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Best Florists In The Twin Cities

April 21, 2011 11:00 AM

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It may be a little cliché but truly, nothing can bring a smile to a woman’s face quite like a fresh, beautiful bouquet. It never fails. And as long as your lady isn’t too picky, it’s almost always the thought that counts. But when you get a big bunch of flowers from a truly fantastic florist, well, what’s not to love?

Whether it’s for that special someone, or a gesture of love and appreciation to the lady who gave you life, a vase full of flowers is a great way to show you care. And in the Twin Cities, friendly florists with flair are about as much in bloom as the fragrant, fresh flowers they grow. Here’s just a few that make our top list.

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Fleur de Lis Flowers

516 Selby Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102

For more than 20 years, Fleur de Lis has been a top full-service floral shop in St. Paul, boasting the finest and freshest flowers in town. Located on the trendy corner of Selby and Grand avenues, Fleur is known for everything from the everyday arrangements to unique occasions.

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Spruce Flowers & Home

4751 Chicago Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Whether it’s a bouquet to brighten someone’s day or the centerpieces for that big day, Spruce has you covered. This local flower shop opened in 2010, fulfilling the lifelong dream of its owner Amy Backman. Backman says she takes a very organic approach for floral arrangements — and lets the flowers do the talking.

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Woodlane Flowers

1536 Woodlane Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125

This family-owned florist has been delivering fresh flowers to the Twin Cities since 1978. With a greenhouse full of bright, blooming plants and flowers, you’re sure to always fine the best of any season.

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Luna Vinca

401 North Third St.
Suite 280
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Luna Vinca prides itself on creating fresh, modern floral designs, no matter the occasion. Owner Jennifer Guion says she uses vibrant color, rich texture and unique combinations to create her signature style and design. She also uses greenery, berries and even herbs to create depth to each arrangement.

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Bastian Skoog

310 North Second St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401

This women-owned design studio began in 1997 from the talented duo of Liz Bastian and Heidi Skoog, hence the name. Both describe themselves as the “darlings of the design-minded of every persuasion.” Inside their trendy studio, Bastian and Skoog create custom arrangements and hand pick blooms for weddings and events, or weekly flowers for any occasion.

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1910 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Pazzobello creates custom, personalized designs with the intention of transforming “environments, emotions and impressions.” Located right off Hennepin Avenue, its building exterior is just as unique and colorful as the interior.

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Martha’s Gardens

1593 Selby Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104

Martha Gabler Lunde and her crew at the Gardens have been creating breathtaking floral art and design for more than 20 years. Her decorations and bouquets have appeared in several publications as well as the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ “Art in Bloom.” Looking for extra brownie points? Martha’s even offers a “music and flowers” combination — delivery of a beautiful bouquet, accompanied by a solo from a classically trained violinist.

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Various Twin Cities locations

When many people think of flowers, they think of Bachman’s. Since 1885, Bachman’s has been in the business of growing beauty from dirt. Founder Henry Bachman, Sr. started the biz by planting and raising vegetables on a plot of land in south Minneapolis. That soon grew to the first Bachman’s retail store — after veggies were phased out and replaced with flowers. Now, they have six retail floral shops in the Twin Cities, plus flowers at Lunds and Byerly’s stores.

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Chez Bloom

4310 Bryant Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55409

Chez Bloom serves the greater Twin Cities area, delivering high-quality, yet affordable flowers. Boasting that they “deliver the ‘wow factor,'” Chez offers a variety of bouquets, plus corsages and flowers for weddings. Check the website for tips on how to care for your arrangement.

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Roger Beck Florist

1100 East Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Roger Beck Florist is located on the southeast side of downtown Minneapolis. From creative bouquets to wedding day floral designs, Roger Beck prides itself on its “exquisite floral works of art.”

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Lexington Floral

3414 Lexington Ave. N.
Shoreview, MN 55126

Lexington Floral is celebrating 25 years of serving the local suburbs with fresh flowers and colorful bouquets. The staff here is just as warm and welcoming as the fresh arrangement will be in your home. Stop by their unique and iconic shop for any occasion.

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  • angela

    Floral Logic should be included. Voted best florist by MN Bride magazine. Not only do they create fresh, inspiring and creative designs but the service and attention to everything is exceptional!

    • Nicole

      ABSOLUTELY!!! Floral Logic is the most creative and always really fresh. Floral Logic is fantastic at translating your concept and making it even better than what you could ever imagine.

  • Jen

    HAlla Nursery in Chaska should be included as well. Their Tropical Plants and the variety that they have is untouched in the Metro Area

  • Evan Barrell

    The comments page is not a place to try and advertise other shops and stores. Let’s comment on the great shops listed and the wonderful talent our local florists have!

    • Mark from Minnesota Tax Waste

      Evan, Last I heard we are in America where capitalism rules. Go someplace else to dictate your economy

  • jen

    Candlelight Floral in Wayzata! the staff is extreamly friendly and beautiful arrangements!

  • Mark from Minnesota Tax Waste

    See, Capitalism rules so shut up Evan.

  • kattie

    I’ve been to a couple and agree, there are other great floral stores, also.

  • Josh

    38th Street Flowers in South Minneapolis. By far best service in the business and have been in business since the 50’s!

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