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4151 Meridian St Ste 116
Bellingham, WA 98226

About Our Company.

The Checkered Lily is a family run business bringing together distinctive design elements with backgrounds in graphic, interior, and floral design.Together we have a combined experience of over 70 years in design, owning businesses in Whatcom and King County. We are now bringing The Checkered Lily to highlight a unique floral design concept combined with distinctive gifts. Our concept is to use the freshest and most unique flowers available seasonally. Using local floral, European bulbs, California farm grown, & wonderful specialty greens. Our emphasis is to showcase the unusual and unique to create artistic one-of-kind arrangements for your enjoyment. Our design team has over 50 years of floral experience in Washington state and Canada.

You can expect great customer service, fresh flower arrangements, beautiful floral designs, plants, gift baskets and much more.

Make The Checkered Lily your first choice for flowers.

The Checkered Lily

4151 Meridian St Ste 116

Bellingham, WA 98226

Store Hours:*

*Our flower shop is open:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.

We are closed on Sundays.

Specialty Services

We specialize in the following services:

  • Large inventory of fresh flowers for any occasion
  • Weddings / Wedding Flowers
  • Sympathy and Funeral flowers
  • Birthday Flowers, Get Well Flowers, Anniversary Flowers
  • Plants
  • European/dish gardens
  • Modern and traditional flower arrangements
  • High-style floral arrangements
  • Silk flower arrangements
  • Extensive gift line
  • Gourmet fruit baskets
  • Gift baskets
  • Dilettante Chocolates

Delivery Policy

A minimum delivery fee of $12.00 will be added to each order, for each address. (For deliveries outside our local delivery area, this fee may vary.)

U.S. orders must be received before 2:00 p.m. in the recipient's time zone to assure same-day delivery (12pm for Saturday delivery). Orders received after that time will be delivered the following day.

We will do our best to accommodate deliveries at specific times of day, but we cannot guarantee it.

We are unable to make deliveries on Sundays. Deliveries requested on this day will be delivered the following business day.

Delivery of orders to rural route addresses or cemeteries cannot be guaranteed.

We will be happy to accept your international orders if you call our shop directly. We are unable to accept international orders over the Internet.

Holiday Deliveries
To help assure on-time delivery during the busy holiday season, place your order at least 1 day prior to the following major holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, Administrative Professionals Week, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

Our shop will always be closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

Substitution Policy

Occasionally, substitutions may be necessary to create your bouquet due to availabilty of certain flowers in various parts of the country/seasonal availabilty. Care is taken to maintain the style, theme and color of the arrangment, using flowers of equal value. 

Arrangments that are designs unique to 'The Checkered Lily' will be created highlighting the most unique flowers in the chosen arrangement and a color change will be made if necessary to incoprorate those specialty flowers.