Best Valentine's Day flowers Go beyond the traditional bouquet of roses this year with these surprising choices Anemones The velvety petals, which come in red, pink, purple, or white, are perfect for those who love romantic hues. Pinterest Tazetta daffodils (narcissus) To a fragrance lover, give these highly scented flowers. Tulips To those who can’t wait till spring, give tulips, which are often grown in local greenhouses for early bloom now. Camellia Winter-white petals stun with their geometric shape. Hellebores These distinctive blooms, usually shaped like cups or bells, come in a number of hues, including white, green, pink, red, and deep purple. Iceland poppy 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. Flowering quince In late winter, branches erupt into bloom with delicate petals.