C.S. Orchids, Inc. is a family owned and operated orchid sales and maintenance company founded by Carlos and Carmen Segrera. We have over 25 years of experience growing orchids. We specialize in orchid arrangements for all occasions, corporate/residential leasing, special events, gourmet baskets and maintenance of private orchid collections. We offer monthly leases for corporate offices and homes, guaranteeing that you will have a fresh orchid arrangement at all times.
C.S. Orchids is committed to providing the highest quality of products and services. We buy from the finest growers, and our arrangements are custom made. If you are looking to accent the décor of your business or home, we can créate an arrangement that will suit your individual needs and budget.
We will work with you to provide floral designs for your themed or special event. We can offer you a selection of beautiful orchid plants or fresh-cut flowers. Our goal is to make your event unique and still meet your budget and vision.
Our Gold Star Maintenance Program provides expert maintenance to privately owned orchid collections throughout Miami-Dade County.
Our personal service and attention to detail is what sets us apart. We have been in business since 2003 and have over 300 satisfied customers.
Sell and maintain the highest quality orchids available
We recognize the value that carefully selected orchids make in creating long lasting customer satisfaction. We go to extraordinary lengths to provide quality and value to our customers.
Satisfy and provide quality service to our customers
Our customers are our most important possession, the lifeblood of our business. Complete customer satisfaction is essential to our success and to our ability to grow our business.
Support team member excellence and fulfillment
Our success is dependent upon the collective energy, intelligence, and sense of contentment of our team members. We strive to create a work environment where motivated team members can flourish and succeed to their highest potential. We seek to attract employees who are committed to our goals and recognize that quality and first-rate customer service are the keys to our success.
We are committed to consistently provide products and services of superior quality and value that meet the standards that we have set for our company and ensure our growth and profitability. Our business is always evolving and embracing changes, but we always stay true to who we are, never forgetting our founding and proud family principles.
Carmen Segrera is the President and CEO of C.S. Orchids, Inc. She spent the bulk of her professional career in the airline business, working in various roles in customer service, finance, sales and marketing at Eastern and United Airlines.
What started as a hobby more than 25 years ago became her new profession, when the ups and downs of the airline business prompted her to venture into her own business. Her vast and diverse experience in the corporate world has served her well in growing her business.
Carmen loves sharing her creativity and passion for orchids with her customers, whom she helps decorate their corporate offices and homes to achieve a balance of style, elegance, warmth, functionality and savings. Her business continues to expand and now includes, in addition to orchid arrangements, corporate and residential leasing, wedding/special events, gourmet baskets, and maintenance of private orchid collections.
Carmen is currently a member of several orchid societies where she shares her knowledge and appreciation of orchids and keeps abreast of all information involving the cultivation and preservation of orchids. She has won numerous awards for her orchid plants and show theme displays. In addition to her professional achievements, Carmen is also active in her community supporting various charitable organizations.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, fishing and spending time with her five grandchildren and tending to her private collection of more than 2,000 orchid plants, including several bearing her name.
Carlos F. Segrera is currently the Vice-president and COO of C.S. Orchids, Inc.
Carlos is a retired executive from Marriott International, where he held the position of Director of Sales and Marketing in charge of all Latin America and the Caribbean. He never thought his hobby of more than 25 years would lead to the founding of C.S. Orchids, Inc.
In addition to his duties as vice-president and COO, Carlos handles the Gold Star Maintenance division of C.S. Orchids, Inc., which services privately-owned orchids collections.
Carlos is past President of the Pan American Orchid Society and Coalition of Orchid Species, and a member of the South Florida Orchid Society, Eastern Airlines Orchid Club and the American Orchid Society. He is also actively involved in community activities.
He holds a degree in Marketing and Advertising from Florida International University and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
He and his wife of 48 years live in the Miami area with their two daughters and five grandchildren.
Our staff is a team of experienced professionals who are committed to the highest standards in service. Our employees are equipped with the knowledge, practical skills, and enthusiasm to address our customers’ needs and expectations.
In the News
- Orchid business seeks to thrive For most couples, being married for half a century is quite an accomplishment. But for Carmen and Carlos Segrera, their 50-year union is about more than marriage. The pair are also business partners and owners of a company that specializes in creating elegant arrangements of delicate orchids for homes and businesses. It all started more than two decades ago as a hobby for Carmen Segrera. “I have always been fascinated by orchids,” Segrera said. “Ever since I was young, I have been in love with them. I have grown them and made arrangements with them. My friends and neighbors loved it. It ... continue Reading...
by Tasha Cunningham Special to the Miami Herald
- Spouses in business: Clarify roles Carlos and Carmen Segrera took their hobby and turned it into an orchid business called C.S. Orchids. The recession, however, led to an overlap of duties that the couple needed to resolve. With budgets tight, Jose Torres of Hispanic Franchise Online Corp. decided to take extreme measures. He began giving his online services away for free to big clients, calling it an introductory trial. The challenge for Torres was convincing his business partner to buy into his marketing strategy. Complicating matters, his business partner was his wife. “She thought I was crazy,” Torres says. “I had to convince her to trust me ... continue Reading...
by Patrick Farrell Miami Herald
- La Magia de las Orquideas Su elegancia y exotismo las destaca entre todas las especies de la flora. La perfección misma de la creación se evidencia en estas reinas del mundo vegetal. Deleitarse en su elegancia produce regocijo, porque su colorida belleza es pura magia. Y es por eso que Carmen y Carlos Segrera se han dejado cautivar hasta hechizar por las orquídeas. Lo qu comenzó como terapia hace más de 15 años, para alejar las tensiones del trabajo, se ha convertido en su nuevo oficio. Carmen, empleada de United Airlines por más de 10 años y Carlos, un e ejecutivo en publicidad y mercadeo, vieron ... continue Reading...