Sunflowers’ vibrant coloring and full shape make them a go-to choice for anyone needing
an emotional pick-me-up. At Sparrows Nest Flower Shop in Neptune, New Jersey, customers buy sunflowers for all occasions, “but especially so for condolence and get well soon gifts,” said owner Tina Roberts. “We consider them ‘floral vitamins’— good for the eyes and great for the spirit.”
“Sunflowers are the happiest flowers,” said Jackie Levine, manager of Central Square Florist in
Cambridge, Massachusetts. “They instantly add cheer to any arrangement. No one can look at a sunflower without smiling.”
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