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SO WHO'S ON OUR HIT LIST OF BRISBANE'S BEST FLORISTS?
Ask anyone for their recommendation for the best florists in Brisbane and expect a heated response. As any woman will gladly tell you, flowers are every emotional things (Guys, you can quit rolling your eyes right now and listen up, because your mother’s love is on the line) and choosing the right florist can be a make or break decision.
Yes, it’s that time of year again (we’re talking about Mother’s Day this Sunday the 10th, hint, hint) when we take a mo’ to thank mummy dearest for all she’s done for us, which usually means a frantic last-minute dash to the nearest lily-dealer (or worse, Gerberas). Well, this year you’re going to up your flowers-game.
Today we’re counting down five of the best Brisbane florists, guaranteed to create something unique and beautiful Mum will love, because she’s worth it. And you’ve probably been a bit of a shit this year.
Well hey there, fancy pants. The elegant boutiques and arrangements from French Flowers are nothing short of stunning, so it’s no wonder this Brisbane florists has a legion of loyal, very classy, fans. Taking their bloom-inspo from France and timeless French style, owners Bart and Will have over 25 years experience in floristry, so you can trust them with your Mum.
Wilde Flora is not your typical Gerberas-and-greeting-cards Brisbane florist. Using only Australian-grown flora and foliage, Wilde Flora is a sustainable florist that’s all about ethically sourced, local blooms. They pride themselves on creating unique, bespoke bouquets that are true creative expressions, only using organic soil, recycled paper, and minimising waste while they’re at it. Even the ribbons are certified organic cotton! If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind stunner this Mother’s Day, this is the Brisbane florist for you.
Hacienda Flowers and Furnishings
Spoiling Mum is easy peasy with the botanical-wielding genius of Hacienda on your side. An Urban List favourite, and one of the best florists in Brisbane, Hacienda Flowers creates beautiful flowery gifts, whether you’re after a big gesture or a small token. The friendly team are as gorgeous as the flowers and make ordering a dream.
Brisbane CBD & Herston
One of Brisbane's best florists, with history and unshakeable reputation in the blooms game (they were established in 1910!), Perrotts is a no-brainer for Mother’s Day, or any occasion when flowers are called for. Hand-selected daily, expect beautiful, quality arrangements that can be same-day delivered (a life saver if you’re prone to forgetfulness).
This little Newstead florist is bursting with fresh flowers, and has a reputation for creating some of the prettiest bouquets out there. If you’re looking for a reputable Brisbane florist this Mother’s Day, you can’t go wrong with Gasworks Flowers. Our tip: Pick up a cute plant for longer-lasting brownie points.
Want more of the best florists in Brisbane? Search 'Florist' in our Directory!
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