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Valentine's Day Flowers FAQ's

Valentine's Day Card with Flowers

Are flowers essential for Valentine’s Day?

Flowers are seen as an image of love and appreciation. Roses are frequently given as a token of love on Valentine's Day... But are flowers essential for Valentine's Day? The brief answer is no. Flowers are not essential for Valentine's Day. You can celebrate the day without giving or receiving any blooms. They can be a fun way to decorate your home, hotel room or office for Valentine's Day.

 If you are seeking for a way to make your valentines day a special and unforgettable one, flowers may be the way to go. But on the off chance that blossoms are not for you, there is a bounty of other ways to show your love on Valentine's Day. You will be able to take your special someone out for a posh dinner, a night away in a luxury hotel or simply curling up on the sofa with a good wine. Anything that you do this Valentine’s Day simply makes your special loved one feel extraordinary.


How much are flowers delivered on Valentine's Day?

Flowers are the most popular Valentine's Day gift. But how much should you expect to spend on flowers for delivery on Valentine's Day?

The cost of the flowers will vary depending on a few factors...

·        The type of flower

·        The size of the bouquet

·        How far away the delivery is

On average, you can expect to spend anywhere from £40 to £250 on flowers and for delivery.

If you are looking for a less expensive option, consider ordering a bouquet of Tulips. Tulips are typically one of the most affordable flowers at Valentine’s Day and they still make a beautiful and romantic gift. You can usually find bouquets of tulips for less than £40.

If you are willing to spend a little more, consider ordering a bouquet of exotic flowers. Luxury large headed Roses, Orchids, Tropical birds of paradise, Anthuriums and Stargazer Lilies are all popular choices for exotic flower bouquets, and they can often be found for around £95.

However, make sure to order your valentine’s day bouquet of flowers as early as possible. Many florists get fully booked well in advance for Valentine's Day deliveries.

How to send flowers for valentine s day?

Flowers are the traditional expression of love and affection, making them the perfect gift for Valentine's Day. Here are some tips on how to send flowers for Valentine's Day to your special someone:

1. Choose the right blooms.

When choosing flowers for Valentine's Day, select a bloom that is romantic and symbolic of love. Popular choices include Red Roses, Red Tulips, and Orchids.

2. Pick the right delivery option.

When sending flowers for Valentine's Day, be sure to select a delivery option that will ensure they arrive on time. We offer same-day delivery with orders placed before 12am, pre order, click and collect and phone orders. By choosing one of these methods you will ensure that your flowers will arrive fresh and on time.

3. Make your card message personal.

When sending flowers for Valentine's Day, make sure to personalise the message on your card. A hand written note adds a special touch and shows that you took the time to personalise your gift bouquet of flowers.

Include a box of chocolates.

Including a box of chocolates to your gift flowers is a wonderful way to show your special someone how much you adore them. We offer a selection of sweet treats to add to your bouquet.

Be Creative.

Be sure to choose flowers that represent your loved ones personality. For example, sending a bright and exotic bouquet of flowers to someone who is loud, trendy and outgoing would be an excellent choice. Equally, sending a bouquet of blush pink Roses, Eucalyptus and Gypsophila would be more suited to someone who is romantic and soft.


Are red flowers the best to send on Valentines Day?

Valentine's Day is a special day to show your loved one how much you care for them. It is a day to express your love and affection for your partner, family, and friends. What better way to show your love than with a beautiful flower arrangement?

Different flowers have different meanings and sending the wrong one could potentially send the wrong message. For example, yellow Roses can be interpreted as just friends, white Roses with peace. According to national polls, red roses are the most popular flower to send on Valentine's Day because they are associated with love and passion.


Is it ok to give potted flowers for Valentine's Day?

Potted flowers for Valentine's Day are a wonderful way to show your loved one that you care. Potted plants last longer than cut flowers.

There are many different options for potted plants that would make a beautiful gift for Valentine's Day. A few of our favourites include:

- Patio Roses: Patio roses come in many assorted colours. Once the blooms have past their best, they can be potted out into the garden to enjoy year after year.

- Spring bulbs: Perfect for Valentine's Day and have a slight scent to them. Narcissi, Tulip, Hyacinth and Muscari are some of the most popular bulbs in February.

- Anthurium: An exciting option for Valentine’s Day as they are naturally heart shaped, if looked after in the home they will blooms for months

- Orchids: These exotic flowers come in a variety of species. Dendrobium, Cymbidium and the most popular Phalaenopsis.

If you are not sure which type of plant to choose, a basket or container of mixed flowers is always guaranteed to be enjoyed. Potted plants are always a unique gift for Valentine's Day, and they will last much longer than cut flowers.

What are the best flowers for Valentine's Day?

Deciding on the right flowers for Valentine's Day can be a worrying decision to make. Do you choose Red Roses, something more unique, or a mix of both? At ‘Bud and Flower’ we are here to help make your decision a little bit easier with a guide to the best flowers for Valentine's Day.


Red Roses are the stereotypical icon of Valentine's Day, and they are almost guaranteed to impress your special someone. Roses come in a variety of colours, so if you want to send a message other than “I love you”, you can choose an assorted colour rose. White Roses represent peace, purity and innocents, Pink Roses represent joy and gratitude, and Yellow Roses represent friendship and good health.


