Best Florists In Pittsburgh To Get A Holiday Poinsettia

December 11, 2012 6:00 AM

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Dec. 12 is National Poinsettia Day, a day to celebrate the season’s most beloved flower. Each year, $220 million worth of poinsettias are sold during the holiday season, making this plant the best-selling flowering potted plant in the United States. Here are the best florists in Pittsburgh to buy your holiday poinsettia.

Beverly’s Flowers
158 Noble Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(412) 922-5811

Beverly’s Flowers, a family owned and operated Pittsburgh-area florist, guarantees its vibrant holiday poinsettias are just the gift to get your family and friends in the Christmas spirit this season. The shop’s large, red poinsettias are priced at $52.95 and are delivered with a gorgeous taffeta ribbon tied around an eight-inch natural container. Extras such as boxed chocolates, mylar balloons and stuffed animals are also available for an additional cost. Beverly’s Flowers is located on Noblestown Avenue in Crafton across the street from Schepner/McDermott Funeral Home.

East End Floral Shoppe
236 Shady Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 661-6071

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas but not in the form of snow, pick up a stunning white poinsettia from East End Floral Shoppe. This bright, white flower is sure to stand out among traditional red poinsettias in its beautiful natural basket complete with a dazzling green satin ribbon. Each white poinsettia is priced at $39.95 and local delivery is just $6.95. End Floral Shoppe is located in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood.

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Cindy Esser’s Floral Shop
1122 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 431-6188

Giving someone a holiday poinsettia from Cindy Esser’s Floral Shop in Pittsburgh’s South Side area is like giving two gifts in one thanks to the shop’s popular fruit and poinsettia basket. Bright red poinsettias are tucked amongst ripe, fresh apples, bananas, oranges and pears and wrapped in a seasonal red and green taffeta ribbon to ensure the perfect gift presentation. Each basket is hand-arranged by the shop’s professional florists. Prices for a basic fruit and poinsettia basket start at $37.95 and range to $57.95 for a premium design.

Greentree Florist & Boutique
1000 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(412) 921-1381

Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like a classic red poinsettia from Greentree Florist & Boutique. At $34.95, this beautiful holiday flower comes all wrapped up with holiday cheer and a grand red velvet ribbon. Local delivery is offered for $6.95 and can be completed the same day you order your poinsettia as long as you order before 11 a.m. To ensure your recipient’s poinsettia arrives in time for Christmas, Greentree Florist & Boutique requests you place your order at least one day prior to Christmas.

Heritage Floral Shoppe
663 Merchant St.
Ambridge, PA 15003
(724) 266-2860

You’ll bring a smile to a loved one’s face when you present a dazzling winter white poinsettia from Ambridge’s Heritage Floral Shoppe. This poinsettia brings extra holiday greetings with Christmas decorations such as ribbon and gold ball ornaments attached to the beautiful wicker basket. This gorgeous plant is priced from $34.95 for a standard plant to $54.95 for a premium poinsettia. Heritage Floral Shoppe offers special additions such as teddy bears and mylar and latex balloons priced from $1 to $15.

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Jessica Wasik lives in Pittsburgh where works as a full-time figure skating coach sharing her passion with todays generation of young skaters. A graduate of Robert Morris University with a degree in English Studies, Jessica is also a contributing writer for Allegheny West Magazine. Her work can be found at

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