Get Well Soon Flower Guide

If a family member or friend is ill and you want to cheer them up, send them get well soon flowers to brighten their day. Letting someone know you are thinking of them and hoping they have a speedy recovery can be a healing and thoughtful sentiment. So cheer someone up today and don't wait another minute - it could be the highlight of their day.

What type of flowers should you send to someone's home?

There are numerous get well gift baskets and bouquets to select from that are vibrant and cheerful enough to help someone recovering from an illness. You can send a vibrant bouquet of stargazer lilies, or pink roses that symbolize joy of life.

Potted plants and a bulb garden can also be a welcoming gift that will last for months. Plants can create an environment of emotional comfort and healing.

Researches from Rutgers University discovered flowers have an effect on us and can change our moods in a positive. What they discovered was that flowers can not only make us happy, but improve our emotional well being.

"... Specifically, study participants reported feeling less depressed, anxious and agitated after receiving flowers, and demonstrated a higher sense of enjoyment and life satisfaction..."

How do you send flowers to a Hospital?

Be prepared to send your get well flowers to a hospital by having some vital information on hand when you place your order.

  1. You will need the Name, phone number, and complete address of the hospital
  2. The full name of the patient
  3. If you know the room number, include those details
  4. What time you want the flowers to be delivered
  5. Check if there are Hospital policies that can effect delivery

You will also need to consider the type of flowers you order. It's important to ask the online florist if your order can be delivered considering hospital policies.

Tulips and gerbera daisies are the best choice for hospital flower delivery because they are fragrance-free, and easy to maintain.

Tip: Patients get moved all the time in hospitals so do not use room numbers as identification, as you may be sending flowers to someone else. So call the hospital to confirm the patients room number.

If your sending flowers online be sure to check out available discount deals and coupon codes, which will allow you to save money on your flowers. Many online florists have thousands of local florist within their network of florist that can deliver your flowers same-day if necessary like Teleflora or FTD.com.