Conklyn's Florist

Conklyn's Florist

Alexandria's Premier Florist Since 1938

Include the Symbolic Holly in Your Winter Decor

As the holidays approach, we begin to see signs of tradition everywhere we look. Part of the magic of Christmas is the nostalgia certain songs, images and decor can bring to mind. One of the most traditional aspects associated with Christmastime is the holly plant. This evergreen’s inclusion in winter celebrations is not a new idea; in fact, it dates back to ancient times and has been revered by many cultures as sacred or magical. Today we use it in much of our holiday decorating, and the floral experts at Conklyn’s Florist are here to show you why!  Read More about Include the Symbolic Holly in Your Winter Decor »
Posted by conklyns on November 24, 2019 Christmas Flowers Gifts Holidays Plants

The Flowers We Love and What They Say About Us

Most people have a favorite flower, the one style that warms their heart, that brings back a special memory or evokes a sentimental feeling. While your favorite bloom might represent a significant time, place or person in your life, it can also say a lot about your personality. The types of flowers you’re drawn to can be very revealing about your tastes, preferences and even your character.  Read More about The Flowers We Love and What They Say About Us »
Posted by conklyns on November 17, 2019 Fall Flowers Gifts

Bring Hostess Gifts to Wow Them at Thanksgiving

Getting invited to a Thanksgiving celebration is truly an honor. It’s exciting to realize you’re off the hook from planning, decorating, cooking and cleaning… but it also means you have a different kind of responsibility. If you’re an invited guest for Thanksgiving, don’t go empty-handed. Bring a hostess gift to thank them for the invitation and to honor them for the hard work they’ve done.  Read More about Bring Hostess Gifts to Wow Them at Thanksgiving »
Posted by conklyns on November 4, 2019 Flowers Gifts Holidays Thanksgiving

Fall In Love With Your Front Porch This Fall

Fall flowers are a great way to celebrate the new fall season. When you place them on your front porch and decorate with a few key fall accents, you inspire the whole neighborhood to feel the essence of fall. Nothing gets you in the mood for a new season faster than a beautifully decorated front porch for fall. Floral designers at Conklyn’s Florist want to help you a front porch for fall you’ll love. We have beautiful fall plants and flowers that will enhance the look of your decor and plenty of reasons to make your front porch fabulous during this season. Get a little inspiration from some of our ideas or borrow them to make your own fabulous fall front porch this year. Read More about Fall In Love With Your Front Porch This Fall »
Posted by conklyns on October 19, 2019 Fall Flowers Plants

Select the Ideal Arrangement for Get-Well Flowers

When someone you care about is in the hospital, you want to let them know how much you care. Send flowers to tell them you’re thinking of them. Flowers are proven to increase positivity and bring a smile to their recipient’s face better than any other gift. But sending flowers to hospitals can be a daunting endeavor. Let us show you some of the best ways to make the process go smoothly. Read More about Select the Ideal Arrangement for Get-Well Flowers »
Posted by conklyns on September 22, 2019 Flowers Get Well

Enjoy Beautiful, Long-Lasting Mums this Fall

The fall season brings us so many fascinating colors and textures, but none are quite as endearing as the chrysanthemum. With its wide range of species and varieties to choose from, the look and style of mums can vary drastically, given your decor an eclectic look. Mums’ colors are as different as their varieties, ranging from bright, bold reds, yellows and oranges to deep, sultry burgundys, purple and one bursting with color and energy everywhere you look. Send beautiful mums to friends and loved ones throughout the D.C. area to celebrate special fall occasions or just to let them know you’re thinking of them. Since these flowers are es, and even white and cream. A beautiful bouquet of mums can be the difference between a typical fall season low-maintenance and easy to care for, your recipients will be able to enjoy their new fall blooms for months. The floral experts at Conklyn’s Florist are happy to walk you through which blooms might be perfect for you and how to care for them once they’re in your home.  Read More about Enjoy Beautiful, Long-Lasting Mums this Fall »
Posted by conklyns on September 8, 2019 Fall Flowers Plants

The Endless Possibilities of Fall Flowers

Fall is the time to start thinking about delicious autumn treats like pumpkin lattes, leaves changing color, and that crisp feeling of cooler air in the atmosphere. At Conklyn’s Florist, we’re excited about our beautiful fall collection that features blooming fall plants and floral designs. With so much beauty at our fingertips, the possibilities and combinations are endless. Take a look at all we have to offer and choose something perfect to send as a gift or keep for yourself this season. Read More about The Endless Possibilities of Fall Flowers »
Posted by conklyns on August 25, 2019 Fall Flowers

5 Gifts To Encourage College Students

Send a Wonderful Gift Leaving for college is truly a right of passage. As students head off to their new campus in the fall, it’s important to let them spread their wings. It’s also important to make them feel encouraged and supported. The designers at Conklyn's Florist have created a list of gifts to encourage your college student as they leave. Send reminders of your care for them and help them make the most of this fall semester. Read More about 5 Gifts To Encourage College Students »
Posted by conklyns on July 19, 2019 Back to School Flowers Gifts Plants

Gourmet Food Baskets That are Sure to Delight Anyone

Although we all know that flower shops specialized in beautiful floral arrangements, have you ever thought of the variety of options that are available when you need that special gift? If you are looking for a unique way to show someone just how much they mean to you, a gift basket will make just the statement you are looking for. There are so many options to choose from including gourmet food baskets that are sure to delight anyone. Read More about Gourmet Food Baskets That are Sure to Delight Anyone »
Posted by conklyns on July 4, 2019 But why? Get Well Gifts