Whether you are looking for the perfect birthday gift, declaring your love, or expressing condolences, giving a floral gift has always been the universal choice for almost any occasion. But with so many different flowers and arrangements to choose from, all with different meanings, it can be hard to know which are the perfect flowers for the occasion. For example, what kind of flower arrangement should you choose for a dinner party? What’s the most appropriate choice when bringing sympathy flowers to a funeral? What about wishing someone a happy birthday? And which flower bouquets make the most sense for office deliveries?
While operating our online flower shop in Toronto over the years, we have fielded thousands of questions about flower etiquette for many different occasions. Spoiler Alert: in our opinion, when choosing flowers, there’s no such thing as the right one! Adding your own personal touch is what makes giving flowers, and the surprise of receiving them, even sweeter.
But to help you narrow it down, we’ve compiled this handy list of tips to use when you’re deciding which flowers are the best ones for the occasion.