With Valentine’s Day around the corner, the pressure is surely building. It’s a nerve-wracking experience having the greatest desire to show your loved one how much you care but not quite knowing how to do it. The answer is easy, it always has been – flowers. Flowers have long been a choice gift for Valentine’s Day and there is a good reason for it; everybody love flowers! Ah but it’s not all that simple, really. The toughest question of all is the one that follows: ‘which flowers?’ Don’t panic, we have the answers!
Red Roses = Definitely
Red roses are the quintessential flower of Valentine’s Day! The red rose is one of the most universal of all symbols and is a signifier of true love. If it’s a true, deep, long-lasting romance, opt for a bouquet (or box) of rich red roses.
Pink Roses = Yes
Pink roses have a very particular meaning. They represent grace, elegance, sweetness and poetic romance. When it comes to Valentine’s Day, if you love your Valentine and your Valentine loves pink, then you’re heading in the right direction with the pink rose.
White Roses = Yes
Tradition says that white roses have commonly represented true love, this is particularly true in weddings as brides often hold bouquets of white roses. White roses also carry meanings of unity, virtue and the pureness of new love. When it comes to Valentine ’s Day if your love is pure, honest and true, then white roses could just be the way to go.
Yellow Roses = Maybe
The yellow rose is historically recognised as the friendship rose. The vibrant colours has often seen it associated with the sun, making them a great colour for cheering someone up. More commonly sent as a ‘get well’ bouquet, this flower is better suited to send a message of platonic love as opposed to romantic. At the end of the day, a bouquet of any flowers will serve you well this Valentine’s Day but roses will always leave them blushing. Which ones will you buy your Valentine?
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