Best Flowers for Mother's Day
Updated: Oct 12, 2019
Spring is in full swing and Mother's Day(May 12, 2019) is fast approaching . If you are wondering what your mom's favorite flower is, we have some suggestions for you.
Carnations are often worn on special occasions, especially Mother's Day and weddings. They were known as "Jove's Flower" in ancient Rome as a tribute to one of their beloved gods.
Carnations express love, fascination, and distinction. Light red carnations represent admiration, while dark red denote deep love and affection. White carnations indicate pure love and good luck; striped symbolise a regret that a love cannot be shared. Green carnations are for St. Patrick's Day, and, in the 19th Century, were used as a secret gay code; purple carnations indicate capriciousness. In France, it is a traditional funeral flower, given in condolence for the death of a loved one. Pink carnations have the most symbolic and historical significance. According to a Christian legend, carnations first appeared on Earth as Jesus carried the Cross. The Virgin Mary shed tears at Jesus' plight, and carnations sprang up from where her tears fell. Thus the pink carnation became the symbol of a mother's undying love, and in 1907 was chosen by Ann Jarvis as the emblem of Mother's Day, now observed in the United States and Canada on the second Sunday in May. A red carnation may be worn if one's mother is alive, and a white one if she has died.
If you are searching for a one of a kind mother's day bouquet, orchid is the perfect pick for you. The delicate, exotic and graceful orchid represents love, luxury, beauty and strength. Orchid is elegant flower you can enjoy as a plant but it makes for a totally unique style of bouquet . These gorgeous, modern orchid bouquets will sweep you off your(your mother's) feet.
Pink roses carries of meaning of grace and elegance, as well as sweetness and poetic romance. Dark pink roses are symbolic of gratitude and appreciation and are a traditional way to say thanks. Light pink roses are associated with gentleness and admiration.
The legends said that the very word “rose” originated when Flora, the Goddess of Flowers, in pain upon being struck by Cupid’s arrow, was unable to properly pronounce the word Eros but made it sound like “ros”. From this the word “rose” becomes a synonym for Eros; both in Rome and in Greece it is the symbol of youth, of vitality, love, beauty and the fruitfulness of nature. Therefore roses are the most poluar flowers for valentine's day but recently it has become most popular flower for mother's days.
Graceful and elegant, brightly colored tulips are one of the most easily recognized spring flowers. Also it is the perfect to celebrate mother's day since it is associated with enduring love between family members, undying passionate love(whether the passion is spurned or returned) and it symbolize the royalty and a regal nature, forgotten or neglected love.