We asked you, our lovely readers, to tell us your favorite local florist ahead of Valentine’s Day. However, a good flower arrangement says more than just “be mine.” Whether you’re looking to stun guests, tell someone you appreciate them, or just want to stop and smell the roses, here are some of your fellow readers’ favorite blooms.
Kansas City, MO
“Beco Flowers (Crossroads). The floral arrangements are always beautiful, and the vases are always unique.” — Mindy S.
“Bergamot & Ivy Design (Brookside) — 1/2 price Friday flowers of unique and high quality flowers. You can walk into the cooler and make whatever you want!” — Michelle H.
“Botanica (Waldo): she always has the most beautiful garden inspired arrangements and partners with local flower farmers!” — Audrey T.
“Crestwood Flowers (South Plaza). The store has a nice selection of a little bit of everything. The owner and staff are always very nice and helpful. I love that they sell locally grown flowers as well as the flowers from elsewhere.” — Lucinda D.
“Daylight Flora (Westport) kills it on wedding floral!” — Rachel H.
“EverWild Florals (Downtown) gets all their flowers from local farms. Their arrangements are unique, earthy, and absolutely stunning!” — Seaka
“Floraloom tucked inside HITIDES Coffee (Crossroads) is my fave. Colleen is a transplant from Cali who, like me, was attracted to the slower-paced charm of KC [...] The blooms are big and actually smell like flowers, which is rare.” — Lynelle H.
“Lily Floral Designs (Columbus Park) forever and always!! My wedding flowers stole the show (in the best way)! They’re incredible!” — Alex C.
“Shop Local KC (in KCMO and Leawood)!! On top of beautiful flowers, they support local artists and makers!” — Maggie H.
“Sidelines Custom Floral in KCMO (Martin City). They always create unique, modern, colorful arrangements with unusual, beautiful flowers.” — Ryan, V.
“The Fiddly Fig (South KCMO): I’ve gotten my now-fiancée floral bouquets from this cute spot for the past two years. They offer a wide selection, and my fiancée always raves about what I get her from there.” — Chad C.
“Toblers (18th and Vine)! They never miss. Flowers are always so beautiful and well done, delivery is always on time, and customer service is top notch. The best!” — Katy W.
“Trapp’s! Walking into their store on Main Street (Westport), everything is SO beautiful and glamorous. Their attention to detail in their arrangements makes all the difference!” — Mary R.
“Verdant (Crossroads) because of their weekly bouquets!!” — Krit S.
“Alissa’s in Independence. Eilene is the 2nd generation owner and floral designer following in the footsteps of her mom, Alissa. The quality and creativity have always been next level. Alissa’s partners with local businesses to support each other, like Bolero Salon, restaurants, and retailers. They donate so much to local nonprofits, like the Truman Heartland Community Foundation and Independence Chamber of Commerce.” — Eileen W.
“Flowers by Emily: I had a private floral arranging class there that was so fun, and I learned a lot!” — Kelsey B.
“Randy Neal. Excellent selection of flowers and gifts, and the owner is always so cheerful and helpful. It’s my go to for all occasions: hostess gifts, house warming, special occasion flowers, or for a personal pick-me-up.” — Lori D.
“Unexpected Blooms is a local non-profit who repurposes flowers donated from weddings/events and into smaller bouquets for residents of local healthcare facilities.” — Liz Y.
Lee’s Summit, MO
“All A’ Bloom Flowers & Gifts in Lee’s Summit. Fresh designs of freshest florals. Exquisite attention to detail and charming arrangements.” — Dana L.
“Bel Fiore Farm & Floral has gorgeous flowers and an adorable shop!!” — Jenni
“Licata’s has always been my go-to. They create such unique arrangements! The receivers always rave about them.” — Sara K.
“D’Agee & Co. Florist is found on the historic downtown Liberty, MO square. I have used them for over a decade because of their attention to detail, knowledge, and affordability [...] D’Agee is a true gem.” — Alicia J.
“The Flower Man in Olathe! They have been reliable since I was buying boutonnières and corsages in high school! Their customer service is top notch. Their flowers are beautiful. A very understated little shop in Olathe truly delivers!” — Hannah H.
“White Farmhouse Flowers and Gifts is my favorite because they do a great job with their arrangements, and they make every effort possible to give you what you order. It’s also a great gift shop too with amazing chocolates. — LaNette I.
Prairie Village, KS
“Village Flower Company: I love the variety that is always available! Even more, though, I appreciate the personalized service.” — Jana G.
Westwood Hills, KS
“The Little Flower Shop in Westwood Hills. It’s historic, quaint, a hidden gem. Not to mention the staff is super friendly, and I get excited seeing their little delivery truck running around town.” — Roxanne F.