Flowers have been a part of Valentine’s Day longer than anyone can remember, specifically roses.   Roses are iconic, they are the essence of romance and passion, but that doesn’t make them the only flower you can use for a romantic gesture. While we love roses, they can start to feel a tad overdone on V-Day, especially when everyone in your office has a fresh bouquet of red roses plopped on their desk, and your Instagram feed is an endless scroll of red, white and pink petals. So why not consider an alternative, but just as romantic, flower this Valentine’s Day? Set yourself apart from the rest and surprise your loved ones with a bouquet that will stand out in a sea of red roses this Valentine’s Day! Here are a few of our favorite Valentine’s Day flower alternatives!

A few alternatives to roses…


There is nothing more beautiful or whimsical than a large white hydrangea. The oversized blossoms are gorgeous and look great with any arrangement, making them a great alternative to roses.


Swirling petals and curly stems make Ranunculus seem as though it came straight out of a fairy tale! This makes them the perfect pick for your “happily ever after” romance.

Calla Lilies

Calla Lilies are the epitome of elegance! Their unique shape and lily white hue make them the perfect flower for the sophisticated loved one in your life, and a suitable alternative to roses.


With their ruffled petals and fluffy shape, Peonies are some the prettiest flowers out there. Not to mention, they come in shades of red, pink and white, perfect for Valentine’s Day!


Small, multiple blossoms make Dendrobium Orchids look like small stems of butterflies! They come in vibrant hues like purple and yellow, making them a great choice for that someone who likes to keep life interesting.




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