Taylor Swift sent flowers and thank-you note after Victoria Arlen's 'DTWS' performance

The judges and audience went wild for Victoria Arlen’s tango routine to Taylor Swift’s hit “Look What You Made Me Do” on Dancing With the Stars. Turns out, TayTay was also cheering-on from the sidelines. 

Arlen, who has overcome crippling illness to make it to the dancefloor, delivered a standout performance with partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy on Monday night’s DWTS.

The following day, Arlen enjoyed her 23rd birthday with a surprise gift: a bouquet of flowers with a kind message sent by Swift. 

“Victoria, you are incredible and I was so honored you danced to my song. I’m so inspired by you. Love, Taylor,” Arlen read aloud after DWTS cohost Erin Andrews presented the special present.

Just one year ago, Arlen was learning to walk again. The ESPN TV personality and former paralympian swimmer had been paralyzed after a childhood illness culminated in two rare diseases, transverse myelitis and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.

Performing to a Swift song was an easy choice to make. “I danced to her song ’22’ when I turned 22 on my last birthday, so I danced to her yesterday for this birthday,” Arlen explained, according to People.

Swift has been keeping the floral industry in good shape of late. She sent a huge bunch of flowers to Cardi B. after the rapper dethroned the singer at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Bodak Yellow."

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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Kanye West takes the microphone from Taylor Swift and speaks onstage during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Kanye West takes the microphone from Taylor Swift and speaks onstage during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Kanye West and Taylor Swift attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Kanye West and Taylor Swift attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Taylor Swift, Jay Z, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Recording Artists Taylor Swift, Kanye West and tv personality Kim Kardashian attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Recording artist Kanye West (L) accepts the Video Vanguard Award from recording artist Taylor Swift onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/MTV1415/Getty Images For MTV)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Recording artist Kanye West (L) accepts the Video Vanguard Award from recording artist Taylor Swift onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/MTV1415/Getty Images For MTV)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: (L-R) Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, TV personalities Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, rapper Kanye West and TV personality Kris Jenner in the audience during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been altered using digital filters.) Recording artist Kanye West (L) accepts the Vanguard Award from recording artist Taylor Swift onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/MTV1415/Getty Images)
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