While few are of the opinion that mothers should not be bestowed with all the love, attention, and importance and thanked just on Mother’s Day but throughout the year for all that they do, few are of the opinion that on this special day, the special person that has made it possible for us to see this world should be thanked and honored, and most importantly revered. So, regardless of the belief and what individual think about showing respect to their mothers, the aim or the objective is the same, and that is to “thank” this wonderful person that has made our lives worth living. As such, ranging from flowers and gifts, people don’t keep any stones unturned when it comes to thanking mothers. Here we will find out how you can show your reverence with special Mother’s day flowers and what the different types of flowers mean. So, read on to know more.
Roses – Roses are an all time favorite and symbolize appreciation, grace, elegance, and love. While red roses are ideal, you can also gift yellow roses as they signify happiness and friendship. After all, mothers are best friends when you attain a certain age in your life.
Carnation- An important aspect that you remember is that there is a tradition in Australia to wear carnation on Mother’s Day. While a colored carnation signifies that your mother is hail, hearty, and in great health, a white carnation signifies that an individual’s mother is no more. Another important significance of the carnation is that as per Christian legend, carnations especially the pink one is believed to have been grown from the place where Virgin Mary shed tears on the death of Jesus Christ. As such, it signifies eternal love for a mother for her child. So, carnation is invariably present in all bouquets that are made for Mother’s Day.
Orchids – Orchids indicate beauty, grace, and refinement. So, by all means, you can gift orchids to your mom on Mother’s Day.
Lilacs – These flowers are an all time favorite. These flowers symbolize new relationship, new love, new beginning, and also love, and bonding between a child and a mother. As such, these flowers are ideal for gifting your mother.
Apart from the Mother’s Day flowers mentioned above, lilies, tulips, hyacinths, azaleas, daffodils, freesia, iris, chrysanthemum, and other foliage plants are also used as Mother’s Day flowers and you will find that most of these flowers adorn a bouquet in a mother’s day bouquet.
If you add a touch of true love and affection, regardless of whether you are gifting a bouquet with different flowers or just 2/3 roses/flowers will make your gift a special one for sure.
As far as gifts are concerned, you can buy things that you think she needs the most. For instance, if you find that she needs a coffee maker at the moment and is keeping up with the old one that refuses to buzz easily while operating, buy one for her. Anything that gives her immense joy and contentment can be an ideal gift on Mother’s Day.