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Why the Peony Flower is the Best Flower for Valentine’s Day 2024

January 12, 2024

Close up of a woman smiling while holding a bouquet of peony flowers.

Love is patient. Love is kind. Love is a peony flower. Sure, that’s not the way the saying traditionally goes, but we couldn’t help ourselves. While we’ve just entered a new year, Valentine’s Day is already right around the corner. Lately, we have been racking our floral brains about the best flower for Valentine’s Day. Some of our thoughts included… “Yes, roses are classic but they’re expected.” “Sunflowers deliver joy, but don’t necessarily evoke romantic feelings.” “Lilies may be a nice change, but they may be too sophisticated for a lover’s holiday.” Enter… the peony flower. 

When it comes to expressing feelings of love, few flowers can compete with the timeless beauty and romantic symbolism of the peony. These impressive blooms have captured hearts for centuries, and for good reason. From their lush petals to their delicate fragrance, peonies embody the essence of love and make an ideal choice for showcasing your feelings in floral form on Valentine's Day.

If we haven’t convinced you yet, here are our top three reasons to send peony flowers this February 14th from our latest Valentine’s Day collection.

  • Visually Stunning
  • Sweet Scent
  • Long Lasting

Visually Stunning

What sets the peony apart from other flowers is its enchanting appearance. The layers of soft, velvety petals in shades ranging from romantic pinks to deep reds create a visual masterpiece that is both captivating and elegant. Unlike the traditional red rose, which may seem predictable, the peony offers a unique and sophisticated alternative, allowing you to make a statement that goes beyond the anticipated. If you want a showstopper, we recommend The Peony Gift Set — a bouquet that is brimming with abundant texture and hues of pink that perfectly encapsulate the holiday.

Image of a woman holding a pink bouquet of peony flowers.

Sweet Scent

Peonies provide a subtle fragrance that adds an extra layer of thoughtfulness and romance to the gesture. The sweet, delicate scent of peonies is not overpowering, creating an atmosphere of intimacy and charm. A dining room filled with the aroma of peonies is sure to set the stage for a memorable Valentine's Day celebration, making it an experience that appeals not only to the eyes but also to the sense of smell. From bud to bloom, peonies offer a magnificent aura and we think our Grower’s Choice bouquet provides just that.

Long Lasting

Practicality is another aspect where peonies shine. Unlike roses, which tend to wilt quickly, peonies have a longer vase life. This means your thoughtful Valentine's Day gift will continue to bloom and bring joy for an extended period, serving as a lasting reminder of your love and affection. Deliver The Peony (either 10, 20, or 30 pink stems!) this Valentine’s Day — this lush arrangement will unfurl into the pillowy stems of your sweetheart’s floral dreams. 

This Valentine’s Day, let the peony flower speak on your behalf. Not only will it create a moment that will be cherished for years to come, they're just gorgeous.

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