The Best Flowers to Give for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is a time to show your mom how much you appreciate all the things she does for you year-round. And what better way to show her how much you care than with beautiful flowers that hold a heartfelt meaning? There are countless flowers that symbolize many different things - from love to compassion to joy - so it's easy to find that perfect message you want to tell your mom on her special day.

Show your mom how much you love her with these meaningful flowers this Mother's Day.


This well-known flower isn't just for Valentine's Day; roses can also make your mother feel special on Mother's Day. Experiment with an assortment of different colored roses to create a memorable bouquet. Pink roses symbolize appreciation, while yellow roses are a symbol of friendship and joy.


This springtime staple represents love. Available in pastel pinks and yellows, tulips can be used to make a colorful centerpiece and can bring beauty to any home or flower bed. Tulips are sensitive to direct sunlight, so be sure to keep them in a cool place with only moderate sunlight.


A common house plant, this exotic beauty is the Chinese symbol for refinement and allure. Low-maintenance and fragrant, orchids can fare well with little sunlight and watering. They come in a range of white, pink and purple hues, making them perfect accent to any home decor.


What a better way to impress your mother on Mother's Day than with a symbol for a mother's love? These large traditional blooms make beautiful bouquets that are sure to brighten your mom's day. With plenty of water and regular stem clipping, carnations can bring her cheer long into the spring season.