What South Africans are buying each other on Valentine's day


Walton said that while red roses are the most popular Valentine's Day flower, orchids are also frequently requested.

Flowers of all shapes, sizes, colors, and aromas can make popular gifts this February. Greenleaf is a wholesale florist with 11 warehouses across the country.

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Waszkiewicz offered advice for anyone interested in buying flowers this Valentine's Day. We ordered a dozen pink roses from Price Chopper in order to stay as close as possible to our price range. This particular shipment was about four times larger than their usual weekly loads. He says the demand for red roses, which is associated with love, has almost outstripped supply this year.

From stocking additional supplies- to making sure they have enough delivery drivers for the day's demands. Being one that doesnt follow the status quo, and to poke a little fun at Valentines Day, I make it my mission every year to celebrate with my wife on the thirteenth, one day before everyone else is going insane with spending and trying to squeeze in late reservation.

And many stores do.

"We will fill it to recipe, but the photos are very deceiving".

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Plus, when you shop local directly, your dollar can stretch.

The report also highlights that Kenyans are turning to online retail outlets to purchase their Valentines gifts, with a 183 percent increase in the number of e-commerce transactions taking place from 2015 to 2017. Kenya Flower Council (KFC) says sales were buoyed by pre-orders of the red roses with the bulk of it having been shipped overseas by February 5.

Once the small shop has picked up their order, processing thousands of flowers has a different look and feel than it does at the wholesale level. Ruben H. says on the company website, for instance: "I highly recommend their services to anyone". "We re-cut above that dehydrated area, so that we give the flower a way to uptake the water to the head and then we put it in the prepared flower food within 10 to 30 seconds".

Rose bunches of 50 lay in wait to become Valentine's bouquets at The Fresh Flower Market.

"The majority of the roses in the shop have come from Ipswich, so they are more heat tolerant", he said.

(Cottone) "Known to symbolize faithfulness and true devotion this flower will show your lover that you're in it for the long haul".