|A pair of young lovers chooses rose flowers in the Dounan flower market in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan province on July 29, 2014. Many florists are expecting booming business on Chinese Valentine's Day. (Chinanews.com/Ren Dong)|
As the Qixi Festival, Chinese Valentine's Day, approaches, florists are preparing their bouquet designs and the love-struck are searching for perfect gift to demonstrate their affection.
Roses are the symbol of romance in Western culture. While in traditional Chinese literature, lotus and gourds are the token of love.