Easter is on Sunday, March 27, and those who have waited until the last minute to get flowers and gifts are in luck. 1-800-Flowers is currently running a promotion on some beautiful items perfect for the Easter holiday and there is still time to have them delivered before the holiday. Several flowers are commonly associated with Easter that holds both religious and secular symbolism. In the Christian faith, Easter is associated with the rebirth and renewal that comes through faith in Jesus Christ and the belief in his resurrection. In secular circles, Easter is associated with the rebirth and renewal that comes through spring and the renewing and resurrection that takes place in the Earth. The same flowers, and symbols, such as eggs and rabbits, are commonly used by all when celebrating Easter.
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There are certain flowers associated with Easter and many of these flowers are included in 1-800-Flowers sale. One of the most popular Easter flowers with both secular and religious meanings is the lily. White lilies represent purity and new life, making them the preferred flower for Easter. There are several legends surrounding the white Easter lily that attempt to shed light on how they became associated with the holiday.
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1-800-Flowers is offering 15 percent off on their Easter flowers and gifts when you order on their website and use the code ESTRFFTN at checkout. The offer ends at 7 p.m. ET on March 27, so this gives everyone plenty of time to get those last minute orders in.
Other deals 1-800-Flowers is offering for Easter include the Easter centerpiece for $59.99. The Easter centerpiece features a variety of seasonal flowers that might differ due to local flowers and availability. The centerpiece includes tapered candles, Easter eggs, and typically includes flowers such as lavender roses and daisy poms, mini carnations, and Athos poms in addition to other flowers.
The Easter Blessing lily is a popular choice that features a 6″, white Easter lily that represents purity and renewal that will bloom to approximately 14″ in height. The plant is displayed in a decorative purple wrap and when cared for properly will continue to bloom annually.
The Easter Egg-stravaganza is available with or without chocolate and includes a beautiful arrangement of pastel colored blooms such as carnations, irises, and classic Easter lilies. The arrangement is displayed in a beautiful, glass vase that is filled with colorful, pastel Easter eggs.
The Hoppy Easter gift is a combination Easter basket with an adorable dog surrounded by Easter flowers and eggs. You can add on to the gift by including a balloon, chocolate or both, depending upon your budget and needs.
You’ll also find that many of the gifts and Easter flowers are available in various sizes so it’s easy to find something that will fit your budget.
In addition to the deals highlighted above and the promotional code to save an additional 15 percent on your order, 1-800-Flowers is also offering some other products with great deals. Easter Tulips have been marked down on both 15-30 stems and include an arrangement of purple, yellow and orange blooms in a translucent, purple vase.
A vase full of Easter Mums is available with a festive, free gift of jelly beans. There are personalized gifts available that are also included under the 15 percent savings deal.
One beautiful arrangement currently on sale is the charming rose garden. This includes blooms in pink and yellow arranged in a decorative planter that resembles a white, picket fence. While there are many traditional Easter flowers and gifts available to choose, you can go with all types of flowers commonly associated with spring such as daffodils, gardenias, tulips, and roses.
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