It’s the love month again and it’s time for flowers, gifts, romance and love. February 14, Valentines day is also known as Le jour de la Saint-Valentin in french ,Valentinstag in German and Día de San Valentín in Spanish. Valentine’s day is known all over the world and is celebrated by everyone, Celebrated by people from all walks of life, the young the old, friends, love ones and most specially everyone who is in love
This year Valentine’s Day will fall on a Wednesday. So before we continue with our article we would like to offer our free flower delivery in the Philippines in Makati, Pasig, Mandaluyong, Pasay, Marikina, San Juan, Manila, Pateros, Taguig, Quezon City, Paranaque, Cainta Rizal, Taytay Rizal, Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela, Fairview, Novaliches, Las Piñas and Muntinlupa. If you order now or make reservations we can do this for you even on Valentine’s Day. We have same day delivery within metro manila and our store hours are from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. For Metro Manila areas, we offer same day delivery and our daily cut off is within 1pm. If you make your order at around 2pm onwards it will be scheduled for the next day or the day you wish for delivery.
Please note that sometimes changes may occur so we highly suggest that you call our office to verify the exact date and time of delivery.
We are releasing this notice simply because we know how important this day is. We would like to offer you all our available flowers ahead of time so you can prepare and make your plans exactly the way you want it, on the date and on time.
Amongst our best sellers this Valentine’s Day are:
FP-B37R 6pcs Aromatic Gerberas, with Beautiful Mums in a reusable Box price at 2,095.00, FP-B35R 6pcs Breathtaking Gerberas & Bright Carnation in a reusable Box price at 2,195.00, FP-B304 Bouquet of 4 Dozen Brilliant Red Roses with 1 stem of Captivating Casablanca price at 9,495.00, FP-B54 1 Dozen of Charming Carnations price at 2,795.00, FP-B60 6 Cheerful Carnations and 9 Classic Gerberas price at 3,095.00, FP-B74 2 Delicate Stargazers and 6 Delightful Gerberas price at 3,395.00, FP-B81 1 Dozen of Elegant Gerbera + 1 Enchanted Casablanca price at 3,595.00, FP-B91 6 Extravagant Gerberas price at 1,695.00, FP-B96 6 Eye-catching Gerberas + 1 Stem of Fragrant Casablanca price at 2,495.00 and FP-B99 6 Fresh-cut Long Stemmed Red Roses + 12 Freshly picked Carnations + 6 Garden-fresh Gerberas + 1 Stem of Gorgeous Casablanca Lily + Mesmerizing Mums price at 6,095.00
The most sought after flowers but are very rare are the following:
FP-B258 Bouquet of 1 Dozen Radiant Gerbera with Sophisticated Mums and Alstroemerias price at 3,195.00, FP-B283 Bouquet of 2 Dozen Stunning Bangkok Roses (1 Doz. Yellow, 1 Doz Lilac) price at 7,895.00, FP-B290 Bouquet of 2 Dozens Unique Korean Rose and 1 Dozen Timeless Gerbera price at 7,095.00, FP-B241 Bouquet of 2 Dozens of Pink Vibrant Roses price at 4,695.00, FP-B264 1 Dozen Aromatic Yellow Imported Bangkok Rose price at 4,395.00, FP-B100 6 Beautiful Stems of Carnation and 6 Breathtaking Gerberas price at 2,795.00, FP-B165 1 Dozen Bright gerberas + 2 Stems of Brilliant Stargazer Lily price at 4,395.00, FP-B177 6 Captivating Spray Carnations, 6 Charming Long Stemmed Pink Roses, 4 Cheerful Gerberas price at 4,595.00, FP-B201 1 Dozen Classic Gerbera + 2 Stems of Delicate Stargazer Lily price at 4,495.00 and FP-B208 6 Delightful Gerberas + 1 Stem of Elegant Stargazer Lily price at 2,595.00
