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Why Flowers Always Make a Great Gift

By Simon Crowther @prestigeflower

Why flowers always make a great gift

Fresh flowers are a popular gift for all occasions and this is nothing new. For years people have been sending birthday flowers, anniversary flowers, romantic flowers, sympathy flowers, and more! Unlike many other gifts, flowers are extremely versatile and they can literally be sent for any reason. Here are some reasons to choose a fresh flower delivery the next time you want to pamper a loved one or friend.

Floral meanings

According to the language of flowers, each flower and each colour has a special meaning. For example, roses are generally associated with some form of love or affection. The colour of the rose determines its more precise meaning. A bunch of red roses would make an excellent Valentine's Day gift whereas a bouquet of yellow roses is perfect for Friendship Day. Whether you want to congratulate somebody, send your condolences, apologise, or celebrate any other occasion, you need only ask your florist for flowers with the appropriate meaning.

Great for any space

Whether you want to send flowers to somebody at work or a loved one at home, you can be sure that they will brighten up and work or home living area. Offices, living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, and any other empty space can be transformed by adding something as simple and elegant as a bright bouquet. It's the versatility of flowers that makes them so well-received. Even if the birthday girl has received a bouquet for this special occasion, your will be equally appreciated.

Diet friendly

When the intended recipient is on a diet, a box of sweets or chocolates would not make the ideal gift. While their eyes feast on the floral beauties you have carefully selected, you can rest assured that it won't affect their waistline! They are also ideal if the recipient is diabetic, on a gluten-free diet, or has any other dietary needs that make food or snack gifts out of the question.

Stick to your budget

More often than not, shopping for a gift means that we have to limit the amount we spend. In the event of unexpected occasions, like the early arrival of a baby, it's easy to feel caught off guard with a less than desirable bank balance. Flower arrangements can be made according to your preferences as well as your budget. You can include a vase if you have the funds or opt for a wrapped bouquet if your funds are limited. Online flower shopping is even better because you can browse through various products and compare prices before you make your final selection. You need never overspend when it comes to buying flowers!

Allergy friendly

Many people associate flowers with uncontrollable sneezing. It's important to note that some flowers have heavy pollen while others have light pollen. Heavy pollen will not pose a great threat (if any at all) to your allergies. Florists can even remove the pollen from certain types of flowers upon request. Finally, there are even some flowers, like the Roselily, that don't have any pollen at all! Making these the ultimate choice for recipients with severe pollen allergies.

With all of these great reasons, it's no wonder flowers are the number one gift for so many occasions! No matter where you are in the world, sending a flower delivery is not only appropriate but it's also convenient thanks to online florists!


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