Get Your Green On for St. Patrick’s Day!

Friday, March 17th is a day where we all become a little bit Irish for St. Patrick’s Day.

It’s a fun and raucous celebration that means putting on the green and enjoying some corned beef, cabbage, and possibly some green beer if you like that sort of thing.

Here, at Allen’s Flower Market, we have a wide selection for St. Patrick’s Day to get everyone in the celebratory mood.

Here are some highlights from our St. Patrick’s Day collection:

  • Shannon River offers green hydrangea, Yoko Ono poms, lily grass, salal and bronze calla lilies for a unique display. The base of this flower arrangement features rolled and looped ti leaves along with lily grass.
  • The Dubliner includes green bells of Ireland, green cymbidium orchids, and green Fuji mums along with white dendrobium orchids, hand palm, and curly willow.
  • Riverdance features green carnations in a bubble bowl that is accented with green pittosporum and diamond statice.
  • Lady Luck offers lemonade roses, green hypericum, and pittosporum in a cylinder that has been lined with clear acrylic stones.
  • Green Goddess has green hydrangea, roses, and cymbidium orchids along with purple hydrangea in a cylinder vase that has been lined with ti leaves.
  • Laffey River is another spectacular flower arrangement for St. Patrick’s Day with mini green hydrangea, cymbidium orchids, hypericum and lily grass in a bookend vase.

Along with these special flower arrangements, we have many green plants and blooming plants that are also a great gift for St. Patrick’s Day.

You can visit our Long Beach flower shop, call us, or go online to our website to place your orders now!

We also offer same-day delivery for certain areas so you won’t miss out on adding a bit more green to your life for St. Patrick’s Day!

Don’t forget that Easter is just around the corner so look for our special Easter collection coming soon!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the First Day of Spring, International Day of Happiness and Easter with Fresh Flowers

AFM1This year, March has become an extremely busy month for celebrations, including St. Patrick’s Day, International Day of Happiness, the first day of Spring and Easter all in the course of the next two weeks of the month.AFM2

This means dressing your home or office with spring flowers, selecting beautiful flowers for a spring wedding, or event, or gifting loved ones for their birthday, anniversary, or new baby flower arrangement.AFM3

We’re here to help with an extraordinary display that you will have to check out here in our Long Beach flower shop as well as a wide array to choose from on our flower shop website. Here are some ideas to make the most of the month of special occasions:

  • Queen of Naples offers an assortment of spring flowers in a bunch vase. It’s overflowing with a wide array of flowers and a rainbow of colors.
  • Spring Citadel offers warm colors and blooms that is perfect for a room accent or a centerpiece for a special spring celebration.AFM4
  • Scents of Spring is a white handle basket full of spring flowers, including lilies, poms, alstromeria, roses, Bella Donna and Monte Casino, and butterflies.
  • Nature’s Glory offers numerous spring flower hand arranged in a tinted ginger vase.
  • Hyacinty and Roses combines the beauty of purple hyacinth and pale pink roses.AFM5
  • Spring Sensation offers sunflowers, roses, stargazer lilies, gerbera daisies, hydrangea and alstromeria in a bunch vase that has been wrapped with light blue decorative wire.AFM6
  • Sprintime Celebrations is a unique flower arrangement with gerbera daisies, white hydrangea and tulips or iris.

Because we are also in the mood to celebrate, we’ve already put many of our spring flower arrangements on sale!

You’ll be able to enjoy even greater value on some of the most unique and freshest flower arrangements and bouquets available.AFM7

We accept orders in our Long Beach flower shop, by phone, and online. We deliver throughout Long Beach as well as across the country.

Celebrate Plant a Flower Day with Our Spring Flower Collection

AFM1While there are many special days dedicated to certain occasions, there are very few that focus on remembering that we need to take care of Nature and realize their beauty needs to be preserved.

This month, we have a special day dedicated to flowers with Plant a Flower Day on Saturday, March 20th.

You can add something floral to your own garden, create a garden hanging for your apartment patio or balcony, or participate in a planting session at a Long Beach community garden.AFM2

Of course, it’s a good day to also buy some flowers to enjoy in your own home or office or send as a just because gift to a friend or family member.

