Chocolates, Flowers, Cards Flowers, chocolates and a card - the basic essentials required for any romantic date and on Valentine's Day, her anniversary and maybe her birthday too. Plus, they're also a winning trio for get well or thank yo
Since our speciality is pleasing the most 'princessy' types, we only stock the very best of everything. Our handmade chocolates are made by UK chocolatiers acknowledged to be among the finest. While our flowers are arranged by award-winning florists who work only with fresh flowers with real 'WOW' factor.
For cards, we offer you extravagant personally hand-embroidered cards made to your design. Of course, quality costs a little more. But, you have to ask yourself, does she deserve any less?
A few tips on flower giving etiquette
Be aware of cultural sensitivities. In many Asian cultures white blooms are associated with funerals and unhappy occasions, whereas red symbolizes happiness and life. Conversely, in Mexican folklore red casts spells and white lifts them!
Many cultures also assign meanings to each flower. This table of flowers and meanings is an excellent guide.
Thirteen stems is considered unlucky almost everywhere and four is a no-no in Asia.
For big occasions and hospital visits, it may not be appropriate to take or send a bouquet. Arriving with flowers can be disruptive. Imagine the palaver if the hostess had to find vases for everyone's flowers – and while trying to be the consummate cook and drinks waiter! Why not send a floral bouquet the day after to say thanks for a great evening? For hospital visits, telephone first to check whether flowers are permitted on the ward in question.
Don't forget, when your stems have wilted and the chocolates have all been scoffed, a modest love token or keepsake will provide a lasting reminder of how fabuluous you are! And, a card isn't the only way to send your message. You'll find more imaginative and novel ways to send a message here.