Feb 7, 2019

Valentine’s Day is over 2,000 years old, but the tradition of giving flowers is fairly new. Back in the 1800s, members of the upper class were expected to behave in a proper (albeit exaggerated) way during the Victorian era. Falling in love was difficult because of restrictions in flirting and dating.

But people managed to outsmart the strict courtship structure by sending flowers as a nonverbal message to their love interests. Each flower had a specific meaning and it made it possible for people to communicate simply by using flowers.

READ: Your modern flower meaning guide

Fast forward to today, giving flowers has become a timeless symbol for love. In case your loved one couldn’t be within an arm’s reach this Valentine’s, here are some flower shops in Metro Manila that could deliver a fresh bouquet to your SO’s doorstep.

Designer Blooms

Pop-up at Greenbelt 5, Makati from Feb. 8 to 17
Instagram.com/designerblooms
0917-7124440


Designer Blooms is a veteran in luxury flower bouquets. They have been in the industry for over 20 years, with arrangements comprising of both local and imported flowers. Their tulips are sourced all the way from the famous Dutch countrysides. For a minimal fee, you can have your flowers delivered on the same day anywhere in Metro Manila. The cut-off for orders is at 11 a.m.

Te Amo Floristeria

GF, Active Fun Building, 28th St. cor 9th Ave, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Instagram.com/teamofloristeria
886-6888; 0916-6298122

 

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If you want to steer away from the traditional flower bouquet, Te Amo Floristeria can come up with a pretty flower arrangement in a box. They also pride themselves to be the pioneer of preserved roses that can last up to five years, which you can get in a glass dome or box. They do same-day deliveries with fees depending on your location.

Flowers by Pablo

Instagram.com/flowersbypablo
0917-1148917

 

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Flowers by Pablo’s signature creation is an arrangement of Ecuadorian roses bundled in a black box or bucket. They also have a wide variety of bouquets, which can be wrapped in a burlap sack or specialty wrapper. They do same day deliveries though it’s more advisable to book ahead of schedule. Their delivery hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. but special arrangements can be made.  

Fiora MNL

Instagram.com/fioramanila
0977-8461888

 

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Always remember that “You are most loved” ❤️❤️❤️ . . Featured in this photo is the new design from our Black Box Collection: round box with 18-20 Ecuadorian Roses, with personalized name or text on a “band” that sits just below the flowers – – isn’t it lovely? ❤️ . . To purchase this kind of arrangement, simple visit our website at www.fioramanila.com

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Boxed flowers and preserved roses seem to be all the craze now so Fiora gave its own extra spin to it: teddy bear roses packaged in a transparent box. It also comes with one preserved Ecuadorian rose placed in a little box, which you can personalize with your loved one’s name or a short message. They deliver for free within Metro Manila but you can only place your order until Feb. 8 for deliveries on Feb. 11 to 15.

 

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