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

Green Options Design

Green Options Design is undoubtedly one of Miami’s most innovative and unique florists. Their approach to floral design is pure and distinctive and it explores not only the character of flowers, individually and in combinations, but also the aesthetic relationship between flowers and the setting. They are determined to continue and enhance the tradition of floristry through innovative design, and most importantly, quality products and service.

900 South Miami Ave., Suite #138, Miami; (305) 416-7400

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. It is one of the premier conservation and education-based gardens in the world and a recognized international leader in both Florida and international conservation. Currently Fairchild has field programs in over 20 countries including support to protected areas in Madagascar and Africa and botanic garden development and renovation projects in South and Central America, the Caribbean and Middle East. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden houses palm and cycad collections that are nationally recognized by the American Public Gardens Association (APGA), has the world’s greatest living collection of palms and cycads, an education program reaching more than 52,000 school children per year, hosts popular events like the International Chocolate Festival, International Mango Festival and International Orchid Festival, the Ramble, concerts, affiliated plant society shows and sales.

10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables; (305) 667-1651

Pistils & Petals

When Gucci, Neiman Marcus, Oscar De La Renta, Giorgio Armani and P. Diddy are in need of blooms, they all turn to Pistils & Petals. After all, they have been creating the area’s most exquisite floral designs and events for more than a decade. From individual designs to full production extravaganzas, Pistils & Petals has redesigned the standard of excellence to which all other floral creations are compared. One step into this flower shop and your senses will be fed with the most unique and exquisite flowers and greens from around the world. From container gardening to a flower market to signature arrangements, Pistils & Petals is your go-to stop for exotic flowers in Miami.

1060 Alton Road, Miami Beach, (305) 534-5001;

Belle Fleur

When it comes to quality and service, Belle Fleur in Coral Gables is a top pick for meeting your floral needs. Cozy and charming, the shop invites customers to “smell the roses” and keep coming back for more. With a long-term commitment to creating the best arrangements possible, they choose only the freshest and highest quality flowers with a caring staff ready to serve you. Whether it’s a bouquet to say “I love you” or a simple thank you gift, there’s no better Miami neighborhood floral shop than Belle Fleur.

333 Alcazar Ave., Miami; (866) 444-0883


Specializing in tropicals, gourmet baskets, and high-style floral arrangements, family-owned Avant-Gardens offers only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Celebrating their 20th year in the South Florida event’s industry, they specialize in wedding and special event décor. From social to corporate, large and small, their experienced team works tirelessly to make your floral vision come to fruition. They are on South Florida’s top venue preferred vendor lists, and have been spotlighted on WE TV’s Platinum Weddings.

7220 Bird Road, Miami; (800) 771-7150