Gifting flowers for Valentine’s Day isn’t exactly groundbreaking, but it’s always nice. We’d be lying if we said we didn’t delight in receiving a beautiful bouquet. You can do better than a dozen plastic-wrapped bodega roses, though. Besides, the person you’re shopping for might not even be the roses type. Whether you’re shopping for your wife who’s allergic to flowers, or your BFF who deserves a showstopping arrangement, we gathered some of the best flowers to gift, from elegant takes on classic red roses to a totally unique tiny cactus. Best of all, these are all available to order online, so you won’t have to settle for something from the picked-over selection at your local florist.
For the valentine who likes it classic
A mix of garden and standard roses (garden roses are more fragrant), this bouquet is a step up from what you’ll find at the grocery store.
For the valentine who likes it classic (but minimal)
White roses are subtler than red ones, and this bunch comes with a glass-cube vase for an especially clean look.
For the valentine who likes it classic (with a twist)
Wild eucalyptus and star-of-Bethlehem flowers make this rose arrangement tastefully unique.
For the nontraditional valentine
For the statement-making valentine
Send this bouquet, featuring orange gerbera daisies, orange spray roses, and lavender mini carnations, to your valentine’s office, and we guarantee they’ll have gawking visitors popping by all day.
For the romantic valentine
There’s something a little English garden to this delicate arrangement.
For the crunchy valentine
San Francisco–based Farmgirl Flowers sources its buds from farms with high ethical standards and wraps them in upcycled, biodegradable coffee bags.
For the spunky valentine
For something completely different, how about a tiny pink cactus?
For the valentine going through a breakup
For the incense-burning valentine
Earthy types will love that this bouquet includes a plantable succulent and comes with a rose- and santal-scented candle.
For the DIY valentine
This bunch of pink roses, Peruvian lilies, and white hydrangeas comes wrapped in paper so your creative valentine can arrange the stems to their heart’s content.
For the valentine who hates saying good-bye
For the valentine with a sweet tooth
Your beloved might enjoy the Godiva chocolate sampler that comes with these roses more than the flowers themselves, but it’s still a win-win for you.
For the (Francophile) valentine with a sweet tooth
Another bouquet that comes with an edible treat— this time a dark-chocolate bar from Le Chocolat des Francais.
For the valentine who prefers faux flowers
The acrylic “water” in the vase makes this bunch extra convincing.
For the valentine who prefers faux flowers (on a budget)
For the valentine who prefers preserved flowers
A very pretty arrangement to enjoy all year long.
For the valentine who prefers plants
For the valentine who prefers status plants
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