Flower Travels

First Flowers Bloom in Space

January 18, 2016

NASA astronaut, Commander Scott Kelly, took matters into his own hands late last year after the International Space Station’s crew tried to grow some zinnia plants in zero gravity. Just a few weeks after planting, the crew noticed symptoms of high humidity and poor air flow; the plants’ wicks leaked water and the pedals were growing curled. Not long after, some of the plants started growing mold. This is when Scott Kelly decided it was time to channel his inner Mark Watney, Matt Damon’s character in The Martian who worked miracles to get potatoes to grow on Mars.
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The Tenors Rose Month Sweepstakes

June 29, 2015

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We have teamed up with The Tenors  to celebrate the end of Rose Month with a grand finale! We are giving you the opportunity to win roses for you (or a friend) along with a signed card from The Tenors!  Send a Tweet to @TenorsMusic and @1800Flowers answering the question, “What’s your favorite color rose?” Include the hashtag #RoseMonthSweepstakes and you’re good to go! Feel free to get creative! You will have from 6/29 at 12:01 PM EDT until 7/3 11:59 AM EDT to enter. Limit one entry per person, per day.

Here’s the breakdown:

  • Answer the question, “What’s your favorite color rose?”
  • Tweet your answer to @TenorsMusic and @1800Flowers (and follow both!)
  • Include #RoseMonthSweepstakes in your Tweet
  • Enter once per day for more chances to win
  • Win flowers and a signed card from The Tenors

Use this button for easy entering. Just don’t forget to enter your favorite rose color!

For the complete rules and prizes, please click here.

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2015 Mother’s Day Facebook Sweepstakes

April 17, 2015

Mothers Day Facebook Sweeps

Be the reason… mom goes to the beach!

This Mother’s Day, we want you to make mom smile! We’ve teamed up with Beaches Resorts to send you on a Luxury Included® Vacation! It’s four fun-filled days and three starry nights for two adults and two children (15 years or younger). With three spectacular locations on the most beautiful beaches in Turks & Caicos and Jamaica, Beaches Resorts is the ultimate getaway for everyone!
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#HOW2WOW Sweepstakes

January 23, 2015


1-800-FLOWERS.COM® 2015 #HOW2WOW Sweepstakes


We’re giving our Instagram and Twitter fans the opportunity to win some delicious prizes for Valentine’s Day! We want you to tell your sweetheart How2Wow you this year. Visit our special Valentine’s Day Collection here and Tweet or Instagram one of the products from the collection. Be sure to mention us (@1800Flowers) and include the hastag #HOW2WOWSWEEPS. Six winners will be randomly selected 1/30, 2/6, and 2/13 and you can enter once per day. Winners will receive Fannie May® Decadent Chocolate Covered Strawberries, 6 count. The sweepstakes will end 2/13 at 12:00 PM EST. You can find the complete rules here.


100 Premium Long Stem Red Roses in a Vase

January 10, 2015

02-11-15 100 Premium Long Stem Red Roses

How much do you love them? Count the ways from 1 to 100 with this lush and luxurious bouquet of 100 romantic premium long-stem red roses. The ultimate “I love you,” this spectacular rose arrangement is artistically hand-designed by our expert florists to help express your feelings perfectly. A truly original gift your one-and-only will never forget.

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Straight From the Heart™

January 9, 2015

02-10-15 Straight From the Heart

This gorgeous bouquet will capture her heart faster than Cupid can shoot his arrow! Hot pink roses mingle with Stargazer lilies, lavender stock, waxflower and more inside a glass vase wrapped with purple ribbon. Hand-designed by our expert florists, it’s a Valentine’s gift that hits the mark every time.

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Fields of Europe™ Romance

January 9, 2015

02-10-15 Fields of Europe Romance

At the heart of every great European city is a flourishing flower market. With gorgeous red and pink roses, lilies, Gerbera daisies and alstroemeria, this “field-gathered” bouquet in a glass vase with satin ribbon is a romantic taste of an old-world tradition.

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Key To My Heart®

January 8, 2015

02-09-15 Key to My Heart

Unlock your full romantic potential! This gorgeous Valentine’s arrangement features red roses and pink lilies surrounded by pink and green floral accents, all in a sleek, sophisticated red glass vase with a clear bottom. Included is a keepsake keychain designed exclusively by artist Sandra Magsamen, with a message card reading, “you hold the key to my heart/carry it with you always.” Says Sandra, “With this beautiful bouquet and keychain, your loved ones will carry with them a reminder of how much you care everyday!”

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Waterford® Glass Rose

January 7, 2015

02-08-15 Waterford® Glass Rose

Imagine the look of joy on their face when they receive a beautiful glass rose! The exquisite bloom is etched in stunning detail by the skilled artisans at Waterford® to create a keepsake gift of timeless elegance. Available in clear or radiant red, it’s a one-of-a-kind gift to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries or as a “just because” romantic surprise.

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