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Our guide to Valentine's roses

Hi there,

My expert guide to Valentine’s Day red roses will help you pick the right bouquet and leave a lasting impression this year. Confused about the wide variety of roses you can send to your loved one for Valentine’s Day? I’ll explain the varieties you can choose, give handy tips on displaying and explain your delivery options.

All the best,

Signed Chris Wood

Chris Wood, Head Florist, Waitrose Florist

Chris Wood, Head Florist

Rose Guide

Sweetheart roses
Upper Class roses
Freedom roses
Naomi roses

Rose size guide

1 - Sweetheart

Petite head size around 2cm x 1cm

2 - Upper Class

Medium head size around 3cm x 2cm

3 - Freedom

Medium head size around 4cm x 3cm

4 - Naomi

Large head size around 5cm x 4cm

Rose size guide

Frequently Asked Questions

Adding something special from our range of extra gifts is the easy way to make your gift feel extra thoughtful this Valentine's Day. Choose from the classic combo of Champagne and truffles or for something more memorable, add a tin of love themed gingerbread or an Emma Bridgewater ceramic. Simply add to your order when you select your delivery day. Read more about our extra gifts

For a longer lasting display we deliver our roses in bud. Don't worry though - after just a few days in their new home, the roses will look as lovely as they do in the picture.

We charge £3.95 for delivery per order. We'll send you an order confirmation too. If you haven't received this email within 24 hours of placing your order please contact our Customer Care team by emailing waitroseflorist@waitrose.co.uk or by calling 0800 188 881

The beautiful flowers for your loved one will be delivered between 7am and 8pm - our carriers will be busy delivering everyone's bouquets which is why the delivery window is quite long.

Tip 1  -  Store in a cool and dry place until you want to present them

Tip 2  - It sounds obvious but always follow the care instructions

Tip 3  - Remember that roses can take a few days to start opening