Stressing about a Mother’s Day gift is the last thing you want to worry about right now. Instead of resorting to the flower spread at Cold Storage or FairPrice, we’ve made this easy for you.
If you’re looking to surprise your mom this Mother’s Day with a beautiful bouquet right at her own doorstep, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve done the legwork and rounded up some of the best places to check out to get your hands on some beautiful blooms.
Roses are one of the most popular Mother’s Day flowers, so why not gift mum an entire box of them?
As their name suggests, this online florist specialises in the exquisite bloom, which they source from places at least 8,000 ft above sea level, which is supposedly where the biggest roses with the thickest and longest stems are found.
Each rose is de-thorned and trimmed by hand, before they’re arranged in their signature gift boxes made of sustainably sourced materials.
For Mother’s Day, you can enhance your gift with a selection of gift add-ons, such as luxury candles, fine chocolate or a scented candle.
Mother’s Day collection: Gift boxes start from $70. For free same-day delivery, order by 5pm on weekdays and 12pm on Saturdays.
The Floral Atelier
Unless you’ve been living under a social media rock, The Floral Atelier’s signature Bloom Boxes are all the rage on Instagram – and it’s not hard to see why.
Emanating a polished yet vintage charm, these arrangements combine florals in robust or pastel shades with a classic white or black box. The result? An elegant and luxurious gift anyone would fall head over heels for, mom included.
Mother’s Day collection: Prices start from $85.
Janice Wong x Fiore Dorato
For Mother’s Day this year, dessert maestro Janice Wong has collaborated with an award-winning local florist, Fiore Dorato, to launch a beautiful gift set for moms.
The Mother’s Day Tulips and Chocolate Tulips gift set comprise ten special tulip-shaped Cookies & Cream chocolates, accompanied with beautiful handpicked tulips in a glass case
From $261.70, available for pre-order and delivery from 5 May to 12 May, at Janice Wong Singapore’s online store.
One Hour Florist
Flowers in an hour? It sounds too good to be true, but that’s the entire premise of this online flower shop started by a group of “floral enthusiasts” with 10 to 20 years’ of experience at traditional florists.
Choose from a variety of different floral presentation options, from bloom boxes to flower domes and hand bouquets, fill in an online form, then leave the curation to their skilled hands. Delivery is free with no minimum purchase.
Prices start from $73 for a Premium Surprise Bloom Box and $83 for a Premium Surprise Bouquet of roses.
Local boutique florist Fleuriste is known for creating beautiful rustic floral arrangements and bouquets that remind you of a garden in spring.
Their charming Mother’s Day collection features light pastel petals artfully arranged amongst unique foliage.
Enjoy same-day delivery if you order before 11am!
Mother’s Day collection: Prices start from $75.
For something extra meaningful and special, gift her a beautiful arrangement of preserved flowers from this socially conscious florist in Singapore.
BloomBack‘s glass dome-encased flowers are handcrafted by one of their beneficiaries (single mums in need), and are specially preserved to last for years without the need for water or sunlight.
Mother’s Day collection: Prices start from $130.
We love that the Bloomeys site offers the option to filter arrangements by type of flowers included and price range (Floral Atelier allows this too), so shoppers can instantly find the perfect product regardless of their preferences or budgets.
Aside from the competitive prices on their items, Bloomeys’ selection of flowers in jars, pots and boxes are awesome, seeing as these are perfect for moms who want to spruce up their workspace or living areas.
If you’re unsure of what to get, you can also leave it up to their flowersmiths to create a bespoke bouquet for mom.
Prices: Hand Tied Bouquets from $49, Flowers in a Jar from $14.90
Yi Lian Ng Floral Atelier
If you’re looking for blooms in more vibrant and dynamic shades, the selection at Yi Lian Ng Floral Atelier would be a great fit. Most of its arrangements include bright pops of colour and look very full and voluminous.
With an entire category of ‘bright and bold’ arrangements as well as a Mother’s Day selection, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Mother’s Day collection: Fresh Bouquets from $159, Bloom Boxes from $129.
One of the most popular and prominent floral retailers locally and in the region, XpressFlower is the one-stop solution for your floral shopping, especially if you’re undecided on the type of flowers to get.
With an enormous catalogue that includes everything from fresh to preserved to boxed flowers (and even a Disney-inspired collection!), the options are endless. It’s worth noting that they offer 24-hour delivery services as well, so scheduling a gift is easier than ever.
