3 Reasons Why Flowers Make the Best Gift

Flowers are a great natural decoration and plants have important health benefits that boost the mood of the recipient. Most people love having fresh flowers because they add something extra to office spaces and every room of a home. One of the easiest ways to make a room more inviting is to add a vase of fresh flowers with a lovely scent.

The local florist has long been the go-to spot for last-minute birthday, anniversary and holiday gifts. Now, e-commerce vendors have many more products, improved delivery times and more affordable prices than ever before. These companies also provide the best way to send flowers internationally.

Let’s take a look at the reasons why flowers make the best gift.

Flowers Are the Perfect Last-Minute Gift

By nature, flowers are a perishable commodity that cannot be purchased too far in advance. With the immediacy of the internet, it’s now possible to order flowers for delivery a day in advance-or the same day in many cases. The selection online also improves shoppers opportunity to customize their selections.

“We know that behind every bouquet delivery there’s an emotional message being expressed. A personal message that is shared despite great distances between people,” according to online florists at Flora Queen, an e-commerce florist specializing in international deliveries.

Why Flowers Make People Feel Special

According to Psychology Today, Dopamine is triggered when you expect a reward. Flowers trigger dopamine production in the brain because they used to mark an abundant period following a long winter. Today, people have plenty of food any time of year in most of the world. But blossoming flowers still signal that a special time has arrived. That’s one of the main reasons people feel so special when they receive them.

Flowers Are Appropriate for Every Age

It can be hard to know what to buy a grandmother or niece for an anniversary or graduation, especially if they live far away. Flowers can be combined with something practical or more impersonal, such as a gift card, to add the perfect sentimental touch.

The Ephemeral Nature of Flowers

It is precisely because they don’t last very long that flowers are a precious gift. They can easily be immortalized with a quick post on social media. However, the fact that they last a short period is a great reminder to enjoy the precious things in life.

Giving gifts is and an effective language of love technique that can truly bring people together, even if they’re separated by oceans and continents.

Melissa Thompson
Melissa Thompson writes about a wide range of topics, revealing interesting things we didn't know before. She is a freelance USA Today producer, and a Technorati contributor.