Dating and flowers
For best results, select a small annual blooming plant such as alyssum, geraniums, periwinkle or zinnias.
Select a pretty hand-painted ceramic pot or a lined basket in which you can present your gift. Make the flowers a gift within a gift by partnering them with a beautiful accessory that she can use long after the flowers have faded.
A hand-picked bouquet--without the dirt and roots, please--is a precious display of thoughtfulness and romance.
The gentleman has taken the time to stop and pick a sweet selection of wildflowers or flowers grown in his own yard.
Instead, the most romantic bloom according to women is a rose of any colour – red! It turns out chrysanthemums are at the bottom of the heap, with just 5% of the men and women surveyed wanting them in their bouquet. 95% of women in our survey would like to receive flowers from a romantic partner.
We’ve discovered the top 10 most romantic flowers of all – and the secret symbolic meanings behind these beautiful blooms. We give flowers to show both intimate and platonic love, and in both happiness and sympathy.
More men than you might think want to receive flowers, but are women keeping up with this demand?
The survey revealed that really, they could do a bit better – just 6% of women regularly give their partner flowers, compared with 49% of men. 48% of men and 36% of women agree that it’s important to pay attention to the symbolic meanings of your flowers. Floriography, or the love language of flowers, has been practiced throughout history, but it was during the mid 19 Century that it really became widespread.
She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and multinational business from Florida State University and a Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University.
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