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Rockcastle Florist is a family owned & operated floral design firm. The owners, Keith and Wendy Rockcastle, are lifelong residents of Rochester. Both have family ties to the Canandaigua community as well. The Rockcastle’s love their customers. That is why every flower arrangement they create is backed by a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. If you don’t absolutely love the arrangement we create for you, just contact one of our floral design centers. We will replace that arrangement with one of equal or greater value. Absolutely free of charge. People send flowers to celebrate life’s special occasions. In fact, flowers are one of the most popular occasion themed gifts. If you have one of life’s special moments coming up, we hope that you will choose Rockcastle Florist to help make that celebration one to be remembered. We employ an expert team of floral designers. They have years of experience and create luxurious, upscale floral designs. When you stop by one of floral design centers, we guarantee that a friendly, creative, highly skilled team member will be there to greet you. They will will make every effort to exceed your expectations.
Rockcastle Florist is your Finger Lakes flower and wedding specialist. The award winning wedding team at Rockcastle Florist creates gorgeous wedding flowers. Our custom designed bridal bouquets are simply stunning. The Rockcastle Florist wedding team has handled floral design for some of the most prestigious weddings that have been held in the Finger Lakes area. We have been in business since 1951. We have years of experience and have designed wedding flower packages for most of the top wedding venues in the Finger Lakes. When you come in for your Free Wedding Consultation, our wedding staff will listen to your vision for the wedding flower package of your dreams. We will take that vision and turn it into a reality.
We buy many of the flowers we sell direct from domestic and international flower farms. That ensures that our customers are getting the finest, freshest, highest quality flowers available. Buying direct offers huge advantages. There are cost savings when we avoid the middleman. Those savings can be passed along to our customers. Equally as important, we are able to reduce the time between when the flowers are cut at the farm and when they arrive in our flower shop. Fresher flowers equals longer vase life. Longer vase life means you get to enjoy your fresh flower arrangement a few days longer.
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Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Florist In The Finger Lakes Rockcastle Florist is one of the premier floral design firms in the Finger Lakes area of New York. We operate multiple flower shops in the area. Our Rochester and Canandaigua flower shops are both open to the public for in-store shopping. The award winning floral design team at Rockcastle Florist creates unique, luxurious and upscale floral designs. This week, they are busy creating beautiful Summer themed floral designs. Summer is one of our favorite times of the year. We see it as the perfect time to enjoy bold colors and refreshing floral designs around the house or office as well as at events like summer weddings, summer birthday parties, and summer outdoor picnics and cookouts. Summer flowers also make thoughtful gifts for all types of celebrations and special occasions. At our Rochester flower shop and through our website, we are introducing new, sizzling floral designs created by our extraordinary floral design team. Here are some beautiful summer flower arrangements that you can order right now! Burlap [...]
Rockcastle Florist Local Same Day & Express Delivery The floral design team at Rockcastle Florist is thrilled to say, Summer has arrived officially! Most of us who live up north have learned to enjoy every season of the year, but, most of us really celebrate the arrival of Summer. For our award winning design staff, Summer is really a special time. They love creating gorgeous, patriotic themed designs. This week, the are super busy preparing our flower purchase for the flowers that we will be using to create the beautiful Independence Day themed designs that we have in mind. This year's Fourth of July collection will be one of the best we have ever offered. Customers all over the Finger Lakes are preparing to celebrate the Fourth of July. Many are planning fun summer events, like picnics, cook-outs and special celebrations for the upcoming 4th of July. We're here to help you celebrate with our patriotic floral designs, including these special bouquets: America the Beautiful by Teleflora This patriotic flower arrangement includes red, white, and blue flowers [...]
