For when you want to brighten someone’s day.
Who doesn’t love a floral surprise? Flowers are a wonderful way to acknowledge an occasion, whether it be a happy one or a sad one. In short, they’re a way to let someone know that you’re thinking of them. And if you’d like to reach out to someone this lockdown, and you’re not sure where to start, we’ve rounded up some of the best flower shops in Melbourne to help you spread a little joy.
1. Daily Blooms
This team of online florists uses flowers from premium sources to create bouquets for any occasion. Each morning, they pick fresh flowers, so each bouquet is unique. Daily Blooms focuses on using local Aussie flowers, paired with premium blooms from Africa, South America and South East Asia.
They deliver flowers across Melbourne, Geelong and the Mornington Peninsula. You can also choose to carbon offset your flower delivery to make things a bit better for the world. Order before 12.30pm for same-day delivery.Learn more here.
2. The Little Market Bunch
The Little Market Bunch uses fresh blooms from Victorian growers to create simple but gorgeous creations. On top of that, they can add things like teas from T2, Cocoa Lane Artisan Chocolates, Black Pantry Marshmallows and more to keep things exciting. Send flowers with fairy lights for something romantic or flowers with seasonal vegetables for something practical.
They deliver Monday to Sunday to all suburbs in a 55km radius around Melbourne CBD. Same-day delivery is available for residential addresses before 6pm. Click here to see more.
LVLY makes their flower arrangements daily using freshly sourced flowers from Australian growers. Send your flowers in a classic bouquet or in a jar with a personalised message. Give your friends something to do during lockdown by adding on a puzzle, yoga cards, a baking cookbook and more.
They deliver around Australia from their headquarters in Melbourne. They offer same-day delivery across Melbourne, Geelong and Mornington Peninsula. Click here for more information.
4. Fig & Bloom
Enjoy stunning floral arrangements from Fig & Bloom. Using ethically grown flowers from Australian farmers, they deliver to over 150 suburbs across the Greater Melbourne area. Add gifts like candles, champagne and chocolate to make your delivery a little more special.
Order before 3pm for same-day delivery. Click here to learn more.
5. Bush Flowers
Celebrate the diversity of Australia’s native flowers and plants at Bush, a florist and nursery in Carlton North. They use small batches of flowers from small scale growers, giving you interesting blooms and supporting sustainable practices.Click here to find out more.
6. Lilac and the Cat
This Footscray florist uses creativity and intuition to create stunning floral designs. For example, the Water Bouquet uses flowers that embody a healing and nourishing energy while the Fire Bouquet uses flowers that inspire passion and spontaneity. Flowers are sourced locally from farms or suburban backyards and they use recycled materials or upcycled vases and pots when possible.
Do you feel sad when your flowers eventually wilt away? Perhaps Everbloome is the place for you. They use natural flowers that have been preserved to last for one to seven years, depending on the type of flower and the way they’ve been stored. Flowers are harvested in full bloom and treated with non-toxic substances. These pastel flowers are pollen-free, perfect for flower-lovers with allergies.
When lockdown ends, why don’t you head to Malvern to see their stunning flower bar? Same-day delivery is available before 12pm. To learn more, click here.
8. Lilypad Flowers
This Preston-based florist creates unique flower arrangements for any occasion. They source seasonal flowers, foliage and organic mediums to create gifts that anyone can enjoy. Add to the arrangement with a soft toy, chocolates or wine for a thoughtful touch.
Same-day delivery is available before 2pm. To see their range, click here.
9. The Beautiful Bunch
The Beautiful Bunch is a social enterprise that offers training and employment to women from refugee and migrant backgrounds. On top of the warm and fuzzy feelings you get from sending flowers to a loved one, you’ll feel at ease knowing that your purchase supports the training and employment of young women. All flowers are locally grown and sent in biodegradable packaging. Delivery is complimentary for 50 suburbs around Melbourne.To learn more about The Beautiful Bunch, click here.
10. Bloombox Co
Has this list made you want to send flowers to yourself instead of to other people? Why don’t you treat yourself and try Bloombox Co? It’s a subscription service that delivers flowers straight to your door. Simply choose a style and frequency that works for you, and you’ll feel pampered and loved in no time.
Bloombox Co works directly with seasonal Australian growers to bring you fresh, locally-grown flowers with a reduced environmental footprint. Learn more about them here.