Nearly 77% of Americans say that people who gift flowers are thoughtful and nearly 60% say that flowers are a gift with a special meaning.
There’s a reason why flowers are the ultimate gift for a loved one. They are beautiful, they smell good, and they make a statement.
Instead of getting someone a gift that they don’t need or want, send them birthday wishes with flowers.
Keep reading to find the best birthday flower for that special someone.
You don’t have to buy a full bouquet to make a statement. A single orchid in a pot is an elegant, gorgeous birthday gift. Orchids are flowers that represent strength.
They also live long. If you know your loved one complains about how cut flowers die so quickly, then an orchid in a pot is an ideal gift.
An orchid as an indoor plant can last 10 to 15 years with the right care. The flowers can re-bloom once every 8 to 12 months.
Lillies can represent devotion or purity. They are a great choice to gift to a good friend or a sibling to show them that you will always be there for them.
Lilies come in all different types of varieties and colors. They are planted during the fall and bloom during the summer.
Did you know that sunflowers can grow up 14 feet tall?
Is there someone who brings constant sunshine in your life? Maybe someone that makes you smile no matter what mood you’re in. You can gift them sunflowers.
Sunflowers are a reminder of positive vibes, optimism, and sunshine. You can gift that special someone a bouquet of sunflowers to cheer them up and put a smile on their face.
Gladiolus are unique-looking flowers. They are also called sword flowers because of their long shape.
These flowers represent remembrance and sincerity. You can gift them to your significant other if you’re in a long-term relationship to express your devotion and sincerity to them. They also make a great anniversary gift.
Will roses ever go out of style? We don’t think so. There’s a reason why roses are one of the top flower choices to gift to that special someone.
Roses traditionally represent love and romance. However, they come in different colors, and the different colors can have different meanings.
A bouquet of red roses is perfect for your significant other to tell them how much you love them on their birthday. Pink roses may be better suited for a friend.
Daffodils are flowers that bloom in the springtime. They can symbolize vitality or a new beginning.
They are a great choice to gift a new friend or to someone you’ve just started a relationship with.
A Mixed Flower Arrangement
Can’t decide on a birthday flower choice? You don’t have to limit yourself to one kind.
You can order a flower arrangement with different types of flowers. You can choose the flowers in complementary colors or a bouquet of many different colors.
Color and Meaning
Color can represent different meanings when it comes to flower selection.
For example, red traditionally symbolizes romantic love, affection, and devotion. You wouldn’t want to send red tulips or roses to a casual friend.
Yellow has an interesting meaning as well. Historically, it used to represent romantic rejection. However, yellow today can symbolize happiness, joy, or friendship among other meanings.
Purple flowers can represent success or admiration. Green flowers can represent health or prosperity. Pink flowers can represent elegance or friendship.
You can also choose flower colors based on what your loved one likes. Maybe they love purple. You can get an arrangement of purple hues.
Do they like bright, bold colors? You can get an arrangement of orange and yellow flowers.
A Plantable Flower
If your loved one has a green thumb and loves plants, you can gift them a plantable flower. Give them the gift of an addition to their flower garden.
Maybe they love plants but don’t have space for an outdoor garden. You can get them an indoor houseplant or flower. Many people love the routine of taking care of their house plants and watching them grow.
Birthday flowers pair well with all sorts of gifts. You can get your loved one a box of their favorite chocolates if you know they have a sweet tooth.
You can also pair the flowers with a teddy bear or another cute symbol of your love. You can also purchase a vase to display the flowers in.
Don’t forget to also include a card with a thoughtful note so that they know who the flowers are from.
Where to Find Birthday Flowers and How to Gift
If your loved one lives nearby, you can shop around from local flower shops and get them the perfect flower arrangement customized for them. You can show up at their doorstep with the flowers.
You can also order online and send birthday flowers for delivery. You can surprise them with flowers sent straight to their home or even their workplace.
Choosing the Best Birthday Flower Arrangement
Trying to decide on a flower type and color? To choose the best birthday flower gift, consider your loved one and what they like.
Do they love things that are classic and traditional? Maybe they would love a bouquet of roses.
Do they love dramatic, unique colors that stand out? Maybe you can put together a multicolored floral arrangement.
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