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Best Florists In San Francisco To Get A Holiday Poinsettia

December 11, 2012 5:00 AM

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While most holiday shoppers have already set up their Christmas trees during this incredible holiday season, there are always ways to make the home even more colorful and inviting. A great way to add to holiday décor is with poinsettias, which are now available in a larger array of colors, sizes and varieties than ever before. For those who prefer to purchase poinsettias in a locally owned floral shop rather than supermarket chains or big-box stores, this guide provides the best florists for poinsettias in San Francisco.


A Mystic Garden
2626 Ocean Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 239-4300
www.amysticgarden.com

A Mystic Garden has a charming collection of red and white poinsettias in addition to nicely arranged fruit and poinsettia baskets. Located near San Francisco State University and the popular Stonestown Galleria, this flower shop is great for people who not only live on the city’s west side but others who simply want a great selection of floral arrangements that can be purchased online or at the store. Its website features a deal of the day link that offers customers an opportunity to look at the day’s sale items. In addition to poinsettias, A Mystic Garden sells Christmas centerpieces, Christmas cacti and holiday wreaths.

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Abigail’s Flowers
50 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 986-4576
www.abigailsflowersf.com

Abigail’s Flowers has an excellent location within the city’s financial district that’s also on one of Union Square’s most popular streets for shopping. It’s located just one block from the city’s busy Market Street and close to a Cable Car stop, which makes the store popular for both residents and visitors. The flower shop sells three sizes of poinsettia plants in addition to Christmas centerpieces, Christmas trees and other holiday gift ideas. You can even add balloons, chocolates or stuffed animals to the poinsettias to make the gift-giving occasion more special.

Church Street Flowers
212 Church St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 553-7762
www.churchstreetflowers.com

Although this highly praised store prefers to highlight its cut flower arrangements, it also sells poinsettia planters, but more as a special order. Church Street Flowers has been selected as the best flower shop by local newspaper San Francisco Bay Guardian for eight consecutive years, which makes this locally owned business a great choice for any type of holiday floral arrangement. A minimum order of $40 is required for all deliveries. The business has two locations with the original store right off Market Street near 14th Street and the other located on Battery Street, near the Embarcadero.

Fillmore Florist
1880 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 929-5200
www.sfflowershop.com

This family owned and operated business claims to have the largest collection of holiday poinsettias in the city. The delightful shop is located in the city’s Fillmore District, not far from Japantown. In addition to its highly touted selection of poinsettias, the store offers a good selection of other holiday floral arrangements including an enticing floral bouquet and a golden centerpiece adorned with white flowers and two gold-colored candles.

Polk Street Florist
1718-A Polk St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 441-2868
www.polkstreetflorist.com

The final floral shop featured among the best in San Francisco is located right off the city’s busy Van Ness Avenue, which also serves as Highway 101. It is also just a few short blocks from the city’s famed Nob Hill. Aside from selling holiday poinsettias, this florist offers all sorts of holiday arrangements including an eye-pleasing candy cane Christmas basket and finely crafted holiday centerpieces. Like all of the other floral shops featured, Polk Street Florist stands out for its outstanding customer service.

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Randy Yagi is a freelance writer covering all things San Francisco. His work can be found on Examiner.com.

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