02/10/2014 11:47 EST | Updated 02/10/2014 12:59 EST

Best Toronto Flower Delivery Will Get You Valentine's Day Bouquets On Time

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It's about that time, lovebirds, when the air will fill with the sweet smell of roses and your partners will gaze lovingly into your eyes after receiving the perfect bouquet. That is, of course, if you're organized enough to get those flowers ordered in time for the Valentine's Day rush that happens, oh, about Feb. 13 every year.

In Toronto, there's no dearth of options for flower buying — practically every corner has a shop selling at least a few carnations. But if you're really looking to wow the love of your love with something in bloom, we're going to suggest a few flower shops that are known for doing exceptional work, whether it's handling confusing deliveries or just creating something magical with flora.

And of course, we'd be remiss if we didn't note that roses aren't always the way to go. There are plenty of other, potentially more pleasing, options available.

Check out the top 20 flower shops in Toronto. And best of all, they all deliver across the GTA (we've noted fees where possible), so you'll be able to demonstrate your affection at your sweetie's home, office or gym, if that's your thing:

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Shop: Sweetpea's

Where: 163 Roncesvalles Ave.

Specialty: Eco-friendly practices; clean and elegant designs

Delivery area: Throughout Toronto and the GTA

Shop: Coriander Girl

Where: 1604 Queen St. W.

Specialty: Bouquets that feel fresh from the garden with a touch of antique

Delivery area: Toronto — though any delivery not within walking distance must be placed before 5 p.m. the previous day

Shop: Foglie The Flower Shop

Where: 775 St. Clair Ave. W.

Specialty: Bouquets with surprising elements, as well as gift baskets

Delivery area: Free delivery across Metro Toronto

Shop: Ginger Flower Studio

Where: 50 St. Clair Ave. E.

Specialty: Solid, standard floral arrangements with a promise of prompt delivery

Delivery area: Toronto (for a $10 fee); across Canada (for additional fees)

Shop: Kate Hardy Flowers

Where: 401 Logan Ave.

Specialty: Hand-tied bouquets with a rustic feel

Delivery area: Toronto

Shop: Ecostems

Where: 364A King St. E.

Specialty: Eco- and fair-trade flowers; inventive uses of local blooms

Delivery area: Across Toronto (by foot, bike or TTC), GTA and southern Ontario for $12 and up

Shop: Bloor & Kennedy Flower Shop

Where: 2194 Bloor St. W.

Specialty: Beloved local florist; flowers of all kinds

Delivery area: Toronto and area for no additional cost

Shop: Ladybug Florist

Where: 513 Church St.

Specialty: Funky, creative arrangements

Delivery area: 416 area for $12.95; 905 area for $19.95

Shop: Poppies

Where: 1094 Queen St. W.

Specialty: Tasteful vase arrangements

Delivery area: Same-day deliveries in Toronto; from Hamilton to Oshawa, north to Newmarket placed one day ahead

Shop: WilBe Bloomin

Where: 160 Baldwin St.

Specialty: Simple but innovative flower designs

Delivery area: All of Metro Toronto for $11.50; additional areas (full list here) for further costs

Shop: Botany Flowers

Where: 626 College St.

Specialty: Handmade bouquets with artisanal quality

Delivery area: Toronto and GTA

Shop: Cool Green And Shady

Where: 601 Kingston Rd.

Specialty: Stunning centrepieces

Delivery area: Anywhere in Toronto, as well as international

Shop: Flower Creations

Where: 121 King St. W.; 77 King St. W.; 3100 Ridgeway Dr.

Specialty: Reliable, beautiful bouquets, and fun gift baskets

Delivery area: Same day delivery to GTA, west to Hamilton, north to Aurorra and Newmarket, east to Oshawa

Shop: Helen Blakey Flowers

Where: 3463 Sheppard Ave. E.

Specialty: Classic bouquets with flowers you know and love

Delivery area: Greater Toronto areas, North York, Markham and Scarborough flower delivery

Shop: Martin's The Flower People

Where: 3107 Dundas St. W.

Specialty: Tasteful and elegant designs

Delivery area: Same day in Toronto and west Toronto

Shop: Mondu Floral Design

Where: 314A Queen St. E.

Specialty: Contemporary flower arrangements with a modern feel

Delivery area: Local, the GTA and international

Shop: Posies Fine Flowers

Where: 270 Wellington St. W.

Specialty: Tightly pulled-together, garden-inspired arrangements

Delivery area: Across the GTA

Shop: Quince Flowers

Where: 660 Queen St. E.

Specialty: Hand-tied or vase bouquets with inventive greens and stunning blooms

Delivery area: Toronto and surrounding area

Shop: Terrain Flowers

Where: 2847 Dufferin St.

Specialty: Seasonal flowers put together in a simple, beautiful way

Delivery area: Same day in Toronto and GTA

Shop: Pusateri's Floral Design

Where: 1537 Avenue Rd.

Specialty: Luxurious arrangements that can easily be used as centrepieces

Delivery area: Throughout Canada