When you think of romance and flowers, you may think of Valentine’s Day. And while that is the undeniable holiday set aside for romance, it is only one day – nothing like the entire month of August being named National Romance Month! That’s right, an entire 30 days has been set aside for you to express your feelings, get creative, and wow that special someone – so what are you going to do? To inspire you, we’ve collected a few interesting trivia facts about love and romance.
Dedicated to Love: Casas Adobes Flower Shop has been providing flowers for romance for over 50 years. Red roses are the undisputed champion when it comes to romance, but did you know there are other choices which also signify your adoration? For instance, a daisy represents innocent, new love; and a forget-me-not represents true love.
Here is some romantic trivia you may find interesting:
* People are falling in love differently these days, with 40% of singles reporting that they utilize online dating sites – and this crosses over all demographics. However, he old-school ways still work, apparently – approximately 10,000 marriages per year are attributed to sharing a cup of coffee as a first date.
* Some traditions are almost gone, with only 20% of prospective grooms getting on one knee to ask the big question, and only 5% seeking out the permission and blessing of the parents.
* There are 19 cities in the United States inspired by romance. Die-hard romantics can choose to live in Valentine, Nebraska; Romeo, Colorado; or Love Valley, North Carolina. (Since none of these towns are located in proximity to Tucson, we recommend adding the spark yourself, by sending your sweetheart one of the beautiful bouquets from our Love & Romance Collection – like Sweet Adoration, above, or Blooming Bliss, below.
National Romance Month gives you the perfect opportunity to surprise the one you love with love and affection – so have fun! Write some poetry, pack a picnic, go dancing – but don’t forget the flowers. Casas Adobes Flower Shop is here to provide the flowers for your love story – because romance should be celebrated all year long.