Florists pick the best bouquet for the mother in your life, based on her personality and style.
Florists pick the best bouquet for the mother in your life, based on her personality and style.FOR THECLASSICMOM: ROSES
Roses are a floral mainstay for a reason. "Roses are great for somebody who is more traditional," says Jan Reese, owner of Flowers on Orchard Lane. "It's a classic flower." These blush-pink blooms from Bloomtastic Flowers and Events, located in Upper Arlington, are pretty and full of springtime flair.bloomtastic.com
A similar choice:Lush,romantic peoniesFOR THEGLOBE-TROTTERMOM:ORCHIDS
Tropical flowers, like these magenta orchids from North Side shop De Santis Florists Inc., are reminiscent of warm, paradise-island vacations, co-owner Nick De Santis says: "Maybe it reminds them of a vacation to Hawaii or the Caribbean."desantisflor.com
A similar choice:Brightly colored, heart-shaped anthuriumsFOR THEEARTHYMOM:DAISIES
For moms who are one with nature, go for a whimsical flower like these bright Gerbera daisies from Bloomtastic. "They're fun and long-lasting," owner Jayson Waits says. "Gardeners really seem to enjoy the daisies."
A similar choice:Papery anemones, nicknamed "wind flowers"FOR THEMODERNMOM:CALLA LILIES
Calla lilies, like these from Clintonville's Flowers on Orchard Lane, are fitting for someone who enjoys modern or art deco style. "Calla lilies are an architectural flower," Reese says. "They're very rigid and simple." Keep them pure and white, or choose from pastel or bright hues for a touch of spring color.flowersonorchardlane.com
A similar choice:Contemporary, versatile tulips