By Michelle Mass | February 10, 2017 | Lifestyle
Whether you're celebrating years of love or not, surprise your valentine with gorgeous blooms on February 14.
As the latest online florist to hit the surrounding metropolitan area, Urban Stems offers up various seasonal flowers every month. If your valentine is a music fanatic, you're in luck: their February Powerhouse Collection includes pop star-inspired bouquets and gifts they're bound to love. And if she's as fabulous as Queen B herself, don't pass up The Bey ($80), which is a medley of pink, apricot, and beige roses. Bonus: The friendly team of floral experts will deliver for free from Society Hill to Graduate Hospital, Fishtown—and everywhere in between. 855-614-2779
This Rittenhouse flower expert offers European bouquets and floral arrangements—as beautiful as the nearby park. But don't be overwhelmed by their impressive collection of Holland and exotic flowers; Gabriella Nemati, the shops head of floral design, will help you create the most stunning arrangement. If your special someone is an orchid lover, you can't go wrong with the Find Your Love bouquet, while rose gals will feel extra special with Spell of Love, a combination of red and Rubicon Spray roses, and mini green hydrangeas. $95-$150. 2124 Walnut St., 215-563-5554
While Petah Beshano primarily focuses on event design, his flowers were in such demand that his team decided to start offering holiday collections in 2017. For Valentine’s Day, the florist will arrange 30 pink and red roses, parrot tulips, blackberries, and Spirea—a flowering tree branch imported from Japan—in a gold ceramic vase for quite the statement-making gift. Be warned: The vase stands at 27” tall and 30” wide, which is the biggest way to declare your love to your valentine. ($465). 865 Sussex Blvd., 484-472-6335
Considered to be one of the best flower designers in the area, Carl Alan is more than just a wedding florist. If you're really looking to pamper your beau this year, choose the Sweet as Love package ($168 plus delivery), which includes classic Valentine’s Day treats such as a beautiful vase filled with 12 long-stem red roses and a box of Desserts by Dana’s chocolate-covered strawberries. 1700 Market St., 215-246-0171
Conveniently located in Old City, this florist is a one-stop-shop for anything you'll need on Valentine’s Day. For the full works, you'll appreciate the Valentine Jewel bouquet, available in standard ($150), deluxe ($175), or premium ($195) sizes. Your love will be thrilled with the mix of lilies, roses, orchids, hydrangeas, berries, and orchids—there's no better way to say "I love you" on the most romantic day of the year than with these in hand. 31 S. Third St., 215-925-2882
Declare your love with the help of Valley Forge Flowers. Cleverly named Everlasting Love ($219), our favorite bouquet here is curated with beautifully preserved pink roses in a julep cup vase. If classic roses won't do it for you (or your valentine), don't fret. Ask for My Hearts Delight, a bed of roses placed in a glass lotus container showcasing a heart-shaped Ginestra on top, a unique spin on Valentine's Day flowers. $65-$100. 503 W. Lancaster Ave., 610-687-5566