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Flower Ideas for Mother’s Day 2017

It’s Mother’s Day in just a few weeks, which means there will likely be much exchanging of flowers as gifts. If you’re one of the many who are planning to give flowers to your mother, wife, sister, or other mom in your life, you have several options to choose from. Continue reading [...]
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The Most Popular Occasions to Give Flowers

There are many occasions that make people want to give flowers, such as birthdays, graduations, holidays, and successful artistic or job performances.We love that men and women, young and old, enjoy the beauty of flowers so much that they want to share them with those who are special to them.Flowers make perfect gifts to express the feelings of the heart because they’re beautiful, just like the thoughts that go with them. Continue reading [...]

Celebrate National Dentist’s Day with Pearly Everlasting

In a poll of what people hate doing the most, going to the dentist often falls somewhere between shopping for swimsuits and filing taxes. While the dentist's chair is not our favorite place to be, it is somewhere we should find ourselves at least twice a year. For all those (sometimes dreaded) visits and repeated reminders to floss, March 6th is National Dentist Day. If you know a dentist who sometimes feels like their job is thankless, consider a bouquet of pearly everlasting. This gorgeous flower is the perfect way to say how much you appreciate their efforts taking care of your pearly whites. Continue reading [...]

Pick Up Some Mums for Mother-In-Law Day

We are all born with at least one mother, but many of us pick up another along the way through marriage. If you've been lucky enough to score a good one, celebrate on Sunday, October 26th during Mother-in-Law Day with a bouquet of chrysanthemums. These fall flowers are at their prime this time of year and come in a wide array of colors, shapes and sizes. Whether she thinks you hung the moon or is the type to complain that you hung it crookedly, flowers as elegant and diverse as the mum are sure to please anyone- even someone that can be a bit hard to please at times. Continue reading [...]

Calla Lilies for a Classy Broad

Chic, charming and always in style, calla lilies are the perfect flower for the classy lady in your life. Be it a birthday, anniversary, thank you or yoo-hoo sort of occasion, these elegant blooms have panache and character that make them stand out from the rest of the bunch. When you just can't seem to think of a good gift, the gift of flowers is always one she'll be sure to use. Continue reading [...]
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Pick the Perfect Flower for Parent’s Day with Peruvian Lily

They say parenting is the hardest job you'll ever love, and this July 27th is the perfect time to say thank you for this sometimes thankless job with the lovely Peruvian Lily. Known by the Latin name Alstroemeria and available in a wide range of colors, a fresh bouquet of bright and cheerful Peruvian lilies to celebrate Parent's Day will remind your Mom and Dad (or anyone else that may have taken on the task of raising you) that they did a damn fine job. Continue reading [...]
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Make a Woman Feel like a Queen for a Day with Lily of the Nile

Few flowers reflect a sense of sensuousness and luxury quite like the lovely Lily of the Nile. Agapanthus, as it is known in Latin, or sometimes the African Lily in the UK, is a large, lush flower that would make anyone feel like royalty. This is the perfect flower to indulge someone with for a birthday, anniversary or cheering up occasion and will last longer than one would expect for such a large bloom. Wrap a few slender stalks up in ribbon or stand them up in a tall, elegant vase for a woman in your life that's earned a little adoration. Continue reading [...]

3 DIY Bouquets for Mother’s Day

From macaroni necklaces to hand-lettered cards covered in glitter, mom always liked the presents you made best, so surprise her this Mother's Day with a handmade bouquet you put together yourself using materials readily available from the grocery store floral aisle or your own backyard. These three bouquets can be matched to suit your mom's style and preferences while giving her the pleasure of knowing you made it just for her. Continue reading [...]

Lilacs are the Perfect Pick for Mom on Mother’s Day

Chances are, the first flowers you ever picked were for your Mom. Show her you've come a long way since those wilted dandelions with a stunning arrangement of lilacs fresh from your florist. Not only is early May Mother's Day, it's also the prime season for these fragrant stems to be in stock in your florist's cooler or, perhaps, your own backyard. Their sweet scent fills a room like your laughter once did and will remind her that, even though you're all grown up, you still like picking her posies. Continue reading [...]

The Right Same Day Flowers

Needing same day flowers happens to all of us. We suddenly remember that it is a dear friend's birthday, Father's Day, or, God forbid, your anniversary! Fear not, a same day flower bouquet does not mean that you will have to pick through a sad collection of limp gas station flowers. There are many beautiful options for same day flowers through reputable flower companies, and often for a minimal extra fee as low as $1.99. Continue reading [...]

