Love is in the air in Milwaukee, which means the most romantic day of the year is just around the corner! If you’re still trying to figure out what to get your boyfriend or husband for Valentine’s Day, look no further than your local flower shop. At Welke’s, we have a large variety of great Valentine’s gifts for men, including flowers, that your guy will cherish almost as much as you!
Why Science Thinks You Should Send Him Flowers for Valentine’s Day
If flowers seem like an odd gift choice for a man, think again! Sending your guy flowers might just be the best thing you ever did for Valentine’s Day. Studies have shown that men who receive flowers become more open and communicative, they make better eye contact, and they stand closer to those around them. These are all ingredients to intimacy, which Valentine’s Day and serious relationships wouldn’t be complete without. If you’re hoping to spend a romantic day with your significant other, you might want to seriously consider surprising him with flowers.
Our Favorite Floral Valentine’s Gifts for Men
1. Tropical Flowers
Tropical flowers like birds of paradise, orchids, protea, anthuriums, and red ginger bloom in fiery hues and have strange shapes and textures that look great in the sorts of contemporary floral designs men love. Our Island Dreams arrangement features red ginger and yellow cymbidium orchids with roses in a compact, modern design. Your man will proudly display this high-design floral arrangement in a prominent place in his office or home.
Lush Life Rose Bouquet
Roses are perfect for both men and women. On Valentine’s Day, red roses, which symbolize romantic love, tend to be the most popular, but all colors of roses have different meanings. You can send your guy a bouquet of mixed roses to show him all the different ways you care. In addition to red roses, our Lush Life Rose Bouquet includes pink and orange roses, which symbolize admiration and passion.
Orchids are elegant and alluring with their tendrils of delicate flowers. They’re also fairly easy to care for and will continue to bloom every winter. For men, we recommend all-white Phalaenopsis orchids, like those included in our Opulent Orchids planter.
4. Dish Gardens
If you’re not sure whether your man would fully appreciate a bouquet of flowers, then a dish garden is an excellent alternative. With a mix of blooming and non-blooming plants, you can deliver your man flowers in a less conspicuous way. Our Quiet Expressions design includes a variety of carefully selected plants potted in a sleek wooden container accent stones in various shades of gray. This design creates a tranquil atmosphere, while the leafy green plants cleanse and replenish the air.
Peaceful Zen Garden
Succulents are a great choice for a man with a relentlessly busy schedule. These plants are super easy to care for; all they need is a sunny location and the occasional drink of water. Our Peaceful Zen Garden design includes a variety of succulent plants with bamboo accents in a stylish wooden container.
How to Choose a Floral Arrangement He Didn’t Know He Always Wanted
At first, shopping for flowers for a man can seem like a difficult task, but it’s actually not too bad because there are so many different designs to choose from. To find a more masculine look that your husband or boyfriend will love, we recommend sticking with strong, bold colors like primaries and jewel tones, rather than pastels. Monochromatic color palettes are also a great choice!
If you’re not sure what sort of flowers or plants to get for your sweetheart, don’t worry! Our florists at Welke’s are always happy to help. Whether you order online, over the phone, or in person, we’ll provide you with expert advice and personalized recommendations to make sure you find the perfect V-Day present for your man.