Why Buying Flowers Online is the Best Option

When flowers speak, words become redundant. As gifts, flowers convey ineffable messages that go beyond words. Because of this, they are always regarded as a staple present that is both simple and meaningful no matter what the occasion.


Flowers can be ordered and bought from many local floral boutiques. Shops that sell a multitude of flowers are most common when special events like Valentine’s Day and Christmas are near. But in cases where the recipient is somewhere far (e.g. abroad), or when we’re just too busy to visit the stores, buying flowers online is the best option.

Yes, as part of the online business rage, purchasing flowers can also be transacted through the web. Since the debut of online flower shops, many people have already benefited from their delivery services and good packages. Other known advantages of buying flowers online are as follows:

Buying Flowers OnlineWide Array of Selection

Online floral shops have photographs that give a general guide for colours, styles, designs and occasions. There is no need to ask florists for the meanings of each type of flower or which colour can suit the occasion best, as descriptions are most commonly in place. Availability of blooms according to seasons are often also presented, as well as substitutions of equivalent choice and flower arrangements (with add-on accessories such as vases, additional fancy stems and gift cards) to fill the customer’s requirements.

Quick and Easy

If you’re like most people who have 8 to 9-hour jobs excluding other time constraints, perhaps you don’t have the availability to go to local florists. Buying flowers online can be done while sitting at your workstation. By following steps before check-out, you can choose your ideal bouquet and voila, you’ve got your flowers without any real hassle. Moreover, most online shops have same-day delivery services or planned delivery dates.

Why Not?

It’s not a surprise some people are still antsy of doing so mainly because as with any online transaction, there are underlying issues of trust indebted to the online vendor and other safety issues with regard to payment. Arguably, this can be true; as every rose has its thorns, an online deal can lead to things going awry. But a just search for a certified and recommended online shop will solve the problem and you can send those flowers with convenience to your loved ones at a click of the mouse.

Top 10 Best Flower Scents

As appealing to the eyes as they may be, flowers also offer us a wide variety of scents and fragrances. Imagine the decorated fragrance of the wind as it passes through fields of thick floral growth. The scent – carried by the breeze, passes through your cheek, tickles your nose, and whispers secrets of delight as it combs through your hair. That sensation, delight, and simple blithe is what is extracted from flowers. The bottling process that follows the extraction immortalizes the fragrance in the form of perfumes and other scented products.


It’s a wonderful thing – how every kind of flower has its own distinct color, shape and size. That’s why it’s not very surprising to know that every flower has its own scent. And just as beauty is relative to the eyes of the beholder, so is scent. In this article, you’ll be reading about my Top 10 Flower Scents. This list that I made is comprised of flowers whose scents are commonly used because of their popularity and overall quality. Let’s begin.

Lilies

Lilies – Toothpaste, vanilla spice, and cloves blended together with a little citrus-y scent have been sometimes used to describe the scent of lilies (pictured above). It can be described as minty or cool menthol-y.

Gardenias – Gardenias have this scent that can be described as… “sweet”. Like the other flowers in this list, gardenias blend very well with other fragrances.

Daisies – Although it can be generally described as “scentless”, it really isn’t scentless at all, of course. I can say that it’s just really mild – like fresh linen.

Lavender FlowersLavender – Some people would describe it as even “smoky” – but of course they’re not implying that it smells like smoke. Lavender has this thick, mysterious and heavy

Orange Blossoms –Would you be surprised if I told you that it smells a bit like oranges? Well it’s very citrus-y and the combination of cheer and romance somewhere between the lines of scent makes it a favorite ingredient.

Bergamots – It may be close to oranges in resemblance, but believe it or not, pure bergamot fragrance is close to lemons. Again, it has that cheerful and fresh citrus-y essence.

Violets – Though violet flowers have hardly any scent when sniffed, the essence of the very fragrance of it makes up excellent perfumes. It’s hard to describe since it’s very mysterious – more mysterious than lavenders.

Carnation FlowerCarnation – Carnations are “spicy.” It’s quite different from the “minty-ness” of lilies, although carnations can sometimes be depicted as “candy” in the sense that they mint a sweet-spicy aroma.

Jasmine – Along with roses, jasmines are the most used floral fragrances in the industry of perfume-making. Perhaps the scent is the sweetness of a fruit that is yet to be discovered. That’s the closest I can describe it.

Roses – One of the most popular of them all, and in the same level of greatness as jasmines, roses have the description that I figure out most good floral scents have – sweet. It’s unfathomable how exactly a scent can be “sweet,” but it’s not harmless to use your imagination.

Like the peculiarity of every shade of color, the pitch of every sound, the temperature of every wind, and the taste of every food, flowers have scents that are peculiar to themselves. The 10 I gave you is according to the likings of this perceiver, but remember that there are thousands of flowers out there. All of them have a scent that is uniquely peculiar. All of them are good scents in their own way.

Popular Flowers during Christmas Season

Kissing under a MistletoeThe days are numbered. We’re nearly there. It’s almost Christmas, everyone! Have you completed all that there is on your Christmas Lists? Well, I hope so! I believe none of us want to forget anything important during this jolly season.


