No matter how you express your love, there are many flower and candy stores in New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender counties that you can visit in person or call for delivery. We have found a number of local businesses to help.
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Beach Blooms Florist: A full service florist in Carolina Beach since 2010, it is located at 100 N. Lake Park Blvd. C, Playa Carolina. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 am to 6 pm, Wednesday from 9 am to 3 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm. Delivery orders $50 and up. The schedule may be later on Valentine’s Day. 910-707-0633.
Defined Designer Florals: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, Saturday from 9 am to noon. The company delivers for an additional charge. Currently taking pre-orders for Valentine’s Day. 704-678-6962. It works remotely, but if customers want to stop by the business located at 1215 Dove Field Drive, Wilmington, they must make an appointment.
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Eddie’s Floral Gallery: A full service flower shop with delivery, located at 4710 Market St., Wilmington. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-noon on Saturdays. 910-791-0990.
Edible arrangements: 1319 Military Cutoff Road, Suite C, Wilmington. Open from 8 am to 7 pm on Monday, February 13 and from 8 am to 7 pm on Valentine’s Day. Delivery available. 910-256-3130. For other hours, visit the website at edible.com.
Eco Chio Flowers: An event flower shop, located at 713 N. Fourth St., Unit 100, Wilmington, is open by appointment only. 910-617-3864.
Flower Beautiful Flowers: 3502-D Wrightsville Avenue, Wilmington. Weddings, special occasions, daily arrangements and retail. Hours: 9 am-5 pm Monday through Friday. By appointment on Saturdays, except Saturday, February 11, the store will be open from 9 am to 2 pm 910-791-6770 or [email protected]
Flora Verdi (Florist): 721 Princess St., Wilmington. Hours 10 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday, but will be open 9 am to 5 pm on Valentine’s Day. Because Flora Verdi is a small store and normally “flooded” with pre-orders, please order early for Valentine’s Day. Delivery available. 910-815-8585.
Green Thumb Floral Boutique: An independent, full-service florist offering flower pickup and delivery, located at 1614 Market St., Wilmington. Hours: 9 am-7 pm Tuesday-Saturday and 10 am-3 pm Sundays. 910-742-0185.
Julia Florist: 900 S. Kerr Avenue, Wilmington. Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday Friday. Delivering to Wilmington, Kure Beach, Carolina Beach, Castle Hayne, Leland and certain areas in Rocky Point. The store will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, but will not offer delivery. 910-395-1868; https://www.juliasflorist.com/.
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Verzaal Florist and Events: 2325 S. 17th St. Wilmington. Hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Delivery available. 910-791-1756.
Mother of Wild a Flower House & Event Co.: 167 Porters Neck Road, Suite 140, Wilmington (located at Sugarwood Interiors). Hours: 10am-5pm Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm Saturday. 910-319-7334.
Bloomers Floral Designs and Gifts: 7092 Beach Drive SW, Ocean Isle Beach. Regular hours: 9:30 am -4 pm Monday-Friday, 9 am-noon Saturdays. Holiday Hours: 9am-4pm February 9, 10, 11 and 9am-12pm February 12 (pickup only); also from 9:30 am to 5 pm from February 13 to 14. Delivery available. 910-575-4000.
Brunswick City Florist: 5083 Southport Supply Road #3, Southport. Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. Delivery available. 910-457-1144 or email [email protected]
Finch and Fern Flower Farm: A private local farm that offers delivery. Hours: 9 am-3 pm Monday-Thursday. The order can be placed online at https://www.finchandfernflowers.com/. 910-839-8502.
Sweet Nectar Florist: 473 Old Waterford Way, Leland. Hours 8:30 am-5 pm Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm Saturdays. Delivers to the Wilmington and Leland areas. To reserve visit https://www.sweetnectarsflorist.net/valentines-day?click_source=category_shortcut. 910-371-2224.
Wild by nature: A full-service florist, combining the beauty of nature with unique floral artistry, is located at 411 N. Howe St., Southport. Hours 9:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday and 9:30 am-2 pm Saturdays. Open from 9:30 to 5 pm on Tuesday, February 14. Delivery available. 910-363-5032 or email [email protected]
Due Seasons Florist: 203 West Fremont Street, Burgaw. Hours 9 am-5 pm Monday-Friday and 9 am-1 pm Saturdays. The store offers delivery. 910-259-0857.
Surf City Florist: 22506 United States 17 Hampstead. Open from 9 am to 5 pm from Monday to Saturday. It will also be open on Sunday February 12 and extended hours on Monday February 13 and Valentine’s Day. Delivery available. 910-821-1223 or https://www.surfcityflorist.com/
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Blue Moon Gift Shops: 203 Racine Drive #102, Wilmington (Racine Center). Different vendors offer a variety of assorted boxed chocolates, chocolate covered pretzels, cake pops, butter mints and more, which is available at Strawberry Moon Market. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Delivery is not available, but some of the vendors offer custom orders. 910-799-5793.
Carolina Candy Company and Gifts: 1045 S. Kerr Ave., Unit B, Wilmington. Crafting fresh gourmet chocolates by hand for over 16 years, the shop also offers toffees, crusts, and will have special Valentine’s items like chocolate-dipped cheesecake-stuffed strawberries. Store hours: Tuesday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Special hours during the holidays. The store ships worldwide at https://carolinacandy.com/. 910-794-9905
Sweet Candy Friend: 100 Lake Park Blvd N. Playa Carolina. Offering a selection of seasonal sweets for Valentine’s Day. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 am to 6 pm, Wednesday from 9 am to 3 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm. Delivery orders $50 and up. The schedule may be later on Valentine’s Day. 910-707-0633.
Beachlife OKI Sweets: 5809 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island. Carries a large selection of chocolates, gummies, wrapped and bulk candies. Hours 11 am-5 pm Thursday-Sunday. 910-250-1500.
Burry’s Chocolates: The store offers a variety of heart-shaped boxes of different sizes filled with chocolates. Valentine-inspired foil wrap with solid milk and dark chocolate, and chocolate-covered strawberries, blueberries, pineapple, blackberries, raspberries, and bananas were also offered. Hours 9 am to 7 pm Monday through Saturday and is located at 21572 US 17, Hampstead. Hours may vary for Valentine’s Day. 910-821-1555.
And if you’re not in the mood for sweetsBut you prefer a different kind of sweet treat, stop by Boombalatti’s Homemade Ice Cream, located at 1127 Military Cutoff Road #B in Wilmington. They’ll have Valentine’s Day ice cream flavors like Chocolate Covered Strawberry, Raspberry Cheesecake, Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Chunk and more.