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The most appropriate Mother’s Day flower

Your mother’s care and love helped shape and mold the person you are today. Thanks to Global Rose, finding the perfect floral gift to honor her this upcoming Mother’s Day has been made not only inexpensive, but easy and informative! When the time comes, with the help of this guide we’re hoping to ensure that not only will your Mother absolutely love her flowers, but that you’ll have the knowledge to accurately detail some of more the lesser known meanings behind flowers you’ve chosen for her.


What Flower is commonly used to symbolize Mother’s Day?

Traditionally speaking the go to Mother’s Day flower is the Carnation. Pink Carnations are perfect for expressing gratitude and Red Carnations represent your admiration for the recipient, while White Carnations are typically adorned and and worn symbolically in remembrance of a mother who has passed away.

Should I get her Roses?

Though not the quintessential Mother’s Day flower, roses have historically been linked to mythological and religious related maternal figures across both ancient and modern times.  The Rose is an indomitable classic! Choosing this flower is never the wrong choice, especially when you find the perfect color.

What color of Rose is best?

Perhaps the most intriguing part about Roses as gifts are the many nuanced and hidden meanings and gestures behind the colors of Roses. While Pink Roses symbolize elegance, grace, and an appreciation for the recipient, yellow roses symbolize friendship and joy. Red Roses while beautiful, are more often than not traditionally viewed as a romantic gift, making them excellent choice for fathers looking to surprise their wives on Mother’s Day.

What’s the best selling flower on Mother’s Day?

While Roses and Carnations are generally thought of as the big heavy hitters of the floral industry during gift giving holidays, you’d be surprised to learn that the number one selling flower as of Mother’s Day in 2011 is actually the Gerbera Daisy, followed by Lilies and Tulips at a close second and third. Other favorites include Orchids, Irises, Calla Lilies, and the aforementioned Carnations and Roses.

What do I need to arrange my Mother’s Day Flowers into the perfect gift?

Jenny De Fleur has an excellent selection of premade arrangements, bouquets, centerpieces, and corsages, but for a truly unique and inspired Mother’s Day gift.


Jennife Shamini Alexander