This year, XpressFlower is taking things up a notch with a wider assortment of floral bouquets that are accompanied by different sorts of other gifts that include bird’s nest, mugs, cakes, and the list goes on.
Mother’s Day collection: Bouquets from $82, Preserved Roses from $71, Boxed Flowers from $80.
Quirky pick: NaOClean Asia x Hands On Floral
For the mum who prefers more practical and functional gifts, this sanitiser bloom box couldn’t be more timely.
Created by a partnership between NaOClean Asia (a newly-launched Korean disinfectant solutions brand) and local florist Hands On Floral, each bloom box comes with three bottles of 250 ml sanitisers with an array of flowers like carnations and wild foliage.
Each bloom box costs $150, available here.
Flower Chimp Singapore
Make this Mother’s Day special with Flower Chimp’s assortments of floral arrangements. Ranging from bouquets aptly named ‘Berry Beautiful’ and ‘My Queen’, there’s a bouquet for everything you’ve ever wanted to say.
If flowers aren’t enough for you, you can add-on extra gifts like heart balloons, teddy bears and even chocolate. We’re living in unprecedented times and if your mom is slightly stressed out, make her day by surprising her with a thoughtful gift.
Mother’s Day Collection: Prices start from $45.90
Don’t let the name fool you, because Simply Harper’s beautiful bouquets and carefully put together hampers are anything but simple.
They’ve kicked it up a notch by curating thoughtful gifts to go with the pretty blossoms. In one such hamper, you can expect sweet and savoury munchies, a set of bird’s nest and an assortment of nuts, just to name a few. All placed in an exquisite gift basket and flowers.
Mother’s Day Collection: Prices start from $68
Arteur prides itself in curating bouquets exactly how you want it. Every arrangement is special and conveys something that words can’t. Create or choose the bouquet you best feel represents your emotions.
If pictures can speak a thousand words, a bouquet from the heart speaks a thousand more. Even though there might not be special arrangements for this occasion, take heart that there’s a bouquet for every need.
Arteur’s Full Collection: Prices start from $85.60
If you head over to their website (link below), you’ll find that Happy Brunch has a thoughtfully created page dedicated to Mother’s Day.
You can peruse through the different arrangements available like ‘Sweet Gratitude’ and ‘Vibrant Joy’. Fret not, even though delivery isn’t made available directly on the website, you can get island-wide delivery via Grab and shop for your flowers on GrabMart.
Scrolling down, you’ll find inspiring messages and loving ideas for you to write a message to your mum on her special day if you find yourself at writer’s block.
Mother’s Day Collection: Prices start from $49.
Refreshing, lively and youthful – Flora Moments’ arrangements remind one of springtime, the closest we can get to Spring right now.
Not only do they have Mother’s Day specials but you can select from a wide range of flowers prepared for different occasions like Love & Romance, Thank You Flowers and even a category called ‘Any Occasions’.
Anything from simple, classy or extravagant, Flora Moments has got you covered.
Mother’s Day Collection: Prices start from $78
If you’re looking for sophisticated, high-end flowers for an affordable price, Flower Addict is the place for you. It’s practically their motto.
You can opt for a Mother’s Love arrangement featuring pink lilies, hydrangeas and garden roses, all designed beautifully in a slender glass vase.
If you prefer something else, you can choose from reasonably-priced but beautiful arrangements. You could even style your own arrangements and have a go yourself, but really, there’s no going wrong with these fresh flowers.
Mother’s Day Collection: Prices start from $89.
24 Hrs City Florist
As the name suggests, this florist takes floral delivery to the next level. Now that we’re all stuck at home together, surprises may be even harder to execute. Want to bring the blossoms out over dinner but can’t find a nook in the house to hide it?
24-hour city florist has the answer. Schedule a delivery any time of the day and you’ll have your wonderfully fresh flowers at your door in a jiffy.
Mother’s Day Collection: Prices start from $59.
Boasting to be the best-reviewed florist in Singapore it’s not hard to see why.
Rather than just having listings of pretty bouquets, Floristique adds more meaning to the arrangements that we’re picking for our loved ones. Every flower has its own special meaning and symbolism, find out which bouquet has the special message you want.
For example, the ‘Classic White’ represents purity and innocence while the ‘Soothing Lavender’ means love, royalty and has graceful refinement. Read up more on exactly what each arrangement means.
Mother’s Day Collection: Prices start from $85.
This article was first published in Her World Online.