|Thank these guys for the flowers|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MIAMI — If Cupid were to have a home, it would be Miami International Airport.
It’s there that 85 percent of imported flowers — including most Valentine’s Day roses — arrive in the United States, many in the bellies of passenger planes. The roses, carnations, hydrangeas, sunflowers and other varieties are rushed by forklift from planes to chilled warehouses and then onto refrigerated trucks or other planes and eventually delivered to florists, gas stations and grocery stores across the country.
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