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Valentine’s Day and flowers go together like. . . Valentine’s Day and chocolate. And while cut-flower bouquets are always a holiday hit, they can wilt fast and get pricey even faster. This year, instead of opting for a traditional arrangement, why not give the gift florals that will last long past Feb. 14? With a flowering plant, this thoughtful alternative will be able to bring sunshine into your sweetheart’s life for months (or maybe even years) to come. But with so many plants to choose from, how do you find one that’s also able to get your message of love across? No need to worry: we did the heavy lifting for you. We scoured our favorite online flower resources for picks that are sure to wow and rounded up seven of the best flowering plants for Valentine’s Day. Shop our favorite plants below — we promise they’ll be a hit.