Now if you want to be different and unique we suggest FP-B20R 3 Dozen Enchanted White Rose in a in a Reusable Box price at 6,895.00, FP-B19R 18pcs Extravagant Assorted Rose and 9pcs Eye-catching Ferero in a in a Reusable Box price at 4,495.00, FP-B21R 4 Dozen of Fragrant Red Rose in a in a Reusable Box price at 8,795.00, FP-B22R 2 Dozen of Fresh-cut Red Rose with 2 Dozen of Delicious Ferrero Rochers Chocolates in a Reusable Box Box Size 10 x 5 1/2 x 8 price at 5,695.00, FP-B23R 2 Dozen Freshly picked Red Rose with 1 Dozen of Delicious Ferrero Rochers Chocolates in a Reusable Box Box Size 12 x 4 x 5 price at 5,395.00, FP-B25R 3 Dozen of Garden-fresh Red Rose with cute mini Panda Stuffed toy in a Reusable Box Box Size 10 x 5 1/2 x 8 price at 7,195.00, FP-B24R2 Dozen of Gorgeous Red Rose with 1 Dozen of Delicious Ferrero Rochers Chocolates and cute mini Panda Stuffed toy in a Reusable Box Box Size 10 x 5 1/2 x 8 price at 5,695.00, FP-B18R 18pcs of Mesmerizing White Rose and 9pcs Delicious Fererro Rochers Chocolates in a Box price at 4,495.00, FP-B48R 2 Dozen of Radiant White Rose in a Box price at 4,895.00 and FP-B29R 4 stem of Sophisticated Stargazer with Stunning roses in a Reusable Box price at 4,695.00
Our all time favorites are of course flowers and gifts. We can have the following delivered for you if you wish. Let’s start with FP-B299 Bouquet of 18pcs Timeless Pink Rose and 2 smiley Baloon, 2 I Love You Balloon and 2 Happy Birthday Balloon price at 4,395.00, FP-B295 Bouquet of 1 stem Unique Stargazer, 3pcs Vibrant Orange Gerbera with Happy Birthday Balloon and Panda 12" in height price at 3,095.00, FP-B293 Bouquet of One Dozen of Aromatic Blue Roses with Happy Birthday Balloon, I Love You Balloon and 12" Panda Stuffed toy price at 4,195.00, FP-B245 Bouquet of 6 Beautiful White Roses with Delicious Ferrero Rocher (16s) price at 2,095.00, FP-B209 6 Breathtaking Long Stemmed Red Roses +1 Puppy Stuffed Toy price at 2,295.00, FP-B190 6 Bright Tulips + 1 Brown Russ Bear price at 2,995.0, FP-B145 6 Brilliant Long Stemmed Red Roses + Patch Bear price at 2,095.00, FP-B142 1 Dozen of Captivating Long Stemmed Roses + 3 Charming Gerberas + 2 Stems of Cheerful Stargazer Lily + Russ Bear + Smiley Balloon price at 5,695.00, FP-B129 1 Dozen of Long Stemmed Classic Red Roses + Russ Bear price at 3,395.00, FP-B128 6 Long Stemmed Delicate Red Roses + Patch Bear price at 2,095.00
For bouquet arrangements we suggest FP-B292 Bouquet of 1 Dozen of Delightful Pink Rose with 3 "ILoveYou" Balloons price at 3,395.00, FP-B167 2 Dozen of Long Stemmed Elegant Roses (1dozen red and 1 dozen white) price at 4,695.00, FP-B271 Bouquet of 10 Enchanted Gerberas price at 2,395.00, FP-B270 Bouquet of 2 Dozen of Extravagant Roses (1 dozen pink and 1 dozen white) price at 4,695.00, FP-B244 Bouquet of 6 Eye-catching Blue Roses with 1 Stem of Fragrant Casablanca Lily price at 2,695.00, FP-B216 Bouquet of 2 Dozens of Fresh-cut Gerbera price at 4,195.00, FP-B249 Bouquet of 1 Dozen Freshly picked Red Rose and 2 Dozens of Delicious Ferrero Rocher price at 5,195.00, FP-B252Bouquet of 18 Garden-fresh Roses (6 red, 6 pink and 6 white) price at 3,795.00, FP-B255 Bouquet of Gorgeous 1 Stem of Yelloween Lily and 2 Dozens of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates price at 3,395.00 and FP-B233 Bouquet of 2 Dozens of Mesmerizing Imported Ecuadorian Roses price at 14,695.00
We highly recommend these special arrangements
