These Valentine's Day roses cost $39 each but last an entire year

Seema Bansal and Sunny Chadha built Venus Et Fleur, a company specializing in boxed roses treated with a special wax to keep their texture and shape for months.

You can say just about anything with flowers, but sending a limp bouquet to your Valentine might make the wrong impression. After Seema Bansal's boyfriend ordered what turned out to be a disappointing Valentine's delivery for her one year, the New York-based couple had a business idea. Bansal, a Canadian, and her American partner, Sunny Chadha, founded Venus Et Fleur, a flower company that s...