Let the florists come to you.
Geelong’s blessed with a serious number of great florists when you’re looking at picking a last-minute bunch up to brighten up someone’s day (or your own!).
Whether you’ve forgotten about an imminent birthday or anniversary, or you just want to make someone smile, these are some of our favourite same-day flower delivery services for the best blooms and greenery in town.
Whether it’s a hug of hydrangeas or a pash of pastels, Flower Bowl is our go-to when it comes to flowers showing someone we adore them!
Blooming since 2005, Flower Bowl has been setting the standard in floral creations that are super fresh, delightfully pretty and made with a whole lotta love. Just scroll through their Instagram and you’ll fall in love with their bright and playful arrangements.
Now operating out of two locations and far more than your average flower shop, the Flower Bowl team select the freshest seasonal and luxe flowers direct from local grower for deliveries Monday to Friday, with same day delivery available throughout Geelong, Surfcoast and Bellarine Peninsula if your order is placed by midday! They even offer free delivery to the two Geelong City hospitals.
While the flowers are so damn cute we could cry, they also offer a range of tantalising treats including premium wine, chocolates, pamper products, homewares and baby toys. Their gift game? Strong.
Plus, they also have a large range of indoor plants, planters and signature Flower Bowl terrariums in-store and online, if your beau prefers something green.
Bloom pick: Lockdown Love, $80
Mr Collins Florist
A local favourite, Mr Collins Florist is an enchanting shop that’s all about providing gorgeous botanical delights to our customers – and has been since 1974, so you can bet they know what they’re doing. Ran by Grant Collins, one of Australia’s most awarded florists, this little beauty has become renowned for supplying the freshest and most innovative florals as well as setting local trends, especially when it comes to weddings in the region.
Nestled on Pakington Street, it’s here that you can find some of the most stunning flower arrangements in Geelong, made up of interesting blooms and botanical materials including stunning roses, pastel blooms and stunning seasonal disbuds, peonies and tulips. Mr Collins also handcrafts beautiful terrariums and offer lush indoor plants and flowering orchid plants to send flowers in Geelong too!
And best of all, they offer same-day delivery to Geelong, Highton, Newtown, North Geelong, East Geelong and surrounding suburbs, carefully selecting the best flowers available for delivery on the day. Order by 1pm our local time (2pm during COVID lockdowns) on weekdays and by 12pm on Saturdays to guarantee your order. If you are placing an order after these cut-off times, give them a ring to enquire if same-day delivery is still possible.
Bloom pick: Florist Choice Bright Tones Bouquet, $from 69
Geelong Flower Farm
If you’ve ever hit the road towards the Bellarine, chances are you’ve driven past this absolute beauty! Located in Moolap, the Geelong Flower Farm has the largest fresh flower selection in Victoria (!!!) and offers the most friendly and professional service to the general public and the florist industry 365 days a year.
Here you’ll find a huge cool-room and retail floor full of unusual varieties of quality fresh flowers and foliages, plus great range of stunning glassware and pots, as well as a wide range of beautiful Ecoya diffusers and candles for the perfect gift. You name it, they’ve got it.
With some of the most beautiful bunches out, we were over the moon when the local business decided to add Geelong deliveries to their services. Delivering to Geelong, Bellarine and surrounding suburbs only within about 30km (so basically from Torquay to Lara), you can place your order online or over the phone before 10am for same day delivery, Monday to Saturday. How good is that!?
Bloom pick: Posy of the Day #3, $40
Now this one’s a Melbourne gem, but it does offer same-day delivery to Geelong which earns itself a rightful place on this list.
Created by friends Hannah and Verity out of a shared passion for beautiful design and supporting local producers, Lvly offers stunning flower jars, generous seasonal arrangements of locally grown blooms (all delicately wrapped in tissue paper) and dried flower arrangements, all delicately hand-crafted by their skilful florists.
In addition to flowers, the site offers gifts to create a DIY bundle for your special something. You’ll find items like tea and biscuits, body products, baby hampers, Espresso Martinis, succulents, food hampers and even a voucher for a manicure and pedicure at a place of the recipient’s choosing.
To get same-day delivery in Geelong, simply order by 2PM and they will deliver to their door by 9PM. To ensure that they can still fulfil timely deliveries to schools and businesses, please order before 10:30AM for schools and 12PM for businesses, because you know, they don’t really stay up late.
Best of all, this same-day delivery service runs seven days a week! So if you wake up Sunday morning only to realise you’ve forgotten your besties birthday, Lvly has you covered!
Bloom pick: LVLY Native Posy, $59
An oldie but a goodie. Smellies has been bringing a whole lot of floral love to the region for over 21 years from their busy little shop front in Geelong.
