From the exotic orchid to the classic rose, there are flowers to suit every personality. There’s an art to matching the perfect blooms to the person you’re buying for. When you get it right, it will make your gesture all the more meaningful.
Follow our guide to help you make the best picks for your friends and loved ones.
The beautiful rose is one of the most classic flowers of all time. Considered ‘the flower of love’, the rose is the number one choice for Valentine’s Day and other romantic occasions. Red roses symbolize romance, beauty and passion. Other popular colors are lavender, pink, peach and yellow (ideal for friendship).
Perfect for those who have a classic and timeless sense of style. They are likely to be passionate, romantic at heart and may even be somewhat of a perfectionist too.
One of the most easily recognised and loved flowers, the most common meaning of the tulip is perfect or deep love. They exude joyfulness and also symbolize rebirth as they are one of the first flowers to bloom in the spring.
Perfect for cheerful, optimistic and easygoing individuals. They are free-spirited, always excited about life and connect easily with people.
These big, beautiful blooms radiate abundance because of the lavish number of flowers and generous round shape. The hydrangea represents gratitude, grace and heartfelt feelings.
Perfect for the rare beauty who is idealistic, imaginative and artistic. Like hydrangeas, summer is their favourite season. They are adventurous and like to try new things.
Usually described with words like exotic, delicate and graceful, orchids are like no other! With so many beautiful varieties to choose from, they symbolize love, beauty and refinement and are one of the most popular flowers to decorate homes and to give as gifts.
Perfect for chic and elegant individuals whose charming and outgoing personality draws people in. They are sensitive, emotional and also empathetic towards others.
At times unfairly overlooked for roses, the timeless carnation is the perfect choice when declaring your love and affection. Known as ‘the flower of the gods’, carnations signify commitment and devotion, fascination and distinction. They are a classic flower that fits well into any type of bouquet or as a stand-alone flower.
Perfect for those who are strong and motivated to succeed. They are also responsible and protective and value loyalty in all their relationships.
Amaryllis is a Greek name which means 'to sparkle'. These stunning flowers symbolize strength and determination (because of their height and sturdiness) as well as respect and admiration. In the Victorian era, they considered amaryllis as a symbol of a strong, beautiful and confident woman.
Perfect for the strong and independent individual who has a mind of their own. They are highly motivated, fearless and ready to take on the world!