10 Places to Buy Flowers in Manila
Find flowers for Valentine's Day and all year round
(SPOT.ph) Valentine’s Day is coming up and flower stalls are blossoming everywhere just in time for this sweet occasion. Whether it’s for someone you love (or yourself, because why not), flowers are usually a no-fail option especially if you know where to get the right arrangements. Here are 10 places you can check out for flowers in Manila, all year round.
Designer Blooms has been in the flower business for 23 years. Their flowers are imported from Holland, which means you’ll get interesting varieties and colors to suit your mood. Some of their Valentine’s Day arrangements include Ecuadorian roses in a bouquet and a dozen roses in a bouquet with a cute bear. They even have Elfo Bianco, an Italian wine, in a flower box!
Bouquets range from P2,300 to P7,880, while their roses in a box are priced at P810 to P1,990.
Designer Blooms is at Unit A, Km. 18. East Service Road, South Super Highway, Parañaque City (838-7711 or 838-9404); Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa City (850-5417); SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City (633-2490); and Market Place by Rustan’s, B1 Central Square Mall, 30th Street corner 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City (984-5470). For more information, visit Designer’s Blooms’ website.
The Flower Farm
The Flower Farm has a 7.2-hectare flower nursery in Tagaytay, where they grow over 40 varieties of chrysanthemums and 20 varieties of gerbera. The Flower Farm does their bouquets by incorporating a variety of wildflowers, orchids, herbs, and foliage to make beautiful arrangements. Their Valentine’s bestseller, Burst of Color, is an explosion of colors and gerberas surrounded by foliage and adorned with a crimped ribbon.
Bouquets range from P1,500 to P7,200.
The Flower Farm is at Rada Street, Makati City; and Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa City. For more information, visit The Flower Farm’s website.
Holland Tulips has been around since 1996, with branches all over the Metro. Their flowers are flown in fresh from Holland (hence, the name) once a week and only the rarest and the freshest blossoms are made available in their shop. Some of their Valentine’s Day arrangements include A Little Bit of Everything, a bouquet of pink carnations, gerbera daisies, and Peruvian lilies; and Ferrero roses bouquet which is well, a bundle of Ferrero Rocher chocolates surrounded by red roses.
Valentine's Day bouquets range from P2,850 to P9,050.
Holland Tulips is at SM North EDSA, Quezon City (454-4970); Gateway Mall, Quezon City (912-25244); Robinsons Galleria, Quezon City (687-2010); SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City (635-6160); The Podium, Mandaluyong City (635-4929); and Glorietta 4, Makati City (728-0590). For more information, visit Holland Tulips’ website.
Rustan’s Flower Shop
Rustan’s Flower Shop offers a wide array of flowers like Ecuadorian roses, snapdragons, phalaenopsis orchids, tulips, and stargazers all beautifully arranged and perfectly fresh. Their Valentine’s bestsellers include Hearts of Bloom, a bouquet of roses in a wooden heart arrangement; and Teddy and Mrs. Fields for You, a bouquet of roses accompanied by a Mrs. Fields Brookie (a cookie in a brownie, yum!) and a teddy bear.
Rustan's fresh arrangements range from P1,500 to P11,500.
Rustan’s Flower Shop is at Rustan’s Department Store, Makati City (822-1355); Rustan’s Shangri-La Plaza (633-4658); Rustan’s Alabang Town Center (772-1015); Rustan’s Supermarket Rockwell (897-8053); Rustan’s Supermarket Makati (894-2785); and St. Luke’s Hospital, Quezon City (726-4600). For more information, visit Rustan’s Flower Shop’s Facebook page.
Golden Blossoms offers worldwide delivery through Teleflora, an international florist association. With their flowers imported from Holland and Columbia, Golden Blossoms boasts elegant and unique arrangements. Their bestsellers include Snow Pink, a bouquet with 36 pieces of baby pink Ecuadorian flowers in a ceramic vase; and Pink Dream, a bouquet with 16 dozens of pink roses, and four stems of stargazers.
Valentine's Day bouquets range from P990 to P18,000.
Golden Blossoms is at NGR Building South Superhighway corner Casino Street, Palanan, Makati City (552-9098 or 843-6955). For more information, visit Golden Blossoms’ website.
Bluebarn Flowers is known for their quirky and cute flower arrangements. They offer bouquets with Ecuadorian roses, hydrangea, snapdragons, alstroemeria, and carnations in a heart-shaped leaf wrapper and red roses on a fabric-wrapped crate tied with a burlap ribbon. They also offer bouquets in heart-shaped glass paperweights and roses with their Bluebarn stuffed bear.
Their Valentine offerings range from P2,000 to P3,500.
Bluebarn Flowers is at 4873 Jasmin Street, Marimar Village 2, Bicutan, Parañaque City (0998-557-0257). For more information, visit Bluebarn Flowers’ Facebook page.
Island Rose has been around since 1984 as a supplier of fresh cut flowers to Philippine florists, hotels, restaurants, and wedding coordinators. They boast of French and Dutch variety roses which are always fresh and of good quality. Their rose gift boxes, crafted into adorable box arrangements, are a popular option on Valentine's Day.Island Rose delivers to locations all over the Philippines every day of the week; same-day flower delivery is available in Metro Manila, while flowers are delivered on the following day if it's outside of Manila.
Island Rose's bouquets range from P1,419 to P4,889, while their rose gift boxes cost P1,559.
Island Rose is at Tropical Palms, Dela Rosa Street, Makati City (759-1599). For more information, visit Island Rose's website.
Te Amo Floristeria
Te Amo is marked by their lavish use of color and texture. They're widely known for their floral box bouquets, as well as their giant preserved roses imported from Japan. These roses might cost a bunch but they’re made to last for three to five years. They also offer Rainbow Collection, which are giant roses in funky rainbow colors enclosed in velvet boxes. We’re just about swooning.
Te Amo's Valentine's Day bouquets range from P4,999 to P15,099, while their preserved roses from Japan range from P4,225 to P5,375.
Te Amo Floristeria is at G/F Active Fun Building, 28th Street corner 9th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City (886-6888). For more information, visit Te Amo Floristeria’s website.
Dangwa Flower Market
Ask anyone where to buy flowers and they will point you to Dangwa. Famous for selling considerably cheaper flowers, Dangwa is the home of more than 50 flower vendors in Sampaloc, Manila. This flower market has the widest selection of blooms, such as chrysanthemums, sunflowers, gardenias, peonies, dahlias, and more. Tip: Avoid visiting during the rainy season because the area is prone to flooding. To order in advance, you can make friends with the vendors and take down their numbers to get cheap deals on flowers.
Since Dangwa is a famous place for buying wholesale and retail flowers, you can get a dozen roses for P150!
Dangwa Flower Market is at Dimasalang, Sampaloc, Manila.
If you're looking for a less-crowded alternative to Dangwa, Market Market has stalls upon stalls of flowers that you can check out. You can find arrangements suitable for any occasion, from sympathy flowers to bouquets for V-Day. The flowers here are fresh and the vendors are friendly, so you won't have a hard time scoring flowers with reasonable prices!
Flowers come at affordable prices. You can get a bouquet of flowers for less than P500.
Market Market is at McKinley Parkway, Fort Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City.
Photos from the websites and Facebook pages of Designer Blooms; The Flower Farm; Holland Tulips; Rustan's Flower Shop; Golden Blossoms; Bluebarn Flowers; Te Amo Floristeria; Dangwa Florist and GMA News (Dangwa); and Santibanez Flower Shop (Market Market)