Mary, Mary Quite Contrary: The Haute 5 Flower Shops in Chicago

While not known for flower vendors on every street corner like NYC, Chicago florists hold their own in creativity and splendor. These 5 sassy local flower shops will bring a brightness to your home and heart.

Dilly Lily

Sisters Christine and Melissa Gorman started Dilly Lily in 1996. From bright and vibrant everyday arrangements to elegant and classic weddings, Dilly Lily has been featured in Time Out Chicago’s Wedding Issue, Elegant Bride, Brides Chicago, Town & Country and CS to name a few.

Dilly Lily is located at 742 W. Fullerton Parkway in Chicago.

Phillip’s Flowers and Gifts

Recently named one of the Top 50 florists in North America by both FTD and Teleflora, Phillip’s was also chosen as the 2010 winner by The Knot, Best of Weddings, and Bride’s Choice award by Whether it’s for centerpieces, events or everyday, Phillip’s has the perfect bouquet for any occasion.

Their main Office and Design Center is located at 524 N. Cass Ave. in Westmont, IL. They have nine other store locations throughout Illinois.

A New Leaf

A New Leaf Inc. has been one of Chicago’s premiere florists for over 30 years. With a wide variety of flowers and plants, A New Leaf specializes in creating innovative flower arrangements and plant presentations using exotic flowers from around the world.

A New Leaf has 3 Chicago locations: 1645 N. Wells St., 1818 N. Wells St. and 312 S. Dearborn Ave.

Ashland Addison Florist Co.

Ashland Addison is a forth generation family owned and operated florist, established in 1932. With 9 designers on staff, their elegant and graceful bouquets are a local hit for Weddings, Special Occasions or any day of the week.

Ashland Addison Florist Co. is located at 1640 W Fulton St. in Chicago.

Flor del Monte

Flor del Monte, Inc. is owned and operated by the mother-daughter team of Rosalva and Zenia Ruiz. An active member of the community, they are proud partners of local event vendors like Bake for Me and the W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel. Known for their bright, bold and contemporary arrangements, Flor del Monte flowers are perfect choice to ring in spring.

Flor del Monte is located at 1900 West Cermak Rd. in Chicago.