We also cash and carry deals in our Long Beach flower shop as well as feature some special spring flower arrangements that are hand arranged and hand delivered.AFM3

Check out these special ways to celebrate Plant a Flower Day:

  • Canasta Primavera has a wide array of flowers and colors, including sunflowers, green poms, alstromeria, spider mums, Monte Casino and roses in a white handle basket.
  • Spring Fever features spray roses, larkspur, mini carnations, roses, gerberas, heather and daisy poms.AFM4
  • Scents of Spring is a basket full of spring with lilies, poms, alstromeria, roses, Bella Donna, carnations and Monte Casino also in a white handle basket.
  • The Springer comes in a bubble bowl that has been filled with roses, hydrangea, hyacinth, calla lilies, cymbidium orchids and bear grass.
  • Spring Has Sprung is a glorious array of pinks and lavenders in varieties like peonies, renancula, roses, hydrangea and mini cymbidium orchids along with bear grass in a low-profile cylinder vase.AFM5

Many of these spring flower arrangements and spring bouquets are on sale now while supplies last!

Don’t forget these important upcoming dates:

  • Daylight savings time: Sunday, March 13th
  • Spring starts: Sunday, March 20th
  • Easter: Sunday, March 27th

We already are taking orders for Easter flower arrangements, Easter centerpieces, and Easter baskets!

How to Add Flair to Your Home with Spring Flower Arrangements

lb7Spring flowers offer a way to add the warmth and brightness that has arrived in the form of spring to your home. With the season of growth and renewal comes that sense of being alive and full of energy.Blog_Springtastic Centerpiece

Whether you are just adding more natural touches to your décor or you are getting ready for a special spring occasion, including Easter or a spring birthday, here are some ideas that add some flair to your home thanks to the beauty of spring flowers:

  • Combine spring flowers with lots of greenery, twigs, and other accents to add interest.
  • Use various baskets that you may have around the house to arrange spring flowers. You can spray paint the baskets to change the look as well as add spring motifs to the basket using wire.
  • Get creative with your containers, including using egg shells and egg holders, a watering can, ceramic jugs, glass compotes, and various ceramic bowls and dishes.lb4
  • Add Easter motifs to your flower arrangements, including Easter eggs and bunnies.
  • Don’t forget that you can also add candles as well for a more formal Easter flower centerpiece.

If you do not want to create your own spring floral arrangements by using our flowers in bulk option, you can order a hand arranged spring flower arrangement from any one of our San Diego flower shops. Our cash and carry deals mean that you can get great prices on farm fresh flowers that you can use to create some of your own stunning spring flower arrangement creations.lb6

Stop in our Long Beach flower shop and schedule an appointment to work with our floral design team directly on creating custom floral centerpieces or Easter flower centerpieces. This is a great way to learn tips on the best way to arrange flowers for a centerpiece. We have many floral designs on display to give you ideas for what you want to give or use in your own home this spring.lb7

Order now for best selection to beat the Easter rush and take advantage of our current promotional pricing. We will be delivering on Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday throughout the Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Orange County area.

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and the First Day of Spring

lb1Spring has sprung in Long Beach with near record temperatures the past week, making if feel more like summer. The bountiful sunshine and warm days remind us that spring is a time of renewal and growth. What better way to celebrate this and all the other special days that come these next few months than with flowers?lb2

Whether you are celebrating a birthday or having a spring wedding as well as taking part in St. Patrick’s Day, Palm Sunday, and Easter Sunday, Allen’s Flower Market of Long Beach has the floral designs, fresh cut flowers, and value pricing to enhance the feeling. Our new spring flower collection is now available in our store as well as online, and we would like to share some of our new spring favorite flower arrangements with you:


Celebrate any special spring occasion with this beautiful white wicker handled basket that includes aster, heather, waxflower, stargazer lily, roses, carnations, daisies and greenery that has been accented with a beautiful butterfly on the handle.


This European custom flower arrangement features fragrant stock, roses, lisianthis, hydrangea, orchids and tulips all in various shades of lavender and lilac. The spring flowers have been artistically arranged in a glass cube.lb4lb3


Sunflowers, alstroemaria, green pom poms, green spider mums, roses and monte casino are hand arranged in white handled basket that has been accented with butterfly motifs.lb5


This spring flower basket has all the floral essentials of spring, including lilies, carnations, pom poms, alstroemaria, roses, bella donna and monte casino. Like the other spring flower baskets offered, this one comes in a white handled basket with butterflies fluttering overhead.lb6


This spring flower basket offers the garden’s best in a rustic basket full of beautiful floral varieties in a rainbow of hues.


