- Floral Facts
- Guy's Guide to Flowers
A Guy's Guide
For the man who thinks "it's a jungle out there" when
it comes to buying flowers, these simple tips will pave the way:
Women may be used to receiving flowers
on birthdays and anniversaries. They may even quickly notice the absence
of flowers on these occasions. But flowers given for
no reason other than "I was thinking of you today" make a
huge impact because
they are unexpected.
Get More Bloom for the Buck
In a classic case of supply
and demand, the price of roses peaks on Valentine's Day.
Roses are a great value during the summer months
--all the more reason to give them spontaneously!
Don't Overlook Anyone
A bouquet can express a range of
feelings -- from romantic to friendly or something in between. Your
wife or significant other will love to receive a surprise gift of flowers.
So will your mother, daughter, sister and female friends.
Flowers Don't Have to Mean Commitment
Relax, guys...women know
that sometimes an arrangement simply means you care.
Try Something New
Women are keenly aware of the
multitude of floral varieties and are eager to see new specimens
first-hand. Giving roses of unusual hue or an arrangement of
mixed flowers demonstrates an awareness of color and an understanding
of botany that will not go unnoticed.
Flowers are NEVER Boring
Because of their infinite diversity
and unique appeal, flowers can be given time and time again without losing
their "specialness." Each new floral arrangement is a fresh and individual
declaration of appreciation, reflecting positively on your imagination
Get "Professional Help"
Selecting flowers may be a
bewildering experience for the uninitiated man. Fortunately, help is available:
your floral consultant can create an affordable and personalized flower
arrangement that will match both your sentiment (light or serious) and
When calling your florist, have the name of the woman
you are surprising, her delivery address and phone number, and method
of payment ready. If you're not sure what you want to order, now's the
time to ask for ideas. Don't worry, your floral consultant will walk you
through the process...that's why they are there!
A Gift of Flowers Goes a Long Way
Every woman remembers
the last time she got flowers. Just as you never forgot the first time
a woman other than your mom served you a home-cooked meal, she'll treasure
this gesture forever.
We'd like to thank our friends at the Society
of the American Florists for the above information