A whopping 92% of women remember the last time they received flowers, according to a consumer survey by IPSOS on flower trends. 86% said it made them feel special. So to the question of whether you should give flowers on Valentine's Day? Yes of course!
But which flowers should you choose? You don't want to arrive with funeral flowers on Valentine's Day. What color do you choose and which flowers represent love? And where does Valentine's Day actually come from? Find an answer to all your questions regarding this day of love here.
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5 questions about Valentine's Day
Do you know what the most frequently asked questions are regarding Valentine's Day? Here you can read at least the answers.
Don't worry, you are not the only one who does not know when Valentine's Day is. Don't believe us? According to Google, this is the most frequently asked question about Valentine's Day! The answer is: Monday, February 14. This is because this is the day Saint Valentine of Rome died in 269. The day was created in his honor.
According to research by Luth Research, men spend the most time (about 15% of the ordering process) on the card with the flowers on Valentine's Day. The most popular messages are:
There have been several stories surrounding Valentine's Day over the years and collectively they have become the story we know today. St. Valentine was a Catholic priest in Rome in the 3rd century. During this time, more and more Romans were converting to Christianity, but Emperor Claudius II devised various laws to prevent this. He believed that Romans should devote their lives to Rome and forbade his soldiers to marry. St. Valentine married these soldiers in secret, making him a true believer in love.
Eventually his secret was discovered and he ended up in prison. While in prison, he cared for his fellow prisoners and is said to have given a girl back her sight. He wrote her, just before his execution, a love letter with "from your Valentine""". He was executed on February 14, 269. .
4. What to give on Valentine's Day? Top 5 gift ideas.
Top 5 cadeauideeën. Flowers fall into the top 5 most popular gifts for Valentine's Day, here are the top 5:
Choosing the right flowers is not easy, especially if you don't know what your partner's favorite flower is. With these flowers you are always on the right track.
Roses - obviously the most popular, but maybe a little cliché?
Roses are the top-selling Valentine's Day flower. A beautiful flower, but very cliché. Nowadays they are mass-produced and are therefore not always of the best quality. However, you do pay the premium price for them, because roses stand for love. Be creative and try a different flower this year.
These are aso good alternatives:
Lilies. Lilies are a fantastic alternative because of their elegant appearance and the wonderful scent they give off. The whole room fills with this scent, constantly reminding you of this wonderful gift. Are you hesitating between perfume or flowers for Valentine's Day? Then go for lilies and kill 2 birds with one stone!
Wild flowers. Wild flowers exude freedom, youthfulness and fun. Remind your partner of the carefree days of his/her youth with a bunch of wild flowers!
Tulips. Tulips represent elegance and grace, and red tulips symbolize perfect love. Did you know that the soft heart of a tulip represents the heart of your beloved? Moreover, they are the symbol of spring. So bring spring into your home early with tulips for your loved one!
Plants. Be really original and go for a plant! With proper care, a plant will last a lifetime. Do you want to make it clear to your partner that you want to share the rest of your life with him/her? Then go for a plant and enjoy it together!
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