Flowers may not last, but they are a great way to say "I love you". The following stores can help you make that special bouquet for that special someone.
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Flower.com is one of the most innovative e-florists with a "Build Your Own Bouquet" program, same day delivery from their catalog and an option to ship direct from the grower. They also offer creative sports gift baskets and sweetheart bags.
- Roses Only
45 Christopher St. at Stonewall Pl., 243-4052
The name says it all...
- Chelsea Wholesale Flower Market
75 Ninth Ave (between 15th and 16th), 620-7500
They have great prices on a variety of good quality items. If you want to give someone a gift that will last, buy a potted plant instead of cut flowers...
- Elan Flowers
108 Wooster St. (near Spring St.),
This is the place to go for slightly less expensive classic European-style bouquets; most of the flowers in the store are from Holland and France. Their selection features attractive arrangements of vibrant flowers priced from $45, plus delivery.
398 E. 52nd St. (near 1st Ave.),
Zeze offers a wide variety of orchids and other flowers. The store's large selection of vases is the secret behind their dramatic arrangements. $50 minimum, plus delivery ($7-15 in Manhattan), $75 minimum outside Manhattan.