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Flower Holidays, Occasions & Parties - Mother's Day Flowers

The Society of American Florists asked some of the country's top florists and floral designers to describe what's in style for flowers this Mother’s Day, from popular flowers and color combinations to trendy flower design styles and flower delivery advice. Here is a compilation of their Mother’s Day flower trends and ordering tips.

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    Mother’s Day Flower Colors

    Pink is the traditional favorite for Mother’s Day flowers. Other colors to wow Mom on Mother’s Day include:

    • Monochromatic (flowers in the same color)
    • Blush pink, antique ivory and cream tonesHot Pink and Orange Mother's Day Flowers
    • Hot pink and berry tones combined with shades of red

    Bold, vibrant and exciting color combinations also wow Mom:

      • Hot pink and orange
      • Citron and purple
      • Shades of orange hues - tangerine to peach
      • Purple accented with bright green
      • Purple and lime green and magenta
      • Pink, coral and turquoise together 

       

      Popular Mother’s Day Floral Designs

      • Nunans Mother's Day FlowersMonochromatic (flowers in the same color) floral arrangements
      • Floral arrangements designed in baskets
      • Strong botanical or color groupings surrounded by beautiful smaller flowers and foliage
      • Natural, earthy and garden-style arrangements in vintage style glassware
      • Soft and feminine mixed flower combinations
      • Simple, monobotanical (one flower variety) designs in clear glass vessels

      Popular Mother’s Day Plants

        Surprise Mom

        Mother's Day flowers and plantsWomen love to get flowers at work. Not only will you be the hero to her, but to her co-workers as well. She will be just as proud of the floral arrangement as the thought of you surprising her at work. Send flowers to arrive the Wednesday, Thursday or Friday before Mother’s Day. Mom will enjoy her flowers at work and then bring them home to enjoy over the weekend.

        If your Mom does not work outside the home, surprise her by sending flowers to her at home on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday before Mother’s Day.

        Having flowers delivered early gives Mom a head start sharing pictures on Facebook and making you look like a super hero to her friends.

        Order Mother’s Day Flowers Early

        Mother's Day flowersThe earlier you place your order with your florist, the more options you have and more likely you will get your particular flower and/or color request.

        Celebrate all Moms

        Show your admiration and love to all the mothers in your life — your mom, wife, mother-in-law, other relatives and friends — this Mother’s Day.

        Order Flowers from a Local Florist

        Local Florists and Flower ShopsMake sure you know where the flowers are coming from. There is a common assumption that flowers ordered online will arrive arranged in a vase. While many Internet companies put their orders though a local professional florist, some offer product "direct from the grower" and the flowers are boxed and must be processed (cut stems) and designed by the recipient.

        If your expectation is give a gift of flowers that are professional designed and delivered to your Mom’s door or office, make sure you are ordering directly from a local florist, or from a website that puts the orders through a professional florist. To find a local florist, visit www.nationalfloristdirectory.com.

         

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