The month of February is that time of the year when love is in the air, owing to Valentineâ€™s week. Valentineâ€™s Week is the name given to the seven days preceding Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated every year on February 14. Each day during this week holds a special significance.
The Valentineâ€™s week starts with the Rose Day, which is celebrated on February 7 every year. People give flowers to their loved ones to express their love for them.And due to this, city markets are seen to be flooded with roses, and various colourful roses are available in market.However, red roses remain the most sought after ones and a bunch of red roses is being sold at 200.A flower vendor said that usually 500 bunches of rose get sold but, the number of bunches go up to 1000 to1200 in Valentine’s week.
The cost of yellow, pink and orange coloured roses is more as compared to the red ones. These roses, apart from the red ones, are of 250 to 300 per bunch. The rates of bouquet depend on the number of flowers being used inside it. Every bouquet is sold in a different cost. Normally, rose bouquets are sold between 500 to 1000.’Gajra’ still in demand.Another flower seller stated that the demand for rose is definitely high onValentine’s Day but, there are many who demand gajra as well.