Valentine's Day

History, facts, and flowers.

History of Valentines Day

Valentines day is named after St.Valentine from the roman catholic church. He was known for his acts of love and kindness. This day was to commemorate the day of his death. Others believe that the Christian church may have decided to place St. Valentine’s feast day in the middle of February as a way to “Christianize” the celebration of Lupercalia

History of Valentines day & Flowers.

The history of giving your loved one Valentine's Day flowers comes from the sending of floral bouquets to pass on messages of romance without words. Created by Charles II each flower had a specific meaning attached to it, which made it possible to have conversations using flowers.

Valentines day & the economy.

It is estimated that this year alone $14 billion will be spent on valentines day. That is $448 million on chocolates, $1.35 billion on flowers, $784.30 million for cards, $1.31 billion on other gifts and a whopping $7.86 billion for eating out. Talk about being loved!

Average American floral client

The average american floral client spends around 60 dollars a year. About 25 of that from Valentines day. The most popular client is men ages 25-55, maybe attempting to woo the girl of his dreams.

5 Floral arrangement ideas.