Is there anything more romantic than a “Beauty and The Beast” Preserved Rose? An estimated $2 Billion (yes billion with a “b”) will be spent on flowers for Valentine’s day. And that’s one of those things a florist wouldn’t tell you but it’s true! The most popular Valentines’ Day flower? A rose of course! An estimated 250 million roses are produced for Valentine’s Day alone. Roses are often associated with love and romance but are not just for Valentine’s Day since they can make any day special.
The Perfect Valentines Gift: A Preserved Rose
A beautiful bouquet of roses says it all to the receiver and make you feel like a superhero as the giver. Whether one is trying to say, “I’m sorry”, “Happy Anniversary” “I am so lucky to have you in my life”, “I am thinking of you” or “I love you”. A loving, enduring sentiment is given when you send the gift of roses to that special someone. As the giver you want to hold on to that superhero feeling for as long as possible. The only thing that will fade quicker than the awesome feeling is your roses. While beautiful to the eye and alluring to the smell, fresh roses only last about one week. After about a week the roses will wilt, change colors, begin dying and turn into a sad pile of dried up rose petals Then what? Your love and admiration fades in the eyes of the receiver? The only thing sadder than losing that loving feeling is having to throw away the flowers that made you so happy a short time before.
Wouldn’t it be nice to own roses that last just as long as the memory of receiving them does? If you’re tired of spending hundreds on fresh roses but like both the appearance and idea of seeing a rose you may want to consider preserved roses. These everlasting roses tend to reflect a much deeper meaning than a regular rose because they don’t lose that lovely feeling. They make great gifts for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, or other sentimental holidays. Yep, it’s one of those totally awesome and romantic gift ideas.
When it comes to how long preserved roses last, the difference between them and fresh roses can be astounding. Because dried flowers have been dehydrated, they are not long lasting and can break or lose petals rather easily. If they’re kept in a safe place, they can last for several months, but if they are accidentally bumped or moved, you’ll have more of a mess than a bouquet. Typically, preserved roses are bought for their unchanging appearance. They can maintain their beautiful, fresh look for a lifetime. They can be handled and enjoyed for a much longer period of time. Placed in a vase or on a shelf, you can expect your preserved roses to last one to three years!
They are a fun way to commemorate an event, or if you want a unique centerpiece that can be kept and used for years, preserved roses are the answer you’re looking for
Wondering why you should consider giving them as gifts?
- No green thumb? No problem – no watering is required.
- The fact that no water is needed is one of the most amazing things about preserved flowers
- Lasts up to a year and even longer with proper care.
- Care is minimal, and instructions are included. •
- You can keep it on your desk and don’t worry about it loosing petals or having to remember to water it.
- Easy to clean
Meanings of Rose Colors
Unsure of what type of message you want to send to your receiver? Take a look at some of the most popular
rose colors and their meaning below:
Red Rose: The red rose unmistakably symbolizes deep emotion such as love, respect admiration and is universally known to be given as a romantic gesture. Red roses are always on the list as the perfect gift to give to your significant other to show them how much they mean to you.
White Rose: The white rose represents purity, chastity and innocence. They are generally associated with new beginnings. White roses are the perfect touch to include at weddings, baptisms, and graduations, all honoring a fresh start.
Pink Rose: The light pink rose represents more gentle emotions, joy, happiness, and sweetness. Pink roses are a great gift to give a friend or family member to say thank you and let them know you care about them.
Yellow Rose: The yellow rose represents feelings of joy and delight. They can be known for sending a message of appreciation and are excellent for cheering people up.
Orange Rose: These beautiful blooms signify passion and energy and also convey a sense of fascination.
Lavender Roses: lavender roses most often express love at first sight.
As you consider your gift options remember a popular Chinese Proverb that states “A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses”. Giving the gift of a preserved rose helps your loved ones remember your love, thoughtfulness and sentiment for much longer than fresh cut flowers and anyone can give a regular rose but why not level up your game and a give a gift that lasts throughout the year?
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