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Unique Flowers to Give on Valentine’s Day

Flowers are the best gift for Valentine’s Day. After all, what can better express romantic feelings than the delicate, weightless, almost transparent petals of fresh flowers? You can turn this romantic holiday into something more serious by giving unique flowers.

We all know that roses are a classic Valentine’s Day gift. Despite this, modern florists prefer using other flowers to create a romantic bouquet. A lot of girls think a bouquet of just roses is boring. Moreover, experience shows that an unusual composition will be remembered much better and may add a spark to the celebration of this day. Previously, we discussed what exotic flowers modern florists use to create unique compositions. Today, we will talk about original and bold combinations.

Unique Flowers for Valentine's Day

Exotic Flowers in Bouquets

Flowers are the best way to brighten somebody’s day, and why wouldn’t they? Adding fresh blooms to anyone’s day will instantly make them feel better. Many bouquets are designed especially for a particular occasion these days. And above all, you can express unique emotions through bouquets, making them a perfect way to commemorate any occasion. Whether you need a lovely bouquet for a special occasion, or to make your loved one’s day a memorable time, the exotic flowers will brighten up any day. Today, let us explore which of them will be the best choice for creating bouquets.

Anthurium – a Favorite Plant of Florists

The flowers used to make bouquets are not only garden plants but also exotic varieties. Some of them can be grown in your garden or on the windowsill. A favorite plant of florists anthurium is among them. Experienced florists use these flowers when composing arrangements. Businessmen and politicians enjoy these flowers in their bouquets, as they symbolize success in the workplace.
Today we will tell you why anthurium is the favorite flower of florists worldwide.

Favorite Flowers - Pink Anthuriums

A Floral Treasure Of The World

Some flowers have such an alluring charm and sense of comfort that one can enjoy them for a long time. Chrysanthemums are one such floral treasure of the world. Sacred in the East, it is also one of Europe’s most popular flowers. The flower retains freshness and attractiveness for a long time; it works well in combination with many other plants.

Archaeologists have found the first image of chrysanthemums on Chinese porcelain made 2500 years ago. There are chrysanthemums images on fabrics, vases, and dishes. In China, an exquisite dessert comes from its flowers; it is served both in restaurants and at home. This dish tastes like a tender cake and is popular among locals and tourists. One of our earlier articles talked about desserts made from flowers. Today we will tell you about the chrysanthemums’ features that made this flower a treasure of the floral world.

Floral treasure: white chrisantemums

Desert flowers – the slumbering soul of parched lands

The desert can come alive only for a few weeks or even days, but this does not happen every year. Desert flowers are a unique, fragile, and fleeting natural phenomenon, and they attract many tourists from different countries. In a previous article, we introduced you to cacti living in deserts. To delve into the most exciting, striking moments of desert spring, keep on reading!

Flowering desert

The exquisite eustomas: mystery and charm incarnate

Like all true classics, bouquets of roses are appropriate and relevant for any occasion. But when you want to go for something unconventional and bring a touch of mystique to the classic image, eustomas, also called lisianthuses, appear on the stage as a valid choice. They look like roses, but not so defiantly magnificent. In our previous articles, we have already talked about other plants native to the southern countries of North America. Today, let us explore a few interesting facts about the plant, which is among the top ten flowers grown in the Netherlands for the cut.

exquisite eustoma

The flower of the Holy Night for the altar of the Holy Virgin

One of our previous articles described ways to create a festive spirit using fresh flowers. Today, let’s talk about an adorable plant that happened to become a famous decoration for Christmas celebrations — the poinsettia. The priests named this unique plant “flor de Noche Bueno,” or Flower of the Holy Night, and they used it to decorate the altar of the Holy Virgin. This plant became strongly associated with Christmas and is a popular seasonal decoration. Every year in the US, approximately 70 million various cultivars of poinsettias are sold over six weeks.

photo-portrait of a pretty girl

The latest in haute cuisine: flowers!

Some of you must have seen gorgeous desserts decorated with flower buds, and many people think those are just there to provide a nice look, and use their fork to gently put them aside rather than to consume them. Too bad! Today, flowers are an ingredient of haute cuisine in their own right: no longer just a delicate, fragile thing to grace the meal, but something that can bring out an amazing taste in even the blandest of foods, lending a truly royal grandeur and chic to any dish.

Candied blossoms used to decorate cakes and other sweet goodies are perfectly edible (candied rose petals are nothing short of delicious!), widely included in jelly, jello-based desserts, and refreshing drinks, — and that’s just one example; more on that in our recent overview of edible blooms. Today, let us explore the delectable topic of flowers as food in more detail!

Flowers as food: floral ice cubes

Edible flowers: where, how, and which ones to use?

It turns out that flowering plants are not just for decorating our gardens and windowsills: their blossoms can also serve as an excellent garnish for desserts, salads, cocktails, and many other dishes. In addition to aesthetic beauty, edible flowers will enrich even the simplest food with an extraordinary aroma and health benefits. Today, let us explore what blooms can be edible, and where and how exactly they are used.

Edible flowers: petals in a cone