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National Rose Day and Rose Month

National Rose Day and Rose Month

June is National Roses Month, and June 12th is Red Rose Day. The rose is, of course, one of the most powerful and popular flowers to send, anything ranging from a single red rose to a whole armful of the lovely blossoms. June is the month of weddings, and the month that most of these flowers come into bloom, so it stands to reason that these flowers’ celebration should fall in the same month.

Rose colors: Tell her just what you mean with roses

Rose colors: Tell her just what you mean with roses

A day or so ago, we explained what the different numbers of roses meant when you send them to your loved ones. Today, we’re going to take that a shade further and tell you what colors to pick when sending roses, the most classically romantic flower of them all. From dark to light, use the daFlores quick and easy guide to picking rose

How to choose how many roses to send

How to choose how many roses to send

Should you send a dozen, 18, 24 or more roses to the love of your life? Any number of roses is always going to go down well, but paying attention to the number and making sure she knows you paid attention is priceless. Use our handy guide to the number of roses you can send and you’ll never

Blanket your loved ones in rose bouquets

Blanket your loved ones in rose bouquets

Did you see the Kentucky Derby on Saturday? The most exciting two minutes in sport was, as always, over in a flash, but it was noteworthy because the winner, I’ll Have Another, beat the leading horse on the final straight and the jockey, Mario Gutierrez from Mexico, was a first-timer at the Derby. But what caught our eye, of course, was the blanket of roses laid over the winning horse in the winners’ circle. That blanket of roses consisted of…

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Choosing the Right Flower for the Right Occasion

Choosing the Right Flower for the Right Occasion

Tweet You can say a lot with a simple flower. In fact, you might be saying more than you realize. Flowers have a lot of meaning, and this “how to guide” can help you discover a little more about these beautiful gifts. The traditional rose, for example, can say many different things depending on the color and the number you send. This could be really important for your next international flower delivery to someone special. If, for example, you were…

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Rockefeller, Sears and the Valentine’s Day wedding

Rockefeller, Sears and the Valentine’s Day wedding

Winthrop Rockefeller and Barbara Sears tied the knot on February 14, 1948. If those names ring a bell, they should; Winthrop was part of the Rockefeller oil empire and an Arkansas governor, while Barbara was a scion of the famous Sears family. They shifted their marriage up from Friday the 13th and within a year had a son and a divorce. But at least this grand society marriage started out right. We at daFlores don’t go back that far, but…

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner

Psst…forget something? The next-but-one Monday is Valentine’s Day. This means that you still have plenty of time to order Valentine’s Day flowers or gifts but time is running out. Fortunately, we make ordering incredibly easy for you. Just wander up to the daFlores.com website, pick your language and country, then browse to our Valentine’s Day section. There, you’ll find a wonderful array of gorgeous red roses, fresh from the garden, along with gifts that you may add. Some of our…

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Meaning of Pink Roses

Meaning of Pink Roses

Meaning of Pink Roses by daFlores.com Around 150 species of roses, in the rosa family, exist in nature. Early roses tended to be pink, white and magenta and they grow all over the northern hemisphere. It’s believed that the Chinese were the first to cultivate roses, something like five thousand years ago. The Romans also liked them, growing these flowers in the Middle East. Not only were they decorative, they were used as confetti, to brew medicine, and for perfume….

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BLUE ROSES

BLUE ROSES

The blue rose does not appear in nature; the rose does not have a natural gene that is capable of producing such a rich and unusual color. Thus, the blue rose has become a symbol of mystique and unattainability.

UNITED STATES NATIONAL FLOWER

UNITED STATES NATIONAL FLOWER

Roses are not just for Valentine’s Day anymore! In 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation that name the rose as the United States national flower. Since every state had already adopted a flower as its emblem, the United States needed one as well. Ronald Reagan’s proclamation explains the choice of the rose. This flower has long been a symbol for “life and love and devotion, of beauty and eternity.” All of these ideas are fundamental elements of the United…

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