Valentines Flowers / January 14, 2019 / Alta Gentry
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.
If you cant find any flower food or dont have any handy all you need is a teaspoon of sugar a teaspoon of vinegar and a teaspoon of bleach dissolved in half a liter of water to help keep your flowers fresh. Flowers dont like direct sunlight or draughts and at night they like to be kept cool so keep them in a cool sheltered place. You should keep them away from anything that gives off heat like the TV microwave or indoor heating appliances (maybe in summer this wont be such a problem). If you have a flower arrangement you wont have to worry about rearranging the flowers as the work has been done for you. If you dont have an arrangement make sure you cut off approximately an inch off each stem at an angle before arranging them.
Dont fret about choosing the right gift. Flowers are still the most desired gift from an admirer and to express love. Theyre personal romantic and according to researchers at Rutgers University actually raise peoples spirits. In one study with 147 women of varying ages those who received flowers smiled significantly more than those who received other gifts. Fresh colorful flowers evoke happy feelings. Other studies indicate that flowers actually improve emotional health and make people feel more connected. According to professor Jeannette Haviland-Jones PhD "The phrase stop and smell the roses may have a touch of genius in it." Order early. Sending Valentines flowers is fast and easy! There are wonderful local florists in virtually every town as well as dozens of leading online florists that deliver nationwide.