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BloomThat botches holiday deliveries

Feb 18, 2017 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Sammy Ahmed had planned in advance to send his girlfriend of more than four years a beautiful bouquet on Valentine's Day. But on Tuesday, all she received was a bunch of wilted flowers.

"Hope these aren't a symbol of our love lol," his girlfriend said in a Snapchat message with a picture of the dying bouquet.

Ahmed's bouquet was one of hundreds of botched orders on Valentine's Day handled by BloomThat, a San Francisco flower delivery firm that has raised $7.6 million in funding. Th...