Valentines Day Research
History of Valentines day
Celebrated on February 14th and the earliest symbol on the holiday is cupid. During Valentines time in jail, he fell in love with his jailers daughter, Before Valentine's death, he sent a letter to a girl and signed it, "From your valentine" Pope Gelasius declared February 14th a day to honor Valentine
History of Holiday Flowers
The history of giving your loved one flowers on Valentines Day comes from the old fashioned custom of sending flowers to pass on a non-verbal message. It was introduced in the 18th century by Charles II of Sweden. The rose is the traditional Valentines Day flower, as it signifies Romantic Love.
Impact on the Floral Industry
On the holiday, 20% of transactions happen of fresh flowers purchases only. Valentines day ranks number one, 25% of adults purchased flowers or plants as gifts for Valentines day in 2013. 64% were men and 36% were women.
Valentines day client
Men and women 25 to 35 spend most money on Valentines Day, Most would buy Red roses or chocolates. Money spent could range from 20 to 50 dollars.
Examples of Floral Arrangements
-30 sweetheart tulips and 12 valentine strawberries.
-A dozen roses and diamond decorations.
-Tussie Mussie flowers, crystal glass vase that features roses.
-Flowers come in all shapes, perhaps a wire heart or sphere encircled with heather or ivy.