Business booms for local florists on Valentine's Day

Thursday, 15 Feb, 2018

While it would be easy to buy a dozen roses to profess your love to a significant other this Valentine's Day, understanding the language of flowers could help you take your floral overture to the next level.

There are, however, 26 percent of purchases still being done on the lovers day. They are also one of Louisville's oldest businesses, dating back to 1850. In addition to chocolate, cards and dining out, flowers - particularly roses - are among the most popular gifts.

"I think a combination of cut flowers and plants will always be greatly appreciated due to their longevity", McKinley said. Flower distributors then pick them up, getting them a step closer to delivery. No matter how you and your special someone plan to celebrate on February 14th, florals are always a thoughtful gift. The florists can't encourage people to have their arrangements delivered a few days in advance, because people won't be in the office to enjoy them for as long.

A mainstay in Louisville for 70 years, Susan's Florist has a big presence here that you might not even realize.

For those who prefer a touch of tradition, there are still plenty of red roses to be found.

Hydrate! Your roses won't last long without water, especially once their stems have been cut. "It is the middle of the week and people feel like they need to do something".

Located south of Eastern Parkway on South Preston St.is Wildflowers Florist.

Over the years, Mrs Swift has built a loyal customer basis.

If the apple of your eye is impressed by the finer things in life, you may want to consider blowing £5,000 on this costly bouquet of roses. "In addition, the increase in e-commerce transactions around Valentine's Day points in the direction of a growing online shopping culture in the country, supported by the fast adoption of mobile payment solutions such as Masterpass, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay", said Girish Nanda, General Manager, UAE & Oman, Mastercard. Since the carrier launched its direct seasonal service from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), the route has providing additional support for the heavy spring flower demand the capital of Europe's flower trade. Also for sale are great potted plants, succulents, orchids and fun seasonal plants. A teddy bear? A bottle of wine?

Keep this list around for future flower giving days as well!