Buying Flowers Online: A Complete Guide

Why Go Online for Flowers?

Ah, the sweet smell of fresh flowers again! But wait, you don't have to leave your home to quality fresh flowers to experience it. How come? Welcome to the era of buying flowers online. It's like walking through a blooming garden, but digitally. So, what's the buzz about?

Convenience - Need I say more? Time is precious. Why spend it stuck in traffic for day flower delivery?
Variety - Have you ever seen a rose blushing next to an exotic orchid in a physical store? Online, they're just a click away.
Round-the-clock Availability - Insomniac? No problem. The online flower shop doesn't sleep.

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What to Consider When Buying Online

Type of Flowers

Roses are red; violets are blue. What flower speaks to you? The type of flower you choose can set the mood. Birthdays? Try Gerbera daisies. Romantic evening? Red roses, of course!

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Type of Flowers: The Language They Speak

Choosing the right flower isn't just a matter of aesthetic or personal preference; each flower has its own unique language. This diverse flora lexicon can communicate a range of sentiments—from love and friendship to sympathy and congratulations. Let's explore the rich vocabulary offered by the flower world.

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Roses: The Universal Love Symbol

When you think of romance, roses likely come to mind. But these blooms are versatile, with colours like red for love, yellow for friendship, and white for purity.

Tulips: Harbingers of Spring

Tulips signify rebirth and new beginnings, perfect for spring events or a gift to celebrate new life.

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Mixed Flowers: The Floral Orchestra

Can't decide? A mixed flower arrangement can help you express a myriad of emotions. Mix and match based on colour symbolism, or go with what pleases the eye.

Lilies: Elegant and Meaningful

Lilies are often associated with purity, renewal, and transition, making them suitable for various milestones in life, from weddings to funerals.

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Carnations: Emotional Chameleons

Carnations can represent love, admiration, and even sorrow. Their colours often determine in detail their specific meaning, such as red for love or white for pure affection.

Sunflowers: Rays of Sunshine

These uplifting blooms signify joy, adoration, and longevity. They're ideal for bringing a smile to someone's face.

Daisies: Youthful and Innocent

Daisies symbolise innocence and are often given to celebrate new beginnings or to brighten someone's day.

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Cut Kale: The Trendy Choice

Though unconventional, cut kale in arrangements signifies appreciation for beauty in all forms. It adds texture and a modern touch to any bouquet.

Flower & Gift Combos: Double the Happiness

Sometimes, flowers paired with chocolates or wine say it best. These combos serve as a complete package for celebration.

Proteas: The Unique Standout

Representing courage and diversity, Proteas are a daring but thoughtful choice for a passionate company making a bold statement.

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Gerberas: Vibrant and Cheerful

These are a go-to for birthdays and cheerful celebrations, symbolizing joy and vibrancy.

Anthuriums: Exotic and Alluring

These heart-shaped blooms represent hospitality and are often used to make guests feel special.

Seasonal Flowers: Timely and Fresh

Seasonal blooms like chrysanthemums in the fall or peonies in the spring can offer fresher, more affordable choices of day flowers while being thematically appropriate.

Irises: The Bloom of Hope

Traditionally representing hope and faith, Irises can be given in various settings where encouragement or comfort is needed.

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Orchids: Refined and Exotic

Orchids represent luxury and rare beauty, making them an excellent choice for a special, unforgettable gift or occasion.

Baby's Breath Flowers: The Subtle Accents

These are often filler flowers but can stand alone to symbolise purity and innocence.

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Luxury Flowers: The Premium Selection

Opt for high-end breeds of roses, lilies, or orchids when you want to make a grand gesture.

Silk & Artificial Flowers: Everlasting Beauty

These options are for those who love the beauty of flowers but prefer a keepsake that lasts forever.

Green Plants: Long-lasting Sentiments

Potted green plants like succulents are trendy and signify enduring friendship.

Premium Luxury Roses: The Ultimate Expression

Long-stemmed, often specially bred, these roses epitomise love and luxury.

