Author name: Amy-Paige Cox

Born and raised in her beloved mother city Cape Town, Amy-Paige Cox is a writer, poet and plant mom. A hopeful romantic with a penchant for adventure, she loves exploring the world, all the while documenting her ever-changing perspectives with pen and paper.

Celebrate with These Empowering International Women’s Day Flowers

Annually observed on March 8th, International Women’s Day aims to celebrate all the extraordinary women in our lives. From beloved mothers and sisters, to artists and entrepreneurs, Women’s Day gives us the opportunity to honor the multifaceted beings that are women. So, what better way to express our admiration and respect than through the universal language of flowers? 

In this blog, we delve into the best flowers and gifts to send internationally on Women’s Day. Distance should not be a barrier to celebrating the incredible women around us; discover how you can make them feel cherished and valued, no matter where they are in the world. Scroll down to explore the most meaningful floral gifts and tokens of appreciation to send this International Women’s Day.

Celebrate International Women's Day with Russian Flora Women's Day Flowers.

Valentine Flower Ideas: Our Favorite February Floral Collections

As February unfolds, it brings with it a tapestry of celebrations. From the romantic whispers of Valentine’s Day to the empowering echoes of Women’s Day. And, let’s not forget the heartwarming embrace of Mothering Sunday. This year, our February Floral Collections are curated to showcase valentine flower ideas that will ignite the flames of romance, and honor the influential women in our lives. From the deep reds of passionate roses, to the elegant whites of serene orchids. Each arrangement is designed to convey a spectrum of sentiments towards your loved one.

As we delve into the beauty and symbolism of these floral gifts. We invite you to explore how each bouquet can be a messenger of your feelings and can be perfectly suited for the upcoming occasions. If you’re rekindling a romantic spark or celebrating the special woman in your life, our February floral collections are a wonderful choice!

A collection of red and pink blooms are wonderful for valentine flower ideas.

Sending Flowers Internationally While Reducing Carbon Footprint

In an increasingly connected world, the gesture of sending flowers has transcended local boundaries, evolving into a global expression of care and connection. Sending flowers internationally has become a popular way to bridge distances, allowing people to convey emotions and celebrate occasions with loved ones across borders. 

However, as this practice grows, so does the awareness of its environmental impact. The global flower delivery industry increasingly emphasizes eco-friendly practices, recognizing the importance of sustainable methods in cultivation, packaging, and transportation. By adopting such practices, the industry ensures the longevity of this cherished tradition and contributes to our planet’s well-being. 

send flowers internationally with eco-friendly practices

The Secret Life of Flowers: The Simple Guide on How To Take Care of a Poinsettia Flower

As the holiday season approaches, there seems to be no better way to express love and spread the festive spirit than by sending beautiful flowers for Christmas. If you’re considering a flower gift that will capture the essence of the holiday season, the vibrant poinsettia stands out as an exceptional choice. Not only is it the December Birth Month Flower, but it is also synonymous with holiday cheer. Its rich red and green star-shaped foliage adds a warm, celebratory touch to any setting. However, gifting a poinsettia is more than just handing over a beautiful plant. It’s about sharing a piece of holiday tradition that requires care and attention. 

In this blog, we’ll delve into what makes the poinsettia a magnificent Christmas gift. As well as provide essential tips on how to take care of a poinsettia flower. This way, your plant continues to thrive, bringing joy and color to your recipient’s home well beyond the festive season.

Celebrating World Kindness Week

In today’s overwrought world, kindness is a cornerstone of compassion in a society brimming with diverse cultures and communities. This invaluable trait not only enriches our personal lives but also plays a significant role in the business world. World Kindness Week offers the opportunity to delve into the history of this observance, explore its profound impact, and discover ways we can all participate in spreading kindness. 

Starting on a Monday and concluding on Sunday, we observe World Kindness Week during the second week of November. Join us as we journey to understanding the essence of kindness. And, remember, each act, no matter how small, contributes to a kinder, more harmonious world.

World Kindness Week: Woman Holding Daffodils

The Enchanting Kōwhai flower: The National Flower of New Zealand

An oasis where lush green landscapes meet bright blue waters, lies a land of astonishing beauty and cultural richness. New Zealand, often referred to as Aotearoa in the indigenous Māori language, is a land where nature’s wonders seamlessly intertwine with the traditions of its people. Among the many treasures that adorn this nation, none are as captivating as the vibrant kōwhai flower. 

As the national flower of New Zealand, this bloom holds a special place in the hearts of these countrymen. In this blog post, we will explore the enchanting world of the Kōwhai flower. Join us as we delve into the profound significance it carries within New Zealand’s heritage. 

Kōwhai flower: Tui native bird in kōwhai tree.

International Teachers Day: How to Celebrate Teachers This Year

Educators hold a vital position in society. Given that learning is a fundamental part of life and a pivotal aspect of every child’s development. Teachers hold the responsibility of imparting knowledge to the future generations. To acknowledge the hard work of those in the education sector, International Teachers Day is celebrated worldwide. 

October 5, 2023 marks the 29th anniversary of World Teachers Day. With celebrations taking place all over the globe, International Teachers Day presents an excellent occasion to honor our educators. Along with the ways they have dedicated their lives to nurturing potential and shaping young minds. We at Russianflora have taken a deep dive into the history and importance of the occasion. Along with new and creative ways to celebrate teaching staff around the world. 

International Teachers Day: child raising her hand in the classroom with the teacher in front

Ways to Speak your Partner’s Love Language During The Most Romantic Month of the Year

Romance Awareness Month is a time dedicated to celebrating and nurturing the beautiful bonds we share with our partners. There is no denying that love is a language of its own. And, in the midst of this romantic month, we are reminded of the threads that weave a relationship. From affection and understanding, to the unwavering desire to connect on the deepest level, love is a dialect between hearts. 

Russian Flora welcomes you to the art of understanding and speaking your partner’s love language. In this blog, we will discover more about love languages and how to celebrate your loved one this romantic month.

Romantic Month. Couple in love at sunset

A Guide to Wedding Flowers: A Blooming Celebration of Love

Welcome to the enchanting world of wedding flowers and gifts. A place where love blossoms and blooms new life into our hearts. At Russian Flora, we believe that love knows no boundaries, and what better way to celebrate this universal bond of matrimony than with the language of flowers? As an esteemed international flower delivery company, we are delighted to take you on this journey of love. Helping you infuse the wedding season with timeless beauty and the exquisite fragrance of wedding flowers. 

We invite you to explore the significance of wedding flowers, along with discovering the art of selecting the perfect blooms. So, let’s go ahead and embark on this floral adventure together.

Couple holding hands with wedding flowers

7 Unique Flowers for a Mother’s Day Surprise

We are reaching out to send our happiest Mother’s Day wishes to all the amazing moms out there! A Mother’s Day surprise is the perfect way to express our gratitude to all the incredible women in our lives. Whether it’s through words of encouragement, acts of kindness, or endless love, moms have a special way of making our lives more meaningful. 

Celebrated on the 14th of May, Mother’s Day is an opportunity to show your appreciation with a thoughtful gift. And, what better way to do that than with a beautiful bouquet of flowers? In this blog, we’ve curated a list of seven unique flowers to surprise your mom with on Mother’s Day. Read below to discover more about these gorgeous blooms! 

Mom holding a bouquet of tulips with son and daughter on Mother's Day.
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