Go beyond the traditional bouquet of roses this year with these surprising choices
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The velvety petals, which come in red, pink, purple, or white, are perfect for those who love romantic hues.
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To a fragrance lover, give these highly scented flowers.
To those who can’t wait till spring, give tulips, which are often grown in local greenhouses for early bloom now.
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Winter-white petals stun with their geometric shape.
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These distinctive blooms, usually shaped like cups or bells, come in a number of hues, including white, green, pink, red, and deep purple.
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These dramatic poppies burst with vibrant color, from orange to salmon to deep rose pink. For something tamer, look for cream, white, or yellow varieties.
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In late winter, branches erupt into bloom with delicate petals.