If you’re looking for the perfect way to wow your special someone this Valentine’s Day, then you can’t go past the beauty and romance of fresh and fragrant flowers.
However, choosing the right bouquet or arrangement can be tricky. Do you stick with tradition and go for the iconic long-stemmed red rose? Or maybe your Valentine might prefer something a little different, like a bunch of show-stopping lilies? Then there’s the question of colour, size and presentation. While most people prefer to play it safe and opt for red roses, there are others who prefer to get creative and go for a colourful arrangement. Keep it small and simple or go all out? And, how much do a dozen roses cost on Valentine’s Day anyway?
There’s a huge selection of arrangements created especially for Valentine’s Day, so it’s certainly a tough choice. But the good news is, that with a little thought and some expert advice, you can find the perfect flowers to make the 14th of February memorable for all the right reasons. (Just don’t leave it to the last minute and end up frantically wondering where to get flowers on Valentine’s Day!)
So, to help you narrow it down and find the ideal gift, our florists have put together their top 5 Valentine’s Day flower ideas that are sure to put a smile on the face of the person you love.
1. A Bouquet of Long-Stemmed Red Roses
When it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts, there’s no better way to express romantic love than with a stunning bouquet of long-stemmed red roses. Known universally as the symbol of love, giving your partner, spouse or someone you admire fresh red roses on Valentine’s Day is the perfect way to tell them they’re the one.
Bouquets of red roses come in a large selection of sizes, and the best choice will depend on your budget, relationship, and the type of message you want to send. For instance, if you’re celebrating a milestone in your relationship this Valentine’s day, go that extra mile and throw in pretty things like a candle and teddy bear to your flower delivery.
While the overriding meaning when you give a bunch of red roses is always love, the number of stems in your bouquet also carries significance. For example, giving a bouquet of 10 red roses tells your partner their love is perfection. This is a lovely message to send to express your happiness in a new relationship, or for those in a long-term partnership or marriage that just keeps getting better.
And if you’re looking to seriously impress and delight this Valentine’s Day, an elaborate bouquet of 50 red roses tells your significant other your love has no bounds.
2. Roses in a Presentation Box
For a modern twist on the traditional Valentine’s Day gift of premium red roses, why not order them in an elegant presentation box? Red roses beautifully boxed add an extra dose of style and luxury to your gift which will not go unnoticed.
Again, you can choose your roses by number to add to the effect. A single stem represents love at first sight, or for established romances, it eloquently states “you are still the one”. A gift of six roses signals your infatuation, while the classic gift of a dozen red roses simply says, “be mine”.
While red is the popular Valentine’s Day choice, roses of any colour look stunning in a presentation box. Whether you opt for timeless white, cheerful yellow or pretty pink blooms, a box of roses delivered to your partner or loved one’s home or office is sure to bring a smile and make for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day.
3. Oriental, Stargazer Lilies
Bright, bold and beautiful lilies are a fabulous choice if your Valentine is a lover of lilies or if you want to give something a little different. Both oriental and stargazer lilies make a stunning gift, whether you choose a single or mixed colour bouquet. They also pair well with almost any flower you can think of, adding elegance and beauty to mixed arrangements.
Stylish and showstopping, tiger lilies are another popular choice as a Valentine’s Day flower. They’re not just beautiful, they also symbolise fierce passion, perfect if you want to set the scene for a memorable day (and night!) to come.
4. Colourful Roses
If you love the beauty of roses but want your Valentine’s Day gift to stand out from the crowd, mixed colourful roses are the ideal choice. Amaze and delight your partner or someone you admire with this unique and vibrant floral creation that features all the colours of the rainbow.
The combination of colorful roses forms a brilliant, attractive flower basket. So, whether you opt for a bouquet of these gorgeous blooms, or have them delivered in a classy presentation basket, mixed colorful roses make an unforgettable Valentine’s Day gift.
5. A Premium Luxury Arrangement
If you’re celebrating a special milestone this Valentine’s Day, or just really want to go all out for your significant other, a luxury floral arrangement ticks all the boxes. Beautiful, elegant and elaborate, a premium arrangement is the ideal way to declare “I love you”, loudly and clearly for all to see.
From the style and simplicity of roses, to the eye-catching beauty of a colourful mixed bouquet, luxury arrangements are bound to turn heads wherever they’re displayed.
The beauty of a luxury arrangement is that when you order one, not only does your loved one receive a beautiful bunch of carefully selected and arranged premium flowers, they’ll also come ready to display in an attractive box or vase. This means there’s no need to hunt around for something to put their flowers in – they can simply pop them on their desk or table and admire them straight away.
So Which Valentine’s Day Flowers Will You Choose?
When it comes to Valentine’s Day flowers, there are so many options, it can easily become overwhelming. However, when you have a good understanding of what’s available, the message you want to send and know what your partner likes, you’re well on your way to finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. And if you still can’t settle on the perfect choice, your florist is a great source of ideas, inspiration and expert advice.
So, whether you stick with tradition and opt for the romance of the long-stemmed red rose, or choose something different like lilies or rainbow roses, the right flowers will make your Valentine’s Day extra special.
Ready to order your Valentine’s Day flowers but can’t seem to settle on the right bunch? Contact our customer care team for expert advice that will help you find the perfect gift.