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Father's Day

Having a hard time deciding on the perfect gift for dad? UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP can help! Send dad a artistically crafted floral tribute to show him how much you care. Perhaps your dad is the type that would prefer a gift basket filled with his favorite snacks! Whether your dad lives in Fairfax, or clear across the country, we've got you covered!
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Grandparents Day

Show them how much you care, even if that is miles away. Make their day special with grandma and grandpa’s favorite flowers and a gift basket too! Order today, and we can help get your flowers wherever they need to be, whether to their home or living center. No matter your location, your grandparents will appreciate the thoughtfulness of selecting the perfect arrangement. Delivery is an option for all arrangements, or you can deliver them yourself with in-store pickup.
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Rosh Hashanah

This Rosh Hashanah, say "Shanah Tovah" and give the gift of flowers during the celebration of Jewish New Year. Let those you care about know you wish them to have a good year with the gift of flowers. While we offer same-day local delivery to Fairfax and surrounding areas, we also deliver anywhere in the U.S. and Canada so we can take care of your floral needs regardless if the intended recipient is down the road or seven states away. In addition to eating honey-dipped apples for a "sweet" new year, give the gift of fresh flowers for a "fresh" new year today!
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Thanksgiving (CAN)

Are you headed over to a friend’s house for Friendsgiving a need a host gift? Select a bouquet your host will love that is bursting with fall colors. Choose from an array of arrangements with beautiful autumn tones of rustic reds, bright oranges, and warm neutrals placed in cornucopias, baskets, and vibrant vases. Your host will appreciate your thoughtful gift and will be excited to place it alongside their holiday decor. Order today and we will take care of the rest. Select where you would like your arrangement delivered or stop by and pick it up yourself. We are happy to help during this busy season!
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National Boss Day

Flowers never fail to bring a smile to someone's face. Who could use a smile more than your boss? UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP can help you choose a fantastic floral arrangement that's sure to make your boss turn that frown upside down. Who knows, maybe you'll get out of work a few minutes early?
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Sweetest Day

Sweetest Day is like a mix between Valentines Day and Thanksgiving. It’s a day to give thanks for those extra-sweet people in your life. The holiday originated with a candy store owner who wanted to bring cheer and some happiness to the lives of those who were often forgotten. A great way to celebrate Sweetest Day is by ordering a gift basket of sweet treats from UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP for your someone sweet.
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Halloween

Halloween Flowers To Die For

Enchant your guests and bring magic to your home with frightfully charming flowers. UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP offers a variety of flower options to explore and elevate your decor this spooky season. Not sure how to incorporate them into your Halloween setup this year? No problem. We have a few suggestions.

Halloween Party
Your spook-tacular flower selection will be an excellent eye-catching addition to your Halloween-themed decor. Bewitch your guests as they fill their plates at your snack tables. Illuminate the room with the vibrant colors of autumn and the thrills of October by placing your flowers on your kitchen counter, dining table, or end table.

Special Treat
Fill the room with magic and build the excitement. An excellent way to treat your friends or family this Halloween season is to gift them with a spell-binding collection of flowers. This will not only surprise them but offer them the opportunity to decorate their home as well.

What are great colors for Halloween Flowers?
The colors we use in our Halloween flower arrangements are specially designed to reflect the joys and fun of Halloween. Most arrangements will provide a vibrant assortment of the following colors.

  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Purple
  • Green
  • Black
  • White

What does each color stand for?
In stories and the creative world, colors typically possess meaning and evoke a certain set of feelings or thoughts. The colors we love to mix and match with are ones that will have you feeling those October vibes.

