A rose may be the same by any name, but Mercer Island residents have different preferences on where to purchase the best bouquets in town.
was the clear favorite in , which asked readers for the best place to buy flowers on Mercer Island. MI Florist brought in nearly half the votes (48 percent), beating out the in a strong second place with 37 percent. The business also earned the praise of readers, with four glowing, 5-star reviews on it's Patch Directory listing.
Here's a review of Mercer Island Florist by reader :
"I have been a customer of Mercer Island Florist for over 25 years. Diane Larson and her wonderful staff continue to exceed my expectations. One of the most consistent small businesses I have ever done business with."
Mercer Island Florist is one of the Island's longest-running businesses — creating beautiful flower arrangements and offering special gifts since 1961 — and is . Owner Diane Larson offers floral arrangement classes for a minimum of 10 people, in store, or in your own home. The store will also re-pot plants and flowers and refurbish wreaths and permanent botanicals.
On to our next poll: Best Place for Brunch on Mother's Day. Got a nomination? Let us know by posting it in the comments below, sending an email to Kendall.Watson@patch.com, or telling us on Facebook.