This clear vase holds a plethora of snap dragons in bright and bold colors sure to liven any room.


The Calla Lily is a timeless symbol of purity and offer a sophisticated look for every room in the home or for that special event. This stunning flower arrangement for spring holds 35 stems.

Many of our spring flower arrangements are now on sale. This is the time to order your Easter flowers and Easter flower baskets to ensure delivery on or before Easter Sunday.

Celebrating the Glory of Spring

You are my sunshineNow that the hot weather has finally arrived in Long Beach, it’s time to see what all the rain has nurtured in the form of stunning spring flowers, including tulips, roses, and orchids. And, with the arrival of May comes birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduation and prom, new babies, special life changes and one big important holiday known as Mother’s Day on May 11th.Mom-GARDEN OF GRANDEUR

We’re ready with something for each occasion, including brand new floral designs from our amazing floral design team located here in our Long Beach store. That means we have:

  • Flower arrangements
  • Bouquets
  • Corsages and boutonnieres
  • Roses
  • Flowering plants
  • Tropical flowers
  • Custom flower arrangements and floral centerpieces
  • Event flowers and wedding flowers
  • Parade flowers

No matter what type of occasion or event you need flowers for, we are your partner. Our flower farm partners share a commitment to excellence, quality, and the environment, ensuring you get the best possible flower product for your money.  This includes stunning long-stem roses, tulips, orchids, hydrangea, lilies, daisies, sunflowers, lilacs and more!HYACINTH AND ROSES

When it comes to delivery for Mother’s Day and other occasions, we offer same day delivery here in Long Beach. We recommend ordering now for Mother’s Day to ensure that our hand delivery service can do your preferred time.Mom-Bedazzled

To make it even better, we are already offering great sales and promotional pricing on many of our flower arrangements just in time for Mother’s Day or for any other upcoming special occasion. Of course, the sales are for a limited time only, so now is the time to order with Mother’s Day less than two weeks away.

Don’t forget that we also have blooming plants, green plants, balloons, greeting cards, gift baskets and other special treats for Mother’s Day that pair nicely with our spring flower collection.

Today is St. Patrick’s Day and the First Day of Spring is Just Around the Corner!

march17lb1Today is St. Patrick’s Day and, on March 20th, spring arrives in full bloom! Flowers are a great way to celebrate both of these spring events, including the arrival of favorite spring flowers, plants, and new gifts from our Long Beach flower shop location.

Wearing of the Green for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is all about the green and we have plenty of choices that you can still pick up today, including flowers tinted with green like carnations and roses, a green themed flower arrangement, an indoor green plant, something tasty from our online bakery, a gift basket or even an arrangement of balloons.march11lb1

You name it, we can put it together for a last-minute St. Paddy’s Day party or event. After all, everyone is Irish on this day of fun!march17lb4

Spring is in Bloom

The arrival of spring is March 20th and we are ready with an extensive selection of fresh spring flowers from around the world. This includes tulips, lilac, roses, sunflowers, carnations and more to enjoy. Some spring flowers are even already on special promotion so you can start ordering them for special people in your life or just to decorate your home or office.

Our floral design team has created some stunning new spring flower arrangement designs and is ready to help you with your spring event, such as a birthday party, bridal or baby shower, garden party or spring wedding.

The new floral designs include unique containers as well as designs of all styles – from traditional to contemporary to avant garde as well as are available in a wide range of prices.march17lb3

In addition to flowers, we also have seasonal green plants, blooming plants, and new spring gift baskets as well as fountains, balloons, cuddly stuffed animals, greeting cards and a delicious fresh selection from our online bakery.

Also be sure to check back soon to see our collection of Easter flowers, plants, and gifts so you can get your orders in early. This year, Easter Sunday is April 20th.march17lb2

To get in the mood for spring, be sure to visit our Long Beach flower shop if you are in the area or enjoy our Facebook page or online store.