Mothers Day Flowers
For decades now it has been tradition to send the women in the family who have children mothers day flowers. This tradition is celebrated around the world and almost always in the month of May. Although it is true that a mother is easy to please, it is still not always easy for everyone to pick out the best mothers day gifts. There are many choices to make and considerations to keep in mind.
For one there is the price to keep in mind. Mothers day flowers can be expensive, but they can also be quite inexpensive or even free if the flowers used are hand picked. There are also differences in the color schemes used, such as pink, red or white and then there are the kinds of flowers used. Regardless of what you choose for your mothers day gifts they will go over well, but since you do want to show appreciation it is a good idea to put some thought into the process of gift purchasing.
The kinds of flowers used are most important when choosing mothers day gifts. Mothers day flowers are usually pink, red or white in color in order to represent the love that should be present on this special day. However, some prefer some other soft colors such as yellow or even multi-colored flowers. Floral arrangements in these color schemes can be made up of only one kind of flower, but can also be unusual mixtures which create a unique look. Cut flowers are also not the only option and it is also possible to give mothers day flowers that are in pots and which will not die after a couple of weeks.
According to florists and retailers, the most popular flower used in mothers day arrangements is the white carnation. Pink is a close runner-up. However, there are many other flowers that are suitable for this occasion. For example, there are blooming red roses or red tulips. In some cases a variety of roses in different colors are put together to make a stunning bouquet. Other floral arrangements are supposed to be particularly fragrant and not just beautiful. Although roses are known for their pleasant scent, daffodils and narcissus are also very fragrant and also look elegant.
When it comes to potted plants, there are a number of flowers that are perfect for this purpose. There are gladiolus or larkspurs, for example, but these have to be planted outdoors due to their size. As a potted plant suitable for the desk or window sill there are pansies, nasturtiums or zinnia. The possibilities are practically endless and there are thousands of flower species, hybrids, varieties and colors to choose from. Knowing what your mother likes or any other woman you want to surprise on Mother’s Day will make the decision easier to make.
Mothers day flowers are a lovely present that will surely please any woman. They are readily available and for those that like the unusual there are many varieties of floral arrangements that will please you.