FR-BK01 2 Dozen of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates with Hodie Bear in a Basket price at 2,595.00, FR-B04 2 Dozen of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates price at 1,995.00, FR-B01 2 Dozen of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates price at 1,995.00, FP-B301 Bouquet of 1 Dozens of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates and 6pcs Sophisticated blue roses price at 3,095.00, FP-B300Bouquet of 2 Dozens of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates with 3 Stunning pink Tulips price at 3,595.00, FP-B298 Bouquet of One Dozen Pink Timeless Rose and one Dozen Delicious Fererro price at 4,295.00, FP-V67 2 Dozen Unique Red Rose and 4 Doz. Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates in a Vase price at 4,495.00, FP-B255 1 Stem of Vibrant Yelloween Lily and 2 Dozens of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates price at 3,395.00, FP-B249 1 Dozen of Aromatic Rose and 2 Dozens of Delicious Ferrero Roche price at 5,195.00, FP-B229 2 Dozen of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates with 3 Beautiful Tulips price 3,595.00, FP-B207 1 Dozen of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates with 6 Breathtaking Red Roses price at 3,095.00, FR-B02 2 Dozens of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates price at 1,995.00 and FR-B03 2 Dozens of Delicious Ferrero Rocher Chocolates price at 1,995.00
If you want to surprise your love one with flowers and gifts, these are our suggestions.
Mini Bears in a Reusable Box price at 2,095.00, Mini Kitties in a Reusable Boxprice at 2,495.00, Heart Pillow price at 695.00, Basty 12" inches Height (895.00 Each) price at 895.00, I Heart you Pillow price at 895.00, Quoted Pillow 14x14 inches price at 495.00, I Love You Pillow Giant price at 5,995.00, Sofie 48" in Height price at 5,695.00, Sunshine Teddy Bear price at 2,295.00, Quennie Teddy Bear 36" in Height price at 5,095.00, Kelly Brown Teddy Bear 24" in Height price at 1,195.00, Kelly Blue Teddy Bear 24" in Height price at 1,195.00, Kelly Pink Teddy Bear 24" in Height price at 1,195.00, Piggy Big Foot Slippers (Free Size) price at 1,050.00, Chicks Big Foot Slippers (Free Size) price at 1,050.00, ABBIE BEAR BOUQUET Bouquet Arrangement of Abbie Bear Stuffed Toy price at 2,395.00, PATCH BEAR BOUQUET Bouquet Arrangement of Patch Bear Stuffed Toy price at 2,295.00, FAMILY PANDAS Free Bouquet of 3 stems Rose 36" in Height 18" in Height 12" in Height price at 5,895.00, Cotton Candy Teddy Bear price at 2,295.00, Bao Bao the Panda Stuffed Toy price at 3,795.00, Papa Bear Teddy Bear price at 10,995.00
If you are on a tight budget please try these below 2000.00 arrangements
FP-B183 6 Long Stemmed Bright White Roses price at 1,895.00, FP-B180 6 Long Stemmed Brilliant Red Roses price at 1,895.00, FP-B219 Bouquet of 6 Captivating Roses (3 red and 3 white) price at 1,895.00, FP-B91 6 Charming Gerberas price at 1,695.00, FP-B220 Bouquet of 6 Cheerful Carnations price at 1,695.00, FP-B227 Bouquet of 3 Classic Pink Tulips price at 1,495.00, FP-B231Bouquet of 6 Delicate Korean Roses price at 1,895.00, FP-B102 3 Long Stemmed Delightful Red Roses and 3 Elegant Gerberas price at 1,895.00, FP-B137 3 Enchanted Tulips + Eye-catching White Russ Bear price at 1,795.00 and FP-B2006 Fragrant Pink Gerberas price at 1,695.00
Going back to our article what is Valentine’s Day? What are the origins of Valentine’s Day?