All About Stargazer Lilies

Lilies are a beautiful and versatile, and a perfect flower to give for so many different occasions. Calla lilies, Lily of the Valley, and the Casa Blanca lily, are just a few examples of the dozens of lily varieties that make beautiful bouquet additions. The Stargazer lily is a beautiful lily that has become wildly popular as additions to floral arrangements, or even as the main attraction. Continue reading [...]

The Right Summer Flowers: Mokara and Dendrobium Orchids

The great thing about summer flowers is that, because they are in season, you can often snag them up for a bargain! One fantastic bargain to grab are orchids, specifically, mokara and dendrobium orchids. Unlike their planted counterparts, mokara and dendrobium orchids are spectacular for a perfect summertime bouquet. Continue reading [...]

Peonies: Beautiful Flowers for Your Wedding or Just Because

It is the season of peonies! Peonies are one of the most ancient revered flowers, and are historically significant in many cultures. Peonies are known for their stunning, dense, lush blooms and are the preferred choice of wedding flowers among many wedding couples. Continue reading [...]

Vera Wang Mixed Flower Bouquets

Yesterday we brought you some of our favorite single flower-type and monochromatic arrangements and hand-held bouquets from acclaimed wedding dress designer, Vera Wang. Vera Wang teamed with FTD to develop a stunning collection of floral arrangements with the elegant touch for which Vera is famous. Today we are going to highlight a few of our favorite mixed flower and color bouquets in the Vera Wang FTD flower collection! Continue reading [...]

Beautiful Flower Bouquets by Vera Wang

Vera Wang has proven that wedding dresses are not the only stunning pieces of work that she can create; her beautiful flower bouquets are equally breathtaking. Vera Wang is a New York-based fashion designer who is best known for her couture bridal creations. Her simple and elegant designs are favored by celebrities for their weddings including Jessica Simpson, Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton and Alicia Keys. Vera Wang has teamed up with FTD to design a line of breath-taking flower arrangements. Continue reading [...]

The Right Mother’s Day Roses and Their Meaning

Roses are a classic and elegant flower to give as a gift, so Mother’s Day roses are a perfect way to show Mom just how much you love and appreciate her. The great thing about roses is that each colors has a meaning, and so you can have fun in picking the color of roses you present to Mom. Whether you give her one uniform color to drive home your point, such as a bouquet of dark pink roses to say how much you appreciate her, or pick a mix of colors to convey all of the reasons you love her, roses are sure to make Mom feel special on this day devoted to her. Continue reading [...]

Mother’s Day Flowers and Chocolates

Mother’s Day flowers and chocolates are a way to delight Mom’s senses! With fragrant flowers and decadent chocolate, this combo is a great way to spoil mom and make her feel like queen for a day. Mother’s Day flowers are always a perfect option to let Mom know that you are thinking of her, but a combination of Mother’s Day flowers and chocolate is an excellent option for that extra added touch. Continue reading [...]

Beautiful Flowers for Mom

If you really want to “wow” Mom this Mother’s Day, there are beautiful flowers for Mom that will knock her socks off if you have a little extra cash to spend! Perhaps you want to make this Mother’s Day an extra special event this year, or your whole family wants to pool their resources to get her one big arrangement of beautiful flowers as a token of love, here are a few of our favorite luxury bouquets. Continue reading [...]

The Stock Flower; a New Look at Gilliflowers

Stock flowers are an elegant, unassuming flower that often gets overlooked in bouquets for more popular flowers such as roses, daisies and lilies. Stock flowers, also called gilliflower, gillyflower and matthiola, are a lush and fragrant flower, with generous blooms and a variety of color options. Native to the mediterranean, they come in pink, red, white, purple, lilac, yellow, peach and ivory. Their lovely scent is similar to the sweet and airy fragrance of carnations, and they symbolize happiness and contentment. Continue reading [...]

Mother’s Day Corsages

Mother’s Day flowers are a great way to show mom that you care, but a Mother’s Day corsage is a unique way to allow her to keep her special flowers with her during fun Mother’s Day festivities. We love the idea of getting mom a big, beautiful bouquet of flowers with a matching corsage that she can take with her. When people think of corsages, they think about the big, flashy corsages that adorned the dresses of 1960s prom queens, but corsages have come a long way since their gaudy carnation counterparts, and are now a pretty, vintage throwback to the corsage. Continue reading [...]

