Without knowledge as to what you should consider when buying flowers, it is quite easy to get confused when shopping for occasion flowers. From the type of flower to buy all the way to suitable colours for each
event, these factors can get confusing real fast, and this list will help you in making the right decision:
You see the way you pay thought to what present you should gift your loved one each year? Well, the same goes for flowers. Different
flowers work for each milestone. Five years get her a daisy, ten years a daffodil will do. Roses, asters, irises, and lilies work for
the subsequent five-year anniversaries, and you should have no trouble getting what works for each year.
If you want to play it safe, you can always go for roses as these never fail. As long as you get the pink or red varieties, you will be sure
to symbolize the love and passion that you have for your spouse, and these flowers will go a long way in strengthening your bond.
Note that you should not present your spouse with yellow flowers as these signify friendship, which is not the message that you are trying to convey. Another thing: do not use yellow carnations in your gift set unless you wish to express
disappointment in your loved one.
The interesting thing when it comes to birthday flower selections is that there is a specific flower for each month. The list is as follows,
for months January through December: Carnation, Violet, Daffodil, Daisy, Lily, Rose, Larkspur, Gladiolus, Aster, Marigold,
Chrysanthemum and Poinsettia. In this way, if your loved one was born in March, then the daffodil is an excellent flower for them.
It is important to note the colour of the flower. Supposing you wish to present the flowers to someone who is a friend and not a significant other, go with yellow as this signifies joy and friendship. However, whatever you do, steer
clear of yellow carnations.
In recent years, it has become increasingly hard to come across the romantic souls who would show up at doorsteps, flowers in hand and ready to take a girl out on a date. However, that is not to say that you cannot sweep a lucky girl
off her feet with this gesture. Try
tulips, orchids or dandelions for this as they have pleasant scents to them. It would also be nice to present the flowers to her at her
door so that she does not have to carry them the entire date.
In most cases, you find that funeral flower arrangements go straight to the funeral home. However, some things vary such as the size of the flowers as well as the variety therein. Roses, lilies, and chrysanthemums are great options
when paying your respects.
It is essential to take note of colour as well. Suppose the bereaved are going through a tough time and are in need of calming, then blue,
white and green colours are suitable for the event. At times, you find that people are celebrating a life well lived and, in this case,
you can use red and orange as these colours signify both passion and energy.
The type of flower you get for someone who is unwell will depend on whether the patient is in a hospital or whether they are at home. For hospital patients, go for flowers with mild scents. Tulips, irises, and gladioli will do in this
If the patient is recuperating from home, go for bright flowers which will boost their spirits. Green flowers work as they symbolize health and you can use marigolds as a symbol of resilience.
Of all holidays, Christmas is one of the few where people exchange flowers as they express love and gratitude toward each other.
Amaryllis and Poinsettias are great options for the holidays, especially if you can get red ones. They represent good cheers as people draw closer to the end of the year.
Many people adorn flowers during weddings. The bride gets a bouquet comprising flowers she likes while the bridesmaids get small bouquets matching those of the bride. The groom gets a boutonnière that matches the flowers of the bride.
Note that it is inappropriate
to present flowers as a gift during such events so be sure not to do so.
Whatever the occasion, there is a flower for it. Be sure to know what works for when before making the purchase.