Mother's Day


Celebrate Mum and the Mother figures in your life with luxury, seasonal florals and foliages this Mother’s Day. At LULLY & ROSE Floral Studio, we recognise that motherhood is diverse and it’s important to us that we can help you celebrate your loved ones or yourself on Mother’s Day. Gifting florals is a beautiful sentiment that can help you express your love in more than just words, so we’ve created this blog to give you a guide to choosing the perfect arrangement as a Mother’s Day gift. Don’t forget to add a card message when checking out, we write these by hand for that personal touch, so they know exactly how much they’re loved when they receive their delivery. 

Historical Significance of Mother’s Day Flowers

Flowers, specifically Carnations, played an important symbolic role in the establishment of modern Mother’s Day traditions and celebrations. In 1908, Anna Marie Jarvis held a church memorial ceremony in Grafton, West Virginia to commemorate and honour her own Mother, who had served in the American Civil War treating wounded soldiers, as well as all Mothers who had passed away. She sent all of the attendants 500 white Carnations, which have since become the traditional floral given or worn to remember lost mothers. Developing from this, red and pink Carnations are now the flower used to represent and honour Mothers who are still living. 

Favourite Florals for Mother’s Day 

A great place to start when gifting Mother’s Day flowers is basing an arrangement around her favourite flowers or, if you don’t know them, her favourite colours. This will make your gift feel even more special because it’s tailored just for her. At LULLY & ROSE, we use the freshest seasonal florals and foliages available to us, hand-selected on the day from local markets. Some of our favourite florals to work with for Mother’s Day are listed below for inspiration. 

Carnations: The traditional Mother’s Day flower, we think this is a stunning choice with lots of history and meaning for inclusion in your arrangement. Choose the classic white to honour a Mother or Mother figure who is no longer with us, or shades of red and pink as a gift for your Mum.

Dahlias:  We are fortunate to be able to source breath taking Dahlias from a local grower here in Queensland, and they are sure to surprise and delight Mum this Mother’s Day. Either as part of an arrangement or En Masse, pink Dahlias are a popular choice for a Mother’s Day gift, however depending on availability these fluffy, sweet florals can also be found in white, latte, apricot, purple, orange, corals and burgundy. 

Delphiniums: Adding a lovely dimension to your arrangement, Delphiniums are available in white, purple, pink, light blue and dark blue. These tall-stemmed florals are elegant and refined, and opting for different shades of blues is a lovely alternative to a more typical white and pink Mother’s Day palette. 

Freesias: Pink Freesias symbolise motherly love and have a lovely delicate scent reminiscent of baby powder. Fill Mum’s home with the fragrance of fresh Freesias this Mother’s Day – they’re a favourite of many people. 

Hyacinth: Hyacinths represent peace, commitment and beauty – if this reminds you of your Mum, they may be the perfect floral to gift her this Mother’s Day. They’re also highly perfumed and make an impact as soon as you walk into the room! 

Hydrangeas: Did your Mum grow Hydrangeas in the garden while you were growing up? These cloud-shaped clusters are a beloved flower in many families, and are sure to bring a smile to her face. 

Lisianthus: Is your Mum’s favourite colour green? Lisianthus is one of the only flowers which naturally blooms in shades of green. Similar in shape and appearance to a Rose, Lisianthus florals are perfect for showing your appreciation this Mother’s Day. 

Paperwhite Narcissus: In the same family as Daffodils and Jonquils, the Paperwhite Narcissus symbolises respect, a beautiful addition to a Mother’s Day gift bouquet with their perfumed petals and star-shaped appearance. 

Phalaenopsis Orchid: Does your Mum love her house plants? Give her a gift that keeps on giving with one of our premium tall-stemmed potted Phalaenopsis Orchids. Presented in a contemporary glass vase and adorned with a soft rose gold ribbon, these make for a truly special Mother’s Day gift present. We also offer cut Phalaenopsis stems as a gifting option. 

Roses: Roses are loved by many and are a classic choice to show your love and appreciation this Mother’s Day. Pink roses represent sweetness and are often given to show gratitude, but if pink isn’t the look you’re going for – apricot or lemon Roses are given to show friendship, love and joy. 

