According to the Wall Street Journal, using a local florist can save you as much as $20 on your next floral order. In addition to cost savings, using a local florist allows you personal contact with the person filling your order. They can make suggestions with flowers and products they have in stock. It also allows you to support a local business. Many floral brokers hint that they're local, but if they don't have a local address, they're brokering your flower order to a local florist (which means they're also taking a percentage of the sales). Why not cut out the middle man and go straight to the florist?
Many of these local florist pages have arrangements that look the same. That's because many are a part of the Teleflora network. When you see the Teleflora logo, it does not mean they are not a local florist. It means they do work with Teleflora, a floral wire service or broker. That means your Teleflora order could be coming from that florist anyway. They also provide unique, custom arrangements.
Tipton and Hurst is locally owned, the largest florist in Little Rock, and they've been around since 1886. They have flowers for all occasions and you can order online or via phone (501-666-3333). They have several central Arkansas locations: 1801 North Grant Little Rock, AR 72207; 9601 Baptist Health Drive Suite 101 Little Rock, AR 72205; 4583 Fairway Drive North Little Rock, AR 72116 and 810 4th Avenue Oak Street & I-40 Conway, AR 72032.
You can order online or call 501-372-2203. Frances Flower Shop is family owned and operated and located near the Capitol in downtown Little Rock. They have flowers and gifts for all occasions. You can order online. Located on 1222 W. Capitol Ave, Little Rock AR 72201.
Bella Flora has a nice selection of flower, plants and gifts. They're often featured for their wedding flowers, but they do other arrangements and have a selection of gifts. You can visit their store, order online or call 501-868-1103 14710 Cantrell Road #8, Little Rock, AR 72223.
Hodge Podge is family owned and operated. They are best known for their gift baskets, but they do flowers too. Their gift baskets have quite a few themes, or they can do a custom basket for you. Call 501-372-6501 or visit 1601 North Cypress, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114.
About Vase offers unique floral and wedding arrangements. They do not offer online ordering, but you can call 501-603-9200 and they will help find the best flowers for you. They are located at 3400 Old Cantrell Road.
The Empty Vase florist was established in Little Rock in April of 1985 and is locally owned. You can give them a price range and they will make you an arrangement to match. Call them at 501-221-3003 or visit 11330 Arcade Dr #3 Little Rock.
Visit their store to check out their flowers, plants and home decor. You can order flowers and gifts online. Located at 4000 Hwy 5 North, Suite Bryant, AR 72022. Call 501-847-5511
Benton Floral Designs is family owned and operated. They have a selection of flowers and gifts. Visit their store at 616 N. Main St Benton, AR 72015 or call 501-778-3600.
Tanarah specializes in wedding and event floral styling, but they can also do daily floral and wire orders. Located at 2220 Cantrell Rd., Bldg.1, Little Rock, AR 72202. 501-372-1400.