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Century Award

Any business or organization that has served the floral industry for 100 years or longer qualifies for the Century Award. The award was first presented in 1982.

Nomination/Selection Process

Nominations must be endorsed by the president of the employing association(s) and will be accepted annually.


Century Award Recipients


2000 – 2019

2019

St. Cloud Floral
St. Cloud, MN

Tillie’s Flower Shop
Wichita, KS

Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Florists Association
Haslett, MI

2018

City Line Florist
Trumbull, CT

Gould’s Flowers
Lockport, NY

Janousek Florist & Greenhouse, Inc.
Omaha, NE

Lake Forest Flowers
Lake Forest, IL

2017

Johnston’s Quality Flowers
Fort Smith, AR

Mitchell’s Flowers and Events
Orland Park, IL

Wistinghausen Florist & Greenhouse
Oak Harbor, OH

2016

Imlay Florist, Inc.
Zanesville, OH

Jacques Flower Shop & Garden Center Inc.
Manchester, NH

Schneider’s Florist
Springfield, OH

Welke’s Milwaukee Florist
Milwaukee, WI

2015

Allan’s Flowers & More
Prescott, AZ

Brown Floral,
Salt Lake City, UT

Evans Flowers and Greenhouses,
Peabody, MA

Furst the Florist Inc.
Dayton, OH

Ye Olde Yardley Florist,
Yardley, PA

2014

George Didden Greenhouses
Hatfield, PA

2013

Klein’s Floral and Greenhouses
Madison, WI

Myers Flower Shop
Branford, CT

2012

The John Henry Company
Lansing, MI

Carey’s Flowers
South Hadley, MA

Holdridge Farm Nursery Inc.
Ledyard, CT

Olympia Flower Store Inc.
Boston, MA

2011

Rothe Florist
Mt. Airy, PA

2010

Emil J. Nagengast Florist
Albany, NY

FTD, Inc.
Downers Grove, IL

McArdle’s Florist & Garden Center
Greenwich, CT

Vandersalm’s-Flipse Flower Shop and Garden Center
Kalamazoo, MI

Whiting Flower Shop
Whiting, IN

Fisher Florist Corporation
New London, CT

Flowers by Mendez and Jackel
Camden NJ

2009

Caruso Florists
Washington, DC

DWF Wholesale Florists Company
Denver, CO

Dundalk Florists
Dundalk, MD

Eitel’s Flowers & Gifts
Greencastle, IN

La Crosse Floral Company
La Crosse, WI

2008

Not awarded

2007

Olympia Hearns Flower Shop
Bronx, NY

2006

Mt. Eden Floral
Mountain View, CA

White Lake Greenhouses
Whitehall, MI

2005

Ball Horticultural Co
W. Chicago, IL

Furst Florist
Dayton, OH

Lindskoog Florist
Minneapolis, MN

Virginia Greenhouse & Floral Company
Virginia, MN

2004

City Floral
Everett, WA

Waukesha Floral & Greenhouse, Inc.
Waukesha, WI

2003-2001

Not awarded

2000

Coulter Florists & Greenhouse
Marysville, TN

Tipton & Hurst
Little Rock, AR


1982 – 1999

1999

Leider Horticultural Company
Buffalo Grove, IL

1998

Pittsburgh Cut Flower Company
Pittsburgh, PA

W.J. Cowee Inc.
Berlin, NY

1997

Huddart Floral Company
Salt Lake City, UT

1996

Green’s Greenhouses and Treasure House
Fremont, Nebraska

Anderson Floral Company
Columbus, Nebraska

1995

Beall’s Roses
Seattle, Washington

Binley Florist, Inc.
Glens Falls, NY

Heroman’s Florist
Baton Rouge, LA

Nanz and Kraft Florist
Louisville, KY

Stephen’s Flowers & Gifts
Columbus, OH

Amlings Flowerland
Hinsdale, IL

Brown Floral Company
Jackson, MI

Grande Greenhouses
Indianapolis, IN

DeMuth Florist
Connellsville, PA

1994

Butz Flowers, Inc.
New Castle, PA 16101

Decorah Greenhouses, Inc.
Decorah, IA

1990-1993

Not awarded

1989

G. Van Bochove & Bro., Inc.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

1988

Madison Avenue Flower Shop
Indianapolis, IN

A.L. Randall Company
Prairie View, IL

1987

New York Florists Club
New York, NY

Florists’ Insurance
Edwardsville, IL

A. Lange Florist & Greenhouse
Oak Park, IL

State Florists’ Association of Indiana
Monrovia, IN

1986

Not awarded

1985

Bachman’s, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

Kaden the Florist
Gainsville, TX

1984

Faber Floral Co
Kankakee, IL

M. Adler’s Son, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY

1983

Stuppy, Inc.
North Kansas City, MO

Reasoners Tropical Nurseries, Inc.
Oneco, FL

Haentze Floral
Fonddulac, WI

Alexander R. Masson, Inc.
Linwood, KS

1982

Murdoch Gardens
Easton, MD

S.S. Pennock Company
Philadelphia, PA

Oelschigs’ Nursery, Inc.
Savannah, GA

Oelschigs’ Floral Shop, Inc.
Savannah, GA

Lozier Florist
Desmoines, IA

Jones the Florist
Cincinnati, OH

Young’s Flowers
Fort Wayne, IN

J.L. Dillon, Inc.
Bloomsburg, PA

E.G. Hill Co., Inc.
Richmond, IN

A.N. Pierson Inc.
New Haven, CT

Kennicott Brothers Company
Chicago, IL

Oram Flowers
Lexington, KY

Gregoiries Flowers
San Francisco, C

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