The celebration of Valentine’s Day with the use of flowers has been associated with a well-known story that it began after the shot of a first love arrow by cupid into a shy suitor. Earlier only men used to send flowers to their beloved partners, but now women have also started following the same practice on this day of lovers.
This holiday is known to originate in the Lupercalia’s pagan festival and is recognized greatly in the United States, Austria, Germany, France and England. During the early 19th century, people used to express their emotions through a popular custom of using romantic cards, while the practice of using flowers is a recent one that was enabled by the floral industry and not by any prehistoric conviction. Read More →