Enter Your Delivery Zip Code to see designs available for your Zip

The Language of Flowers

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Acacia

Beauty in retirement

Acorn

Nordic symbol of life and immortality

Agapanthis

Secret love

Ambrosia

"Your love is returned"

Anemone

Sincerity; forsaken

Aster

Symbol of love

Azalea

"Take care of yourself"; Chinese symbol for womanhood


B

Bachelor's Button

Single blessedness; hope in solitude

Begonia

Beware

Bouquet of Withered Flowers

Rejected love


C

Cactus

Endurance

Calladium

Great joy and delight

Camellia

Good luck gift for a man

Carnation

Fascination; love

  • Pink Carnation - "I'll never forget you"
  • Red Carnation - "My heart aches for you"
  • Solid Carnation - "Yes"
  • Striped Carnation - "No, I cannot be with you"; refusal
  • White Carnation - Sweet and lovely; good luck gift
  • Yellow Carnation - Rejection

Chrysanthemum

"You are a wonderful friend"; hope amid darkness

Crocus

Gladness


D

Daffodil

Respect; "The sun always shines when I am with you"

Dahlia

Instability, fickleness

Daisy

Loyal love; purity


E

None


F

Fern

Grace

Fleur de Lis

Flame; burning

Forget-Me-Not

True love; memories

Freesia

Trust


G

Gardenia

"You are lovely"; feminine grace

Geranium

Stupidity; folly

Gerbera Daisy

Purity

Gladiolus

"Give me a break!"; natural grace


H

Heather

Admiration

Hyacinth

"I am sorry, please forgive me"; sorrow (general)

Hydrangea

"Thank you for understanding"


I

Iris

"Your friendship means a lot to me"; compliments; wisdom; faith and hope


J

Jasmine

Good luck, productivity

Jonquil

"Love me"; sympathy


K

None


L

Lilac

Beauty

Lily (White)

Youthful innocence

  • Calla Lily - Beauty
  • Day Lily - Emblem for motherhood (China)
  • Tiger Lily - Prosperity

Lotus

Estranged love


M

Magnolia

Nobility; dignity

Marigold

Grief


N

Narcissus

"Stay as sweet as you are"


O

Orchid

Ecstasy

  • Cattleya Orchid - Maturity; charm

P

Palm Leaves

Victory; success

Pansy

Merriment; unspoken communication between lovers (from French pensee, meaning thought)

Peony

Compassion, ability to keep a secret

Petunia

"Your presence soothes me"; resentment; anger

Pine

Hope; pity

Poppy

Eternal sleep; oblivion

Primrose

"I cannot live without you"


Q

None


R

Rose

Love

  • Pink Rose - Happiness
  • Red Rose - Passion; love
  • White Rose - Purity; innocence; love not just of the body, but of the soul
  • White & Red Roses - Unity
  • Yellow Rose - "I care"; friendship
  • Single Rose - "I still love you"

Rosemary

Remembrance


S

Snapdragon

Strength

Stephanotis

Happiness in marriage

Sunflower

Pride; sunshine

Sweet Pea

"Goodbye and thank you for a lovely time"; departure; lasting pleasure or careless luxury


T

Tulip

Perfect lover; luck; floral emblem of Holland

  • Red Tulip - Declaration of love
  • Yellow Tulip - "There is sunshine in your eyes"; declaration of utter and hopeless love

U

None


V

Violet

Virtue

Viscaria

"Dance with me"


W

Wintergrass

Harmony

Wisteria

Welcome


X

None


Y

Yarrow

Healing


Z

Zinnia

Thinking (in memory) of an absent friend

  • Yellow Zinnia - Daily remembrance
Company Weddings Custom Designs Refer a Friend Employment
eCards Flower/Plant Info Growing Together Affiliate Program Privacy Policy Petal Rewards ™ Reminders Hours & Locations Contact Us
Boesen The Florist 5 2 https://www.boesen.com/images/siteSettingWide/Boesenlogohorizontal-18012944028.png 3422 Beaver Ave Des Moines, IA 50310 (515) 244-ROSE

Boesen the Florist has been the first choice for flowers in Des Moines, Iowa since 1923.

