Learn how the tradition to give flowers on Valentine’s Day came into existence and why roses are gifted on Valentine’s Day.
Flowers are just like the little angels on the earth, which though might not speak but are yet capable of expressing your feelings for anyone. And these cute flowers become even more expressive when it is time to celebrate the great Valentine’s Day. No doubt the fragrant flowers are the best medium to convey your feelings to your Valentine. After all Valentine’s Day is the occasion when you tell your beloved that you love him/her and what better way to do so than by means of colorful flowers!
Rose As Valentine’s Day Flower
All the flowers like tulips, daffodils and irises are lovely but the rose could be called the loveliest. There is something special in this flower that the lovers use this flower the most on the Valentine’s Day. And the ‘Red Rose’ is the most commonly used Valentine’s Day flower as this beautiful flower is traditionally recognized as the symbol of love and passion. ‘Signature Rose’ is the most sought after flower on Valentine’s Day. It is basically a single perfect red rose clubbed with Baby’s Breath flower, which is considered signature rose by the florists and the buyers.
Tradition Of Giving Flowers
Flowers have a significant place in the world of love and romance. The popular legends throw light upon the ‘Red Rose’ being considered as a favorite flower of ‘Venus’ (the ‘Roman mythological Goddess of Love and Beauty’). This is why the red rose gets associated with love and romance. Further the historians say that around 1700s Charles II of Sweden introduced the Persian custom of ‘The Language Of Flowers’ to Europe. And then onwards the tradition of giving red rose on Valentine’s Day started and gradually became very popular. There were also books giving details about the meanings of particular flowers. Later the poets and the romantics also contributed their share in making the tradition of giving flowers more and more popular among the masses.