The language of floral love

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The language of floral love

GREAT-DAY-WASHINGTON Picking the perfect Valentine bouquet and what the flowers mean. As the head of merchandising for UrbanStems, Cameron Hardesty is a flower expert and floral designer who has been curating Valentine’s Day offerings for three years. As we near Valentine’s Day, here are Cameron’s last minute tips for picking the perfect bouquet for your loved one. Switch it up this year from the typical red roses You will never find a traditional all red rose bouquet at UrbanStems. Instead, look to bright colors and textures to create unique arrangements every woman will love. The Valentine bouquet is full of pink, peach and blush-toned roses, whimsical sprigs of solidago aster and mini calla lilies. The Jackie features a bright burst of roses, veronica, calla lilies, mums and a succulent you can plant and enjoy for years to come. Let the flowers speak for you In the Victorian Era flirting as we know it today was verboten; and in some cases talking was prohibited. When lovers wanted to send messages to each other, they used carefully chosen stems in their bouquets. Every type of flower had a nuanced meaning — thus, the “language” of flowers was born. This new language […]