Snapdragons: The unique Snapdragon flower will add an element of personality and vibrance to your Mother’s Day gift bouquet and are seen in a wide range of colours: white, lemon, pink, burgundy, orange and violet. They symbolise strength and graciousness, two qualities that might just describe their recipient perfectly!

Spray Roses: Spray Roses are a sweet Mother’s Day gift floral, and these miniature clustered Roses make a beautiful accent to your bouquet. They’re dainty and classic florals and are a variety we love to work with here at LULLY & ROSE Floral Studio. 

Stocks: Another tall-stemmed variety, Stock or Virginia Stock flowers are reminiscent of a cottage garden and produce a sweet and spicy, heady fragrance. Most often seen in white, pink, mauve, peach, lemon and burgundy, stocks symbolise a happy life and contented existence. 

Tulips: Tulips are a classic style which will never go out of fashion. With their delicately shaped bulbs, we love gifting Tulips En Masse for maximum impact. You can’t go wrong with Tulips this Mother’s Day, particularly if they’re her favourite flower!  

Veronica: These enchanting fairy garden florals grow in beautiful spires of tiny flowers which bloom in shades of purple, white and pink. Symbolising loyalty, the Veronica flower is a lovely addition to a bouquet for a special family member. 

Mother’s Day Gifts & Hampers

At LULLY & ROSE Floral Studio, we offer a wide range of gifting options for you to choose from this Mother’s Day. Our Designer Posies and Bouquets are both a popular choice. Our posies are shorter and arranged in the English posy style, whereas the designer bouquets are a more contemporary clustered style arrangement. Other options are the En Masse style, an on-trend arrangement featuring just one floral variety with no additional foliage for full impact, or one of our ‘Send Locally Grown’ floral gift packs, featuring a market style arrangement and Byron Bay Loco Love chocolates. We offer a range of size options to suit different budgets, from Petite, Standard, Generous, Lush to our largest Lux arrangements. 

If you’d like to add something extra to your Mother’s Day gift, we are proud to offer a range of locally sourced artisan gifts. These can be added on to your order or selected as part of one of our packaged Gift Hampers. Share some bubbles with Mum with a bottle of Tasmanian Sparkling White Wine or luxurious French Champagne or treat her to a beautiful handmade crystal candle or reed diffuser from the Myles Gray collection. Will you choose Salted Caramel and Buttercream, Freesia and Berries, Coconut, Pineapple and Vanilla, or Baby Powder and Bubblegum? For an extra sweet celebration, you really can’t go past the range of artisan chocolates made over the hills in Byron Bay, local favourites Loco Love have created decadent sweet treats packed full of love, vegan and organic ingredients and powerful adaptogens. Our top recommendation for a Mother’s Day treat is the delicately flavoured Wild Rose Ganache flavour, but with options like Hazelnut Praline and Butter Caramel Pecan, there’s no wrong choice!

Explore our full range today to find something Mum will love. 

Send Mother’s Day Florals from LULLY & ROSE

Order your Mother’s Day gift flowers from LULLY & ROSE Floral Studio for an extra touch of luxury. All of our florals come beautifully presented in white tissue and our signature rose gold ribbon, hand delivered by our specialty floral couriers. By using specialty couriers, we know that your florals will arrive to you as fresh and beautiful as they left our studio and are delivered with the same love and care with which they were created. We offer same day delivery to the Gold Coast and surrounding areas for orders placed before 11am. Order online or reach out to us via email with any questions or special requests: We also now offer Afterpay for even more flexible payment options on your luxury florals – perfect for those last-minute gift ideas. 

Known for our contemporary style and luxurious design, LULLY & ROSE Floral Studio takes inspiration from top floral trends emerging from capital cities all over the world and infuses them with our own design experience for something truly unique. All arrangements are individually created by the owner Rachael, your friendly Gold Coast florist and qualified floral designer. The studio is located in the heart of the Gold Coast and is a haven of scented florals and foliages ready to become something special, for someone special.

Give Mum the gift of seasonal, perfumed florals and foliage this Mother’s Day and experience the LULLY & ROSE difference!