By understanding the language of flowers, you will deliver flowers that can convey intricate emotions and sentiments without saying a word. Choose wisely, and your bouquet of flowers will speak volumes.

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Flower Arrangements

Ever wonder why some flowers are arranged like they are ready for a Vogue photoshoot? That's the art of flower arrangements—each designed to evoke a certain emotion.

Cost

How affordable are prices? How deep are your pockets? Prices range from affordable to "Oh wow, that's a small fortune!"

Same-day delivery of quality fresh flowers

Are you a last-minute Larry or a well-planned Polly? Timing, delivery, quality and location are vital. Make sure to check if the vendor delivers to your area.

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How to Choose a Reputable Online Flower Shop

Don't let a scam nip your floral dreams in the bud. Look for shops with a professional website, clear terms of service, and a well-defined privacy policy.

The Joy of Customisation of Flowers and Gift Hampers

The sky's the limit, from gifts to a handwritten note to an assortment of chocolates. Make your birthday gift special!

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FAQS

Absolutely! Flower and gift combos are an excellent choice for corporate gifts. Imagine sending a stylish bouquet of premium roses alongside a box of gourmet chocolates to celebrate a milestone with a client or to congratulate a team on a job well done. The added benefit is that these gifts suit various occasions, from welcoming a new client to thanking long-standing partners.

Regarding nationwide delivery of gift hampers, reliability is often a concern. Most reputable flower and gift delivery services offer a tracking system and guaranteed delivery dates, ensuring your gifts arrive on time and in pristine condition like we do at Fabulous Flowers.

Seasonal flowers can be an excellent choice for corporate gifts because they offer fresh, timely selections that can be more affordable than out-of-season blooms. We deliver fresh flowers in Cape Town but can deliver gift hampers nationwide.

The element of seasonality adds a personal touch that clients or employees will appreciate. Many providers offer nationwide delivery of gift hampers that can include these seasonal arrangements, ensuring you can spread seasonal cheer across the office, regardless of location.

These questions can help you navigate the landscape of gift-giving, whether you're aiming for personal sentiment or a corporate gesture.

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Distinctly Dreamy Bouquet
Taryn Luitingh (Brisbane, AU)
Stunning

Great delivery and stunning flowers , never fail to surprise

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Harmony Flower Arrangement
Jenny (Lambeth, GB)
Beautiful bouquet

I am so impressed with Fabulous Flowers. It's the first time I've used them and I sent the Harmony bouquet to my best friend on her 50th birthday. She sent me some photos and the flowers were beautiful and just like what was promised. Thank you!

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Blushing Beauty Bouquet
Ndi (Cape Town, ZA)
Beautiful!

The way it blossomed… 😍

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Dusty Pink Rose Box
J Finigan (Lewisham, GB)
Beautiful Flower Box

Birthday girl very happy with her flowers. A pic shows it looks just as pretty as promised on the website. Second time using Fabulous Flowers, very pleased with the ordering and delivery process, reliable and professional.

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Joy in a Jar
Jen B (Cape Town, ZA)
So beautiful

Thank you Fabulous Flowers for your fantastic customer service when I needed to change the delivery dates. The recipient of the flowers said they were beautiful. This was my first time ordering from you but it won't be the last.

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Bright Sunshine Bouquet
Marianne Van Oudtshoorn (Phalaborwa, ZA)
The flowers were beautiful and my friend loved them. Thank you.

The flowers were beautiful. My friend was delighted. Thank you

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Summer Delight Posy Box
Anne Kling (Cape Town, ZA)

My very special friend, whom I sent this beautiful box of very natural looking flowers - almost as if they were hand picked in a nearby field, absolutely loved them.
Thank you so much for your excellent service and sending what was very special to her.

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Birthday Treats for Her Gift Box
Liezel Hallett (Sydney, AU)
Love from a distance

We recently relocated overseas and miss our loved ones back home so much. Fabulous Flowers make us feel connected to our family when they create such beauty-filled, fresh and sparkly arrangements for them with love. Super grateful to the Fabulous team who go above and beyond to exceed your requests. Thank you from afar 💐🌹🪻🌻🌼🌸🌷

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Gratitude Bouquet
Marisa Wilson (Cape Town, ZA)
Grateful for a gorgeous bouquet

The bouquet that was delivered was absolutely beautiful! The entire process from ordering to delivery was seamless and very efficient. Highly recommend!

