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Old 11-29-2002, 07:44 PM
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Cool names for a floral business?

A friend of mine is opening a business as a florist, and she's asked me to help come up with some hip, funky names for it. Any ideas?

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Old 11-29-2002, 07:50 PM
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Pistil Packin' Mamas

Is That Your Final Anther

Petal to the Metal

Department of Floristry

Hey, Baby, Nice Stems

Want any more? I got a million of 'em.
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Old 11-29-2002, 07:53 PM
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To be honest, I don't like hip, funky names for flower shops. A nice, straight-forward business name is sooo much better. Really!

Even other florists hate the hip, funky name trend, and, going on a personal testimonial here (my brother and his former co-workers, who obviously comprise a statistically valid sample size), would not place orders with them when looking through the FTD directory.
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Old 11-29-2002, 11:30 PM
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"Dis-embodied Plant Sex Organs"


no, really, always glad to help...
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Old 11-30-2002, 01:56 AM
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Plagerized from Tales Of The City by Armistead Maupin:

Plant Parenthood

My own (original as far as I know) suggestions:

Vase Value

Petal Pushers

Bloomin' Idiots

A Rose Is A Rose Is Arisen

Thorny Subjects

and my personal favorite idea:

Shop To Smell The Roses
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Old 11-30-2002, 02:56 AM
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Is his name Pete? It could be "Pistil Pete's."
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Old 11-30-2002, 02:59 AM
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Oh, sorry, it's a woman.

Hmmm...

Pollen Appeal! (Hey, it rolls off the tongue pretty well.)
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Old 11-30-2002, 03:05 AM
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Old 11-30-2002, 03:15 AM
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Flower Outlet.

It's subtle and generic-sounding enough that humorless people like xcheopis and her/his brother won't get it.
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Old 11-30-2002, 04:15 AM
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How about "[Your friend's name]'s Bloom Room"?

Or maybe just "The Bloom Room"?
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Old 11-30-2002, 04:25 AM
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"By Any Other Name"

"Violets are Blue"

"Florence the Florist"

"Green Pastures"

"Crazy Charlie's Big-Ass Jumbo Flower Emporium"
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Old 11-30-2002, 04:27 AM
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Oh, here's another from a title of one of my favourite songs:

"Where the Wild Roses Grow"
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Old 11-30-2002, 04:49 AM
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"Sherwood Florist" was the name of the flower shop run by the Green Arrow's girlfriend. Does that make it unuseable?
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Old 11-30-2002, 05:06 AM
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LaFern and Shirley's
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Old 11-30-2002, 10:35 AM
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A bit VVC, since I was actualy for no reason at all thinking of this yesterday...

"Bl*ss*m" (make the 'o's into flowers)

Or pick another flower-related term (for my sense of humor, I'd call a flower shop with the title 'Bl**min' Fl*wers' just because I see it as a chore!).
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Old 11-30-2002, 10:46 AM
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The flower shop around the corner from me is called Avant Gardens. I always thought that was a cool name.
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Old 11-30-2002, 10:48 AM
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Old 11-30-2002, 03:52 PM
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Some Enchanted Florist

( I saw this on a florists van and just loved it.)
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Old 11-30-2002, 04:32 PM
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Flower Power

The Beauty Salon

The Clipping Joint

Daisy Mae's

The Green Machine

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Flowers Now!
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Old 11-30-2002, 05:18 PM
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Old 11-30-2002, 07:58 PM
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Little Shop of Flowers

The Secret Garden
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Old 11-30-2002, 08:03 PM
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Look At All These Goddamn Flowers!
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Old 12-01-2002, 12:45 AM
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Great suggestions, all! I'll pass this thread on to her, and see if she likes any of them...
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Old 12-01-2002, 04:39 AM
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Flowers and stuff and, like, whatever
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Old 12-01-2002, 06:18 AM
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How about Love Growers?

or Power Flowers?

or Get Some Tonight?

Bring the Love?
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Old 12-01-2002, 02:39 PM
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"Power Flowers"

Reminds me of "Flower Power"

But then too hip.

"Ikebana"

Is cool, refers to Japanese flower arranging.
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Old 12-01-2002, 11:18 PM
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Flower to the People!
All-Purpose Flower


I do like someone else's

Shop to smell the flowers.
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