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Buying a beautiful bouquet for Valentine's Day — whether for yourself or a loved one — is pretty de rigeur at this point. But this time, skip the bodega flowers and instead opt to hit up a fancy New York City florist for an arrangement of stunning stems to accompany your jewelry purchase, available at a variety of price points to fit most budgets.

Keep scrolling, because below we've rounded up 15 of New York City's best places to pick up floral arrangements this Valentine's Day, from traditional and seasonal bouquets that start at $10 to fashion-forward blooms that go for — well, a little bit more. Plan ahead with one of these shops and be thankful you won't be standing in that bodega line come Sunday, February 14th. (It doesn't hurt that the bouquets from the following local florists will look super cute on the 'gram, either.)

Above: Artsy Flora arrangement. Photo by Alex Ulreich

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Ode á la Rose

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Stop into this Flower District mainstay to pick up a Valentine's Day arrangement starting at $50, or order online — either way, you can get same-day delivery in Manhattan.

Chrysanthemum Rare Teas & Flowers

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The married duo behind this Prospect Heights shop combines her talents with flowers with his in Chinese tea ceremonies and feng shui — meaning you can grab things like a stone tea set or loose leaves to accompany your $75-and-up bouquet.

Scotts Flowers NYC

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The family-owned business with more than six decades of floral experience at its Midtown shop will have you loving arrangements with names like Tribeca and Park Avenue. Lush, full blooms like the one seen here start around $90.

Joy's Flower Pot

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If you know your succulents, choose a bouquet dotted with one from this Lower East Side shop. Or you can keep things more traditional with a seasonal arrangement, like the one seen here.

Sprout Home

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The Chicago-born shop has been at home in Williamsburg for nearly a decade now, with a flower shop just two doors down from its space for more (and less) traditional house and garden plants. Stop in to see what's freshly cut for making a bespoke arrangement beginning at $50.
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Several of the Valentine's Day arrangements made at Ovando feature long stems of grass, competing for attention with bright peonies and hyacinths. The bold looks from this West Village shop (or its Madison Avenue outpost) hover around $250, so skip the jewelry and perfume if you're investing in these.

Élan Flowers

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Simpler arrangements categorized by hue — like dusty whites, bold yellows, lush greens, and vintage pinks — start at $75, or you can stop into the Tribeca store to create a custom (multi-hued?) bouquet with the help of one of its stylists.

Stems Brooklyn

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Stems likes to describe its bouquets as "non-traditional," with ready-made versions going for as low as $10. Also non-traditional? The space its share with the watering hole Sycamore Bar.
What might be even more intriguing than Spruce's arrangement of spring stems are the containers that they can come in. Roses, for example, are available in a minimalist glass cube ($85), a window box ($175) or, the most popular option, a crate (starting at $85).
This Brooklyn shop has been around since 2006, but started to get even more creative in 2011 when the owners began sourcing blooms from their own farm in upstate Montgomery County. Fun little extras here available to accompany your bouquet include handmade olive oil soaps and soy candles.

Sunny's Florist

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You've probably seen the refrigerator cases of fresh flowers along Second Avenue, but maybe you didn't realize that prices can start at just $10 for a simple seasonal bouquet. Stop in before Sunday to place an order, because the neighborhood crowds will form a line.
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Barbara's Flowers

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Harlem residents can head to Barbara's for custom arrangements from seasoned florists who will work with your budget. They also maintain an outpost in Crown Heights, where owner Tara Simone learned the art of flowers from her mother's own shop.
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Saffron

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Fort Greene can find a whole mix of arrangements here, and not just within a bouquet — art, jewelry, and vintage are also available along the store's brick walls.

Flower Girl

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Sure, you could buy some bodega flowers and put them together yourself — or you could let Denise Porcaro do it for you. The store's traditional arrangement goes for $125, while a "classy" version is $150.
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The Little Glass Slipper

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The Greenpoint shop that likes to tuck herbs and spices into its bouquets can incorporate other nontraditional elements, like succulents and kale, into your arrangement.

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Ode á la Rose

Stop into this Flower District mainstay to pick up a Valentine's Day arrangement starting at $50, or order online — either way, you can get same-day delivery in Manhattan.

Chrysanthemum Rare Teas & Flowers

The married duo behind this Prospect Heights shop combines her talents with flowers with his in Chinese tea ceremonies and feng shui — meaning you can grab things like a stone tea set or loose leaves to accompany your $75-and-up bouquet.

Scotts Flowers NYC

The family-owned business with more than six decades of floral experience at its Midtown shop will have you loving arrangements with names like Tribeca and Park Avenue. Lush, full blooms like the one seen here start around $90.

Joy's Flower Pot

If you know your succulents, choose a bouquet dotted with one from this Lower East Side shop. Or you can keep things more traditional with a seasonal arrangement, like the one seen here.

Sprout Home

Driely S.
The Chicago-born shop has been at home in Williamsburg for nearly a decade now, with a flower shop just two doors down from its space for more (and less) traditional house and garden plants. Stop in to see what's freshly cut for making a bespoke arrangement beginning at $50.
Driely S.

Ovando

Several of the Valentine's Day arrangements made at Ovando feature long stems of grass, competing for attention with bright peonies and hyacinths. The bold looks from this West Village shop (or its Madison Avenue outpost) hover around $250, so skip the jewelry and perfume if you're investing in these.

Élan Flowers

Simpler arrangements categorized by hue — like dusty whites, bold yellows, lush greens, and vintage pinks — start at $75, or you can stop into the Tribeca store to create a custom (multi-hued?) bouquet with the help of one of its stylists.

Stems Brooklyn

Stems likes to describe its bouquets as "non-traditional," with ready-made versions going for as low as $10. Also non-traditional? The space its share with the watering hole Sycamore Bar.

Spruce

What might be even more intriguing than Spruce's arrangement of spring stems are the containers that they can come in. Roses, for example, are available in a minimalist glass cube ($85), a window box ($175) or, the most popular option, a crate (starting at $85).

Saipua

This Brooklyn shop has been around since 2006, but started to get even more creative in 2011 when the owners began sourcing blooms from their own farm in upstate Montgomery County. Fun little extras here available to accompany your bouquet include handmade olive oil soaps and soy candles.

Sunny's Florist

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You've probably seen the refrigerator cases of fresh flowers along Second Avenue, but maybe you didn't realize that prices can start at just $10 for a simple seasonal bouquet. Stop in before Sunday to place an order, because the neighborhood crowds will form a line.
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Barbara's Flowers

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Harlem residents can head to Barbara's for custom arrangements from seasoned florists who will work with your budget. They also maintain an outpost in Crown Heights, where owner Tara Simone learned the art of flowers from her mother's own shop.
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Saffron

Fort Greene can find a whole mix of arrangements here, and not just within a bouquet — art, jewelry, and vintage are also available along the store's brick walls.

Flower Girl

Anyssa Samari
Sure, you could buy some bodega flowers and put them together yourself — or you could let Denise Porcaro do it for you. The store's traditional arrangement goes for $125, while a "classy" version is $150.
Anyssa Samari

The Little Glass Slipper

The Greenpoint shop that likes to tuck herbs and spices into its bouquets can incorporate other nontraditional elements, like succulents and kale, into your arrangement.