Flowers on Valentine’s Day are, of course, a wonderful way of expressing romance, and love for your significant other. In fact, few things express those sentiments as eloquently as a fresh floral gift come February 14.But there’s more to Valentine’s Day flowers than you may think, and it’s important to get it right, and make you choice carefully. Here are a few tips to help.
While it may sound obvious, you really do need to send these flowers to arrive on the day itself. Nothing else will do, so be sure your florist can deliver on Valentine’s Day – not the day after or even the day before.Order as far in advance as you can, to give yourself the best choice of finding exactly the blooms you want.Choose a flower that conveys the message you wish to send to your sweetheart. The colour, type of flower, price and longevity need to be considered, along with availability.
Long-stemmed roses are old favourites for Valentine’s, especially red ones. Tradition has it that your can show someone you’re interested with pink roses, or other flowers in this colour. Hint that you’re ready to take the relationship to a more intimate level with an orange rose. If the romance is just budding, consider white roses or a combination of red and white ones.
Declare your love with a single red rose, or consider giving two with intertwined stems if you are going to be proposing.
Extend the life of your flowers by choosing your floral gifts in bud form.Remember most florists also sell plants, chocolates or cuddly toys, which you can send with your blooms. And don’t forget to send a card too! Start looking online today to be sure that next Valentine’s Day is extra special.