Florists in the Washington area

Some of the best wedding florists in the area.

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Good Florists in the Washington DC area

In our opinion the two best florists for weddings are Distinctive Floral Designs by Alison de Wit and Greenworks.


Business Name Distinctive Floral Designs
by Alison de Wit
Address 10805 Sycamore Springs Lane
Great Falls, VA
Phone (703) 430-7268
Description Alison's work has appeared on the cover of Elegant Bride magazine and deserves to be there. Alison specializes in wedding floral arrangements and has delighted every client that we have had in common. Alison is a master at capturing the mood of the English garden. It is always a pleasure to recommend her.
Business Name Greenworks
Address 4818 Yuma Street, NW
Washington, DC
Phone (202) 265-3335
Description Perhaps the best general florist in Washington. For excellent service, call sales manager Natasha Shamsuddin directly. Tessmer of Fairfax has used Greenworks as our florists for years. We, as well as everyone we know, have been delighted with their flowers and plants. We highly recommend them. If you have seen The American President you may remember the scene where the president goes into a florist shop in Washington to order some flowers. That florist is real, it's Greenworks.
The following six florists were recommended for both price and quality by Washington Consumers' Checkbook, Volume 15 Number 3 published by the Center for the Study of Services, summer/fall 2010. This list is provided as a service and does not constitute a recommendation by Tessmer of Fairfax.
Business Name Beall's Florist
Address 9805 Main St. #203
Damascus, MD
Phone (301) 253-2840
Business Name Fairfax Witham's Florist
Address 8002 Haute Ct.
Springfiedl, VA
Phone (703) 591-2910
Business Name Floral Sensations
Address 8632 Dakota Dr
Gaithersburg, MD
Phone (301) 921-0080
Business Name Flower Gallery
Address 8351 Sudley Rd
Manasas, VA
Phone (703) 361-5186
Business Name Flowers'n'Ferns
Address 9562 Old Keene Mill RD
Burke, VA
Phone (703) 455-3100
Business Name Johnson's Flower & Garden
Address 5011 Olney Laytonsille Rd
Olney MD
Phone (301) 948-5650