Who doesn’t love a floral surprise? They’re colourful, smell amazing, and a great way to let someone know you’re thinking of them. Bring a smile to your mum’s face this Mother’s Day, by sending her some precious petals. There’s so many amazing and talented florists to discover around Melbourne. If you’re not sure where to start, we’ve rounded up a list of some lovely flower shops around Melbourne to help you out.
1. Daily Blooms
If you’re unable to physically explore flower shops around Melbourne, you can easily order a bunch online from Daily Bloom. This team of 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 1.30pm 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, candles and more to keep things exciting. Send flowers with fairy lights for something magical or flowers with seasonal vegetables for something practical.
They deliver Monday to Sunday to all suburbs in a 50km radius around Melbourne CBD. Same-day delivery is available for residential addresses before 6pm from Monday to Friday. On weekends, including Mother’s Day, the cut-off time is 3pm, unless sold out early. 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. Add gifts like puzzles, card games, coffee and more to keep it fun.
They deliver around Australia from their headquarters in Melbourne. They offer same-day delivery across Melbourne, Geelong and Mornington Peninsula, as long as you order before 3pm on Sunday. Click here for more information.
4. 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.
They’re open and delivering on Sunday May 8 for Mother’s Day. To learn more about The Beautiful Bunch, click here.
5. 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 1pm for same-day delivery. Click here to learn more.
6. Melbourne Fresh Flowers
As you might be able to guess from the name, this online florist provides fresh flowers, straight from the market. Flowers are bought everyday, based on their online orders, so that your blooms last for as long as possible. They’ve got plenty of bouquet options for Mother’s Day, from pastel blooms to purple tulips. There’s also an option to make your own bunch, so you can get creative and bring your own vision to life.
Order before 1pm from Monday to Friday for same-day delivery. Pre-book now to get your order delivered on Mother’s Day. Learn more here.
7. 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. On Sundays, they’re open from 9am to 3pm.Click here to find out more.
8. 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 and grown locally, while foliage is ethically foraged from farms and suburban backyards. They use recycled materials or upcycled vases and pots when possible.
Delivery is available between Tuesday and Saturday. Meanwhile, click and collect is available for Mother’s Day on both Saturday and Sunday. Learn more about Lilac and the Cat here.
9. Art Stems
Enjoy creative arrangements from Art Stems on Lygon. They create seasonal delights using interesting wildflowers, unusual natives and exotic tropicals. Order some beautiful bouquets for Mother’s Day, such as a long-lasting Australian native bunch, or a tulip bundle complete with candles, wine and chocolate from Monsieur Truffle.
Same day delivery is available from Monday to Saturday if you order before 12pm. On Mother’s Day, you can pre-order your flowers for delivery or pick it up in store. Find out more here.
10. 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.
Do you feel sad when your flowers eventually wilt away? Perhaps Everbloome is the place for you. Unlike other flower shops around Melbourne, 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.
In metro Melbourne, same-day delivery is possible from Monday to Friday as long as you order before 12pm. This weekend, it’s also available on Saturday May 7. To learn more, click here.
12. Bloombox Co
Do you want to make your mum feel special, not just now, but in the future and on a regular basis? Why don’t you get her a subscription service at Bloombox Co? Choose a style and a frequency that works best, and they’ll deliver flowers straight to her door.
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.