doghouse masterpiece, owner Tracey Scott’s exotic, seasonal arrangements will set exactly the right tone…Read More

2012 Best Florist, Wedding

Mimosa Fresh Flower Design

Boston

Here’s a florist who understands the minute differences between lavender and periwinkle, who can take a tiny bit of inspiration and run with it. Teresa Fung’s vibrant, textural designs transform…Read More

2011 Best Florist

New Leaf Flores

Jamaica Plain

From 1 to 3 p.m. each day, Jeb Taylor and Daniel Lopez-Ospina close up their petite J.P. shop for an afternoon siesta. Perhaps that’s when they dream up otherworldly designs…Read More

2011 Best Florist, West

Derby Farm Flowers & Gardens

Arlington

Basic blooms may get the job done, but why stop there? Order one of owner Barbara Popolow’s spectacular bouquets — a cluster of tulips and hyacinths, perhaps? — then add…Read More

2011 Best Florist, North

Roses and Thistle

Marblehead

With their bright green walls and bevy of blooms, Tracey Scott’s shops are verdant, Zenlike refuges. Browse the spectacular orchids, succulents, and colorful vases, or order a table arrangement for…Read More

2011 Best Florist, South

Winston Flowers

Hingham

Another housewarming party doesn’t have to mean another lame potted plant—at least not if it’s from this venerable local chain’s Hingham outpost, which boasts not only beautiful cut flowers and…Read More

2010 Best Florist, Floral Designer

Hallie Krechevsky

Cambridge

It’s the thought that counts, but too often pricey flower arrangements arrive as if no thought went into them at all. Not so in Hallie Krachevsky’s shop, where she lovingly…Read More

2009 Best Florist

Twig

Boston

Unless they’re dead (or dyed), we welcome almost any flowers that come our way—which is why it takes an outstanding florist to go beyond pretty, and deliver pretty damn amazing….Read More

2008 Best Florist

Ilex Designs

Boston

Unlike those florists who oversalt otherwise decent bouquets with fillers and flourishes, Ilex co-owners Andrew Anderson and Carol Sharp are as restrained with their creations as gourmet chefs. Working with…Read More

2007 Best Florist, South

Winston Flowers

Hingham

This family-owned company, which began as a Newbury Street pushcart more than 50 years ago and now has seven stores to its name, seems to thrive in any soil, be…Read More

2007 Best Florist

Twig

Boston

Some florists scare you off with raggedly stocked refrigerator cases and their fondness for baby’s breath and similarly out-of-date fillers. Others make you nervous with their don’t-touch austerity (hey, where…Read More

2007 Best Florist, North

Fiddlehead

Salem

Reaching for romance, many florists dress their posies in frills of ribbon and corsets of ferns: courtly, demure, a peck on the cheek. Contrast that with the stripped-down sensuality of…Read More

2006 Best Florist, South

Designing Images Florist

Randolph

Somewhere way, way over on the other side of the petal-pusher spectrum from 1-800-FLOWERS sits Randolph’s Designing Images. Owner Carole Beltis-Piché imports exotic blooms—cherry blossoms, casablanca lilies, champagne roses—from locales…Read More

2006 Best Florist

Twig

Boston

Every girl may like flowers, but a guy won’t score any points with droopy Stop & Shop carnations. A truly thoughtful gesture calls for one of Twig’s custom bouquets or…Read More

2006 Best Florist, West

Winston Flowers & Garden

Newton

Winston’s Newton store feels more like a mom-and-pop shop than the Boston area florist’s biggest location. The mind-boggling array of blooms on offer includes roses, hydrangeas, peonies, calla lilies, and…Read More

2006 Best Florist, North

Les Fleurs

Andover

There’s not a sprig of baby’s breath, tacky filler greenery, or tinsel-like anything in sight at this Andover florist. The bright, tasteful store contains classically beautiful, Parisian-style arrangements of French…Read More

2005 Best Florist, South

The Hingham Greenery

Hingham

The ability to arrange—to conjure and orchestrate—is what makes a flawless florist. That’s who you’ll find hard at work at the Hingham Greenery. They’ll form your bouquet from the shop’s…Read More

2005 Best Florist, West

Winston Flowers

Wellesley

Winston has cornered the petal market west of Boston. Its bright blooms are consistently the freshest around, and whether you want rare lilies or timeless red roses, Winston always finds…Read More

