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Reasons to Choose Allen’s Flowers for Valentine’s Flowers and Gifts

We realize there are many places out there that want your business for Valentine’s Day. And, while you could use one of those online services or hit the grocery store for some roses, we would like to share some of the top reasons you should consider shopping with us this Valentine’s Day for flowers and gifts: Not that we like to brag, but we have won a few awards for our quality and service. This includes being selected as San Diego’s number one florist by readers of the San Diego Union-Tribune for the past five years. On a national level, we have also been included as one of the top 100 florists in the United States over the last four years. We are a second-generation family owned and operated flower shop with multiple locations. As a family-run business, we keep it close and personal, focusing on its success to maintain its legacy and reputation. Our floral design team has been recognized for its floral designs, including creativity and artistic flair that makes our flower arrangements different than all the rest out there. We work with the best floral farms in the world, including our Ecuadorian roses that have been featured

January 26th, 2015|Categories: Valentine's Day|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Reasons to Choose Allen’s Flowers for Valentine’s Flowers and Gifts

Nothing Says “I Love You” Quite Like Red Roses

With the wide array of Valentine’s Day flower arrangements our incredible floral design team creates each year, nothing beats the number of orders we get for bouquets of red roses in all sizes. That’s because this is the most traditional way to say “I Love You” on Valentine’s Day. The Symbolism and History of Red Roses Throughout history and literature, the red rose has symbolized love. Robert Burns created a poem in honor of the red rose and love while Shakespeare used a red rose in “Romeo and Juliet.” The red rose appeared in Europe after it was brought from China in the 1800s, but the connection of love to the red color was used long before that for many things related to intense emotion. When roses arrived, it was considered to be one of the most beautiful symbols of deep love and a favorite way to communicate that love for another. The meaning of deep love continues today with various numbers of red roses being gifted to a special someone. The popularity of a dozen red roses has come to symbolize giving one’s love for each month of the year. Two dozen, three dozen, or even more just doubles,

January 21st, 2015|Categories: Valentine's Day|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nothing Says “I Love You” Quite Like Red Roses

Time to Shop for and Order Valentine’s Day Flowers!

Our Valentine’s Day collection is already available at each of our San Diego flower shops as well as online through our website so now is the time to shop and order. By ordering early, you can take advantage of special savings and promotions while ensuring the best selection and preferred delivery time on Valentine’s Day. Exotics and Orchids We have some truly unique ideas for this Valentine’s Day that can show your pure and unconditional love for that significant other. For example, Valentine’s Day Calla Lilies are peaceful and serene. This arrangement features 20 full size white calla lilies, exotic greenery, and a glass rectangular vase. Hawaiian Vibrations is a vibrant way to show your love with Birds of Paradise, orchids, protea and lilies in a leaf-lined glass cube. Snazzy Orchids features miniature green phalaenopsis orchids, two miniature phalaenopsis orchids, and two white miniature phalaenopsis displayed in a ceramic planter filled with white river rocks. Luxury Valentine’s Day Flowers Our luxury Valentine’s Day flower collection is defined by unique artistic flower designs and premium flowers. For example, Crazy For You combines red roses, stargazer lilies and white snapdragons that sit upon white hydrangea. Pacific Breeze showcases an array of special

January 13th, 2015|Categories: Valentine's Day|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Time to Shop for and Order Valentine’s Day Flowers!

Saying Thanks after the Holidays with Fresh Floral Gifts

With the New Year in full swing, you might be reflecting on the incredible gifts you received over the holidays, including any unexpected gifts from clients, staff, the boss or loved ones. Why not start the year off right with that resolution to be more thoughtful and send a sweet gift of thanks in the form of a beautiful flower arrangement or gift basket? Here are some ideas to get you started: FRAIS DU JARDIN French for “Fresh form the Garden,” the name of this stunning floral arrangement is beautifully reflected in the brilliant, beautiful French compact floral design, which features luxurious blooms in lime green, hot pink, and white hues. Large cymbidium orchids are surrounded by premium hydrangea, peonies, roses and tulips along with trailing ivy that have all been gathered tightly within a leaf-lined, cylindrical vase filled with river rocks. LAVISH LOVE Radiant red roses and spray roses are arranged along with pretty in pink Asiatic lilies within a stylish glass vase. What a great way to show your love and appreciation! A SWEETEST BLOOMS BOUQUET The Sweetest Blooms Bouquet offers color and vibrant energy to exclaim your thanks. Beautiful fuchsia roses and yellow Asiatic Lilies are set

January 5th, 2015|Categories: Thank You Gifts|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Saying Thanks after the Holidays with Fresh Floral Gifts