Florali is a boutique flower shop located in Walnut Creek, California, specializing in local, seasonal floral design. For the past 14 years, Florali has provided nature inspired garden style arrangements for the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. It is now the creative adventure of Darwin Harrison, after his mother, Susan, founded it in her home studio 15 years ago. Darwin and Susan worked side by side for over ten years, sharing their love of creating art with the natural world. She still loves to pop in on busy days with fresh garden flowers and clippers in hand. Florali’s offerings range from daily flower deliveries to special events, private home gatherings, and weddings both near and far. The shop exhibits an eclectic, but clean selection of unusual orchids, house plants, cut flowers, and seasonally inspired gifts.
Darwin’s keen eye for design and living in harmony with nature is the basis for all of his inspiration. With a degree in horticulture from Merritt College and attendance at flower school in Paris, his passion for plants and flowers is visible in every arrangement created. Blooms, tendrils, grasses, foliage, fruits, and pods all play a role in his design, striving to be in tune with each season.
Darwin resides in the hills of Oakland, California, with his wife Alexandra. On rare days away from the shop you’ll find him hiking through the woods hunting for wildflowers or tending the orchids in the greenhouse.