  • Orange - October, pumpkins, fall, leaves, gourdes, bonfires, sunset, candlelight, candy corn
  • Yellow - candy corn, candles, glowing light, life, fall, autumn, stars, magic, fairies, brooms
  • Red - vampires, blood, sinister, evil, death, mortality, underworld, passion, anger, fall, autumn
  • Purple - Wizards, witches, cloaks, dragons, the night sky, power, wealth, mischievous
  • Green - Witches, monsters, potions, zombies, Frankenstein, goblins, glow sticks, aliens, nature
  • Black - Darkness, death, shadows, evil, creepy, monsters, black cats, cloaks, witches, the reaper, spiders
  • White - ghosts, spirits, eerie, fog or mist, magic, moon, stars, bones, light, white pumpkins

Make This Halloween Spooktacular!


Explore UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP’s variety of options for your Halloween flower needs and select the one you love most. If you have any questions, please contact us at (800) 238-2025 and one of our employees would be happy to help you.
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Thanksgiving (USA)

Can I pick-up the Thanksgiving flowers I ordered online?

Yes! Some customers prefer to pick up their flowers from the shop to offset a delivery fee or personally deliver their gift. It is up to you if you would like to take advantage of our flower delivery service. We would be delighted to meet you and assist you at UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP. You are always welcome to ask us any questions or make inquiries regarding future arrangements while visiting the shop.

Can I request a flower substitution in my Thanksgiving arrangement?

Yes. However, during high order volume holidays, such as Thanksgiving, we recommend placing your order as early in the game as possible. This allows you more flexibility to select the exact arrangement or customize the flowers you want. When supplies are lower near the day of Thanksgiving, we will not be able to guarantee that certain flowers will be available and may have to suggest substitutions from the flowers we have available in stock. Feel free to contact UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP at (800) 238-2025 regarding what specifications you would like to provide for your flowers and one of our associates will be happy to assist you.

Will my flowers be delivered even if no one is home?

When placing your order online with UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP, please provide further instructions regarding your delivery or give us a call at (800) 238-2025.

Online, you will be able to select a date of delivery that works best for you or the individual you are sending flowers to. If something changes concerning your delivery needs, please reach out to us and one of our associates will help to set up a better time, day, or plan to deliver your flowers.

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Hanukkah

Don’t get distracted by all the Festival of Lights activities and be caught off guard without your centerpiece. Order your Hanukkah flowers today! During the high-volume order periods that surround the holiday season, our supplies become limited. You don’t want to miss out on the perfect white and blue flower arrangement to adorn your home or deliver to your friend. You can order online, over the phone, or in-person, whatever you are comfortable with. We want to help you get that perfect floral arrangement.
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Christmas

How do I take care of the flowers I ordered?

Once you have received your flowers for Christmas, you would like to preserve their beauty as long as possible. Below we have provided fresh flower care tips to help guide you.

First things first
Remove the plastic that may have been wrapping your flowers. Once the plastic wrapping is removed, your flowers will be able to breathe. Next, fill a vase with fresh water for your flowers.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
Extreme temperatures can be harmful to the delicacy of your flowers. Do your best to avoid placing them in areas they will be too hot. This could include windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. This can cause your flowers to wilt or dry out more quickly. Most flowers thrive best in cooler and more controlled conditions.

Ethylene gas can damage the lifespan of your flowers. So it is important to avoid placing your flowers near any fruit or in the line of cigarette smoke.

Maintaining a beautiful presentation
Periodically tend to your flowers to help preserve their beauty.

  • For vase arrangements, provide your flowers with fresh water. Your flowers will drink the water they need to provide themselves with proper hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, we recommend providing your flowers with daily fresh water.
  • When the water in your vase becomes cloudy, clean out your vase thoroughly with soap and water and then refill it with fresh water. Using soapy water to clean your vase will remove any bacteria that could cause your flowers to deteriorate more quickly.
  • For any wilting leaves or stems, remove the strongly wilted contents to help maintain your beautiful display.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut your stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. A fresh open stem will help your flowers absorb water for hydration. We recommend that you avoid using scissors to cut your flowers. Scissors can crush the stems and prevent the flowers from being able to absorb the water.
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Kwanzaa

