As the days get longer and the fields sprout to life with colorful blooms, as the winter blues start to fade, we once more enliven with a renewed sense of hope and bounty; and so comes too Valentine's Day, one for celebrating playful romance and passionate love. 
THE TRIED & TRUE ABOUT GIVING FLOWERS ON VALENTINE'S DAY
Of madness brought by love and as best expressed by the undeniable beauty and rich symbolism of flowers, for flowers speak for a large spectrum of human emotions with a degree of precision and nuance that no other medium can. 
Which flower types and colors best express passion?
A symbol of devotion, the alstroemeria carries too a subtle scent that will keep your loved thinking of you for days. These flowers are gorgeous on their own, pair perfectly with other blooms and come in a wide variety of colors.
Depending on the colors you choose, these blooms are symbolic of a wide range of emotions. When sending your Valentine carnations though, the deeper the red and the greater the amount of stems, the more significant of both passion and commitment.
Chrysanthemums are symbolic of optimism and joy. Choosing the colors carefully when sending these beautiful blooms to your Valentine they will herald different sentiments depending on the color. Red means desire, white perfection and yellow platonic love.
Purple irises are a symbol or royalty while yellow irises one of passion, together they will speak of both admiration and devotion to your Valentine.
Delicate and exotic the orchid is the plant that best symbolizes luxury, delicate beauty and strength.
Symbolic of good fortune, romance and a prosperous marriage, peonies, with their oversized, petal abundant blooms that sit atop regal, glossy leaved stems, make for astounding Valentine's Day flowers.
When you're looking for a flower to expresses love for your Valentine, no other bloom is as direct in both its meaning and intention than roses.
While not your typical romantic flowers, sunflowers are not only cheerful and uplifting, but with their oversized blooms and wide-open faces, they symbolize adoration and longevity.
SO, WHAT DOES THE FLOWERS GUY HAVE TO SAY ABOUT WHAT FLOWERS TO GIVE ON VALENTINE'S DAY?
Seen by many as a form of madness brought about passion and excitement, romantic love is all about celebrating the playful and fickle nature of our desires. Far from being timeless and universal though, passionate love is actually a modern construct and something worth considering come Valentines Day, for there are other types of love that are more stable and available and that especially in the longer term, may be more healing and fulfilling. 
So why not remind yourself and those so close to your heart by giving them flowers on the day as well? .
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Citations & Links:
 See: Britannica.com Valentines Day (Social Custom)
Ask the flower guy
 See: Wikipedia Language Of Flowers
 See: Psychology Today These Are the 7 Types of Love
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