Five 1-800-Flowers fails – and 5 Charlotte florists that can do it better, mapped

Five 1-800-Flowers fails – and 5 Charlotte florists that can do it better, mapped
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My favorite time of the year is Valentine’s Day. It’s not because I’m some hopeless romantic (I think Valentine’s Day is overrated). It’s because it’s 1-800-Flowers’ time to shine on social media.

And by shine, I mean fail spectacularly and turn my social feeds into a hilarious, jumbled mess of this:

An honorable mention, even if it’s not for Valentine’s Day:

Haven’t we learned yet to shop local? Here are five Charlotte florists that will drive the point home when the flowers you ordered turn up on time, alive and looking like what you actually paid for.

Byrum’s Florist

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Valentine’s Day arrangements start at $29.95 and delivery is $10.50. Order here or find them at 2329 The Plaza.

Flowers of Charlotte

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Valentine’s Day arrangements start at $49.99. Order here or find them in Southpark. 5110 Park Road.

Nectar Floral Designs

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Photo via Nectar

Arrangements start at $75, the Valentine’s Day special is $125, and delivery fees depend on distance. Order here or find them at their North Davidson location. 940 North Davidson.

Roseland Floral Company

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Valentine’s Day arrangements start at $34.95 and delivery fees range from $9.00-$13.00. Order here or find them in Plaza Midwood. 633 Central Avenue.

Starclaire House of Flowers

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Valentine’s Day arrangements start at $29.95 and delivery depends on distance. Order here or stop by. 1421 Emerywood Drive.

 

Cover image flowers by Springvine Design.

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