Style Living Self Geeky News and Views
In the Paper Hello! Create with us

LEGO launches Botanical Collection in time for Valentine’s Day

By Argie Aguja Published Jan 14, 2021 4:30 pm

It’s exactly a month before Valentine’s Day arrives and LEGO has a new set—the Botanicals Collection that features buildable replicas of a bonsai tree and lovely flower bouquet, including roses and tulips.

Listed in the toy maker’s website is the fresh and vibrant Botanicals Collection, a great gift alternative to traditional flowers. These cute reproductions of beloved plants are part of the Creator Set that LEGO says is perfect for stressed-out adults looking for relaxing hobbies. Here’s a quick look at the new sets:

The LEGO Flower Bouquet ($49.99 or P2,402) is a flower bouquet model building kit that lets you relax, unplug or create something wonderful for a loved one or as a creative project for the home. This 756-piece set features a vivid display of colors and interesting shapes, inspired by real flowers such as roses, snapdragons, poppies, asters, daisies and grasses, with a variety of lengths. Pre-orders can be made here.

The LEGO Bonsai Tree ($49.99 or P2,402) is a model building kit that captures the Japanese art of bonsai. This miniature tree model can be made with classic green leaves or vibrant pink cherry blossom blooms and comes with a rectangular pot and a slatted wooden stand. Once complete, it measures over seven inches (18 cm) high, 8.5 in. (21 cm) long and 7.5 in. (20 cm) wide. Pre-orders can be made here.

A crowd favorite no matter the occasion, the LEGO Roses ($12.99 or P624) are DIY reproductions which brings vibrant reds, especially when displayed in a vase. Each 120-piece kit comes with two buildable bulbs and adjustable stems that measure over 10 inches (26 cm) long. Pre-orders can be made here. 

Lastly, the LEGO Tulips ($9.99 or P480) are perfect gifts for just about any occasion. The 111-piece colorful set comes with three blooms—one white, one purple, and one yellow—with bright green leaves to symbolize the fresh new life of spring and adjustable stems measuring over nine inches (24 cm) long. Pre-orders can be made here.

The LEGO Botanicals Collection is perfect for the plantito or plantita in your life, and stays true to their colors even if you don’t have a green thumb.

Fair warning though, these sets are so popular that they’re usually out of stock so better pre-order early if you want them in time for Valentine’s Day.

(Images from LEGO)