Have you been leaving the decision to your florist to choose the perfect bloom for your partner? Maybe it’s about time to put in a little more effort this Valentine’s Day. This annual season of love makes your beloved feel important and send the right message with the best flowers to them.
Even in these modern times, flowers still bring that tenderly sweet gesture of love. Flowers remain a symbol of beauty, delicateness, romance, and passion. So, if you’re planning to make your dinner or staycation more intimate, don’t hesitate to give a gorgeous bouquet this Valentine’s Day!
Top Picks: The Best Flowers to Give this Valentine’s Day
With so many flower arrangements and shops to choose from, it can be a little difficult to decide which blossoms would best show your affection. If you need a little inspiration, here are the best flowers to give this Valentine’s Day
The classic. It’s not surprising why roses remain on the top list. In fact, according to reports, more than half of those who send flowers on Valentine’s Day prefer giving red roses. Why not? The heavenly fragrance of roses evokes romance, passion, and beauty. What’s more interesting about roses is that you can send a solid red arrangement, a single long stem, or a mix of rose varieties. With more than a hundred rose varieties, surely you can find the perfect rose that would suit your Valentine.
Also, take note that there is a connotation on the number of stalks that you can send to your partner. A single rose could mean ‘love at first sight,’ three send the timeless ‘I love you’ message, six suggest ‘wanting to be yours’, nine is said to represent eternal love, while twelve roses romantically propose getting intimately serious with the relationship. While these may not be universally true, it’s best to know at least what kind of message you would want to relay through these flowers this Valentine’s Day.
If you don’t want to go with the classic, you can go with the contemporary choice best fitted to your elegant and sophisticated partner. Because of their rare and delicate beauty, orchids are an excellent choice when it comes to Valentine’s Day.
As orchids come in gorgeous colors, be mindful as well of the colors that you choose. Yellow orchids symbolize friendship – so, this could give a confusing message, especially if you know that you are more than that status in your relationship. The white ones symbolize purity and elegance, while purple orchids represent admiration and respect to the one whom you’re sending the flowers to this Valentine’s Day.
Aside from roses and orchids, tulips are also great for special occasions. Tulips may look simple in appearance, but these blooms never go out style. Like roses and orchids, tulips also come in various colors. Hence, you can always find a custom that would match your sweetheart’s personality or convey your feelings through the available color options. Red is a declaration of love. Pink signifies happiness and attachment. And white tulips are a great choice for peace offerings, especially if something’s troubling with your relationship.
If you’re uncertain, you can never go wrong with lilies. These blossoms are ideal when you want to show your unparalleled love and send the message of “you complete me” to your dear one. With lilies’ poignant feminine fragrance, these would surely add drama and romance to your special day.
There’s a reason why carnations never go out of style. Next to roses, carnations are the most purchased flowers for Valentine’s Day based on arrangements. With its playful ruffly blossoms, carnations are often associated with fascination – perfect for a still budding love. Carnations are also long-lasting compared to other flowers. So, even past Valentine, your other half will still be reminded of what a wonderful celebration you had upon seeing these arrangements in the room or around the house.
Aside from being cost-friendly, carnations also come in multitudes of color. So, you can always find the right color to represent what you feel towards your loved ones.
Daisies may not be as popular as the aforementioned flowers for Valentine, but, obviously, these blossoms still hold a charm. They look so lovely and funky with the bright colors – no wonder many associate them with happiness and prosperity. If you want to go out of the ordinary, gift your sweetheart an arrangement of daisies this Valentine’s Day!
7. Dried Flowers
Want to go out of the traditional this Valentine’s Day? Why not gift your Valentine with dried flowers. Yes, a love that would never fade – just like your feelings. Not only that your partner can keep these dried flowers, but these can also serve as a beautiful décor statement on rooms!
Giving flowers on Valentine’s Day may sound conventional, but this never goes out of style. If you look at it, a bouquet of flowers can speak so much of strong feelings that sometimes may be difficult to convey in words. So what do you think is the best flower to give this Valentine’s Day to your partner?