Flowers, chocolates, cards, candlelit dinners and other emotional blissful goodies usually fill the 14th day of February every year. It’s a tradition that dates back to ancient years for love birds to openly express their cupid affection to their loved ones. This in essence makes them feel cherished and thought about.
For years, this day has tremendously been associated with red color with most people preferring red attires. Most gift shops are usually decorated in red. Red flowers are the most sort gift on this occasion. Most floral shops in the world on this day have huge orders of red flowers.
Red roses are the traditional symbol for love, romance, and will always be a way to say “I love you.” The red rose reflects beauty and perfection while deep and dark red rose reveal an unconscious beauty.
Other flowers meant for different occasions includes a mix of all colors for Mother’s Day, pink and whites for UK Mother’s Day, yellow roses for Easter and white roses for Christmas.
During Valentine’s Day or any other day, flower buyers demand flowers of the right color. Some flowers are associated with different occasions, for instance, white roses; the purist of colors, represent innocence purity and charm. White roses are traditionally used in weddings and represent new beginnings. They also express remembrance and innocence.
Kenya being a globally recognized household in flower production has bountiful growers ready with the right colors. Being located at the equator ensures that colors of roses are bright and sharp; high quality. This year the production seem to go a notch higher since so far the weather experienced has been good. Yester year the country experienced pro-longed rainfall which led to prolonged flush periods and outbreak of fungal diseases which affected the quantity of flowers exported. Twenty eighteen’s Valentine is on a weekday which is advantageous as more flowers will be sold unlike on a weekend.
Expressing our most tender feelings to those in our lives who deserve it most in the right color is a wonderful impression.