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About Griffen's Flowers

Griffen's Flowers has been a family owned and operated flower shop since 1915. Over the years we have become well known throughout Northeast Missouri for quality, value, and the very best in floral service. Our shop is small enough to give you our personal attention, but large enough to fill most any need.

We are Hannibal's largest and oldest flower shop, but we don't act that way! We appreciate each and every order and we enjoy our chosen profession. 

We have been voted Hannibal's #1 People's Choice for florists every year since 1995. No matter what the occasion, we can help you say what is in your heart.
We make ordering easy. Order here on site or give us a call at (573)221-7350 or toll free at (800) 452-7350.

Flower Shop Hours
Our shop is open Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm, on Saturday 8am to 11am, and closed on Sunday.

Our History
Joe Griffen on the Yankee Produce wagon
Around 1901, in Hutchinson, KS, Walter and Augusta Griffen began a market garden business called the Yankee Produce Company. They moved by covered wagon to the Hannibal area with their children; Carrie, Vernon, Joe, Alta, and Merritt.The industrious family constructed a greenhouse suited for both vegetable and flower growing.

Joe Griffen and his mother made frequent trips to Hannibal and the immigrant town of Ilasco to sell their wagonload of fresh vegetables. Often on a return trip they would stop at a stable and put on a load of manure for use in the gardens.

On August 1, 1915, Griffen's Flowers had their grand opening at 316 Broadway in downtown Hannibal - a short three blocks away from the mighty Misssissippi River, and three blocks away from the boyhood home of Hannibal's favorite son; Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain.
Griffen's first store

By the 1920's, Griffen's Flowers had moved to a larger store in downtown Hannibal. It featured a fish pond with live goldfish and a fountain in the window.The Griffen family was active in the community. Also memorable were the scuffles between Merritt and Joe that caused several local restaurant owners to worry what the Griffen boys might break.
Early delivery truck decoratedfor a parade

301 Broadway
In 1939, Griffen's Flowers relocated to 301 Broadway. The flower shop thrived on this corner for 51 years. During the WWII years, the business began to attract the next generation of the family including Dan, the son of Joe Griffen, who chose to work at the store after his service in the war.

Griffen's in 1975

By 1990, the flower shop had outgrown the downtown location, having grown in size and also bringing in the next generation of florists, including three of Dan's children; Richard, Dorothy, and Amy and her husband Doug. A property in the center of town was purchased, and a new larger store was built. Griffen's Flowers began a new chapter on Oct. 18, 1992 with the grand opening of their current store at 2919 St. Mary's Ave. in Hannibal.
Griffen's newest store