On Valentine’s Day, nearly 190 million greeting cards will be exchanged, but that number is still second to Christmas. However, Valentine’s Day holds the honor of being the day that the most flower bouquets are given – with nearly 260 million roses and over $2.1 billion worth of fresh-cut flowers sold in the name of love.
Red roses are the traditional bloom of Valentine’s Day, and there is a Roman goddess to thank for that. Venus, the goddess of love, was often depicted with a red rose, which represented passionate and deep romantic feelings; hence the association with Valentine’s Day. For those in long term romantic relationships, the red rose is the quintessential gift of passion.
If you want to send the sentiment of red roses but in a more unique design, this stunning arrangement of roses and stargazer lilies is the perfect mix of love and beauty. Classic meets exotic in a perfect expression of love and commitment, as lilies traditionally signify devotion for those who receive them.
While you are deciding which flowers to send on Valentine’s Day, we’d also like to suggest when to send them. With the holiday occurring on a Sunday, your floral arrangements can make a dramatic impression when you send them a few days early. Have the flowers delivered on Friday to their place of business for a romantic surprise, or bring your bouquet of roses to a special Friday night dinner to kick off your loving weekend in style. Ordering early will guarantee the best selection, and delivering them early will ensure that your sweetheart knows you can’t wait to spoil them.
People’s Flowers of Albuquerque is your year-round source for all your floral needs – but on Valentine’s Day, we are excited to help you celebrate all the love in your life. Call today, and relax – we’ll take care of the rest.