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Valentine's Day Facts

VALENTINE'S DAY FACTS Valentine's Day is the number one holiday for florists Valentine's Day is a $14.7 billion industry in the U.S. (Roughly the same as Iceland's GDP) On Valentine's Day alone, nearly 189 million stems of roses are sold in the U.S. Every single person in.. California Georgia Texas Michigan New York North Carolina Florida New Jersey Illinois Virginia Pennsylvania 1/2 of Washington State T Ohio .would each receive 1 stem Where do the flowers come from? California Florida Colombia Ecuador California is America's top domestic flower producer with Florida being second for flowers and foliages Colombia is the largest producer of the U.S. flower market. Ecuador is a close second. Both countries have ideal climates for commercial growing. Other countries 90% of all roses sold in the U.S. come from Colombia and Ecuador Who buys flowers? Men purchase about 75% of the roses sold in the U.S. at this time every year Women also buy flowers on Valentine's Day, often for their mothers and daughters. 220,000 The average number of wedding proposals on Valentine's Day each year (10% of the annual total) Scottsdale This would be like if everyone in Scottsdale, Arizona were to get married. 15% The estimated portion of women who will send themselves flowers GolsE$169 sel Average amount men spent last year on Valentine's Day Think roses are expensive? Bangkok, Thailand, florists charge $45 for just one rose. $487 $205 $148 $120 $96 $90 $75 a dozen adozen a dozen a dozen a dozen a dozen adozen roses roses roses roses roses roses roses Bangkok Bangkok, TH Hong Kong Singapore, MYA Tokio, JP London, UK Africa United States What do the colors mean? Cleopatra used red roses to seduce Mark Antony. The red rose was the flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love. Red Love & Respect Pink Thinking sweet thoughts White Purity, I am worthy of you How many roses should Isend? 136 Love at first sight, you are the one I will remember our romantic moments I want to be yours I love you 1Q83 365 999 Marriage proposal I think of you everyday We'll be together forever Brought to you by BEFlowers Powered by Vistalor PRICING FLOWERS TO KEEP BEST FRIENDS SOURCES: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_cities_by_population http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S...states_and_territories_by_population http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(nominal) http://www.roseforlove.com/the-meanings-of-the-numbers-of-roses-ezp-46 http://articles.cnn.com/2011-02-10/living/valentines.roses_1_roses-cost-day-roses-kenya-flower-council?_s-PM:LIVING

Valentine's Day Facts

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Interesting facts about Valentine's Day. For example, a single rose can cost almost $500 in some countries.

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