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How To Choose The Right Flowers For Every Occasion

How To Choose The Right Flowers For Every Occasion
By Hong Kong Tatler
February 01, 2019
Whether it's showing love on an anniversary, sharing joy on someone's birthday or expressing support in times of grief, there's always a way to say it with flowers. We teamed up with Flower Delivery Hong Kong to find out how to choose flowers for every occasion

Grand Openings

Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong
Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong

To celebrate a friend or loved one’s latest venture, don't be shy—large, grand bouquets are definitely the way to go.

Whether it's a restaurant, store or office opening, choose something bright and vibrant that symbolizes a bright future, like pink lilies, orchids, birds of paradise and laceleaf to name a few. 

Anniversaries and Valentine's Day

Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong
Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong

Flowers speak the universal language of love and are always a welcome gift when it comes to anniversaries, Valentine's Day and other romantic occasions.

You can go for the classic choice of red and pink blooms—remember, you can never go wrong with roses—but if you want to do something unique for your one-in-a-million significant other, dare to be different with rare colours and unique flower species.  

See also: Find Out How These Hong Kong Power Couples Met

Birthdays

Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong
Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong

Go bright and bold to celebrate another year around the sun. Yellow flowers are always a winner, as they are a symbol of friendship, optimism and joy—think sunflowrs, daffodils, marigolds and chrysanthemum.

If you want to go above and beyond, research their birthday month’s birth flower and customise a special bouquet made just for them.

Just for mum

Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong
Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong

Whether it’s mother’s day, her birthday or just because, flowers are always a surefire way to put a smile on mum’s face.

Opt for flowers like carnations, roses, gerbera daisies, tulips and lilies, all of which are symbols of joy and affection.

See also: 5 Hong Kong Mums Share Their Best Parenting Tips

Funerals

Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong
Photo: Courtesy of Flower Delivery Hong Kong

Losing a loved one is never easy. For those grieving, a simple bouquet can help bring a touch of light during dark days.

To show your sympathy and support, opt for flowers such as white lilies and chrysanthemums. Opt for light colours like blue, white and green to represent peace and tranquility.

Flower Delivery Hong Kong delivers bouquets of all shapes and sizes to Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories and select outlying islands. Find out more at flowerdeliveryhongkong.com

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