SendFlowers.com. With a decent website and consistently good scores in Chicago, Seattle, and North Carolina, these flowers could have made it into our top three picks — if they would have arrived in our fourth location. The roses weren’t able to be delivered to our Wisconsin location, so SendFlowers.com lost major points. Our order was initially accepted, but the only local florist within 20 miles rejected the order; we were notified by email that our recipient was too remote. It’s too bad: In Chicago, the arrangement was unusually lovely, with deeply scented, velvety roses that were so dark red they were tiptoeing toward black, surrounded by lush ferns and glossy dark leaves. If you’re going with SendFlowers.com, our advice is to only send arrangements to mid- or large-sized cities.
Bright, fresh flowers make a thoughtful gift for any type of occasion. Becker Florists, Inc. offers a wide variety of beautiful floral arrangements in Fort Dodge IA. From gorgeous anniversary and Mother’s Day flowers to sympathetic get well and funeral flowers, floral gifts are the perfect way to show just how much you care. Trust Becker Florists, Inc. for local, high-quality flower arrangements like cheerful birthday flowers for your friends and family or stunning Valentine’s Day flowers for the one you love.
Typically, a florist will organize flowers by season and holiday. Flowers have various different meanings in different cultures. The holidays and events for which flowers are used vary. Poppies are used to remember fallen soldiers only in Great Britain and the Commonwealth countries. People often prefer flowers that are associated with their ethnic group or country and the cultural meaning of the flower color strongly affects their choice and use. Colors convey different meanings to different groups so that, for example, various colors may be associated with luck or death or love. A flower such as a red rose might communicate love in some cultures, whereas in others, it might be considered indecent or simply puzzling. The vastly divergent attitudes to the color white can also lead to miscommunication and sometimes give offense. White, for example, represents death in many Asian cultures, whereas white is usually a symbol of purity and innocence in countries with a European heritage.
We were not prepared for the beautiful arrangement from FlowerPetal. In fact, we were bracing ourselves when we received the order because Flowerpetal’s website is awful. It looks like a 1999 site for popular baby names, and many of the bouquets shown online are missing vital product details, such as how the flowers will arrive and whether they’ll have a vase. Imagine our surprise, then, when a truly beautiful bouquet showed up in Chicago, and equally lovely blossoms arrived in Wisconsin and North Carolina. (In Wisconsin, the order was actually fulfilled by the same company as our Wisconsin FTD order.)
Shop our selection of gorgeous bouquets and arrangements. From our incredible luxury collection featuring stunning long-stemmed roses and exotic orchids to cheery mixed bouquets and festive seasonal collections, there’s something here for everyone, and every occasion. Last-minute shoppers will appreciate our helpful delivery options, including overnight and same-day flower delivery. We even offer the choice of Sunday delivery. When you can’t be there in person, flowers delivered same day are a wonderful way to let loved ones know you’re thinking of them.