As an experienced team of florists in South Croydon, we cater for all tastes, occasions and cultures. We fully understand that flowers are much more than just beautiful plants. They are symbolic of different feelings and emotions, which is why different flowers are considered appropriate for different occasions. We use this knowledge to create the perfect flower arrangements, lovingly prepared for your occasion.





Wedding flowers traditionally represent purity, fertility, new life and everlasting love. It is customary for the groom to wear a flower that appears in the bridal bouquet. This signifies his declaration of love to his new bride. Bouquets traditionally comprised flowers and herbs to help ward off evil spirits and bad luck.

Whether you want red roses to symbolise love and romance, the more traditional white roses to symbolise purity, or you want to forego tradition completely, the choice is yours! Whatever your tastes and budget, we are here to help and can’t wait to help you celebrate your special day in whatever way you wish.





A floral tribute can be the perfect way to convey your message and show how you really feel. Flowers are an important part of funerals. At funerals they help to convey respect, as well as love and remembrance. As florists with a great deal of experience serving both private individuals and funeral directors in and around South Croydon, we are known for our ability to create fitting floral tributes for funerals.


Casket Sprays or Funeral Crosses are usually selected by close family members or by those arranging the funeral. Posies and wreaths are also common ways to convey sadness and respect. If you have a specific theme in mind for the funeral flowers, such as a colour scheme or perhaps a specific variety of flower, we will gladly oblige.





Celebrate the birthday of a loved one with a lovely bouquet of bright and cheerful blooms. With a wonderful array of fresh flowers, you're sure to create a smile as they celebrate their day.

Each month has a flower that symbolizes the month of somebody's birth. Legend has it that the characteristics of each month’s flower may be "inherited" by whomever is born in that month. If you would like advice or already have something in mind for a loved one’s birthday, please get in touch.




Pink carnations are the popular choice for Mother's Day, because they symbolising 'always on my mind'. Roses convey love and gratitude. If you would like to get your mother something special this year to show some real appreciation, we’d love to help. If you don’t live close to your mother we deliver from our shop in South Croydon to anywhere in the UK and internationally through Interflora.





When love is in the air, it’s a real pleasure to choose and send a gift you know they’ll adore. Many people in and around South Croydon trust us to create and deliver gifts of love. From traditional Valentine’s Day roses to sumptuous bouquets, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for your beloved at Black Orchid. We have plenty of creative ideas for extra that ‘wow’ factor. Get in touch and make this Valentine’s Day one to remember.





When choosing flowers for your anniversary, we always advise customers to think about what she likes. A good way of doing this without asking is to coordinate your choice of flowers with her taste in décor. If she has a sunny yellow kitchen, then consider buying her yellow roses or daffodils. Or when in doubt, a mixed bouquet may be the answer.





When someone has been under the weather, it will no doubt make them feel better to know you’re wishing them a speedy recovery. Sending one of our get well bouquets is the perfect way to cheer them up and give them a boost as they recover. The brightest colours are popular get well soon gifts.


If you live in or around South Croydon and would like Black Orchid Florists to create the perfect floral arrangement especially for you, please call us on 020 8651 6639 now!