Red roses in Indonesia: Preferred by women and bought by men

Flowers are beautifully designed by nature to attract people. There’s a lot of reasons why flowers are loved, such as stress buster, perfect giving option, and even healing power. It can be said, there is a significant relationship between flowers and human beings.

In Indonesia, flowers are preferred by women over men. How many women like flowers? What kind of flowers do they like? And for men, have they ever given someone a flower? Let’s find out based on the Licorice’s survey.


Period: 2017/8/23 – 2017/12/31
Respondents: 1000 Indonesia men and women


Q: Do you like flowers? (MA)

According to the survey above, 57 percent of males respondents and 32.8 percent of females respondents quite like flowers. Some 31.2 percent of males respondents answered that they love flowers, so 61.4 percent of females respondents too. There was only 1.4 percent of both respondents hate a flower.


Q: Do you take care of flowers in a vase or grow potted plants at home? (SA)

Both respondents, 67.8 percent of male and 78.6 percent of women, taking care of flowers in a vase or growing potted plants at home. Planting flowers at home not only increase your creativity, but studies have shown that they also improve concentration and productivity. Also, people with fresh flowers in their homes are more likely to feel relaxed and less anxious.


Q: How often do you buy flowers? (MA)

Different answers are shown by the survey results above. 20.6 percent of male respondents, never buy flowers. If they have to, 18.6 percent only buy less than once a year. While 23 percent of women respondents buy flowers more than once a week, followed by 2 to 3 times a month with 19.6 percent. This shows that the activity of planting and caring for flowers is preferred by women. That’s because women are more attracted to beauty more than men. They use flowers on every occasion to make more beautiful. Or, maybe they just love flowers.



Q: How much money you have prepared to buy flowers for loved ones? (MA)

About 18.8 percent prepared Rp 25.000 to Rp 50.000 to buy flowers for loved ones, whether for wife, girlfriend, or mother. While 18.6 percent only prepare a maximum of Rp 5.000. Many people think that flowers have a high price. Even though, there are several flowers, which are no less beautiful, at affordable prices. Such as Sunflower or Alstroemeria, also known as Peruvian lily.


Q: On what important day do you give flowers as gifts? (MA)

As I mentioned before, flowers can be a perfect giving option. Especially when you want to celebrate your partner’s birthday. That’s because of flowers easier gift to spoil your partner on her special day. Then, 25.6 percent give flowers when mother’s day. One of the flowers shop at Bogor, West Java, get a turnover increases usually at certain moments, like Mothers Day, Valentin Day, Christmas, or Eid.


You already know if men love to give flowers to their loved ones on a special day. But, what kind of flowers that women like? Check this survey.


Q: What are the colors of your favorite flowers? (MA)

Flowers are known for having their language, with each type and color of blooms. Based on Licorice’s survey, about 69 percent, likes red flowers. According to some research about color psychology, red flowers mean vibrant, passionate and demanding to be noticed. Red is the color of love and romance. On valentine’s day or other special moments, red flowers are the most purchased.

Then, 43 percent like pink flowers, which a very romantic flower color. It’s also a symbol of grace and innocence. While 30.8 percent like white flowers. That color represents honesty, purity, and perfection. For some people, white is the perfect bridal flowers.


Q: What kind of flowers do you like? (MA)

Because many women like red flowers, it’s no wonder that the favorite type of flower is a rose. As much as 81.8 percent choose roses for their favorite flowers. Quote from Teleflora, a website about flowers, roses flowers means a symbol of love and passion, the ancient Greeks and Romans associated roses with Aphrodite and Venus, goddesses of love. Plus, based on Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) Indonesia, in 2018, the production of all plants in the cut flower group will increase. The highest increase was experienced by roses with an increase of 17.61 million stems.

While 33.4 percent pick orchid flowers as their favorite. Still quoting from the same website, an orchid is the most highly coveted of ornamental plants, the delicate, exotic and graceful orchid represents love, luxury, beauty, and strength. In ancient Greece, orchids were associated with virility.

The Conclusion

In Indonesia, flowers are preferred by women than men. Women also like to plant and care for flowers in their homes. No wonder most men love to giving flowers to their loved ones on special days. As a tip, according to the survey above, women love red flowers, especially red roses. Red roses are considered a symbol of love or affection. It is very seen that flowers business in Indonesia has good opportunities. Moreover, now selling flowers can also go online. If you are interested in doing so, then you should start looking for and establishing relationships with flower growers.

The detailed report which this article referred to is available.
[Table of contents]

  • Do Indonesian people like flowers?
  • Are they take care of flowers in a vase or grow potted plants or not
  • Are they made a potted flower or a vase as a home decoration or not
  • The frequency of Indonesian buying flowers
  • The amount of money they have prepared to buy flowers for loved ones (Men)
  • Favorite flowers color (Female)
  • The amount of money they have prepared to buy flowers for friends (Men)
  • Favorite flowers types (Female)
  • The important day when they give flowers as gifts (Male)
  • Variety of flowers that are preferred when received (Female)
  • Summary

Check description of this report

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