Top Valentine's Day Flowers to Send

By UrbanStems

Top Valentine's Day Flowers

When you want to send a Valentine’s gift that makes an impact, browsing the top flower options can help you decide on the right choice with ease. Every flower type is uniquely beautiful, but each of these best Valentine’s Day Flowers has different characteristics and features that stand out. Discover which options to consider for a gift that will speak to the recipient in a powerful way.

We’re proud of our Valentine’s Day collection which contains diverse arrangements that symbolize romance in new and exciting ways. To sample what’s new, take a look at 5 of our Valentine’s Day arrangements that go beyond red roses.

Top Valentine's Day Flowers

Roses

Roses have a longstanding association with Valentine’s Day. They are, after all, considered the flower of love. The origins of roses as a flower that represents love and romance are believed to go as far back as ancient times when the Greek goddess Aphrodite wore these flowers. Roses were also an important part of courting rituals in the 19th century when they were given as a sign of romantic intentions. It may be well-past the Victorian era, but today roses still have that strong association with love, romance, and passion.

Express your feelings to a romantic partner or even a secret crush with roses. Besides their traditional meaning, roses also make great choices for Valentine’s Day because of their appearance. Elegant, luxurious, and sophisticated, the rose is a flower universally appreciated for its vibrant beauty. Another reason to consider sending them this Valentine’s Day? Their fascinating fragrance. No other flower has quite the same distinct scent as a rose. Try a bold, rose-focused bouquet like the sumptuous Double the Macchiato or The Verona. Consider a unique bouquet combining graceful roses and whimsical snapdragons in a style like The Soleil, or free-spirit roses and delphinium as in The Juliet.

Lillies

Lilies can symbolize rebirth and renewal, innocence and joy, so they also have a natural appeal for Valentine’s Day. This flower option can show your commitment to an established relationship, celebrate a new one, or be a token of good things to come. Their look has a certain sophistication and elegance that still has a free, unfussy feel. They are perfect for pairing with other types of flowers, such as roses, for a unique look.

The specific type and color of the Lily can also have additional meanings. Choose a bouquet of exotic rose lilies, like The Lola, to show your passion with eye-catching color. Or, turn to a sweet arrangement of pastel Lilies, such as The Francine, to share your feelings with a bouquet bursting with pure, crisp beauty.

Tulips

Symbolizing hope, love, and promise, tulips are another best Valentine’s Day flower choice to consider. Available in a wide range of vibrant and pastel colors, the tulip has the ideal blend of versatility and balance. It’s bold enough to make a statement on its own or with other flowers, but the distinctive silhouette evokes a familiar, relaxed feel. Fresh yet elegant, tulips also work well in both classic arrangements and unique bouquet styles for Valentine’s Day.

Since color options abound, you can personalize your gift further by choosing a tulip color meaning that expresses just how you feel. Popular options like The Parasol and The Mulberry are bursting with color and vibrancy for the ideal gift.

Scabiosas

With their full blooms and unique look, scabiosas add a lush look to any bouquet. A flower that means love, peace, and beauty, the scabiosa works well as an accent along with many other types of flowers, including roses, carnations, spray roses, ranunculus, and more. The delicate appearance of the petals also makes them an elegant beauty.

Soft pink scabiosas shine in our Valentine's Day bouquet, The Demi. Or consider a contrasting arrangement with burgundy scabiosas and roses like The Morello, or the luxurious appeal of scabiosas with sweet carnations and bicolor roses in The Pink Champagne.

Carnations

Carnations are another top Valentine’s Day Flower choice that works equally well as an accent or as the star of a bouquet. The full blooms with their distinctive ruffled petals have a slightly playful look that can be enhanced by mixing different carnation colors. They are also available in the top flower colors for Valentine’s Day, from soft, sweet pinks and peaches to classic reds and whites.

Carnations add depth and beauty to an elegant and romantic arrangement like The Vienna, and are sure to stun in a multi-colored bouquet such as The Eden.

Lisianthus

With airy, delicate petals, lisianthus is another best option for Valentine's flowers. Though they have a resemblance to roses, these flowers have a look all their own. They are popularly paired with other flowers for a complete, fresh look. Choose a bouquet that incorporates lisianthus, like  Double the Buttercream or The Devon.

This pretty bloom is popular in colors such as white, pink, purple, green, and more, you can choose a shade that’s as individual as your loved one’s personality. 

Ranunculus

Ranunculus (also known as the Persian buttercup) is another key flower to consider for a romantic occasion because of its sheer perfection. The way the petals of the flower fit together gives them an almost surreal beauty, so why not gift an arrangement to the one you love? These are breathtaking on their own or incorporated with other flowers. They also come in an array of colors, from the contemporary romantic looks like The Romeo to the soft pastels of The Amethyst.

Dried Flowers

Dried flowers are a unique alternative to fresh arrangements and make a Valentine’s Day gift that will last. Popular dried arrangements are artfully created with unique elements, so you can’t go wrong if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind gift. Browse elegant options like The Sanibel with a flourish of dusty pinks, or dried flowers with a bold splash of color, like the red and white Suri. A monochromatic dried arrangement like The Essex is another choice that makes a stylish alternative to colorful designs. Dried flowers make a romantic and thoughtful gift since they require virtually no care. 

Choosing the Best Flowers for Valentine's Day

Making the choice is the hardest part of the decision when it comes to today’s top Valentine’s Day flowers. There are styles for every taste, from simple and understated to bold and dramatic. Whether your sweetheart or significant other likes the look of a simple, and sophisticated bouquet done with one type of flower, or a more intricate design created with multiple varieties, UrbanStems has you covered. From our easy online ordering process and fresh arrangements you’ll only find here to extra perks like free delivery and pre-ordering, we make it a breeze.

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