8 fab flowers for Mother’s Day

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Choosing a floral bouquet for Mother’s Day can become a pleasant dilemma, with so many beautiful choices. How do you pick the one perfect gift among the profusion of roses, peonies, lilies, tulips, and more? It’s not an easy task, but this handy guide will help you make the best choice.

One way to pick a classic bouquet to gift to your mother this Mother’s Day is to choose the flower first, and then everything else falls into place. Or you could pick a bouquet by the style that best suits your mother, whether it’s sophisticated, cheerful, graceful, or dreamy. It’s still not easy to choose just one, but at least it’s a start.

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1. Roses

Roses are the eternal favorites and the best way to thank Mom for all she’s done for you and the family. 

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2. Peonies

The peony is an elegant flower and, with its beautiful shapes and subtle fragrance, is a thoughtful gift. 

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3. Tulips

Tulips are lively harbingers of spring and are associated with happiness. Whichever bouquet you choose, it will make Mom smile every time she looks at it as it sits in her living room or on the kitchen counter.

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4. Sunflowers

Sunflowers are naturally cheerful and optimistic flowers with their bright colors and their habit of turning their heads to follow the sun. 

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5. Ranunculus

The delicate petals and rounded shape of ranunculus make them a favorite in floral bouquets. 

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6. Lillies

There are few flowers more graceful than a lily, and they come with deep symbolic and spiritual meanings.

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7. Orchids

Orchids are actually usually gifted as live plants rather than bouquets of cut flowers, and that’s all the better as their beauty and scent will last for a long time. 

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8. Dried Flower Bouquets

Dried flower bouquets have all the charm of fresh-cut flowers, and they last way longer. And they need no care at all.

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Choosing a Bouquet by Style

Sophisticated

That undefinable quality that lends elegance to everything she does is one of your mom’s leading characteristics.

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Cheerful

In the finest tradition of the Unsinkable Molly Brown, your mom is always upbeat and looks on the bright side of things.

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Graceful

She’s been the most loving mother and now is the best grandmother to your kids.

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Dreamy

Moms are people, too, and come in all types and varieties. Your dreamy and artistic Mom encouraged you to follow your dreams with courage. The sweet mixture of roses and aster in hues of purple, lavender, lilac, and pink evokes imagination and strength.

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Serene

A tranquil home can be one of the greatest gifts. But it can be difficult sometimes to find the right words to thank your mother for a serene and happy childhood.

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Floral Gift Sets

As we all know, hardworking moms rarely take any time off for themselves. Another great gift idea is to add small self-care items like bath bombs or candy and scented candles for a day of indulgence.

Finding the right classic bouquet to give your mother this Mother’s Day can be difficult, with so many temptingly beautiful choices. Picking a gift according to her favorite flower or her style and character will help you pick the right one.

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This article originally appeared on Urbanstems.com and was syndicated by MediaFeed.org.

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