Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and flowers are the traditional gift to give on Mothering Sunday. If you haven’t already ordered your bouquet, try taking into consideration the significance of each flower and create a truly meaningful display.
Roses are not just about true love, they have long been associated with motherhood, as they were sacred to the Greek goddess Isis, who was seen as the ideal mother.
Lilacs are known to signify the love between a mother and child.
Irises symbolise affection and warmth, and some Christians associate the flower with the Virgin Mary.
Carnations, according to Christian legend, pink carnations are believed to have first grown from the ground where the Virgin Mary shed tears over Jesus’ death. Many believe carnations are a symbol of a mothers eternal love and an ideal choice for Mother’s Day.
As well as the meaning of a flower take into account your mums personal choice of her favourite flower in her favourite colour.
You can choose your Mothers Day flowers here or call into the shop we open 7 days a week.