As we come closer to the end of the spooky season and Thanksgiving peaks through the horizon, now is a better time than ever to pick up some fall flowers! Don’t know where to start? We’ve compiled a list of the best flower shops in the 412.
Located on the corner of Potomac and W. Liberty Ave in the heart of Dormont, Dormont Florist has been servicing the locals and beyond for the past 40 years. They offer a large selection of custom flowers for every occasion and deliver to several different locations. During the fall season, they have more than 35 bouquets to choose from, made with the signature fall flowers we have come to know and love. From sunflowers to carnations, chrysanthemums, orange roses, and more, there are so many options to show your loved ones how much you’re thankful for them.
The Blooming Dahlia
True to its namesake, The Blooming Dahlia specializes in dance flowers including wrist corsages, boutonnieres, and nosegays. Flowers used include roses, orchids, ranunculus, delphinium, and kalanchoe. In the fall this shop offers hydrangeas and as summer fades into the fall, the color of hydrangeas becomes more antique. Melissa Sacco, the shop’s owner opened its doors in 1996 and has continuously created beautiful floral designs for her loyal customers.
Alex’s East End Floral Shoppe
Leaving the South Hills area and heading to the east end, we find a local favorite named Alex’s East End Floral Shoppe offering exotic and brightly colored floral arrangements full of lavender and fun. Launched in 1983, Alex started his endeavors as a street corner vendor in Oakland and has grown into the flower empire that it is today. Winner of several Bride’s Choice and Readers’ Choice Awards, Alex urges us in order to feel good about ourselves and the people in our life, send flowers!
Oliver Flower Shop
As one of the few flower shops in Downtown, Oliver Flower Shop has acted as Pittsburgh’s local florist since 1929! Selling autumn arrangements inspired by pumpkin spice and everything nice, they have everything to get you in the spirit of Thanksgiving. Our favorites include the Harvest Bounty, Joyful Thanks, Autumn Awakening, and A Touch of Bliss and with same day delivery you can brighten up someone’s day right away.
Klein’s Flower Shop and Greenhouse
The only official greenhouse on our list, Klein’s Flower Shop and Greenhouse, has a wide selection of flowers including some of the traditional: long stemmed red roses, fiery and white lilies, and for non-flower lovers a plethora of houseplants. Family owned and operated, Klein’s is committed to offering you only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt.This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.