Tulips come in a variety of colours, so you can find the perfect Tulip for your loved one. Red Tulips represent love, white Tulips represent pure love, and pink Tulips represent happiness.


Lilies come in a couple of varieties. The oriental Lilies have a gorgeous perfume to them. The Asiatic Lilies come in a variety of assorted colours with no perfume: The most popular colour Lily for Valentine’s Day is the pink oriental Lily like ‘Stargazer’ for example.

Spring Flowers

A bouquet of mixed spring blooms is becoming an increasingly popular choice for Valentine’s Day flowers. A mixed bouquet of iris, Narcissus, Hyacinth, Tulip, Ranunculus, and Anemone with a little Eucalyptus


What are most expensive flowers for Valentine's Day?

 There are a variety of flowers that would make the perfect gift for Valentine's Day. However, some flowers are more expensive than others. Here is a list of the most expensive flowers for Valentine's Day.

1. Anthuriums

Anthuriums are one of the most popular flowers for Valentine's Day and one of the most expensive. They come in a variety of colours, including white, purple, green, pink, and red. They can range in price from £70 to £90 per arrangement.

2. Roses

Roses are another popular choice for Valentine's Day. They come in a wide range of colours, including red, pink, yellow, orange, and purple. Roses are also one of the most expensive flowers at Valentine’s Day. The price for Roses can range from £36 to £500 per bouquet depending on the variety and volume of blooms.

3. Orchids

Orchids are another favourite choice. They come in a variety of colours, including white, pink, lavender, and red. The price for orchids can range from £50 to £100 per flower bouquet.

4. Oriental Stargazer and Casablanca Lily

Stargazers and Casablanca Lilies are a gorgeous bloom that is often used for Valentine's Day arrangements. They come with a highly perfumed scent and in two colours pink and white. The price for stargazers can range from £50 to £200 per bouquet.


What are some more cost effective and affordable flowers for Valentine's Day?

Valentine's Day can be an expensive occasion, there are many affordable and more cost-effective flowers that can be used to show your loved one how much you care. Here are a few examples:

1. Carnations also known as dianthus are one of the most affordable and cost-effective Valentine’s Day flowers available. Dianthus have come a long way over the years and are now available in many different tint’s, tones and shades. Some have a vintage style, and some have a sweet perfume to them.

2. Daisies also known as Tanacetum and Aster are also very affordable blooms. The daisy like style is guaranteed to put a smile on your loved one’s face.

3. Tulips are a beautiful and affordable flower: Red Tulips are also an extremely popular Valentine’s day bloom. They can come in a wide variety of other colours and varieties... For example: the ‘Parrot Tulips’ have a frilly petal.

4. Ranunculus are a very affordable flower at Valentine’s Day. Even though they are short stemmed they have a frilly, fluffy and romantic look about them.

5. Gerberas and mini Gerberas are a cheaper alternative to the traditional red Rose bouquet. Gerbera flowers come in a vast array of colours, including red, burgundy, yellow, cream, peach, orange, and cerise and pink.

6. Sunflowers are a fun and affordable flower. This time of year, they are imported and not seasonal, but the large heads do fill a vase nicely.

7. Stocks are a fantastic early spring flower and are affordable. They are available in pink, lilac, white, cream, magenta and purple... They also have a wonderful scent.


What are the top five most popular types of flowers given on Valentine's Day?

 1. Roses

Roses are the classic symbol of love and are often gifted as a token of appreciation, or admiration. Red Roses are the most popular colour of Rose given on Valentine's Day, as they represent romance and love.

2. Lilies

Lilies are another popular type of flower for Valentine's Day. These flowers are portrayed as a symbol of purity and innocence, making them a popular choice for those who are in love.

3. Tulips

Tulips are often given as a gift on Valentine's Day. Red tulips are also seen as a symbol of love.

4. Anthurium

Anthuriums are a type of flower that is often given to loved ones as a sign of appreciation. These flowers come in a wide range of colours, making them a popular choice for those looking to send a colourful and unique Valentine's Day message.

5. Orchids

Orchids are a type of flower that shows a symbol of luxury and love. These flowers are often given as a gift to someone who is incredibly special and very much loved.

If you want to say "I love you" with flowers, you cannot go wrong with a Rose bouquet. You could also send a single Rose, with a note that says, "I love you."

Whatever type of flowers you choose, be sure to include a card or note with your message. Here are a few ideas for what you could write:


What message do I write on a Valentine's day card?

Valentine's Day Message Card

"let’s snuggle up together."

"I love you to the moon and back."

"You're the love of my life."

"I can't imagine my life without you."

"Thank you for being my everything."

"I'm so lucky to be with you."

"You are the one and only."

"You're my everything. Now and always "

"I want to shower you with hugs and kisses all day long."

"I can’t tell you enough how special you are to me."

"I'm so lucky to have a girlfriend / boyfriend as gorgeous as you."

"Next to you is my favourite place to be."

"I love you."

"You’re the Queen of my heart and this Valentine’s Day I’ll treat you like the royalty you are."

"You’re my shining star, you guide me through the darkness, I love you so much."

"You can’t put a price on love but to me you’re worth a million."

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