Top flowers for yourself and your loved ones

When you visit a flower shop or search for flowers online, you are bound to come across dozens of options. That said, every florist knows that there are also certain top flowers that tend to be popular throughout the year and for every occasion. Here are some of the most popular blooms.


These flowers are also called Peruvian Lilies. Their warm colours make them a wonderful choice for cheerful occasions. These flowers bloom in the later part of spring and early summer. They can be displayed on their own or paired with other flowers.


One of the easiest flowers to recognise is the carnation. These top flowers are available in three main varieties: large, spray and dwarf. They come in many different colours and each variety boasts blooms that are very different in terms of size and stem length. Pink carnations are popular for occasions like Mother’s Day while red ones are very romantic. Choose the colour that best suits the occasion and your relationship with the recipient.


There are so many different types of lilies, it’s no wonder they as some of the top flowers in the world. They are loved for their colours and exotic appearance. Stargazer Lilies, Asiatic Lilies and Oriental Lilies are some of the favourites. Calla Lilies have a truly unique appearance and scent. The larger varieties are great for various displays and centrepieces while smaller Callas are excellent for buttonholes and corsages.


Daisies are some of the most diverse flowers. There are many different daisy flowers such as gerbera daisies, germinis and even sunflowers. Some daisies are smaller than others and different varieties are available in different colours. You can mix them up, display them with various other flowers if you like.


Roses are on of the top flowers for romantic occasions as well as birthdays, welcoming a new baby and even as sympathy flowers. Available in just about every colour, roses are known for their beauty and sweet scent.


While orchids are popular as cut flowers and they last very long as cut blooms, they are often enjoyed as potted plants. While some types of orchids are a bit more difficult to care for, others are not as fussy as people might think. Available in various colours, these luxurious blooms are an excellent choice for all conditions.


Like roses and carnations, tulips are available in various colours. There are literally thousands of tulip varieties available and they are part of the lily family. You can choose a single colour or a mixed bouquet if you prefer. These flower heads are known for being heavier than most other blooms and the stems can bend. There are a number of techniques that you can use to hold the flower heads up and it’s worth trying a few before choosing which one suits you the best.


Large, lush and gorgeous, one look at a bouquet of Peonies is all you need to realise why these are one of the top flowers in the world. All you need is a few stems to fill a vase and make an amazing impression.

So, the next time you are looking for top flowers to decorate your home, office or to spoil a loved one, consider these great options or even a bouquet that includes several different blooms.