Forget the roses this Valentine’s Day! There are many other flowers that are just as beautiful and romantic as these Valentine’s Day staples. Plus, going beyond roses will show that special someone that you put extra thought into their V-Day gift this year. Living in New Jersey, you won’t be able to find these flowers just anywhere, so phone your local nursery ahead of time or order online!
Wildflowers – With over 5,000 species of wildflowers, you have plenty of colors and styles to choose from. They are beautiful and exotic, and they have been given for Valentine’s Day for centuries.
Sunflowers – These flowers are sunny and bright, and the perfect way to put a smile on someone’s face. Plus, they remind us that spring is just around the corner.
Daisies – These simple flowers are often found in white, but they can be purchased in colors like vivid purple, pink and blue for the holiday. Because of their simplicity, they are often paired with other flowers in a bouquet.
Orchids – Orchids are magnificent, especially because they combine several colors on one flower. Not only are their colors unique, but so is the layout of the leaves thanks to their layered look.
Lilacs – If that special someone loves the color purple, you can’t look past the simple elegance of lilacs. They are also available in white, pink and mauve, and their clusters are unique and beautiful.
Carnations – If you’re on a budget but still looking for a special flower, carnations are simply perfect. They have a long lifespan and are available in many colors, including pink and red. They are associated with love, and some can even be found with glitter on the edges of the flower.
Tulips – Tulips are simply perfect for Valentine’s Day, as they represent love, the coming of spring and natural beauty. Available in colors like pink, purple and yellow, these tall beauties are unique and make a great bouquet.
Roses – Okay, we had to add roses to our list! Some people can’t stray past these romantic flowers on Valentine’s Day, and we can’t blame them. They are a symbol of love and remain the most popular flower given on V-Day.
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