English French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish Filipino

Follow on Twitter

Aboutflowers.com on Twitter

Like Us on Facebook

Aboutflowers.com on Facebook

VaseOff! Challenge

SAF Vase Off. Learn More

Flowers on Flickr

Flowers on Pinterest

Follow Me on Pinterest

Beautiful Flowers!

Motivational Floral Designs

The home office is an ideal place to inject motivational energy — or the power of now. Anyone will feel encouraged to reach for the stars and live life to the fullest with this motivational floral arrangement featuring an up-shooting spray in sensuous, rich orange and fuchsia colors.

Society of American Florists

© Society of American Florists
All Rights Reserved.

Get Well Flowers

Get Well FlowersFlowers are a great way to let someone who is ill, or just feeling blue, know you're thinking of him, even if you can't visit him in person. They're not only a terrific way to brighten up a hospital room, but can ease the loneliness of recovering at home. They are a simple, sincere and unobtrusive way to lift spirits, bring a smile to a tired face or brighten up a room for someone who is under the weather. In fact, they might be just the trick to cheer someone up.

Here are FAQs about Get Well Flowers:



How do I order flowers to be delivered to a hospital? PDF Print E-mail

If you order flowers to be delivered to a hospital, it's helpful to have the following ready when you call your florist:

  • The name of the hospital
  • The patient's name
  • Room number (if possible)
  • When you want the flowers delivered

It is also good to know if the hospital has a policy regarding flowers. For instance, most urgent care and intensive care units do not allow flowers. Sometimes hospital rooms have certain display areas for flowers, but they must be a specified size. Your florist will know about the hospitals in your area.

 
Is it okay to wait and send get well flowers once someone returns home from the hospital? PDF Print E-mail

Absolutely. While patients can look forward to home's familiar, comfortable environment to help ease pain and speed recovery, recovering at home can be lonely. Flowers are a great way to let someone know you're thinking of him, even if you can't visit him in person.

 
Does someone who is ill have to have been in the hospital to get flowers? What if he or she is sick in bed or just feeling blue? PDF Print E-mail

Flowers are a heartwarming and appreciated gesture any time. They are a simple, sincere and unobtrusive way to lift spirits, bring a smile to a tired face or brighten up a room for someone who is under the weather. In fact, they might be just the trick to cheer someone up.

 
I heard that flowers are good for your health. Is that true? PDF Print E-mail

According to recent behavioral research conducted at Rutgers University, the presence of flowers triggers happy emotions, heightens feelings of life satisfaction and affects social behavior in a positive manner far beyond what is normally believed. "Common sense tells us that flowers make us happy," said Dr. Jeanette Haviland-Jones, lead researcher on the study. "Now, science shows that not only do flowers make us happier than we know, they have strong positive effects on our emotional well being.

 


Flower Meanings

Snapdragon = Presumptuous

Snapdragon Flowers

See more Flower Meanings.

Aboutflowers.com is the information resource on flowers, florists, plants and gifts.

Aboutflowers.com features photos and images of flowers, floral arrangements, bouquets, floral designs and plants, as well as tips on flower and plant care, a comprehensive list of flower meanings, the latest flower holiday statistics and numbers, flower design trends, sample card messages, flower gift-buying advice and a directory of local florists.

Aboutflowers.com offers flower gift and decorating and entertaining ideas for all occasions, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving, Easter, Secretaries Week and Administrative Professionals Week. Brides-to-be will find tips for wedding flowers, including bridal bouquets, ceremony and reception flowers and advice for working with a wedding florist. Sympathy flowers help comfort a relative, friend or associate who has lost a loved one. Aboutflowers.com also features get-well flowers, prom flowers, and tips for ordering flowers and sending flowers to a man, and ideas for flowers for every room of your home.

Florists have always known that flowers make people happy, and now scientific research proves flower power. Aboutflowers.com highlights university research proving the emotional and behavioral benefits of flowers and plants. Rutgers research shows that the presence of flowers triggers happy emotions, heightens feelings of life satisfaction and affects social behavior in a positive manner far beyond what is normally believed. Another Rutgers study demonstrates that flowers ease depression, inspire social networking and refresh memory as we age. A Harvard study reveals that people feel more compassionate toward others, have less worry and anxiety, and feel less depressed when fresh cut flowers are present in the home. And a Texas A&M study demonstrates that workers' idea generation, creative performance and problem-solving skills improve substantially in workplace environments that include flowers and plants.

Aboutflowers.com is hosted by the Society of American Florists, the U.S. floral industry trade association.

Visit www.nationalfloristdirectory.com to find a local SAF member florist to send flowers, roses and gifts for delivery.