Mother’s Day Flower Arrangements

As we’ve previously mentioned, flower arrangements for Mother’s Day are a great way to show Mom how much you appreciate her. We’ve recommended several Mother’s Day flower arrangements, and today we wanted suggest some of our favorite garden variety flowers. While roses, orchids and lilies are always a classic and beautiful option, garden-fresh mixed bouquets offer a stunning option that look lush and bountiful. Continue reading [...]

The Perfect Mother’s Day Bouquet and Gifts

Mother’s Day this year falls on Sunday, May 13th, and flowers are a lovely option to show Mom how much you care. For some, they want a little extra to show their appreciation, and flower bundle gifts can be a great option! Flower bundle gifts provide a beautiful arrangement of flowers, along with other gifts and edibles to give Mom an extra special treat. Continue reading [...]

The Right Faux Flowers

Faux flowers often get a bad rap, but that is because when people think of fake flowers, they picture the hideous plastic flowers that adorned an elderly relative's home when they were kids. Dollar store fake flowers are a perfect example of the unattractive faux floral arrangements that we picture when we think of them. The truth is that there are a lot of high-end faux floral arrangements that are delicately crafted to look like the real thing. Faux floral arrangements are a great way to beautify a space without having to constantly replace real bouquets when they die. Continue reading [...]

Traditional Wedding Boutonniere Designs

Boutonnieres have been the traditional wedding accessory for grooms and their wedding party for centuries. The wedding boutonniere was traditionally inserted into the top buttonhole of the groom’s jacket lapel. These days lapels are typically missing that top buttonhole, so the boutonniere is pinned to the lapel directly. Continue reading [...]

The Right Mother’s Day Plants

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to let Mom know how much you love her and flower bouquets are traditionally the gift chosen to present to Mom on her special day. If you want to give your mom a gift that will last longer and bring her more cheer than a bouquet, a potted flower plant is an excellent option. Continue reading [...]

Dazzling Daisies for Mothers Days

If you are looking for daisies for Mother’s Day, you are in good company! Daisies are an extraordinarly popular flower choice, and springtime blooms bring about some of our favorite daisies! Did you know that the Gerbera Daisy is the most popular bouquet flower choice in the world? With large a large open structure, and bright petals, the daisy is beloved for its cheerful and sunny look. Continue reading [...]

Flowers for Mothers Day

Looking for the best flowers for Mothers Day? We previously featured some of our favorite bouquets for different personality types, but we wanted to take a look at mothers day flowers that put a flair on the traditional, without compromising the cheerful, bright flowers that so many moms love. Give mom an extra little flare with these beautiful mothers day flowers! Continue reading [...]

Flowers for Mother’s Day

Flowers are a great way to show your appreciation to mom on Mother’s Day. Whether you opt for a simple arrangement, or something more lush, it is a reminder for mom that you appreciate her and all she does for you through the year. If you are coming up short on flower ideas for Mom, here is a lineup of our favorite bouquets for 2012! Continue reading [...]

What are the Best Mother’s Day Flowers?

Sending flowers for Mother's Day in an arrangement or bouquet is always a popular choice, and the 23,000 florists in the United States report the run up to this day to be among their busiest of the year, with Mother's Day flowers delivery keeping them on their toes. But what are the best flowers for Mothers Day? Read on, and discover the best place to order flowers online for Mothers Day. Continue reading [...]

Mother’s Day Flowers – Roses Send Mom a Message of Love and Appreciation

What are the right Mothers Day Flowers? The best flowers for Mothers Day are those that show how much you love and appreciate her. But what Mothers Day flower bouquet do you send the mothers in your life? Roses for Mother's Day (May 9th this year) symbolize love and beauty. Send the right color roses, and be sure to send the right message. Continue reading [...]

Send the Right Flowers for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is a special day to recognize and celebrate the women in our lives who are mothers; our mothers and our grand-mothers; our mothers-in-law; our wives, our daughters and our sisters. But what are the right Mother's Day flowers? If you want to send a pure and perfect bouquet or floral arrangement to show how much you love and appreciate your mom, what do you send? What knock-out Mothers Day flowers show your gratitude and adoration? Continue reading [...]