May 27, 2016

FTD®'s International Division, Interflora, Awarded Gold Medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Impressive 16-Foot Floral Installation Mimics Elegant Architecture of a Church

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FTD Companies, Inc. (FTD), a premier floral and gifting company, announces its international division, Interflora, has been awarded a Gold medal for its stunning floral design exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016.

Entitled 'Open Church', and created by Karen Barnes and a team of Interflora florists, the impressive floral installation, which stands at over 16 feet tall, reflects the elegant architecture of a church's exterior and interior.

Showcased in Chelsea's Great Pavilion, the exhibit includes intricate floral church bells, glorious feature windows and suspended chandeliers in shades of pink, peach, lilac and ivory.  Visitors to the show will be encouraged to walk through 'Open Church' to fully appreciate its impressive construction and elaborate design.

It is the seventh year running that Interflora has been awarded a prestigious medal at the show. It is a testament to the wealth of talent within its florist network.

Inteflora Brand Manager Kate Mollart said, "The success we have achieved here at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show demonstrates the passion and creativity of our expert florists. Each one of our florists has the unique blend of skills, creativity and attention to detail to create the most amazing floral designs. We're proud that so many award-winning florists choose to be part of the Interflora family."

Interflora's design exhibit 'Open Church' can be seen in the Great Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show until Saturday, May 28. For more information, visit www.interflora.co.uk/chelsea.

For more information about FTD, please visit www.ftd.com.  

About FTD Companies, Inc.
FTD Companies, Inc. is a premier floral and gifting company. Through our diversified family of brands, we provide floral, specialty foods, gifts and related products to consumers primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. We also provide floral products and services to retail florists and other retail locations throughout these same geographies. FTD has been delivering flowers since 1910 and the highly-recognized FTD® and Interflora® brands are supported by the iconic Mercury Man logo®, which is displayed in nearly 40,000 floral shops in approximately 150 countries. In addition to FTD and Interflora, our diversified portfolio of brands includes the following trademarks: ProFlowers®, ProPlants®, Shari's Berries®, Personal Creations®, RedEnvelope®, Cherry Moon Farms®, Flying Flowers®, Flowers Direct™, Sesame®, Ink Cards™, Postagram™ and Gifts.com™. FTD Companies, Inc. is headquartered in Downers Grove, Ill. For more information, please visit www.ftdcompanies.com.

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