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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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1. Ode á la Rose

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120 W 28th St
New York, NY 10001
(646) 660-5281
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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.

2. Chrysanthemum Rare Teas & Flowers

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669 Washington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(347) 955-5401
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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.

3. Scotts Flowers NYC

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15 W 37th St
New York, NY 10018
(800) 726-8874
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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.

4. Joy's Flower Pot

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40 Hester St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 777-7701
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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.

5. Sprout Home

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44 Grand St
Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 388-4440
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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.
Driely S.

6. Ovando

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91 Christopher St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 924-7873
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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.

7. Élan Flowers

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26 Grand St
New York, NY 10013
(212) 240-9033
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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.

8. Stems Brooklyn

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1118 Cortelyou Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(347) 240-5850
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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.

9. Spruce

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222 Eighth Ave
New York, NY 10011
(212) 414-0588
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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).

10. Saipua

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147 Van Dyke St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 624-2929
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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.

11. Sunny's Florist

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102 Second Ave
New York, NY
(212) 473-0185
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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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12. Barbara's Flowers

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2522 Frederick Douglass Blvd
New York, NY 10030
(212) 234-3211
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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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13. Saffron

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31 Hanson Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 852-6053
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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.

14. Flower Girl

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245 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 777-0050
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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.
Anyssa Samari

15. The Little Glass Slipper

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200 Franklin St
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(347) 721-3280
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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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1. Ode á la Rose

120 W 28th St, New York, NY 10001
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.
120 W 28th St
New York, NY 10001

2. Chrysanthemum Rare Teas & Flowers

669 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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.
669 Washington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238

3. Scotts Flowers NYC

15 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018
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.
15 W 37th St
New York, NY 10018

4. Joy's Flower Pot

40 Hester St, New York, NY 10002
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.
40 Hester St
New York, NY 10002

5. Sprout Home

44 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
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.
44 Grand St
Brooklyn, NY 11249

6. Ovando

91 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014
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.
91 Christopher St
New York, NY 10014

7. Élan Flowers

26 Grand St, New York, NY 10013
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.
26 Grand St
New York, NY 10013

8. Stems Brooklyn

1118 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11218
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.
1118 Cortelyou Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11218

9. Spruce

222 Eighth Ave, New York, NY 10011
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).
222 Eighth Ave
New York, NY 10011

10. Saipua

147 Van Dyke St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
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.
147 Van Dyke St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

11. Sunny's Florist

102 Second Ave, New York, NY
Via
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.
102 Second Ave
New York, NY

12. Barbara's Flowers

2522 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10030
via
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.
2522 Frederick Douglass Blvd
New York, NY 10030

13. Saffron

31 Hanson Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217
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.
31 Hanson Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11217

14. Flower Girl

245 Eldridge St, New York, NY 10002
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.
245 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10002

15. The Little Glass Slipper

200 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
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.
200 Franklin St
Brooklyn, NY 11222