When you need flower delivery to any location in central iowa, including Des Moines, Clive, Johnston, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, West Des Moines, Ankeny, Johnston, Altoona, Indianola and Windsor Heights (I would like to create landing pages for ALL of these locations - to be discussed later)., Boesen the Florist makes the moment mean more. Des Moines Florists since 1923, Boesen the Florist has an wide array of flowers, plants and gifts to suit any occasion. Boesen the Florist is central Iowa's most trusted florist and can help you send a thoughtful gift across around the corner or around the globe! Same day flower delivery is offered as well; just another reason Boesen the Florist is the top florist in Des Moines. Boesen also has a beautiful selection of plants and gift baskets in our garden center(6 need a link) for your spring gardening and gift needs.

Flowers for Every Occasion from Boesen the Florist

Sending Valentine's Day flowers, Mother's Day flowers, get well flowers, funeral flower arrangements and anniversary flowers is always the best way to show you care, but why not make today even better with flowers? Boesen makes the moment mean more - every moment of every day deserves flowers. Think of sending a wonderful selection of gifts and birthday flower arrangements to those you care about most.

Flower Delivery from Boesen the Florist

Sending flowers anywhere in Des Moines or anywhere in the world is a cinch with Boesen the Florist. Simply look through the wide assortment of floral bouquets on Boesen.com to find the just the flowers you were looking for. You can shop for flowers with confidence using our secure flower ordering and delivery site, or call us directly at 515-244-ROSE (7673) to speak with one of the Boesen the Florist special floral designers. When you need the freshest flowers in Central Iowa or need to send a bouquet anywhere in the world, call Boesen the Florist. For flower delivery in Des Moines, iowa or anywhere in the world, Boesen the Florist is the place to go.

Add More to your Flower Order with Boesen the Florist

Add that personal touch by including a box of chocolates or a special balloon with your flowers. Our floral designers can create the flower bouquet or any floral arrangement you can imagine. The floral designers at Boesen the Florist are dedicated to creating fabulous floral gifts using only premium flowers shipped directly to our Des Moines floral gallery. All of our flower arrangements are professionally arranged and personally delivered straight to your recipient. Trust the finest florist in Des Moines IA to add that extra special touch to any occasion.

Boesen the Florist in Des Moines, IA provides flower delivery service to the following areas and zip codes in Iowa:
Our shop serves the following areas in central Iowa: Des Moines, Clive, Johnston, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, West Des Moines, Ankeny, Johnston, Altoona, Indianola and Windsor Heights

50308, 50325, 50322, 50131, 50322, 50334, 50380, 50327, 50319, 50369, 50361, 50398, 50397, 50347, 50321, 50302, 50317, 50310, 50312, 50311, 50328, 50315, 50311, 50320, 50324, 50303, 50362, 50009, 50061, 50331, 50363, 50340, 50947, 50329, 50339, 50023, 50327, 50266, 50393, 50336, 50395, 50317, 50332, 50314, 50035, 50265, 50309, 50266, 50394, 50307, 50396, 50325, 50391, 50982, 50350, 50391, 50333, 50950, 50323, 50322, 50324, 50330, 50301, 50335, 50316, 50936, 50318, 50364, 50395, 50940, 50359, 50313, 50338, 50983, 50368, 50021, 50312, 50398, 50981, 50367, 50305, 50323, 50360, 50980, 50392, 50381, 50306, 50304.

Locations:

Main Store and Greenhouse: 5 2 3422 Beaver Ave Des Moines, IA 50310 515-244-ROSE Ingersoll: 5 2 3801 Ingersoll Ave Des Moines, IA 50312 515-255-2189

Signup & Save!

Join our email club to receive member-only special offers... and as a thank you get $5 off your next order!

boesen.com has a Shopper Approved rating of 4.8/5 based on 3147 ratings and reviews