Rockcastle Florist Your Finger Lakes Florist Two floral design centers. Both open to the public for in-store shopping. Stores are open Monday through Saturday. Rockcastle Florist is closed on Sundays. Our firm was voted Best Florist in the Finger Lakes. We are a second generation, family owned and operated firm. This week, our award winning floral design team is busy creating graduation themed floral designs. Many of the area high schools have been busy preparing to conduct graduation ceremonies. May and June are the two big graduation months in the Finger Lakes. For the majority of schools, graduation weekend will be June 22nd and June 23rd. It's time to toast those graduates that have worked so hard to reach this point. Our graduation collection has a wide range of bouquets, flower arrangements, and gifts like these gift options, including many that represent local school colors: Congrats Grad Spencerport Bouquet This bouquet of 12 premium yellow roses is accented with a blue ribbon that reads, "Spencerport Class of 2019." Congrats Grad Canandaigua Bouquet This bouquet [...]
Sunday, June 16th is Father's Day. This is the day to let Dad know just how much he is loved and appreciated for everything that he does for you, any siblings you have, and the family. Our Rochester flower shop has a Father's Day gift collection to get your shopping done quickly: '67 Chevy Camaro Bouquet Dad is sure to love this '67 Chevy Camaro. It's a ceramic keepsake that's filled with a bouquet of miniature yellow gerberas, white alstroemeria, red miniature carnations, red Matsumoto asters, yellow button spray chrysanthemums, variegated pittosporum, and sword fern. Perfect Chevy Pickup Or, maybe Dad is more of a truck and plant guy. This ceramic keepsake Chevy truck has green echeveria plants, which are easy to care for. Succulent Garden 12 Succulents make such a great gift for Father's Day because they are extremely low maintenance. Dad can display them in his office, man cave, or workshop. This garden of succulents offers a range of textures, sizes, and colors. Captain Carefree Bouquet This is a bright arrangement for Father's Day. [...]
We have the best selection of roses in Rochester available online and at our Rochester flower shop. We offer same-day local and national delivery on our Ecuadorian roses as well as most of our beautiful floral designs, plants, and gifts. Rockcastle Florist Rochester's Favorite Florist and Rose Delivery Service June is National Rose Month to celebrate the peak season for roses. It's also Red Rose Day on June 12th and Hanna's Birthday on June 10th where you can celebrate by giving out a free rose on this special day. We have roses in all colors and quantities available as well as stunning floral designs like these that combine roses with our beautiful blooms. Roses of Orange County Bouquet This unique floral display combines peach and orange flowers. There are 10 peach roses along with light orange hydrangea in a green vase that is tied with a ribbon. Be Happy Bouquet with Roses! This cheerful rose display comes in a yellow happy face keepsake mug. There are tons of flowers and roses that are sure to [...]
Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Florist In The Finger Lakes Memorial Day is Monday, May 27th. It's a day to honor and show respect for the soldiers we've lost in battle as well as those who spent their lives fighting for our freedom. The floral design team at Rockcastle Florist is busy creating some gorgeous floral designs, with patriotic themes. Take a look at some of those designs shown below. All were created with beautiful, farm fresh flowers. We purchase many of the flowers we sell direct from the flower farms. Buying from both domestic and international suppliers. When you buy direct, there are huge advantages. The cost of the flowers is less, because you eliminate the wholesalers mark up. We are able to pass those cost savings along to our customers. The flowers arrive fresher. Again, the time delays from when the farms cut the flowers to when we can design and deliver them to our customers are reduced. Fresher flowers equates directly to longer vase life for the recipients. Our Memorial Day collection offers [...]
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We have the best selection of roses in Rochester available online and at our Rochester flower shop. We offer same-day local and national delivery on our Ecuadorian roses as well as most of our beautiful floral designs, plants, and gifts. Rockcastle Florist Rochester's Favorite Florist and Rose Delivery Service June is National Rose Month to celebrate the peak season for roses. It's also Red Rose Day on June 12th and Hanna's Birthday on June 10th where you can celebrate by giving out a free rose on this special day. We have roses in all colors and quantities available as well as stunning floral designs like these that combine roses with our beautiful blooms. Roses of Orange County Bouquet This unique floral display combines peach and orange flowers. There are 10 peach roses along with light orange hydrangea in a green vase that is tied with a ribbon. Be Happy Bouquet with Roses! This cheerful rose display comes in a yellow happy face keepsake mug. There are tons of flowers and roses that are sure to brighten someone's day! Morning Melody This is an elegant floral display of ribbons and roses along with other premium flowers and greenery. Celebrate in Sunshine Bouquet Enjoy a bold and beautiful display that contains 10 yellow roses as well as yellow hydrangea in a yellow vase that is tied with a ribbon. New Sensations This luxury flower arrangement is filled with roses and other seasonal flowers in a cylinder vase. It's wonderful for a special occasion or gift for a loved one. Order your roses today! And, don't forget Hanna!
Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Florist In The Finger Lakes Memorial Day is Monday, May 27th. It's a day to honor and show respect for the soldiers we've lost in battle as well as those who spent their lives fighting for our freedom. The floral design team at Rockcastle Florist is busy creating some gorgeous floral designs, with patriotic themes. Take a look at some of those designs shown below. All were created with beautiful, farm fresh flowers. We purchase many of the flowers we sell direct from the flower farms. Buying from both domestic and international suppliers. When you buy direct, there are huge advantages. The cost of the flowers is less, because you eliminate the wholesalers mark up. We are able to pass those cost savings along to our customers. The flowers arrive fresher. Again, the time delays from when the farms cut the flowers to when we can design and deliver them to our customers are reduced. Fresher flowers equates directly to longer vase life for the recipients. Our Memorial Day collection offers something for every type of Memorial Day event -- from large events and graveside services to personal remembrances. America the Beautiful by Teleflora This patriotic flower arrangement for Memorial Day offers red, white, and blue flowers as well as flag accents to show honor to those who have fought for this country. Beautiful in Blue - A Best Seller In this floral arrangement, the color blue is highlighted along with white to show peace, purity of intent, and calmness that comes from celebrating the life of those we love. Patriotic Posie Bouquet This special floral design provides patriotic colors, flag accents, stars and stripes, and greenery to celebrate life, liberty, honor, and respect for those who have served in our armed forces. Sacred Duty Spray We also have a wide range of graveside floral options like wreaths, standing sprays, bouquets and more. This one offers a patriotic theme with red, white and blue flowers and ribbons as well as greenery. Rose Impression This is an elegant all-red rose bouquet that's been hand-tied with satin ribbon and includes green sword fern. It's ideal to leave on a grave plaque or memorial site. Tender Tribute This beautiful tribute for a lost loved one combines red and white flowers in a vase. Rose Tribute This floral display of red roses shows your love, respect, and honor for patriots lost this Memorial Day. Order your flowers for Memorial Day today or make an appointment to meet with our floral design team for a custom flower arrangement or custom wreath for this Memorial Day.
Rockcastle Florist Local Same Day & Express Delivery High school and college graduation are here! The floral design team at Rockcastle has been super busy putting together flower arrangements for area graduation celebrations. A graduation is one of life's great milestone moments. Flowers are are great gift for people wanting to celebrate life's special moments. It's time to celebrate those hard-working students who are now moving on to the next chapter in their lives. But, first, they deserve special gifts to know just how proud you are of how far they've come. Our Rochester flower shop and website have many celebratory floral bouquets and gifts to show your pride in that special grad like these thoughtful ideas: Burlap Chic Bouquet This stunning bouquet gives your grad a sunny mix of yellow sunflowers as well as orange and yellow roses. These premium flowers are arranged and displayed in a cylindrical vase that features a burlap wrap. Be Happy Bouquet with Roses! Give the beauty of roses to your grad plus a keepsake happy face coffee mug that they are sure to enjoy for years to come. The mug is overflowing with premium flowers and greenery in sunshine colors. Red and Pink Roses This gorgeous rose arrangement will wow your grad with a combination of red and pink roses arranged in a glass vase. Kahlo's Spirit Bouquet Inspired by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo's work, this tropical arrangement includes sunflowers, calla lilies, and orange roses in a low-profile vase. It's a beautiful way to gift the grad. Date at Lamberton Conservatory Bouquet Celebrate your graduate with this glass vase filled with ornamental kale, yellow roses, orange ranunculus, and yellow button mums. It's sophisticated and stunning. Wild Sweet Love Bouquet Send all of your love to your grad with this arrangement of green hydrangea accents that highlight 12 red Ecuadorian roses in a glass cube vase. Other Gifts For Graduates Our Rochester flower shop also has other gifts like graduation balloons, graduation balloon bouquets, greeting cards, stuffed animals, gift baskets, sweets and more. Place your order today for pick up or local Rochester delivery!
Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Local Florist Rockcastle Florist is a second generation, family owned and operated floral design firm. The company is currently run by owners Keith and Wendy Rockcastle, assisted by their daughter Mary. Florists all across America love Mother's Day. It is one of the busiest holidays in the floral industry. The only other day each year that generates the same level of activity is Valentine's Day. Each year, our delivery schedule fills to capacity at Mother's Day. One of the few times each year where demand for fresh cut flowers, exceeds our ability to supply them. The good news is, there is still time to place your Mother's Day order with our Rochester flower shop in-person, by phone, or through our website. Here is our Mother's Day collection to get you started shopping now! Basket of Love Planter Give mom the gift of an outdoor planter that holds numerous bright spring plants. The keepsake wicker basket is a bonus Mother's Day gift! Welcome Planter This is another special outdoor planter for Mom with seasonal flowers, a wicker basket, and a welcome sign that makes it perfect for the front porch. French Garden Pot Blue Mom is sure to love this Victorian style arrangement in a keepsake blue tin vase. The flower arrangement features pink roses, spiral eucalyptus, dusty miller, and caspia. French Garden Pot Pink The same flower arrangement as above can also be presented in a pink tin vase for Mom to enjoy on her special day. It also has pink roses, spiral eucalyptus, dusty miller, and caspia. Luv U Mom Lavender Bouquet Celebrate your mom with this bouquet of 10 lavender roses accented by purple hydrangea and presented in a purple vase tied with a ribbon. The next size up includes two more roses while the premium size has more hydrangea. We also offer a pink version of this flower arrangement that also has a pink vase with pink-hued flowers. Place your order today to make sure your Mom gets everything she deserves this Mother's Day!
Rockcastle Florist Mother's Day Flowers, Plants & Gifts Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12th. It's not far away so now is the time to plan that special day for that person that has done so much for you. Flowers are one of the top gifts of choice for people wanting to celebrate their moms. Demand for flowers at Mother's Day often exceeds most florists ability to supply. Rockcastle is one of the few flower shops in the Finger Lakes that has the buying power to purchase direct from the flower farms. That positions us to be able to provide the finest, freshest, highest quality floral products. It also ensures that our ability to supply fresh cut flowers is greatly enhanced. We'd love to help you and have a wonderful Mother's Day collection available at our Rochester flower shop and through our website. Here are some Mother's Day gifts to get you started: Joanna Market Bouquet Inspired by interior design Joana Gaines, this market-style floral bouquet offers a stunning combination of fresh seasonal flowers. If you upgrade to the deluxe size, your mom also receives the bouquet and wooden market tray. Then, the premium size includes the market tray and locally made lavender chocolate as well as the bouquet. Luv U Mom Pink Bouquet Your mom will love this flower arrangement that features a range of pink flowers. There are 10 pink roses as well as pink hydrangea all arranged in a pink vase tied with a ribbon. You can upgrade your Mother's Day order to fancy to add two more roses while the premium size includes more hydrangea. Garden Whisper Bouquet Pink Send Mom two gifts in one. She'll get a beautiful floral bouquet that includes blue hydrangea, pink roses, ornamental kale, and lavender stock as well as a keepsake tin watering can that displays the bouquet. Breakfast in Bed Bouquet A lavender glass vase holds a breathtaking floral design that offers lavender roses, orange gerbera daisies, monte casino, and green mini hydrangea. Whiskey Barrel Planter Give Mom a unique gift that is sure to please her green thumb if she likes gardening. This is an outdoor planter filled with bright spring blooming plants. The planter is a keepsake whiskey barrel. Flower City Blooms Here's a Mother's Day gift that includes a keepsake ceramic cube vase filled with peach hydrangeas, orange roses, blue thistle, and gerbera daisies. It's a sweet way to show your appreciation. There's more available for Mom! This is just a few examples of what we have in our Rochester flower shop. Visit us today or order online through our website for Mother's Day delivery.
