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Posted by Chuck Boyd on November 3, 2014 Holidays Uncategorized

What Flowers to Buy on Veteran’s Day

thumbnailVeterans Day each fall is a wonderful time for people across the country to pause and remember those who have sacrificed to keep the nation safe and free. Flowers make excellent gifts for this holiday because they help to bring smiles to everyone’s face and let people know how much they are appreciated. When it comes to making a flower purchase, however, sometimes it can be a challenge to find just the right arrangement. Here are some ideas for those looking for an arrangement both for the living and the fallen soldiers of the US Armed Forces.thumbnail-3

Fall arrangements

For much of the country, Veterans Day falls during that time of year when the days are becoming increasingly shorter and the weather is steadily growing colder. Fall flowers offer beauty and life that can be brought indoors to counter the barren late fall and early winter exterior. Take advantage of some of the popular fall colors such as deep purples, oranges, yellows, and reds to get an arrangement that will look fantastic anywhere in the home.


Although most people know that red roses traditionally symbolize romantic love, there are different meanings attached to the rest of the rose family. Pink roses, for example, typically symbolize admiration and appreciation, while white can mean either new beginnings or be a symbol of remembrance. Orange roses show enthusiasm and gratitude while yellow roses typically mean friendship. When these different roses are put together in a single bouquet, the can be the perfect arrangement for someone looking to commemorate Veterans Day. The flowers also tend to look so beautiful together that even those who do not know the meaning of all the different roses will appreciate the arrangement and understand the intentions behind it.

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Sadly Veterans Day is also a time when family members and friends remember those who have passed who have also fought in the nation’s wars, particularly those who died in battle. It is a common time for people to mark the grades of those who have passed.  There are a number beautiful arrangements that can be used to commemorate these past warriors. Reds and whites are common colors used in these arrangements for marking memorials. Carnations and larkspur tend to make excellent flower choices.

Veterans Day is a time to remember and be thankful for those brave soldiers who have put their lives on the line to protect the freedom of everyone who lives in the United States. Whether these warriors still alive or whether they have passed, this November is the perfect time to let them know how much they are appreciated with a beautiful flower arrangement.