If we had all the money in the world, we'd fill our homes—and yours too—with weekly deliveries of fresh, cheerful blooms.
Luckily, there's no shortage of beautiful places in San Francisco to pick up lush bouquets for all occasions—whether we simply seek to brighten a dreary workspace, cheer up a lonely friend, or spark romance on a big date. Here are the San Francisco flower shops that always make us smile.
Wallflower owner and creative director Eleanor Gerber-Siff in her Mission storefront.
(Molly DeCoudreaux, courtesy of @wallflower.design)
Romantic types who dream of little more than a fresh baguette and an even fresher bouquet tucked into the basket of their vintage bicycle will love Wallflower, the little flower store located kitty-corner from the OG Tartine Bakery. Operated by SF native Eleanor Gerber-Siff, the bright shops bursts with the likes of pale peach foxgloves, caramel garden roses, coral dahlias, and foliage in every shade. Pop in or order vase arrangements (from $100) and wrapped bouquets (from $75) online. Weekly and monthly subscriptions are also available. // Open daily; 593 Guerrero St. (Mission), wallflowerlovesyou.com
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Since Spring 2021, Dasluz has been bringing blooms and sunshine to Cole Valley. Owner Sandra Bautista draws her aesthetic both from her Mexican roots and a love for Scandinavian design at her studio whose name means "give light" in Spanish. Withone-of-a-kind arrangements in playful colors and a modern hygge touch, it's working. Shop online and in store for seasonal and holiday bouquets, floral subscriptions, and gift sets including candles, soaps, and cards. // Closed Mondays; 858 Cole St. (Cole Valley), dasluzsf.com
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Beautiful, locally sourced petals and charming, vintage-inspired interiors invite us again and again into this flowery oasis, which recently moved from its Mission location to Duboce Triangle. Expect stunning arrangements perfect for weddings, parties, special occasions—and be sure to follow them on Instagram for blooming inspiration. Shop in store for wrapped bouquets, vase arrangements, and indoor plants, and order gifts such as candles, tarot decks, and bath products online for shipping. // Open daily; 2190 Market St. (Duboce Triangle), ampersandsf.com
Flowers of the Valley
Stop and smell the many bouquets on the sidewalk at this Noe Valley mainstay.
Walking down 24th Street in Noe Valley, you can't miss this colorful storefront absolutely bursting with blooms, wreaths, succulents, and more. It's the perfect spot to grab a sorry-I'm-late bouq on your way home or an after-dinner rose for your date. Committed to using only the freshest stems, the shop recommends opting for their designers' choice bouquets (starting at $100; local delivery is offered for $10. // Open daily;4077 24th St. (Noe Valley), flowersofthevalleysf.com
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San Francisco Legacy Business Ixia is well known for its dramatically earthy windows, dressed with organic sculptures of floating branches, driftwood, soft mosses, and reeds of bamboo. Of course you will also find the usual pretty blooms and tropicals—bromeliads, orchids, and anemones—as well as more modern artful takes on smaller bouquets for gifts special occasions. Shop orchids and arrangements online, or sign up for subscriptions to guarantee fresh floral delivery to your home on the regular. // 2331 Market St. (Upper Market), ixiasf.com
Let the florists at 30-year-old Le Bouquet show you how it's done.
A neighborhood gem for over 35 years, Le Bouquet keeps a selection of seasonal blooms and plants available in the shop and for ordering online for same-day or future pickup and delivery. The oldie but goodie is also getting a glow-up and expansion, with temporary service available down the street from it OG location (2203 Union St.) in the meantime. // 2205 Union St. (Cow Hollow), le-bouquet.com
The Bud Stop
Pick a few posies to go!
The Bud Stop has been bringing a waft of Parisian style with its sidewalk flower stand on Union Street since 1980. This darling spot is actually located next to the bus stop, so it's convenient for grab-and-go hand-tied arrangements. Delivery is also available. // 2200 Union St. (Cow Hollow), thebudstop.com
The Floral LoftThe Floral Loft is minimalist yet quaint as can be.(Daniel Triassi)
Entering the Floral Loft is like stepping into an enchanted garden. Old ovens and benches provide stages for all kinds of flowers and succulents. Plus, the husband and wife owners specialize in floral design and weddings. Dial up a designer's choice bouquet for contactless deliveries weekdays in SF. // Open daily; 1871 Hayes St. (NoPa), 415-796-3435, thefloralloft.com
Castro's cheery floral mecca is perfect for affordable, everyday blooms.
We love this family-owned Castro neighborhood shop, in business over 20 years, for its surprisingly affordable and wide range of greens. Choose from a great selection of plants, tropical foliage, and branches to create you own bouquet. Or let the employees do their magic. Delivery is available to select locales around the Bay Area. // Open daily; 4029 18th St. (Castro), urban-flowers-arrangements.net
Utsuwa Floral Design
When only something exotic will do, pop into Utsuwa for Japanese bonsais, orchids, hanging plants, and cacti.
Looking for something a bit more exotic? Shop for orchids and Japanese bonsai at this zen shop that has gone haywire with lush blossoms, green sprigs, branches, and air plants with the occasional Buddha strewn about. Owner and Tokyo native Hiro Hayama learned ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, from his grandmother, and bonsai techniques from his great uncle, an award-winning bonsai master. After maintaining his shop in Tokyo's Suginami district for 13 successful years, Hayama brought his act to San Francisco in 2010. // Closed Tuesdays (except Valentine's Day);1288 Polk St. (TenderNob), instagram.com/utsuwafloraldesign