Rockcastle Florist Local Same Day & 4 Hour Express Flower Delivery While most of us are thinking about the end of the school year rapidly approaching, we don't want to forget about an opportune time to thank all the wonderful teachers who make a difference in kids' lives. The best time to do that is on May 7th, which is Teacher Appreciation Day or at some point during Teacher Appreciation Week, which is May 6th through May 10th. At our Rochester flower shop and through our website, we have many teacher gifts that are easy to order and pick up or have delivered to Rochester schools. Here are some teacher gift ideas: Triumphant Tulips Send a teacher these brightly colored 12 tulips in a cylinder vase tied with raffia ribbon and accented with seeded eucalyptus. It's a thoughtful way to say thanks and celebrate the beauty of spring. Spring in Seneca Park Bouquet Teachers will be sure to love this mix of seasonal flowers. The vase holds purple hydrangea, brightly colored gerbera daisies, orange tulips, and peach spray roses with silk butterfly accents. Peaches and Dreams This sublime bouquet offers pastel flowers like peach roses and other premium seasonal blooms and greenery in a keepsake vase. Aqua Dream Bouquet Give a keepsake aqua-glazed ceramic vase that holds yellow roses, white Asiatic lilies, yellow miniature carnations, and white daisy spray chrysanthemums along with dusty miller, parvifolia eucalyptus, and lemon leaf. It's a stunning gift for any teacher. Martha Washington Geranium Plant Celebrate a teacher by giving them a long-lasting gift of a plant. This plant is a flowering geranium that was made famous by Martha Washington. Colors of the flowers may vary from pink, purple, or coral. The container options include a variety of geometric patterns. Good Luck Bamboo Send good thoughts of wealth and good luck to a teacher with this bamboo plant. The good karma that comes with it is an extra special gift to help a special teacher have only good things happen to them. Fruit, Nut, and Cheese Basket Send a special teacher this special gift basket that is overflowing with seasonal fruit as well as cheeses and nuts. Place your order today for teacher gifts in our Rochester flower shop, by phone, or through our website!
Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Florist In Rochester New York Administrative professionals week is right around the corner. Some of the hardest working folks at your firm are your secretaries and admin folks. These people often toil in anonymity, but, contribute in a huge way to the success of the companies they work form. This is the time of year when we have the opportunity to celebrate the tremendous contributions. Have you purchase a gift for your admin, admin team, or virtual admin yet? If not, we encourage you to visit our website and look at all the great flowers, plants and occasion themed gifts we have available. Administrative Professionals Week is April 22nd through April 26th along with Administrative Professionals Day on April 24th. Our Rochester flower shop has a collection of thoughtful gifts for your admins like these: Bubbling Over Bouquet This gift for an admin offers a stunning bouquet that includes pink roses and lavender flowers like carnations, alstroemeria, and chrysanthemums that are displayed in a bubble-textured pink glass vase with a metallic finish. There are also seeded eucalyptus and lemon leaf. Burlap Chic Bouquet Burlap Chic Bouquet is an exclusive floral design that has sunflowers, orange roses, yellow roses, and a mix of seasonal flowers and greenery. These are arranged in a cylindrical vase with a burlap wrap. Highland Park Sunset Give your admin this gorgeous flower arrangement made of hot pink roses, green cymbidium orchids, orange mini roses, and succulent cuts. These are all arranged in a leaf-lined glass cylinder. Spring Has Sprung Mixed Basket Your admin will enjoy displaying this garden basket on their desk or a table for years to come with just minimal maintenance. The round wicker basket has a purple African violet, yellow begonia, pink kalanchoe, and white hypoestes. Gourmet Basket This gift basket is perfect for that hard-working admin. It comes with many treats that they can enjoy at the office or at home. Gourmet Basket Premium This larger gift basket is ideal if you have a team of admins. The savory and sweet snacks may include cheese, crackers, cookies, nuts, and candy. They arrive in a natural wicker basket. Place your order for Administrative Professionals Week today at our Rochester flower shop!
