Valentine’s day is a big day, not only for those who are hopelessly in love, but also for florists. Roses are the biggest attraction of this day. Who doesn't want to receive a lovely rose on V-day? Fresh, pretty, colorful roses make women swoon easily.
They are such a hit, that florists make huge profits out of it. The floral industry benefits the most on Valentine’s day. U.S. makes $14.7 billion by selling 189 million rose stems on this day. Learn more about Valentine’s day and roses from this infographic.
California is the top flower producer in America, followed by Florida. The ideal climates of Columbia and Ecuador, make them the largest producers of roses in the U.S. Flowers are mostly purchased by men during the season and women purchase flowers for their daughters and mothers. Colors of roses also have symbolic meaning.
Roses are pretty, but they can get as expensive as $45 for just a single one!