Today is a special day – it’s Mother’s Day! Whether you’re sending hugs from a distance or cozying up with your mom in person, one surefire way to show your appreciation is with some beautiful and thoughtful floral arrangements. On this blog, we’ll explore the meaning behind different flowers, the etiquette of gifting florals and lots of creative ways to make mom feel special this year.
What are the most popular Mother’s Day flowers?
Mother’s Day typically involves the exchange of thoughtful gifts to acknowledge and celebrate the important mother figures in our lives. One of the most popular traditional gifts is Mother’s Day flowers. There is an immense diversity of flowers to choose from and certain blooms may have special significance or symbolism when presented as a Mother’s Day gif. Popular choices considered appropriate for this occasion include roses, carnations, lilies, daisies and tulips.
Are a classic choice on any day, but especially on Mother’s Day when pink roses symbolize love and appreciation. A bouquet of red roses stands for strong love that won’t fade away, whereas yellow roses signify joy, appreciation and platonic love between friends or family members.
With their fragrant petals, are often used in corsages worn by mothers at their children’s weddings. While white carnations can be given as a sign of purity, innocence and gratitude; pink carnations symbolize remembrance while red ones convey deep love or admiration towards one another.
Are another classic Mother’s Day flower traditionally used to represent beauty through their trumpet-like shape and bold colors like white or orange. Lilies can come in vibrant pink shades that represent prosperity in abundance or yellowish-green tints that portray cheerfulness and hope
Come in varied colors but they generally stand for innocence and patience when gifted as a token of admiration on Mother’s Day celebrations. White daisies supply an essence of pureness while other colored daisies are believed to express different emotions like green (hope), purple (trust) and pink (gratitude).
Similarly come in many diverse hues with each color carrying its own importance such as purple – royalty; white -forgiving; yellow – hope; peach – sincerity; red –passionate love; pink-caring & gentleness towards others associated with one’s motherly bond which can refill all expectations associated with the highly appreciated holiday celebration!
What are some tips for choosing the perfect Mother’s Day flowers?
Remember to consider your mom’s favorite colors, fragrances and personal style. Not only can you personalize her bouquet with colors she likes, but you also have floral choices that will express your sentiments in an appropriate way. As you consider which flowers to purchase, here are a few tips to guide you:
Choose a color
That reflects the sentiment of the occasion. Red generally indicates love and passion while yellow symbolizes joy or cheer. Choose a combination of flowers that might include her favorite bloom or varieties she’s mentioned in the past. This will make the bouquet extra special for her. Think about adding some foliage or greenery for texture and visual appeal. Greenery helps accentuate other plants and adds fullness to the arrangement. For longer-lasting blooms, select harder varieties like roses which can last weeks in a vase without wilting or drooping compared with some more delicate blooms such as tulips whose stems must be kept in water at all times once picked from the garden.
Whether choosing cut flowers or potted varieties, remember that floral etiquette should be considered and respected. Remembering special details like the right color, size and variety of flowers can really go a long way for mom this holiday.
In all cases, nothing shows off your personal touch more than putting together a beautiful bouquet perfectly tailored to your mother’s tastes!