Valentine’s Day Fun Facts and Flower Facts You Didn’t Know AboutFebruary 14, 2019 11:41
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Valentine’s Day, the romantic day of the year, is here and we at best want to make you realize that there is a lot more about the day than celebration. Since ages, it was traditional for men and women to exchange flowers, as a sign of good luck and the start of a “blooming” relationship.
Whether you’re single and ready to mingle or committed for this Valentine’s Day, we are here with few fun facts of the day.
Valentine’s Day Facts
-Every year, around 9 million people across the world buy pets to gift their valentine.
-Every year, more than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are sold across the country.
-64 percent of men do not make plans in advance for Valentine’s Day.
-The average man spends $130 on Valentine’s Day, while women spend about $70.
-After Christmas, February 14 is the second largest card giving day of the year. This year, it is estimated that around 1 billion cards will be exchanged around the world.
-Teachers receive the most Valentine’s Day cards, followed by mothers, kids, wives, and girlfriends.
-More than one-third of men are at ease not receiving anything from a lover on Valentine’s Day.
-Hallmark was one of the first to mass produce a Valentine’s Day card, all the way back in 1913.
-According to estimation, the United States alone is going to spend $3.3 billion on flowers for loved ones this year.
-The only other day that outdoes Valentine’s Day in floral sales is Mother’s Day.
-Of the 124.6 million households in the U.S., it is predicted that 43 million of them will purchase flowers. And the most likely flower to be purchased? Red roses of course!
-Young people are leading the trend in floral sales. In 2016, 63 percent of floral-buying households were under the age of 35.
-In 2015, 18 percent of women sent themselves flowers.
-Ordering a bouquet? Have it tied in lace. The word “lace” derives from the Latin laques, which means “to snare or net,” as in to catch a person’s heart.
Most Searched Flower on Valentine’s Day
-Rose (with almost 3 million searches!)