13 Valentine’s Day Flower Meanings, Explained

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and we are sure that most of you have something exquisite planned for your special one!

However, if you are one of those that has nothing much planned and are looking to do something simple, a bouquet of flowers is probably all you are going to need.

We know it sounds cliché, but the act of giving flowers is more than a classic romantic gesture when you know the significance of the flower you’re giving.

Here’s a collated a list of flowers and where to get them, for you to choose the one that aptly depicts your relationship.

1. Red Rose

The classic Red Rose signifies true and everlasting love.

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Price: $18/stalk, $59/bouquet
Order: Floral Garage Singapore 

2. Calla Lily

Calla Lily represents sophistication and beauty.

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Price: $119/bouquet
Order: Petite Fleur

3. Carnation

These ruffled blooms stand for fascination and new love.

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Price: $68/bouquet
Order: Floral Passion

4. Sunflower

Like the sun they’re named after, these blossoms represent warmth,happiness and loyalty.

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Price: $63/bouquet
Order: WindFlower Florist

5. Baby’s Breath

Babys Breath represents the sacrificial and long-lasting nature of love. It also signifies trust and faith in the partner.

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Price: $22/bouquet
Order: Petite Fleur

6. Gerbera Daisy

Daisies are known for symbolizing beauty, innocence and purity.  Gerberas in particular symbolise added happiness or cheerfulness as suggested by the large flowering heads.

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Price: $65/bouquet
Order: Floral Passion

7. Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria)

The attention-grabbing petals represent friendship and eternal devotion.

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Price: $50/bouquet
Order: Floral Passion

8. Tulip

Tulips stand for perfect love as they convey the message of comfort and warmth.

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Price: $129/bouquet
Order: Petite Fleur

9. Orchid

In addition to being Singapore’s national flower, Orchids also represent elegance, luxury and strength.

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Price: $199.90/bouquet
Order: Floral Garage Singapore

10. Hydrangea

Hydrangea expresses the giver’s gratefulness for the recipient’s understanding.

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Price: $77.90/bouquet
Order: WindFlower Florist 

11. Pink Rose

Pink roses symbolise admiration, gentleness and purity.

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Price: $43/bouquet
Order: WindFlower Florist 

12. Peony

These fluffy blooms are most commonly associated with prosperity, bashfulness and seduction.

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Price: $149/bouquet
Order: 24 Hrs City Florist

Flowers are love’s truest language

Every year on 14 Feb, we find ourselves scrambling to do something to help our loved ones feel special.

While Valentine’s Day piles on the pressure to do exotic and exquisite things to make the day ‘magical’, gifting a meaningful flower bouquet, a hearty meal and some quality time could do just the trick.

This Valentine’s Day, let’s celebrate the meaning and significance of love. More importantly, let’s remember to enjoy the time we’re spending with our loved ones.

Featured image from MS News.