7 Flower Shop Success Stories [2023]

7 Flower Shop Success Stories [2023]
Start A Flower Shop

Do you enjoy designing floral arrangements for special events like weddings or holidays? If so, owning a flower shop can be exciting and rewarding.

However, setting up the business for success can be overwhelming.

As a florist, your role is to touch people’s emotions with the flowers. The career requires creativity and design skills to appeal to your target customers. You need to love and enjoy working with flowers and have some patience.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a flower shop:

1. Green Fresh Florals + Plants ($1.44M/year)

Carlos Franco (from San Diego, California, USA) started Green Fresh Florals + Plants over 13 years ago.

Revenue
$120K / month
Team
1 founders / 10 employees

Case Study

My name is Carlos Franco, and I am the owner and creative director at Green Fresh Florals + Plants, San Diego's premier modern flower and plant shop located in Hillcrest.

I’ve been connected to Mother Earth my entire life and became a professional florist in my early 20’s. I opened Green in its current location in July 2009. Before that, I had a shop located in the East Village neighborhood in downtown San Diego.

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2. Milla Rose ($115K/year)

Alexandra (from Melbourne VIC, Australia) started Milla Rose over 2 years ago.

Revenue
$9.6K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees

Case Study

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Learn more about starting a flower shop:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a flower shop?
-> Pros and cons of a flower shop

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established flower shop
-> Flower shop slogans
-> Flower shop names
-> Flower shop Instagram bios
-> Flower shop Instagram captions

Other resources

-> Flower shop tips
-> Flower shop hashtags
-> Flower shop calculator

4. FiftyFlowers.com

  • Website traffic: 560K/month
  • Business rank: #120K

Check out their full website ➜

5. Green Fresh Florals + Plants

San Diego Florist | Same-day flower + plant delivery by Green Fresh Florals + Plants, San Diego's premier full-service flower + plant shop located in Hillcrest. Specializing in delivering extraordinary wedding and event flowers.

  • Estimated revenue: $120K/month
  • Business rank: #1.03M

Check out their full website ➜

6. Milla Rose

Real flowers with an ongoing impact. We specialise in luxury preserved and dried flowers. They are low maintenance, long lasting and sustainable.

  • Estimated revenue: $9.6K/month
  • Business rank: #2.4M

Check out their full website ➜

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