2005 Best Florist

Petal & Leaf

Jamaica Plain

Nothing spruces up a space like fresh flowers. And no florist arranges fresh flowers quite like Jamaica Plain’s Petal & Leaf. From spare, arty decorations to lively, full bouquets, owner…Read More

2005 Best Florist, North

Les Fleurs

Andover

Need beautiful blossoms on a budget? Or want to splurge on an awesome arrangement? Whatever you need, Les Fleurs will customize flawless floral bouquets for the occasion—without the snooty airs…Read More

2004 Best Florist, West

Winston Flowers

Wellesley, Newton

An orchid among daisies, Winston Flowers has all but cornered the market west of Boston. Whether you’re after luscious greens, blazing blossoms, or aromatic herbs, the colors and intricate designs…Read More

2004 Best Florist

Ilex Designs

Brookline

There are floral bouquets, and then there is floral art. Ilex is in the latter category, orchestrating fields full of fresh blooms—luminescent calla lilies with orchids and fluffy penoes with…Read More

2003 Best Florist, South

Karen Lee Flowers

Hingham

It’s easy to spot a Karen Lee—from classic bouquets of tightly packed peony blossoms, pale roses, hydrangeas, and trailing white-flecked ivy to bold centerpieces that slam together bright magentas, oranges,…Read More

2003 Best Florist, West

Winston Flowers

Wellesley

The only thing more beautiful than the vibrant, fresh flowers at any of this local chain’s locations are the spectacular arrangements, which are delivered with care, in-state or out. Count…Read More

2003 Best Florist

Artemisia Floral Studio

Boston

Floral innovation is in full bloom at Artemisia, the downtown showcase for arrangements that run from delicately tied bundles of tiny daisies to huge, sweeping bunches of irises, roses, and…Read More

2002 Best Florist

A Wild Flower

Charlestown

From exotic to humble, unbelievably fresh to artfully dried, Charlestown’s homegrown bud boutique treats its flowers like delicate children—and its customers like old friends. First, the blooms: Gerbera daisies that…Read More

2001 Best Florist, West

Winston Flowers

Wellesley

Yes, it’s a chain. But our search for comparable quality and variety in the area always leads us back here. Visit the artfully arranged shop in person and you’ll come…Read More

2001 Best Florist

Charles Street Flowers

Boston

If only all of life were as impeccable and seamless as it is inside these doors. We’re talking nearly across-the-board perfection—blooms meticulously cared for and healthy enough to live more…Read More

2000 Best Florist

Charles Street Flowers

Boston

This is the kind of place where Harry might have stopped to buy a bunch for Sally. The look and feel of Charles Street Flowers is old Boston, as is…Read More

1999 Best Florist

Winston Flowers

Boston

This shop has an uncanny ability to turn a bunch of flowers and a glass vase into an elegant centerpiece. Fresh, enduring flowers; dependable service; and most important, the artistic…Read More

1998 Best Florist, Street

The Dutch Flower Garden

Boston

You can’t walk by without looking twice. The cascade of color beckons from the pavement, and spontaneity pays. For the romantic gesture of the moment, or a few blooms to…Read More

1998 Best Florist, Exotic

Lotus Designs

Boston

This is a florist that elevates blooms to a cultural experience. Breath-stopping bouquets mix long-stemmed red roses amid tall birds of paradise and other flowers selected fresh daily. Owner Jimmie…Read More

1997 Best Florist

Winston Flowers

Boston

For a simple bouquet of wildflowers or an intricate centerpiece for your wedding, Winston wins. It stocks everything from the freshest cut stems to topiaries and potted plants, and its…Read More

1996 Best Florist, Bargain

Florabunda

Boston

Okay, so they don’t have the largest selection in town, but they do have beautiful fresh flowers at half price on Saturdays, making it affordable to always have lots around…Read More

1995 Best Florist, Street

Milk Street Florist

Boston

Shoppers in Downtown Crossing know that no trip back to the office is complete without a stop at Milk Street for a bunch of cut-rate tulips, a spray of freesia,…Read More

1995 Best Florist

Dutch Flower Garden

Boston

Not only did the Dutch Flower Garden have the speediest delivery, but they also used the most varied flowers of all the contenders. Our expert horticultural judges were impressed by…Read More

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