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Thursday's Top 7: Best flower shops in metro Detroit

Posted: 10:10 AM, Feb 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-14 10:10:58-05

(WXYZ) — It's Valentine's Day and for many, no Valentine's Day is complete without a boutique of flowers. But where do you go for the freshest flowers and super service? Here are the top 7 flower shops in Metro Detroit as selected by our 7 Action News Viewers.

#7 BYRON'S FLOWERS

Byron's Flowers was originally established in 1913 and was the Midwest's first minority-owned retail flower shop to join FTD. They're based in Detroit's Boston-Edison community, keeping their city roots.

#6 CHRIS ENGEL'S GREENHOUSE

Chris Engel's greenhouse comes in at number 6 For more than 135 years and 6 generations, they've called the same Southwest Detroit location home. And they're still going strong.

#5 BLUMZ BY JRDESIGNS

At number 5 is Blumz by FR Designs, a floral shop and so much more. They also do weddings and events. You can find them in Detroit, Ferndale and Holly.

#4 CARDWELL FLORIST

Livonia-based Cardwell florist comes in the fourth spot. Want to tell someone you love them? Cardwell florist says they can help you share the love.

#3 VIVIANO FLOWERS SHOP

Viviano Flowers shop started serving mainly Italian families in Detroit, but as the area grew, so has Viviano. They now have has six locations in metro Detroit.

#2 CODEN FLOWERS

The second spot goes to Coden flowers. They're based in Southfield and say they can do traditional, modern and luxury high-styled arrangements. They've been family owned for nearly 60 years.

#1 THRIFTY FLORIST

And the top spot goes to Thrifty Florist. Owner Christopher Rea says there is no bigger day on the calendar for florists. "Like a typical retailer, Christmas is the holiday. For florists. It's Valentine's Day," Rea said. Thrifty Florist has been gearing up for valentines at their 16 metro Detroit locations and say you'll love their prices, but the true flower power behind this business is freshness and customer service.

Now, if you want still need to get flowers to someone special in your life, you probably have to go pick them up. But you're in luck, many florists have extended hours today.