Marks & Spencer Autograph Freedom Roses
marksandspencer.com, £35 with free delivery, £2.92 a bloom
Stunning roses with pretty sprigs of salal and eucalyptus. Sumptuous flower heads. Gift card underwhelming. Lasted 10 days.
Moonpig Luxury Red Roses
moonpig.com, £32 with free delivery, £2.67 a bloom
Pretty Naomi roses with stems of eucalyptus robusta. Heads were slightly different sizes. Looked better after a few days, when fully opened. Lasted 10 days.
Teleflorist Red Roses
teleflorist.co.uk, £27.99 with £3.99 delivery, £2.67 a bloom
Even-sized, long-stemmed Freedom roses. Full heads of velvety petals. Good-quality roses opened to a good size after a few days. Some leaves torn and broken. Lasted nine days.
Flowers Direct Pure Red Roses Delight
£25 with free delivery, £2.08 a bloom
Hand-tied bouquet of even-sized Grand Prix roses. Good value. Some leaves appeared a bit mottled. Lasted nine days.