This is the Hidden Meaning Behind That Valentine's Bouquet
Splendid Beauty and Pride
These big, red blooms are often displayed during the holidays. If he gives you a bundle of amaryllis for Valentine's Day he could be declaring just how bold your love is.
The word calla lily is derived from the Greek word for beautiful, but it can also mean purity, faithfulness, and rebirth—which is part of the reason they're so popular during the Easter season.
No matter if he clips these from the blooming camellia plant in the front yard or orders an arrangement that's delivered to your office, camellias mean he's in it for the long haul.
He's looking on the bright side—and why shouldn't he?
Regard and Chivalry
While these delicate flowers seem feminine, their meaning might encourage you to tuck a stem or two into his Valentine's card.
For childlike romances that haven't aged a day, daisies are a no-brainer.
This Southern flower simply means your perfectly pleasant and an all-around charmer.
Arranging Flowers with James Farmer
We went behind the scenes with SL Editor-At-Large James Farmer at his Perry, Georgia cottage to talk about his best tips and tricks for holiday entertaining. These simple flower arranging ideas will bring your Christmas decor to the next level.
Oops—if he forgot Valentine's Day hydrangeas are the perfect flower to give on February 15.
If your love still feels as fresh as the first day you met, a bundle of white lilacs might be headed your way.
Love of Nature
Just one bold magnolia bloom is all he'll need for his favorite green thumb.
Rare and Exotic Beauty
A potted orchid is a wise choice. Just like your beauty, it will last well beyond Cupid's big day.
These stunning blooms are worth every penny, particularly if he's trying to impart just how he feels about you.
A bouquet of these vibrant beauties means you're a regular old charmer.
Perhaps the most classic choice for Valentine's Day, a bouquet of roses simply says, "I love you."
Adoration and Dedicated Love
You're his one-in-a-million if a bouquet of these larger than life blooms show up at your door.
Whether you've been together for 50 years or 5 days, Sweet Peas say he's enjoyed every minute.