The biggest flower holiday is almost here! Are you ready? Research shows that midweek Valentine’s Day celebrations mean even stronger sales. So, 2019 is on track for a record breaking year. According to the National Retail Federation, shoppers in the U.S. are expected to spend more than $19 billion dollars expressing their love. $2 billion of that will be on flowers.When you think about flowers for Valentine’s Day, everyone automatically dreams up an image of roses. According to the Society of American Florists, 83% of the flowers purchased on Valentine’s Day will be roses. It’s no surprise, as their beauty and bold colors truly signify strong and lasting love.
In design work, a stunning focal point such as roses also needs a beautiful backdrop. That is where Gypsophila becomes a standout. The light and airy flowers of Gypsophila provide a wonderful accent and filler for just about any type of arrangement. Their bright white flowers highlight beautiful blooms of any variety, providing a softer, lovelier feel to arrangements, perfectly setting the tone for a romantic Valentine’s Day.