Flower delivery services for every type of mom

MANILA, Philippines — When it comes to Mother’s Day gifts, you can’t go wrong with a bouquet of flowers.

Whatever her interests, there’s nothing like a brightly colored flower arrangement to make your mom or the mom figure in your life feel special. And whether or not you have a close relationship, flowers can help get your Mother’s Day feelings across.

As gifts, they’re also incredibly convenient – you can schedule flowers to be delivered to your mother’s doorstep, even if you can’t show up for Mother’s Day festivities yourself.

Here are a bunch of flower shops and services to help you send your mom some love:

For the mother at the cabin: Flower Ranch Café

This cafe/florist in Mandaluyong features a selection of dried and fresh flowers curated by owner Vangie Ignacio and her daughter, artist Soleil Ignacio. Flower shop staples like carnations, lisianthus, roses, statice and baby’s breath come to life in bouquets with rustic charm. They also offer a monthly subscription for Fresh Moms, if you want to take your Mother’s Day gift to the next level.

Although they don’t have an in-house delivery service, you can pick up the flowers yourself or book your own courier.

For the cool mom (not an ordinary mom): Noonday Light Botanicals

This flower delivery service offers bouquets in several colors – gold, pink, red and a special purple Borahae theme for ARMY mothers. Their arrangements come in a range of sizes to fit any budget, and they all have a rustic feel – as if freshly picked from a field of wildflowers. They offer an assortment of flowers – tulips, Ecuadorian roses, gerberas and carnations. Each bouquet is wrapped in the paper of your choice – from themed newspaper prints to plain white – and comes with a free card with lots of colorful designs and quirky messages to choose from.

Noonday Light delivers within Metro Manila, with delivery charges varying by area. Their Mother’s Day delivery slots fill up fast, so it’s best to book with them early.

For the mom who is so extra: Blooms by Agi

If you’re looking for a stunning bouquet, where it seems the rule of thumb is “bigger is better”, Blooms by Agi arrangements are big explosions of color, with sunflowers, stargazers, roses, tulips, and more. If you want to be really extra, they have arrangements that include balloons filled with flowers and flowers kept in clear boxes.

Pickup can be arranged for free from San Juan. Delivery to Metro Manila locations is also available, with charges depending on location.

For the demanding mum: Tecson Flowers

With over 40 years in the flower business, this florist offers classic arrangements, with a selection wide enough to suit moms’ different personalities. Their Desert Rose collection is for moms who love timeless neutrals, their Swirlwind Romance collection is inspired by ice cream cones, and their Royale collection is perfect for moms who love jewel tones and drama. They also offer the option of adding chocolate or a themed balloon to each bouquet.

Their flowers are hand-delivered by their own courier service, with delivery areas covering Metro Manila and select areas of Cavite, Laguna and Bulacan at varying rates.

For the eccentric mom: The Flower Farm

With flowers straight from their own farm in Tagaytay, The flower farmThe arrangements of have a typical Filipino style. With bouquets wrapped, in a glass vase, in jars, or even in a woven bayong, you can choose the arrangement that best suits your mom’s preferences. If she doesn’t really like flowers, you can even give her a bouquet of vegetables!

Their in-house courier service covers deliveries within Metro Manila, with charges depending on your location. You can also pick up your flower orders from their stores in Makati or Alabang.

For mom kikay: Knots.ph

With delicate flowers in pastel shades, this florist the bouquets will speak of your mom’s girly side. They offer a range of fresh, dried and preserved arrangements, and you can personalize each bouquet with photo prints, cards, candles or chocolates.

Shipping is free in Metro Manila, and with varying charges to Cavite and Rizal. They also ship nationwide, but only for gift boxes, food baskets, and dried flower bouquets.

For the plantita: Shopleaf Plant Studio

If you want to give your mom greens that will last more than a week, you can give her a plant instead of a bouquet. Store sheet has a collection of Mother’s Day potted plants that will make beautiful additions to your mom’s garden – ficus, anthurium, bougainvillea, calathea, and more.

Delivery is free in Metro Manila for orders worth 5,000 pesos or more, with variable delivery rates for Rizal, Laguna, Cavite, Bulacan and the rest of the country.

For the fragrant mom: Halimuyak MNL

If your mom loves things that smell good, Halimuyak MNL bouquets will speak to her soul. Their dried lavender and eucalyptus packets don’t just look pretty — they’re also sure to leave her bedroom smelling like a spa. They also have other fresh and preserved flowers, as well as room sprays, candles, and lavender sachets if you want to take your bouquet to the next level. – Rappler.com

Terisa K. Carn