Valentine’s day is around the corner and we all know that flower deliveries can be a source of unnecessary stress, and worry…

Will the delivery arrive on time, and will the arrangement be as luxurious as the images on the website?

We’ve searched Joburg in the pursuit of the best florists, with the most beautiful arrangements, who offer convenient ordering, quick delivery and the best seasonal blooms in town.

1.     Taylor Made Gifts and Flowers:

TaylorMade Gifts and Flowers was created by a mother and daughter team, who are passionate about sharing the joy of giving with others. They offer fresh flowers, succulents and gift boxes at the convenient click of a button.

When it comes to their gift boxes, they source items that are locally and sustainably produced. In this way, they support other proudly South African small businesses, while bringing you high quality and uniquely curated gift options.

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TaylorMade will help you celebrate every special occasion with ease and thoughtfulness!

TaylorMade
TaylorMade

 

What can you expect to pay for Valentine’s blooms?

  • Flower Bunch Pink Mix – Small: Mixed bunch of florals with 5 pink roses R 169
  • Flower Box Pink Mix: 5 Pink roses in a box with mixed florals R179
  • Pink Roses Flower Box: 10 Pink roses in a box R249
  • Flower Bunch Pink Mix – Large: Mixed bunch of florals with 10 pink roses R 259
  • Red Roses Flower Box: 12 Red roses in a box R349
  • Pink Roses Flower Bunch: 20 Pink roses in brown craft paper R359
  • Red Roses Flower Bunch: 20 Red roses in brown craft paper R 429

Deliveries: Orders must be placed by Wednesday 10th February and deliveries will be made on Saturday, 13 February and Sunday, 14 February

*Only available for delivery in Gauteng (JHB and PTA) at a standard delivery fee of R 90

Place your order through the flowers tab on www.taylormadegifts.co.za

For regular updates follow them on Instagram @taylormade.gifts and on Facebook @TaylorMade Gifts & Flowers

Over the top
Over the top

 

2.     Over the top:

This company was born out of a sheer passion for creating beautiful experiences, by a mother-daughter team, named Tania and Kelly Miles. Flowers are not all this duo do, they can also assist with artisanal gifting solutions, hampers and other special requests.

They’ve translated their love for designing “out of the box” flower arrangements into a blooming business. Their vision is to provide each of their clients with a personalised touch in making each arrangement, hamper or event ‘one-of-a-kind.’

What can you expect to pay for Valentine’s blooms?

Each bouquet is highly customized based on each client’s request. Valentine’s bouquets start at R300 for 12 red roses in cellophane and tissue paper and can go up to more. The bouquet featured above could cost about R2 000 based on the flowers you would like used.

Deliveries:

Final orders will be taken up to 10 February, for delivery on 13 and 14 February

Deliveries in Sandton are free of charge, deliveries in the North of Johannesburg are R50, while outlying areas are R100-R150

*while stocks last

Place your order by calling or WhatsApping Kelly at 0835059635 or Tanya at 0832557722 or by messaging them on their Facebook @overthetopeventdecor or Instagram @overthetopdecorandeventssa page.

Frond and Filigree
Frond and Filigree

3.     Frond and Filigree:

Frond & Filigree is a small, local Sandton-based business that has been in operation since 2017, first at 11 Alice Lane and now at The MARC Centre. Co-owners, Angela and Noi prefer to create a lasting relationship with their clients, rather than just making a sale. For this reason, their floral bouquets and arrangements are always made with love.

Keeping the recipient in mind. Their clients know that they can rely on Frond & Filigree to make something truly special for their loved ones, no matter whether it be a birthday, a new baby, a sympathy arrangement or just to say I‘m thinking of you. Only the freshest blooms are used, sourced from the flowers auction at Multiflora.

This team can also provide flowers for small to medium functions such as corporate events, weddings, and baby showers. They also have a small line of proudly South African, botanically themed gifts, ranging from Jewellery, candles, and cosmetics to stationery and home décor.

They truly believe in supporting small South African businesses as they all have so many beautiful products on offer, and especially in these trying times we all need each other’s support.

What can you expect to pay for Valentine’s blooms?

For Valentine’s day, this two-lady show, tend to keep it simple and stick to the classics (red, pink and rainbow roses).

  • Hand tied bunches vary from R450 for 12 pink, white or rainbow long stemmed roses including filler and greenery, and up to R2,000 for 50 long stemmed red roses with filler and greenery.
  • Vase arrangements vary from R550 for 12 pink, white or rainbow long stemmed roses including filler and greenery in a clear glass vase, up to R4,000 for 100 long stemmed red roses with filler and greenery in a clear glass vase.
  • Hat boxes vary from R450 for 12 pink, white or rainbow roses including greenery arranged in a beautiful black or white box, up to R2,300 for 50 red roses with greenery in a beautiful round black box.

To accompany your bespoke bouquet, this duo also offers teddy bears, balloons, and luxurious 1701 nougat which all compliment the bouquets beautifully. All prices of the Valentine’s range can be found at https://frondandfiligree.co.za/product-category/valentines-day-2021/

Delivery:

All orders must be placed by COB 10 February, for delivery on 13 and 14 February. You can order online at https://frondandfiligree.co.za/shop/, or contact Angela directly on 0726126676 if you would like a bespoke arrangement, something really special, for or your loved one. The website has an option to pay by cc or EFT. Or of course you can stop by the shop for a browse and a chat.

For more information, follow them on Facebook (Frond & Filigree) and Instagram (frond_and_filigree)

Petal and Post
Petal and Post

4.     Petal and Post:

This team has a branch in Johannesburg of course, as well as in Cape Town and Durban. Every weekday they create one style of posy and they deliver to all suburbs around the above-mentioned areas for a flat rate of R265 for a regular size (single posy), R470 for a double posy and R715 for a triple posy. Peep their pages at 07h00 to see what the posy of the day is and make sure you get your order in by 13h00.

Single/ Double/ Triple Posy & Valentine’s Day Gift Set:

  • Single/ Double/ Triple Posy (made up of Proteas, Roses, sweet William and chrysanthemums)
  • Myrrh & Moksha ‘Be With Me’ Solid Perfume
  • Basilei Traditional Butter Fudge

*Prices: Single Posy & Set R545.00, Double Posy and Set R755.00, Triple Posy and Set R970.00

Place your Valentine’s orders by 11 February, for delivery on 12 and 14 February.

Order and pay directly online using the website https://petalandpost.co.za/product/valentines-flowers/ or e-mail hello@petalandpost.co.za and one of their wonderful managers will get back to you.

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For more options on local blooms to choose from, have a look at the blog below www.itsasherthing.co.za