When are flowers offered to men? Ingenious floral ideas for an unforgettable impression

When giving flowers to men - Ingenious floral ideas for an unforgettable impression

Since ancient times, flowers have been and continue to be associated with femininity, which is why they represented the ideal gift that could be given to women of all ages. A few years ago, surprising a gentleman with a bouquet of flowers was out of the question. And yet, nowadays it is still considered inappropriate to give a man a bouquet of flowers? Countries like France or Belgium treat this custom as perfectly natural and which fortunately is starting to gain ground including in our country.


1. When are flowers offered to men?

1.1. Giving flowers to a man: essential rules to follow

1.2. Why are flowers given to men?

2. Are flowers given to men on their birthday? - Flowers that they adore

1. When are flowers offered to men?

The reasons why a bouquet of flowers is worth offering to a man are the same that apply to women. The message behind a flower is identical, regardless of the recipient's identity, namely: love, appreciation, gratitude, respect, friendship, well wishes, congratulations and the list goes on. And finally, when are men offered flowers? We should think about the occasions when we receive new flowers in our turn. Birthdays, Valentine's Day, periods when we are several kilometers apart from each other, professional successes, advancement at work, or successfully overcoming a difficult period (hospitalization, recovery after surgery, etc.) are the most significant moments in a person's life, when a bouquet or floral arrangement deserves to be accompanied by a note with a warm message.

1.1. Giving flowers to a man: essential rules to follow

There are a number of rules that you must always keep in mind when offering flowers to a man:

  • The number of flowers - the number of flowers must always be odd and smaller than the one usually offered to a woman. In the case of a romantic gesture or flirtation, a single flower is enough;
  • The colors of the flowers - when giving flowers to men, it would be preferable for the shades to be carefully chosen. Therefore, it would be advisable to choose vivid shades such as: orange, yellow, purple or red. 
1.1. Men's flowers-Box of red roses

At the opposite pole are pastel colors or delicate, traditionally "feminine" arrangements. Men prefer an elegant, simple, minimalist floral arrangement. It would be inspired to limit yourself to two colors.

1.1. Men's flowers-Sunflower box

Refinement is best expressed by means of a box with red roses , or some cryogenic silver, gold or white roses.

1.1. Male flowers-Cryogenated silver rose
1.1. Male flowers-Cryogenated golden rose

If you don't know the person well enough, then you can opt for a pot with orchids, a cactus or bonsai to put on the desk or you can bet on bouquets of orchids . You would be surprised if you discovered how many men of all ages simply adore taking care of apartment flowers and being surrounded by them. You can go further and impress him with an arrangement that represents him. For example, if he loves football, you can send him a flower arrangement that imitates the shape of a ball. If he likes cars, a floral arrangement that outlines the shape of a car could be a truly original gesture;

  • Respect the meaning of flowers. Although there are not many people who know the symbolism of flowers, each one of them hides a message that is waiting to be deciphered.

1.2. When are flowers given to men?

In modern society, giving flowers to gentlemen is an increasingly popular practice for all age groups. Offering a floral arrangement made with elegance and good taste to a gentleman is a gesture of admiration and is not inappropriate at all. Has your friend or colleague received a job offer? Or maybe he was congratulated at work for special merits?

1.1. Men's flowers-Box of blue roses

Is a male figure in your life celebrating the purchase of a new home? Did your father or grandfather successfully overcome the difficult operation? Is your relationship turning another year in the next few days? The name day is coming and although it claims to be a day like any other, are you still looking for a symbolic gift? There are many occasions when flowers are offered to men, most of them coincide with those in which women receive flowers in turn.

2. Are flowers given to men on their birthday? Flowers that they adore

Do you give flowers to men on their birthday? Are there etiquette rules that apply here, as in the case of ladies and gentlemen? The answer is the following: it depends on the age of the celebrated person. For example, for a young person, an inspired floral idea involves a bouquet of large flowers, such as peonies, sunflowers, or a mix of roses and tulips, roses and sunflowers.

For an elderly executive from the company you work for, for example, an impressive idea could be a luxurious arrangement with roses, or a box with orchids and roses.

2. Men's flowers-Red roses and gift box (2)

If you decide to deliver a floral arrangement to an important man in your life, opt for dark shades and without special decorations or small "artworks" and decorative details that would go more in the direction of women. To complete your gesture, add a fine bottle of alcohol to the floral bouquet or order a gift box that contains both.

2. Men's flowers-Red roses and gift box
2. Men's flowers-Red roses and gift box (1)


Sending floral arrangements to representatives of the stronger sex is already a tradition in many civilized countries. If you have no inspiration or you are simply afraid of being interpreted wrongly, bet on simple bouquets, elegant colors, follow the rules listed above and be sure that you will be appreciated for your ingenuity and style.

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