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Fabulous Rose Bowl
Nici Morris (Cape Town, ZA)
Fabulous Rose Bowl

Thanks so much for delivering such a beautiful vase of flowers - they look absolutely gorgeous, just like the photo on your website. Your flowers are always the most fresh and your arrangements so stylish. I've recommended you to many friends and family in the past. Thank you :)

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White Purity Vase Arrangement
Lynn Petersen (Cape Town, ZA)
Simply beautiful

A beautiful, tasteful and elegant arrangement. Delivered in good time by a professional and friendly driver.
Almost a week in and the flowers are still fresh.
Thank you to the entire team!

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Chic Bouquet
Lucinda Rykens (Cape Town, ZA)
Chic bouquet

So lovely arrived same day. Thank you

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Lavender Garden Bouquet
Alex Rebuck (Lymington, GB)
Fantastic

brilliant service, prompt and the flowers themselves were outstanding. I live in UK so pleased to have found a reliable florist to use.

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White Purity Vase Arrangement
Kevin Diesel (Cape Town, ZA)
Awesome Service

Absolute pleasure to do business with.
Professional , friendly and delivered on promise.

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Florist Choice Bouquet
Amanda W (Sunshine Coast, AU)
Beautiful arrangement

Sent to our Uncle and family on the passing of our Aunt. Flowers arrived on time, in time for Aunty’s memorial. Our message was handwritten which we thought was a special touch. This is the second time we have used your professional service from over the seas. Thank you ☺️

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Harmony Flower Arrangement
Ola Khalil (Slough, GB)
Harmony flowers arrangement

Thank you Fabulous Flowers for delivering my order on time and it was beautiful as in the picture. Excellent service

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Florist Choice Bouquet
RENEE MITCHELL (Cape Town, ZA)
Florists Choice

Loved the bouquet so much I have already purchased another one 💐

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Harmony Flower Arrangement
David Wright (Epsom, GB)
You get what you see!

Lovely bouquet delivered quickly in CT. The photo of it that I got from my mum looked just like what you see on the website (maybe just a little bit bigger :~) .

Great service as usual. Thanks.

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Harmony Flower Arrangement
Jane (Horsham, GB)
Beautiful flowers

Was very pleased with the prompt delivery and beautiful flowers!

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Thank you so much for your review we are so grateful, we look forward to creating for you in the future.

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White Purity Vase Arrangement
Oscar Mayhew sanders (London, GB)
Awesome

You guys did such a fabulous job with the flowers, gift box and a hand written note. I couldn’t have asked for it to have turned up any better than it did. Thank you so much

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Sweet Serenity Snack Hamper
Russell Sobotker (Auckland, NZ)
Awesome Service !!!

I recently purchased flowers from Fabulous Flowers and I couldn't be happier with my experience! The customer service was exceptional, they were incredibly helpful and accommodating. Not to mention, their prices were reasonable for such high-quality blooms. I'll definitely be returning for all my floral needs in the future!!! Keep up the awesome service.. Russell Sobrker(New Zealand)

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Birthday bouquet

My order came from Ireland for my sisters 70th birthday in South Africa. To say she was delighted with them is an understatement. She sent me a photo of them and I was left feeling the same. A spectacular arrangement. Purchasing the flowers was also a delight a user friendly website. Thanks to a wonderful team.

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Harmony Flower Arrangement
Terry Norton (Cape Town, ZA)
lived up to your name

lived up to your name, fab flowers that brought joy to both buyer and recipient

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Creative Poetry Flower Arrangement
angelika (Gulf Breeze, US)
beautiful flower arrangement

I sent my friend the Creative Poetrie Flower arrangement and she loved it. I will definitely buy from this flower shop again, thank you for your great service.

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Bubbles and Pink
Leora Berold (London, GB)
Great

The flowers I sent as a birthday gift were beautiful .

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