Add the perfect touch to your Karamu table with a festive Kwanzaa centerpiece. Floral arrangements with green, red, and black flowers with touches of white complete with fresh fruit, will elevate any tablescape. Call and ask about our delivery hours and we will work to have a florist deliver them to you, no matter the location.
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Valentine's Day

Roses are red, violets are blue, send flowers on Valentine's Day and you won't be blue too. Nothing means more to your sweetheart than surprises. On Valentines Day, surprise her with a lush bouquet of roses from UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP in Fairfax. When it comes to romance, your local florist, UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP knows best. Let us help you choose the perfect bouquet of flowers for your sweetheart. You can browse the selection above and buy online, or give us a call for something more custom. Whether she likes roses or Gerberas, red or purple, we can create something one-of-a-kind this Valentines Day.
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Passover

Beautiful Passover Flowers

This Passover add a beautiful spring arrangement of blues and whites to your table.

Classic Passover Flowers

Classic Passover flowers of daisies, roses, violets, carnations, irises, tulips, and hyacinths make a beautiful Passover Seder centerpiece. Include spring flowers of daffodils and lilies to add a burst of happiness to your Passover meal. Blue and white are the most popular colors for the Jewish holidays. Include popular white flowers of calla lilies, roses, gardenias, and add touches of blue with delphinium, hydrangeas, and irises.

Perfect for Your Passover Host

If you are going to a family or friend's house for your Passover dinner, don't forget to bring your host a gift. A lovely flower arrangement makes the perfect addition to their seder table. Send flowers in advance to your Passover host so they can include them in their Passover decorations.

Order Early

Place your order early to ensure you get your favorite flowers, as spring is a busy season for the flower industry. We want to ensure your Passover florals are exactly what you want. Though we are located in Fairfax we offer flower delivery to wherever your destination may be. Whether that is right up the road or the next state over, we are here to add that special touch to your celebration.

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Easter

Easter flowers make some of the most beautiful flower arrangements because they are typically the flowers of springtime. Tulips, hyacinth, and pastel colors abound in baskets filled with Easter flowers. Wish someone a happy Easter by sending a big bouquet of spring flowers, whether they are around the corner or across the country, UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP can help!
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Admin Professionals Day

It’s National Administrative Professionals’ Day! Say “thank you” with a beautiful flower arrangement. What better way to show appreciation for the person who does so much for you than with a floral arrangement that reminds you of them? Give them the gift of beautiful gerberas, daisies, hydrangeas, lilies, and more spring blossoms. Brighten their office or cubicle with an arrangement they can enjoy the whole week and take home to enjoy through the weekend.
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Mother's Day

How far in advance should I order flowers for Mother’s Day?

We recommend placing your order as soon as possible. The sooner you place your order, the sooner you can secure the flowers you want. When customers place their orders at the last minute, they risk not being able to have the exact arrangement they may desire. This is due to limited supplies and a high order volume during Mother’s Day. As florists fill orders, various flower types begin to run low or go out of stock. This often results in flower substitutions when needing to fill an order in a short time frame after the order has been placed late. When flowers go out of stock, shops are at the mercy of the shipping trucks that will bring in their fresh flower shipments for restocking.

It’s best not to place yourself in a pickle and provide yourself the security of locking in the flowers you desire as soon as possible.

Do I order my flowers online or in-person?

Feel free to come by our shop or place your order at your convenience online.

Online, you will be able to explore your options, select your favorite flowers, order, submit payment, and set a delivery date for your flowers. After you have chosen your flowers in the ordering process, you will be able to provide any card messages or specific delivery instructions.

If you would like to place your order in-person at UNIVERSITY FLOWER SHOP, drop in and allow one of our associates to tend to your needs. We would be delighted to speak with you. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask while you’re with us.

If you are unable to travel to the shop and have questions regarding the details of your order or other needs, please feel free to contact us at (800) 238-2025.