How to Give Flowers: Your Complete Guide

On average, the floral industry is worth about $6.8 billion. Why is the industry booming? 

Maybe it’s because you can say a lot to those you care about by giving them flowers. When you want to give flowers you’re faced with hundreds of choices and colors, however. 

If you’re thinking about giving flowers to someone special and don’t know where to start, you came to the right place.

Read on for everything you need to know. 

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Pick Flowers to Match the Occasion

If you’re thinking about giving flowers to someone you care about, you can start by picking the flowers that match the occasion. All types and colors of flowers have different meanings.

Calla Lily

Calla Lilies represents beauty, magnificence, and resurrection, which is why they’re used in funeral floral arrangements. White calla lilies symbolize purity and innocence while pink ones represent appreciation and admiration.


Roses are some of the most beloved flowers with over 120 different variations. Red roses are the flower of choice when it comes to romantic love as they represent deep and powerful emotions. 

White roses, on the other hand, are a symbol of purity and new beginnings. 


Lilies are a type of flower that symbolizes regal beauty, virginity, and modesty, which makes them a popular flower for bridal bouquets.

Because they’re also a symbol of the Virgin Mary, they’re also given at Easter. 


Most lilacs come in white and purple and they represent innocence, confidence, and humility. They are also associated with first loves, which makes them a common gift on a couple’s eight anniversary. 

Select the Recipient’s Favorite Colors

You don’t have to stick to a certain type of flower, you can gift flowers also based on the recipient’s favorite colors. 

Depending on what the recipient’s favorite colors are, you can choose the types of flowers for the floral arrangement.

If you’re not sure what the person’s favorite color is, you can always pick white, red, or pink.

Pick Flowers Based on the Season

Because some flowers bloom at different times of the year, you can select the type of flower based on the season when they bloom.

In the spring, you can expect to see tulips, calla lily, orchids, freesia, and cherry blossom.

You can expect to see a different variety in the summer such as hydrangea, Casa Blanca lily, carnation, and bird of paradise.

In the fall, expect to see plenty of sunflowers, orchids, roses, lily, and amaranthus.

The winter season brings in acacia, poinsettias, and Asiatic Lily. 

Give it Final Touches

In order to complete the perfect floral arrangement, make sure you add some greenery and filler flowers. Some popular fillers include baby’s breath, spiraling ivy, eucalyptus, and more.

Finally, if you’re handing a loose bouquet, make sure you give it wrapped in plastic and add some ribbon. You also have the choice of giving it in a vase. 

How to Give Flowers For Every Occasion

Now that you know how to give flowers for every occasion, you can tell that special person in your life how you feel.

Remember you can pick flowers based on a special occasion, color, of time of the year. 

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