Send Just Because Flowers: You don't need a holiday or reason to send Just Because Flowers to people you appreciate. According to recent behavioral research conducted at Rutgers University, the presence of flowers triggers happy emotions, heighten feeling of life satisfaction and affects social behavior in a positive manner far beyond what is normally believed. "Common sense tells us that flowers make us happy and now science shows us that they make have strong positive effects on our emotional well-being. A Sunflower is a popular flower to send because it conveys devotion and tulips symbolize perfect, love, luck or fame. Send an unexpected Floral Bouquets to someone you appreciate and they will be delighted and feel a surge of joy.
Some POPULAR HOLIDAY FLOWERS: Certain holidays may be associated with a particular flower type. Here are some popular holidays and the flower they are associated with along with the reason for this connection:
January 1: New Years Day - "Apple" According to tradition an apple decorated with cloves and rosemary or holly, is a lucky gift to give on New Year's Day.
February 14: St. Valentine - "Crocus" St. Valentine, the Christian martyr for whom the modern Valentine's Day holiday is named. While the exact origins of the holiday are lost, many believe Feb 14 was selected for the celebration of Christian martyrs to disrupt celebrations of Lupercalia -- a Roman fertility festival.
March 28: Good Friday - "Wreaths of Elder" Good Friday, commemorates the crucifixion of
March 30: Easter - "Pasque Flower" (rare) Easter, which commemorates the Resurrection of Christ in Christian churches.
May 8: Mother's Day - "Carnation" In 1907 a Pink Carnation became the symbol of Mother's love and was chosen as the emblem of Mother's Day.
December 25: Christmas - "Mistletoe" Kiss under the mistletoe for good luck! In England, the Christmas mistletoe was burned on Twelfth Night so the boys and girls who had kissed under it would not be jinxed and would be able to marry.