Easter is just a couple of weeks away, so now is the time to order your Easter baskets, Easter centerpieces, and Easter lilies for your Easter celebration and as gifts for other special people in our life. Our Rochester flower shop and website have an Easter collection with something for everyone like these beautiful floral ideas and gifts: Precious Petals Bouquet This spring bouquet adds a festive and spiritual touch to the Easter table with a keepsake crystal cross. There are pink spray roses, white Asiatic lilies, light orange gerberas, and yellow miniature carnations as well as bupleurum, dusty miller, galax leaves, sword fern, and leatherleaf fern. Triumphant Tulips This is a bright and charming spring bouquet idea for the Easter table. It features 12 tulips in a cylinder vase with seeded eucalyptus. The vase is tied with a raffia ribbon for a rustic touch. Rabbit Garden Centerpiece This fun centerpiece for Easter features fresh ornamental kale, blue hydrangea, and yellow tulips with a keepsake white ceramic bunny. Bunny Hop Bouquet This spring arrangement of flowers makes an ideal Easter centerpiece or Easter gift. It has yellow hydrangea as well as tulips and daffodils in a glass cylinder vase that is topped with a sparkle bunny pick. Tulip and Rose Bouquet This Easter vase arrangement is filled with roses, tulips, and hydrangea. Sweet Spring Bouquet Enjoy this green vase that displays green hydrangea, pink gerbera daisies, and yellow tulips for Easter. Bloomin' Brunch Bouquet Celebrate spring and Easter with this fresh centerpiece that includes Monte Casino, coral roses, and peach gerbera daisies arranged in a glass vase. Art Glass Garden Bouquet An iridescent aqua blue glass cylinder vase holds lavender roses, purple tulips, lavender alstroemeria, lavender miniature carnations, purple daisy spray chrysanthemums, dusty miller, seeded eucalyptus, sword fern, and lemon leaf. Place your order for Easter today at our Rochester flower shop or through our website!
Rochester high schools are getting ready for the last dance of the year: prom. This is a big dance that adds special memories to high school life. There are clothes to pick out, limos to rent, and hair to ready for the dance. It's also time to visit your local Rochester flower shop or online store to conveniently order prom flowers like prom corsages and prom boutonnieres. Check out some of the options we have available right now for order: These photos illustrate the creative floral design process that offers sophistication, premium flowers, glamorous presentations, and numerous accents. Choose from wrist or pinned prom corsages like the ones shown here on this blog post. There are numerous styles and floral designs -- from sophisticated and glamorous with roses, calla lilies, and/or orchids to simple and sweet with bright daisies. There are prom boutonnieres to match every prom corsage so your child's date can be the perfect match on such a memorable evening. We'd like to suggest that you come in and visit our Rochester flower shop and bring in your dress so we can create or match prom flowers to suit your personal style and taste.
Now that spring has arrived, it's a good time to think about adding more plants to your home and office to bring nature indoors with you and benefit from the healthy environment they create. We are proud of our green, blooming, and succulent plant collection at our Rochester flower shop. Here are some of the highlights: Lovely One Spathiphyllum Plant The spathiphyllum plant features white flowers with long-lasting beauty and easy maintenance. Dish Garden Ceramic Planter - Premium This is a 14-inch ceramic planter that overflows with a mix of colorful blooming plants and green plants based on what's available at the time of order. Dish Garden Ceramic Planter - Large You can also choose a smaller size from the premium edition like large, which still provides a generous amount of green plants and blooming plants. There are also other smaller sizes to select from, including a medium or small ceramic dish option. Dish Garden Basket - Large Instead of a ceramic dish option, you can also get a garden mix of green and blooming plants that are arranged in a wicker basket. While this is a large size, there are smaller sizes to choose from. Spring Has Sprung Mixed Basket This basket gives you the best of spring in terms of green and blooming plants. This one offers a purple African violet, yellow begonia, pink kalanchoe, and white hypoestes arranged in a round basket. Come see what other plant options we have in our Rochester flower shop!