7 of the best Valentine’s Day floral arrangements to have delivered, starting at just $32

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Let love bloom this Valentine’s Day this year. While there are plenty of floral services out there to arrange the perfect bouquet for that special someone, it’s important to consider fresh flowers and where they’re coming from before clicking order. “The care upon arrival will be different in a supermarket compared to a florist where they will have their stems cut to better absorb water and fed with nourishing floral life. [a flower food] so that they adapt to their new environment before being put into an arrangement,” advises Jill Brooke, editorial director of Flower Power Daily, a flower blog, adding: “It really affects the quality and life of the flowers. a rose or a flower and its lifespan. endurance.

For those who want to get creative with non-traditional V-Day arrangements, opt for alternatives to roses that are equally fragrant and festive, Suzanne Falk, interior designer at Suzanne Falk Interior Design, tells MarketWatch Picks. “When choosing the right flowers, I take my loved one’s style and space into consideration,” Falk says: adding, “While the default long-stemmed red roses are pretty, the [too] traditional is just boring. Here are some of the unique bouquets to consider to keep your love strong.

Roses, with a twist

UrbanStems Unique Rose Bouquets

From $55 (next day delivery available)

Online flower delivery company UrbanStems sets itself apart by creating unique arrangements. So rather than giving your spouse the same old bouquet of red roses, check out bouquets like “The Manor,” which offers “a mix of soft pinks and ivories mingling with fresh greens” ($68) or “The Unicorn”, which is “a vibrant mix of purple, lilac and pink flowers.

Bright and happy

Picnic from The Bouqs Co.

From $54 (same day delivery may be available)

If your partner has a penchant for the environment and loves fresh flowers, this bouquet might be for her. Bouqs Co.’s philosophy is “transparent sourcing direct from the farm” and the blooms are beautiful: this bright bouquet features lavender alstroemeria, yellow sunflower, and pink and peach roses. To ensure your flowers stay fresh, they can arrive in bud form to maximize shelf life and last as long as possible. It could take two to three days for new buds to bloom, the site says.

Support a local florist

Date in a Bouquet of FTD

From $60

FTD sources its supplies from local florists. This bouquet is light and bright with red carnations, pale pink stock, pink lilies and roses designed in a clear arched vase to add a little romance to your loved one’s living space.

For plant lovers

Hoya Heart by The Sill

$32

This heart shaped green will capture the love of the plant lover in your life. The Hoya Heart is a single leaf and is partially rooted and has no nodes, so it will remain as a heart-shaped leaf for years – simply water it every two to three weeks.

For a bouquet that will last forever

Bouquet of stabilized flowers Delphine by BloomsyBox

From $60

This bouquet can beautify your home for years to come. It comes in dusty blue and pastel pink and is bursting with texture with pampas grass, limonium, pudding, leather fern, achillea, ruscus, goldenrod and floral cocculus. and botanicals. It’s a whimsical addition to any room that needs a pick-me-up.

Sustainable

Bouquet of flowers always on my mind from 1-800-Flowers

From $59.99 at 1-800 Flowers

The Good Housekeeping Institute recommends this basic flower arrangement company for its quality, long-lasting stems that last over a week. The Always On My Mind flower bouquet is designed with pink roses, Gerbera daisies, oriental lilies and larkspur, white snapdragons and lavender broth.

keepskate

Glow Garden at Lula’s Garden

$32

This earthy arrangement features two small, pre-planted fresh succulents in a fuchsia hue. It arrives in an eco-friendly gift box.

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