With all the wonders flowers offer, it’s hardly surprising that many people enjoy receiving flowers. While gifts of flowers do not last forever, any amount of flowers add beautiful color and a sense of vitality to places that would otherwise be devoid of them. Some people simply enjoy the look of flowers, even if their situation is not bleak, and a bit of color can improve anyone’s mood.
But, this begs the question of: what are the best flowers to buy for her?
The “best” flowers can of course be an entirely relative matter. While bright red roses are widely considered the most romantic flower one can give, some men and women have different preferences, and knowing those preferences can transform an ordinary gift into something that goes above and beyond. If you know what flowers your partner enjoys most, you should, of course, get those if at all possible, rather than simply selecting the most expensive flowers you can get. Asking your partner what they would like to receive is always a good idea. Still, some flowers are almost universally considered attractive.
Tulips are a beautiful flower, with a simple conical design and come in a wide variety of soft, comforting colors. Tulip colors are often gentle pastel shades, such as soft purples and pinks, though some tulips also come in blue hues and bright yellow shades, among others. Carnations are simple, and likewise come in a number of attractive colors and are often quite small. For a more sedate rather than ostentatious gift of flowers, carnations in a shade your partner will appreciate are a good choice. Sunflowers are another attractive option, and while they’re always yellow and dark brown, they add a warmth to any area where they’re displayed. Check out The Old Farmer’s Almanac for more details about specific types of flowers.
Succulents are an unusual and often times pleasant surprise in a bouquet of flowers. Gathered from a type of cactus called succulents, these flowers are among the most colorful life forms in the deserts. They come in a wide variety of shapes and colors and bouquets of succulents often come in multiple colors at once. And, of course, there is the aforementioned rose, but they need not always be red. Modern efforts at controlled breeding of roses have generated a wide variety of rose colors, from yellow to white to truly exotic colors such as blue and black.
Hopefully this short guide provides you with a bit of detail about the best types of flowers to buy for your special lady. Good luck!