Valentine’s Day is an occasion that celebrates the love of any kind. Whether it is motherly love, friendly love, or love that you share with a significant other, it is celebrated during this day. It is common to see gifts such as bouquets, chocolates, and love letters during Hearts’ Day. It is a day to express your affection and appreciation towards your loved ones. However, if you are having a hard time putting your emotions into words, there are other ways available for you to say “I love you.”
Flowers for Friends and Family
Valentine’s Day is not exclusive to married couples and people who are in a relationship. It is a celebration of love in general, which can come in all types. It is not just limited to your romantic partner, which is why you should also express your love and appreciation towards your friends and your family members. You can make their day with an “I love you” and a hug.
However, if you find it difficult to tell them directly how much you love them, you do not have to worry. There are alternative ways for you to express affection without using words. Flowers are one of the best ways to send love to someone without the use of words. These beautiful blooms carry different meanings with them and have been used to relay messages since the old days. Sending your best friend or your mother some flowers will give them the message you wish to relay.
Here are some flowers you can use to say “I love you” to your friends and family:
These blooms are used to symbolize friendly relationships. It can be used to tell a friend how much he or she means to you. These blooms are a perfect way to tell your best friend how important your friendship is to you.
- Yellow roses
Yellow roses are used to signify a less intense version of love in contrast to the red kind. Yellow is also seen as a color that signifies friendship and happiness. So, a bouquet of yellow roses is a great way to show your friend some love.
These flowers are very commonly used as gifts to friends as it is, in the flower world, an emblem of a strong friendship. A bouquet of alstroemeria flowers will surely cheer up your closest friends during Hearts’ Day.
- Pink carnations
Carnations, in general, are used to symbolize admiration, passion, and love. However, pink carnations carry a very specific meaning. It is used to represent a mother’s undying love for her children. So, if you are planning to send your mother a gift for Valentine’s, a bouquet of pink carnations will do the trick.
These flowers are used to symbolize family, children, pureness, and sweetness. It is a great way to show your siblings or your mom how much you appreciate them. You can also use these blooms as gifts for the children in your family during Valentine’s Day.
In the old times, chrysanthemums are used to symbolize friendship and express best wishes for someone. They are also used to represent mothers because of their nickname “mums.” These beautiful flowers make a perfect gift for your friends and family to show them how much you love them.
Flowers you can use to show love to a romantic partner
February 14 is a famous day amongst married couples and lovers alike. It is that one day in a year to send your significant other extra love through grand gestures, sweets, and love letters. Telling your partner “I love you” is one thing but if you want to take your Valentine’s Day up a notch, sending them flowers is a great way to send affection and love. Here are some flowers that are used to signify romance:
- Red roses
These blooms are the most common flowers to be seen on Hearts’ Day because it is a famous symbol of true and passionate love. A bouquet of red roses is timeless and classic and it will not go out of style anytime soon.
If you want flowers to represent your undying love for your significant other, amaranths are the way to go. These flowers are used to symbolize immortal love. Send these to your soulmate and tell them how much you love them!
Tulips are not as common as roses but are still quite popular on Valentine’s Day. These are flowers that represent innocence and first love. It is a cute and flirty way to send your girlfriend some love on Hearts’ Day. If you are someone looking for an opportunity to confess your love for the first time, a bouquet of tulips will help you convey your message.
- Peruvian Lilies
These lilies are emblems of undying love and commitment, perfect for married or engaged couples. It is another way to send assurance to your romantic partner and to tell them how passionate you are in your relationship.
If you are looking for a flirty way to send love, a bouquet of asters will help you pull off the trick. These blooms are associated with the Roman goddess of love, Venus, and is used to signify love. Send this to your girlfriend (or someone you are still trying to get to know) for a more playful and relaxed way to send affection on Valentine’s Day.
Celebrating Valentine’s Day with your partner, your friends, or your family is one way to show them how much you appreciate their presence in your life. Sending them bouquets and love letters are fun ways to add spice to your relationship. However, even without material gifts, you can still express how much you love them in little ways. After all, love is a beautiful emotion and it should be celebrated every day. Even without Valentine’s Day, you can still send them flowers and little gestures to express your affection.