WATCH: Mother’s Day Flowers and Their Meanings
When Mother’s Day arrives each year, we love to gift our sweet mamas bouquets, vases, and arrangements full of their absolute favorite flowers. We know that one glimpse of her most-loved flowers never fails to bring a smile to her face. A pretty bouquet is the gift that keeps on giving, which is why we’re planning a the loveliest of arrangements for Mom this year. No haphazardly chosen blooms will do: Every flower has its own particular meanings, and we want to ensure that the flowers we gift our mothers tell them exactly what they mean to us. Learn about these popular flowers to give on Mother’s Day, and be sure to take note of their meanings, too. They’ll help you pick the perfect blooms for your mama this holiday. Happy Mother’s Day, from us and our favorite bouquets to you and yours.
Mother’s Day Flowers and Their Meanings
Choose a few meaningful blooms for Mom.
Anemones symbolize protection, anticipation, and sacrifice. Choose these if you want to honor the sacrifices your mother has made for you.
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Asters signify patience, love, and wisdom. They’re perfect in an arrangement for a mother who is unfailingly patient and wise.
Learn more about asters.
Daffodils symbolize hope and rebirth. They’re one of the first flowers to bloom in early spring, and they signify the beginning of new life. Choose these blooms for new mamas.
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Hydrangeas symbolize honesty, gratitude, and understanding, as well as making amends. Hydrangeas are a good flower to give if you want to express your gratitude or make a new start.
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Orchids symbolize love, beauty, and strength. They’re classic flowers to give as gifts on Mother’s Day.
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Peonies symbolize honor and compassion. A gift of peonies tells the recipient that you honor them.
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A red rose symbolizes love and affection, a yellow rose symbolizes friendship and gratitude, and a pink rose symbolizes friendship and affection.
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Cheerful sunflowers symbolize adoration and loyalty. They’re bright and sunny and share your admiration for your mother.
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Sweet peas symbolize gratitude. Gift these flowers if you want to express your thanks.
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These pretty bulbs share feelings of confidence, affection, and enduring love. They’re a perfect choice for honoring your loved one on Mother’s Day.
Learn more about tulips.