Valentine’s Day, also called St. Valentine’s Day, originated in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, held in mid-February. The festival or observance of Valentine’s Day, celebrates the coming of spring. During roman times, the original calendar consisted of 10 months beginning in spring with March. Thus the celebration that starts mid of February or re 14. The celebration includes fertility rites and the pairing off of women with men by lottery. Other sources indicate that the matchmaking lottery, in which young men drew the names of women from a jar are coupled for the duration of the festival or longer.
VALENTINES DAY - A PAGAN RITUAL
Based on others sources and most of us believe that Valentine’s Day is celebrated in the middle of February to celebrate love and romance others also believe that it is the anniversary of St Valentine’s death or burial, which probably occurred around A.D. 270, others claim that the Christian church may have decided to place St. Valentine’s feast day in the middle of February in an effort to “Christianize” the pagan celebration of Lupercalia. Celebrated at the ides of February, or February 15, Lupercalia was a fertility festival dedicated to Faunus, the Roman god of agriculture, as well as to the Roman founders Romulus and Remus.
To begin the festival, members of the Luperci, an order of Roman priests, would gather at a sacred cave where the infants Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome, were believed to have been cared for by a she-wolf or lupa. The priests would sacrifice a goat, for fertility, and a dog, for purification. They would then strip the goat’s hide into strips, dip them into the sacrificial blood and take to the streets, gently slapping both women and crop fields with the goat hide. This part of distribution or slapping has been a caused of debate for many. Others say that this was a brutal fete. Young women would actually line up for the men to hit them, simply because they believed this would make them fertile. So far from being fearful, Roman women welcomed the touch of the hides because it was believed to make them more fertile in the coming year. Later in the day, according to legend, all the young women in the city would place their names in a big urn. The city’s bachelors would each choose a name and become paired for the year with his chosen woman. These matches often ended in marriage.
At the end of the 5th century, Pope Gelasius I replaced Lupercalia with St. Valentine’s Day. It came to be celebrated as a day of romance from about the 14th century.
Truth about Valentine’s Day
To start with Valentine’s Day has an apostrophe and an s that show possession. So who is valentine?
In 313 A.D., Roman Emperor Constantine the Great legalized Christianity and ended Rome's persecution of Christians. In 380 A.D., Christianity becomes the OFFICIAL state religion of the Roman Empire. These actions not only enabled the teachings of Christianity to spread unhindered within the empire, it encouraged non-Christians to convert to the once-persecuted religion.
The pagans, however, who adopted Christianity as their religion did not entirely abandon the traditions and practices they held before their "conversion." One of these traditions brought into the church was the fertility celebration known as the Lupercalia, which eventually became the Valentine's holiday. According to sources the vestiges of superstition were not absolutely obliterated, and the festival of the Lupercalia, whose origin had preceded the foundation of Rome, was still celebrated under the reign of Anthemius.”
SOURCE OF THE NAME VALENTINE’S DAY
Although there were several Christian martyrs named Valentine, the day as narrated by historians may have taken its name from 3 priests. The first one not in any particular order is a priest who was martyred about 270 CE by the emperor Claudius II Gothicus. According to legend, the priest signed a letter “from your Valentine” to his jailer’s daughter, whom he had befriended and, by some accounts, healed from blindness. Other accounts hold that it was St. Valentine of Terni, a bishop, for whom the holiday was named, though it is possible the two saints were actually one person. Another common legend states that St. Valentine defied the emperor’s orders and secretly married couples to spare the husbands from war. It is for this reason that his feast day is associated with love.
Valentine’s Day is very popular all over the world. To date, valentine’s days is celebrated in the United States, Britain, Canada, and Australia, Argentina, France, Mexico, and South Korea. In our country, the Philippines, we celebrate it by sending flowers and gifts, eating with family and friends and so much more.
For the very best in flowers and gifts, you have our recommendations and arrangements. Happy Valentine’s Day!