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Eugene florist wins national award

Shirley Lyons started the business in 1975 at the Eugene Saturday Market. Now, she's retired from the business but still being recognized in a major way.

Posted: Sep. 18, 2018 7:09 AM
Updated: Sep. 18, 2018 10:34 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The Society of American Florists recognized Dandelions Flowers & Gifts with the Tom Butler Teleflora retail florist of the year award.

Previously, the family-owned business has been voted Eugene’s Favorite Florist.

Shirley Lyons opened Dandelion Flowers & Gifts in 1975 at the Eugene Saturday Market, and it has since grown. Lyons retired early this year, after 43 years.

It's now owned by Krystal and Zack Vincent of Eugene.

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