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Black-Owned Florist Shops for Mother’s Day

It’s a perfect time to give all the moms we know and love their flowers. Order beautiful blooms starting at $45.

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As Mother’s Day approaches, a gorgeous bouquet of flowers might be just what will brighten up this special day for the moms, aunties and nanas in your life. But you don’t need a special occasion to buy beautiful blooms. For many sisters, fresh flowers in the home or office are a wonderful form of self-care and self-expression. You know what else is a beautiful thing? Showing support for businesses in our communities. Check out these Black floral designers creating stunning arrangements and event installations around the country.

De La Fleur Designs, Miami

Owner: Floral designer Daphne Zizi

Specialties: Upscale, garden-inspired designs for large or small celebrations

Price Range: For events with a minimum floral budget of $2,500

Photo courtesy the J Madison

The J Madison, Atlanta

Owner: Justin Payne, former contestant on HBO Max’s Full Bloom floral design competition show

Specialties: Elegant and sophisticated custom floral arrangements for occasions, as well as floral design and hanging flower installations for large, memorable events

Price Range: $124 and up

Élan House, Raleigh, North Carolina

Owner: Shannon Hill, a floral artist and a PR and advertising expert

Specialties: A floral design studio delivering long-lasting, one-of-a-kind floral experiences and floral arrangements that are works of art for an occasion or event

Price Range: $165 and up

Photo by Sukii Qi

Say Sukii, Miami

Owner: Contemporary artist Sukii

Specialties: Unique and abstract floral designs and creations. On her website, Sukii says she likes to “think outside the flower shop” when creating her art.

Price Range: $110 to $195 for floral arrangements

Token Flowers, Dallas

Owner: Floral designer Cynthia

Specialties: Elegant and urban contemporary floral arrangements and floral designs

Price Range: $45 and up

Photo courtesy of Mona's Accents

Mona’s Accents, New Orleans

Owners: Romona Baudy and Natalie Keller Barnes

Specialties: Fresh, high-quality bouquets and custom floral designs; also unique gifts

Price Range: $45 and up

Bloom & Plume, Echo Park, Los Angeles

Owner: Maurice Harris, a celebrity floral designer

Specialties: Well known for unique floral arrangements, floral installations and features for high-profile clients like Louis Vuitton, Dior, Gucci, Nike and more

Price Range: $300 and up

Simply Beautiful Floral Design, Los Angeles

Photo courtesy Simply Beautiful Los Angeles

Owner: Thirty-year floral industry veteran Barbara Johnson

Specialties: Custom-designed arrangements for any occasion or event tailored to each request

Price Range: $85 and up

Bloom Luv Lee, Charlotte, North Carolina

Owner: Floral designer Brittani Lee

Specialties: Floral arrangements, floral design classes and experiences, floral subscriptions for home and office

Price Range: $180 and up

Photo courtesy Full Bloom by Lauren

Full Bloom by Lauren, Atlanta

Owner: Lauren Hill, who left corporate America to make her passion and side business a full-time job

Specialties: Unique and custom floral designs and installations for events; “sip and create” workshops on flower design and floral crown design

Price Range: Contact the store with details about your event.

Lee’s Flower Shop, Washington, D.C.

Owners: Stacie and Kristie, whose grandparents opened the shop in 1945; it is the oldest Black-owned flower shop in Washington, D.C.

Specialties: Flowers for any special occasion, as well as plants, cards and gift baskets

Price Range: $55 and up

Photo Courtesy FJ Floral

Franz James Floral Boutique, Harlem, New York

Owner: Musician and businessman Franz, who founded the shop with James Gaeta (now deceased, a third-generation floral designer) on the philosophy that flower arrangement is an art form

Specialties: Sophisticated and elegant floral arrangements custom designed to match the style and elegance of the recipient

Price Range: $95 and up

Floral Heights, Brooklyn, New York

Owner: Charlotte D’Costa Taylor, a designer with 25-plus years in the floral design business

Specialties: Lush, sleek and modern floral bouquets for any occasion, created from high-quality flowers, or for any big event

Price Range: $75 and up

* Prices are subject to change.

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