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What are the best flowers for a first date?

Flowers are an ideal gift to give when you are going on your first date. With so much choice of colours and blooms, it is hard to decide what is appropriate. In this article, have a look at some ideas of what flowers make the best gift on that special first date.

Flowers to choose from

It's a bit early in the relationship to give a single red rose and nowadays, roses aren’t always the flower of choice. A single flower may look a bit stingy whereas an extravagant huge bunch will seem over the top. Aim for something in between that is nice, but not too much. Flowers of the month There are special flowers for the months of the year and you can give a bunch of these flowers to signify their birth month or the month that you met in. Below are the flowers of the month: January - Carnations February - Irises and violets March - Daffodils April - Daisies and peonies May - Lilies and lily of the valley June - Rose July - Delphinium August - Dahlias and gladioli September - Asters and forget me nots October - Marigolds November - Chrysanthemum December - Holly or poinsettias You can give a medium-sized bunch of these on a first date. They have some meaning and can also be a talking point.

Flowers with meaning

To choose flowers that have more meaning is a great idea and you can have a florist make up bunches that signify something that is meaningful. A bunch of lilac, larkspur and hibiscus represents first love, beautiful spirit and delicate beauty. Represent yourself What about flowers to signify yourself like gracious, sharing, ambition and loving thoughts? Those flowers would be camellia, red carnations, stargazer and pansies. You can look up the meanings of the best flowers on the internet to select the type of message that you would like your flowers to portray. Ask a florist A florist will help you to choose colours that go together. If you think that it's a bit early in the relationship for meanings, then go with a mixture of colours that you think your date will like. They will know the best sellers and what's in fashion. You could also ask your date's friends what might suit or go for a mixed bunch that will brighten any front room.

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