If it’s locally grown, a little bit unusual and seasonally available, you’ll find it here. From posies and blossoms, to native bundles, you can choose your bunch based on the colour palette which makes shopping online a breeze! Alongside the blooms, they’ve also got some cute original goodies to add on, like heat packs, Murray River bath salts, soaps and candles.
Using their own zippy delivery van, these lovely ladies offer delivery around Geelong and suburbs every weekday, and if you place these orders by 11.00 am on any given weekday, your order will be delivered the same day. If you need your bunch to go a little further, they can also deliver to Melbourne, the Bellarine Peninsula and Surfcoast. Place your order by 9.00 am for same day, weekday delivery for these ones.
Bloom pick: Berry bunch, $65
As Daisy Does
Whether you need to brighten up someone’s day or your own living room, flowers are the way to go, and what’s happier than a fragrant burst of colour and texture?
Well local florist As Daisy Does has you covered. From wedding ﬂowers and native flowers to fiddle leaf figs and indoor plants, Daisy’s shed in Newtown has some serious character in their signature ‘foraged’ style, combining native and soft flowers that are, quite literally, bursting with texture.
Posting photos of flower fields, ethereal arrangements, and opulent centerpieces, it’s hard not to smile when you come across one of Daisy’s posts on the Gram. This flourishing feed is an instant mood booster, so you can bet the person receiving them will feel the exact same way.
For same day delivery across Geelong, the Surf Coast and the Bellarine, simply order for 11am.
Bloom pick: Mixed Native Bunches, $30
Charlie and Co Flowers
Sitting pretty along Pakington Street, this florist is a breath of fresh air, bringing over 25 years’ experience providing beautiful blooms to the Geelong and our surrounding Regions.
Charlies’ enthusiasm and passion for all things botanical shines through in all his creations. Whether it’s a pretty posy to brighten someone’s day or a seasonal mix of native flowers to say ‘I’m sorry’, he’s got you covered.
While the blooms are truly stunning, you can even add on extra little gifts like candles, hand cream, chocolates or baby toys for that extra wow factor. Orders placed before 1pm will be delivered same day.
Bloom pick: The Nelly bunch, $85
Miss Lilly Pilly
Looking for flower delivery to Ocean Grove, Geelong and Drysdale? Miss Lilly Pilly has you sorted with the brightest blooms in the heart of Drysdale.
Earning the reputation of being one of the most sought after florists in the Bellarine Pensinsula, Miss Lilly Pilly uses only the freshest flowers sourced from local suppliers to create some unforgettable and lasting floral designs. You can also add on extras like chocolate, wine, bath salts and cocktails.
Place your order before 1pm Monday to Friday for same day delivery.
Bloom pick: The Miss Lillypilly Tulip Wrap, from $55
Jacinta’s Flower Studio
Located in East Geelong, this little studio is the place to go for some of the best-looking pastel arrangements in the region.
Here you’ll find a tonne of seasonal bouquets created with lovely pastel tones, bright hues or dreamy whites, or there’s even a JFS seasonal choice, where you can choose your style, colour and price and then the magicians (AKA florists) will work their magic and create something truly breathtaking. You can even add on some delicious FreckleBerry chocolate, made locally in Geelong.
Simply order before 1pm Monday – Friday for same day delivery/pickup, or if it’s a weekend run, order before 10am Saturday for same day delivery service/pickup.
Bloom pick: Pastel Cloud, $65
The Pink Carnation
Operating out of a shopfront in Hamlyn Heights, The Pink Carnation is particularly understanding of those last-minute shoppers, offering same-day local delivery for orders placed up to 3pm, and possibly even later.
Here you’ll find beautiful flower arrangements as well as gifts, indoor plants and hampers, ideal for absolutely any occasion. From lilies and natives to rose and seasonal blooms, these bouquets are just downright gorgeous. You can even choose bunches that come with a vase if you really feel like treating that someone special.
Bloom pick: Beautiful Day, from $100
So, your special someone doesn’t like flowers but is still into botanicals? Say no more.
Hello Botanical is an online Melbourne-based gift delivery service (nursery) specialising in indoor plants and other carefully curated botanical gifts and care packages. Each comprises some form of plant and locally designed and made sustainable gifts – all ethically made and/or organic in nature.
While not as conventional as a bunch of blooms, Hello Botanical gifts are sure to leave a great impression, no matter what the occasion. And of course, the best part is they can be delivering in both Melbourne and Geelong, with same-day delivery for orders placed before 11am.
Botanical pick: Small Coin Leaf Peperomia Plant, $55