Ho Thi Ky Flower Street in HCMC District 10 became bustling, and the number of online flower orders increased significantly on that day. Roses and flowers for the special day are in great demand.
This year, the market price of fresh flowers is higher than the previous year.
Since the afternoon of March 6, many trucks carrying roses flocked to the flower shops in Ho Thi Ky Flower Street, a crowd of flower lovers were busy shopping, making the street more crowded than usual. This year the stores offer a variety of flowers of different types to satisfy the tastes of customers such as Da Lat roses, hydrangeas, flowers imported from abroad such as Ecuadorian roses, Dutch marbles, wax flowers , Persian buttercups, …
In particular, Diem Chi flower shop offers Peony Chrysanthemum imported from Malaysia – a new type of flower chosen by many customers. In addition, Ecuardo roses and Dutch marbles are also popular.
Diem Chi flower shop manager Truong Thi My Hue said that this year the store is offering a new type of flower called chrysanthemum peony, which is the store’s bestseller and goes out of stock on March 5. However, she added that the price of the Ecuardo rose this year is higher than last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the flowers had already been sold during the Tet holidays (the lunar new year). ). Currently, there are only a few flowers left in full bloom, so the price is slightly higher than usual.
The price of Peony Chrysanthemum imported from Malaysia currently ranges from 45,000-50,000 VND per flower, while Da Lat Peony Daisy is 30,000 VND per flower, Ecuardo rose is 380,000 VND for a bunch of 10 flowers and a bouquet of 50 Da Lat red roses costs 200,000 VND.
Elsewhere in town, employees at the Love Flower Store in District 3 were busy with soaring orders; flowers are in great demand; therefore, florists in flower shops work hard to quickly deliver bouquets of fresh flowers to customers. Da Lat rose, sunflower, lisianthus, different kinds of daisies, carnation have been commonly selected nowadays.
In addition to fresh flowers, city dwellers have opted for jewelry as gifts to their beloved wives. The number of customers increased by 30 percent compared to usual days.