There is no surprise in the fact that Christmas is celebrated all over the Philippines. Whatever race or nationality you possess, you will witness and experience the joy of Christmas, one way or another. Anyone with a sense of wonder should enjoy Christmas lights, lanterns, and other decors. And here, at Flowers and Chocos, we would like to accentuate the participation of flower decors during this season, for it is a tradition that is timeless.

Here is a list of the most popular Christmas flowers:

Mistletoe

This flower symbolizes affection. It has been, and probably always will be, a popular ritual during this season where it often hung anywhere inside a house, as long as it is located high above the ground. And according to ancient Christmas custom, a man and a woman who are to meet under a hanging of mistletoe, accidental or intentional, are obliged to kiss.

Christmas RoseChristmas Rose

Christmas Roses symbolize love and relief in anxiety. It is considered to be the most genuine among Christmas flowers. That it emphasizes the birth of Christ makes it one of the most significant of all Christmas flowers. The Christmas Rose is characterized to be a pink-tipped white flower.

 

Poinsettia

Known as the “Christmas flower”, poinsettia is the favorite choice of flower during the holiday. It is known to bring wishes of fun and celebration. The small yellow blossoms plus the bright red color of its bloom attracts everyone’s eyes. This is why it is often presented as a centerpiece.

Holly

Holly represents domestic happiness which brings love, peace, and affection amongst the family. This flower generally has four petals and berries during winters. Like many other flowers, holly adds beauty to its surroundings.

The Christmas CactusChristmas Cactus

Also known as the “Orchid Cactus”, the Christmas cactus represents endurance and passion. It is during Christmas Eve where the Christmas cactus blooms. This flower naturally has different vibrant colors (red, orange, fuchsia, etc.) which makes it more attractive compared to those who are “breeded”.

Ivy

Fidelity, divine support, friendship, eternity—these are just some words that symbolize this flower. This popular evergreen flower grows even without the help of sunlight. It is often seen hanging outside houses and buildings.

Amaryllis

This winter bulb flower symbolizes splendid beauty. It comes in red, pink, or white colors and its stem can grow up to 30 inches tall, making it a perfect decoration during the holiday.

Whether as a present or just a decoration, these Christmas flowers, as the name suggests, is best for the season. It is not only there to please one’s eyes. A cheerful Christmas accompanied by their splendid sight allows us to feel happy and young at the same time. What a joy.

Merry Christmas!

10 Words that Flowers Easily Say to Your Girl

Thank You Flowers“Message sent!” This is how fast flowers can cope up with today’s SMS pace in terms of conveying messages. Unlike SMS though, flowers can be more heartfelt.

As we all know, flowers cover a wide range of shapes and colors. Each species vary from the most common of classifications to the smallest details of its creation.  There are types of flowers so ordinary that they can be found in the average backyard. However, those who wish for a more unusual sight would sometimes need to travel across continents just to see an example of the rare flowers of the world.

Whatever it is, girls, in general, can’t resist it. Most of us feel special when we receive flowers, especially those that come from someone special to us. But have you ever wondered how simple and meaningful those flowers are?

Here are 10 simple thoughts that flowers tell us.

1. THANK YOU

Girls don’t expect exchanges for the things we do for you. But they do appreciate when you give us things after having fun helping you with stuffs or by just listening to your dilemmas. A simple flower picked up from your garden would show how grateful you are that we are there for you.

2. CONGRATULATIONS!

There’s nothing better when you recognize our achievements. As you noticed, flowers are usually given on graduations, successful speeches, and likes. It shows how happy and proud you are to us.

3. GET WELL SOON

Flowers have a cheering effect to us. When we are sick, flowers tend to relax the way we feel in our room or in the hospital we are admitted to. It gives us the thought that we need to get well as soon as possible for someone can’t wait to hang out with us again.

Get Well Soon Flowers

4. YOU’RE THE BEST

Even if we have imperfections, we know that you appreciate us on the things we can and can’t do. Flowers can replace a note that says “you’re the best in whatever you do”.

5. I’M SORRY

Without saying how regretful you are from the mistake you made, we can feel it through flowers. We can feel the sincerity of your apology and the promise that you will not do it again.

6. I MISS YOU

After not seeing each other for a week, flowers are perfect to express how much you miss us. It doesn’t matter if it’s a bouquet of flowers or just a single stem, we would still feel how much you want to be with us.

7. I CAN’T WAIT TO BE WITH YOU

Couples don’t usually see each other every day, but this doesn’t mean that they can’t express their love for each other. A bouquet of flowers delivered to our place of work would make us feel that you can’t wait to hang out with us again

8. YOU’RE ALL I NEEDYou're All I Need Flower

Parents excluded, girls love to be identified as the top priority of her guy. Trust me; your girl will appreciate this. Constant flower giving would strengthen this feeling because through it, we can sense our guy’s eagerness to have us in their lives for as long as we both live.

9. I AM HERE AND I UNDERSTAND YOU

Yes, we do have our flaws, we have our mood swings, and we have the most unexplainable reasons of getting mad. You don’t know how grateful we are when we receive flowers after our sad moments and how much we feel your presence and understanding all the time.

10. I LOVE YOU

Of course, every relationship goes through this process; a guy gives her girl flowers to express how much he loves her. It is a shout of romance, bluntly expressed with flowers.

So what are you waiting for? Give your girl the flowers she deserves and make her feel these short but meaningful words.

 

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