Flowers, like clowns, arrive on special occasions, brighten up a room, and last longer when kept hydrated. Entertain with flowers with today’s Groupon: for $30, you get $60 worth of holiday flowers and gifts at Virginia Beach Florist. Virginia Beach Florist can deliver to Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, but delivery fees are not included in today’s Groupon. This Groupon expires February 10, 2012.
The blossom minders at Virginia Beach Florist have been arranging fresh petals for birthdays, holidays, and other events for 60 years. A Merry amaryllis ($54.95) or classic poinsettia ($44.95) heralds winter’s arrival with a bursts of brilliant red petals that spring out of an arching stem, and a pairing of tulips and white pine acts as a benchmark of verdant beauty to which all Christmas trees should aspire. Customers can send a significant other a dozen red Christmas roses ($69.95) for a romantic gift in a ruby-red vase or pique appetites with a fruit and poinsettia basket, stuffed with apples, pears, bananas, and oranges and crowned with a crimson poinsettia plant ($44.95). Welcome guests with a holiday homecoming basket ($54.95) featuring festive red poinsettia and white cyclamen amid greenery and a taffeta bow, or a hand-painted Christmas carolers tableau by Thomas Kinkade ($82.95) festoons gatherings with an outdoor Christmas scene that lights up and plays “Deck the Halls,” surrounded by a bed of noble fir and holly, red roses, and white-button chrysanthemums that echo both the radiance of a blanket of snow and the sweet scent of antacid tablets.