On AVERAGE, a florist will charge about $3.50 per stem for long stem roses.
That’s $42 for a dozen, but adding a little more for filler and box, you’re probably up to about $50.
Perhaps $60 in a nice vase.
Summer (and other times of the year) specials can be as low as $20 per dozen.
Why are roses so expensive?
Popularity. Supply and demand are key to price setting, and the demand for roses is very high. Roses are one of the most popular flowers in the world, probably because of their sweet smell and variety of colors and sizes. High demand keeps prices higher than that of many other flowers.
How much are dozen roses?
The rose-buying public still encounters a wide variety in pricing – anything from $10 or under for a dozen red roses at the local corner store to $20 at the supermarket, to more than $90 at a high-end florist.
What do red roses mean?
Red roses are the traditional symbol for love, romance, and will always be a way to say “I love you.” The red rose has also reflected beauty and perfection. White roses, the purist of colors, represent innocence, purity and charm. White roses are traditionally used in weddings and can represent new beginnings.
How long are roses supposed to last?