How to choose the perfect flowers for any occasion

Sometimes, flowers can say so much more than words ever can. Whether it’s a thank you, an I’m sorry, or an I love you, different types of flowers can communicate different types of messages.  If you are looking for the perfect bunch for a specific occasion, there are a few factors that you need to keep in mind. Here is our advice for choosing the perfect flowers for any occasion.

How to choose the perfect flowers for any occasion

Choosing flowers for a birthday

Flowers are the perfect way to brighten up someone’s special day. They are a great way to show your appreciation for a friend, family member or loved one on their birthday. Take into consideration your relationship to the person when purchasing your flowers and decide on an appropriate budget for your gift. A flower arrangement is a beautiful way to combine a few of the most colourful and sweet smelling flowers. Select one with a colour scheme that appeals to you and that you think will suit the gift receiver. The flowers are sure to strengthen your relationship.

Choosing flowers for a funeral

Sympathy flowers or flowers for a funeral are often quite specific. White is always a classic choice of colour as it is a simple yet elegant way to express grief. Lilies are often chosen in this setting as they are one of the most beautiful white flowers available and are timeless for a range of events. You may also want to opt for a more colourful yet still neutral bouquet of native flowers as they can brighten up your event while still expressing reverence. Some flower stores will also provide arrangements in certain shapes, such as a cross, to add to the display of the funeral. Flower choice is important for an event such as this as you need to find an arrangement that expresses your memory of the person and creates a loving yet sincere atmosphere.

Choosing flowers for Mother’s DayOccasion for choosing flowers

Mother’s Day is another day of the year when flowers are incredibly popular. Flowers are the perfect way to brighten up mum’s home and show her that you appreciate everything that she does for you. A Mother’s Day arrangement should complement her style and leave her home smelling sweet. If you know what your mum’s favourite flower is, this is a great place to start. From there you can branch out to find something similar yet unique or use this as the base flower for a gorgeous arrangement. The most important thing is that you show your mum just how much you care and make her feel appreciated on her special day.

Choosing flowers for an anniversary

For an anniversary or as a gift for your significant other, colour is often the go to. Roses are, of course, a classic choice that expresses your love for them. Roses come in a range of different colours and are a beautiful choice for an anniversary. If you are looking to venture out beyond the traditional choice, you cannot go wrong with a diverse array of colourful flowers. Many stores also allow you to create arrangements that include food or drink. This is a thoughtful gift that shows you significant other just how much they mean to you on your anniversary.


Different occasions call for different types of flowers. It is important to keep the occasion in mind as well as factors like your relationship to the person. Think about the best choice of colours and the ones that will look most visually appealing when on display in the flower receiver’s home.

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