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What flowers are best for Mother’s Day?

Published On: Apr 07 2014 02:33:44 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 28 2014 09:16:17 AM CDT
Mother's Day

Are you planning on giving your mom flowers this Mother’s Day? Before you place your order take a look at which flowers are best for mom.

Roses: Roses are often associated with Mother’s Day. Roses were sacred to the Greek goddess Isis, who is considered to be the ideal mother. Roses also symbolize the Virgin Mary.

Lilacs: Lilacs represent the love between a mother and a child.

Irises: Irises are supposed to symbolize affection and warmth. They are also often associated with the Virgin Mary.

Orchids: Orchids represent beauty. In China, they are also a symbol for many children.

Carnations: Carnations are thought to be a symbol of a mother’s eternal love.

Tulips: Tulips are a popular flower for Mother’s Day because they are often associated with spring.

Lilies: A spring flower, lilies are often used in Mother’s Day bouquets.

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