Valentines Flowers / January 14, 2019 / Mara Beasley
If youre one of the lucky people who received a bunch of beautiful flowers from your loved one you may want to know how your gift can keep on giving. At Petals weve had a number of florists over the years help customers and our own staff with keeping their flowers alive and fresh. There are number of things our florists have taught us that you can do to ensure your Valentines efforts last longer. First of all no matter how they were delivered either by hand by the florists or by a courier make sure you put your flowers into a clean vase with the wrapping still on and let them drink up the clean water. Next make sure you use cut flower food. The flowers will last longer if you use cut flower food but make sure you the read directions and use the correct amount.
In fact flowers are by far the most popular romantic gift along with chocolate for this special day celebrated by those in love. But you dont want to wait until the last minute to purchase them. Prices go sky high the day before Valentines Day so get your order in early. What kind of flowers should you give? Choosing the right flower can be a little frustrating but dont despair! Here are some helpful suggestions. Some people believe that roses are the only flower that will do as Valentines flowers. Roses are the ultimate romantic flower. No flower says "I love you!" the way a rose does. For that reason they are the most popular flower for that special day. Red roses are the most traditional Valentines flower but pink white and yellow are also given. Maybe youre thinking of the right flower to give to someone who is glamorous.
We also know that flowers are a pretty good way to get out of the doghouse. And theres no question that a thoughtful bouquet for Valentines Day can send just the right message of love friendship infatuation or romance. But most of us dont know a posy from a pansy. Fortunately we dont have to be floral experts to make a heart bloom this Valentines. All we need is a little common sense. Sending Roses? Theyre not all created equal. Roses vary widely by stem length blossom size color quality and price. Thats right guys roses are not always red. So consult a florist you trust about the best available colors and quality options. Red is still the most popular color at Valentines but many women surveyed prefer shades of pink peach orange lavender and other more feminine hues. And all roses symbolize love.