Next time you’re looking for a last-minute bouquet, check out these local small businesses for a creative alternative instead — just don’t forget to call and order at least a week in advance, to be safe.
Flowers aren’t exactly the most sustainable gift you can give, but Hong Kong florist MOHLIA is trying to change that. The innovative company uses authentic Ecuadorean roses and preserves them at their peak bloom so that they last between one and three years. the flowers are also creatively presented as beautiful single roses in a custom-crafted acrylic box with a useful drawer, or stunning bouquets presented in specially-made leather boxes – some of which feature hidden drawers. MOHLIA also produces super-cute teddy bears made from soft foam roses that last just as long and make quite the statement. The company offers free shipping in Hong Kong, as well as delivery to over 50 countries. You’ll want to order ahead of time, though, as these are shipping through courier services and can take a few days.
Hong Kong’s premium online florist specializes in exquisite floral bouquets, boxed flowers, and lush floral arrangements incorporating an innovative flower range that includes roses, lilies, gerberas, and tulips. Their team of florists has years of experience in creating stunning floral arrangements and can design a captivating array of arrangements for any occasion, including birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, graduations, anniversaries, Christenings, new babies, and corporate events.
This Malaysia-based florist has grown into a Southeast Asian empire that spans Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore – and, since 2019, Hong Kong. Flower Chimp guarantees super-fresh, superior quality flowers at great prices for every order. Additionally, this florist has a wide array of bouquets available thanks to a large catalogue of flowers. Place your order before 1pm to enjoy free, same-day delivery across Hong Kong – and no minimum value.
This chic flower boutique doesn’t just put together gorgeous bouquets. It’s an award-winning florist, and has the honor of being the best-rated Hong Kong florist in Hong Kong, as reviewed by customers. With same-day delivery available on orders made before 1pm, and free delivery for addresses in Central, Admiralty, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay, Sheung Wan and Kowloon, you’ll want to remember this one next time you need to send flowers.
Room 906, 9/F, Two Grand Tower, 625 Nathan Road, Mongkok, 3590-5123.
Known as a soufflé bouquet, these 1-kilogram giant bouquets are made with fresh Baby’s Breath that can be dyed in-house to the color desired. Honeycomb Gleam can also make these with roses or other flowers, and they are not only stunning but lightweight enough to be carried around the whole day. The fresh flowers can also be air-dried. Those of you planning a proposal, keep this on the to-do list…
Room C2, 9/F, Block C, Eldex Industrial Building, 21 Ma Tau Wai Road, Hung Hom, 6228-4197.
The Floral Flowerist puts together bouquets by presenting them as art rather than just another bunch of colorful blooms. The result? Stunning, simple but elegant arrangements perfect for brides or best friends.
Room 1903, Kai Yue Commercial Building, 2C Argyle Street, Mongkok, 9585-3762.
Preserved flowers make for fantastic home decor, especially when they are been artfully placed in a beautiful glass jar. Bonus: the jar from online retail shop Cotton Tree Florist also keeps the dust out and makes it easier to keep clean. Besides preserved jar flowers, Cotton Tree Florist also custom-makes bouquets of fresh or dried flowers, in as little as a day. Make sure you bookmark this for days when you’re in a pinch!
Call 9853-8290, Instagram @cottontreeflorist.
If you’ve got a friend who loves all things floral, Keep A Secret has the best customized gift for them. KAS not only makes accessories with pressed fresh flowers, such as mirrors, coasters and phone cases, but it can also custom-make letters to be displayed on a wooden plank or a keychain!
Multiple locations, including Dragon Centre, 37K Yen Chow Street, Sham Shui Po.
You can probably tell from its name that Rose & Red specializes in roses. Not only that, but it stands out with its laser-cut acrylic toppers placed in fresh flower bouquets that are beautiful and customizable. You can also opt for boxed roses that make an elegant and classy display for office tables.
Initially just a florist that specialized in preserved and dried flowers, Pause Rewind & Fastforward has now expanded to its own cafe, restaurant, and clothing line. This local company’s bouquets are made with love and attention to detail.
1-2/F, 67 Soy Street, Mong Kok, 6773-6915.
[Updated March 2021]
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