Floral Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Even if she’s not a gardener, chances are that every mother favors flowers.

We’ve looked around for some floral themed gifts to give her instead of—or along with—actual blooming blossoms.

Posy Pop Ups

Posy Pop Ups
Mailed in an envelope, the a 2-D cutout arrangement from Lovepop is flat. But gently press the bottom of the vase and up pops a delightful arrangement of permanent paper flowers. A blank card is included for a personal greeting and a variety of “bouquets” offers choices of favorite flowers. lovepop.com

Blossom BitesBlossom Bites
Colorful flowers embellish Chouquette’s delicious oozey vanilla bean caramels sprinkled with fleur de sel crystals and nestled inside chocolate shells. A separate Garden Collection pictures plants and pertinent mottoes: “ PLANT Smiles, GROW Laughter, HARVEST Love.” Box sizes carry 5 to 25 pieces. choquette.us

Tea For OneTea for One
There’s a mother-daughter aspect to Spode’s single serving stacked teapot and cup. Adorned with an alert carnation they are from the “Doodles” collection sketched by designer Kit Kemp’s daughter Willow. spode.com

Blossomy BootsBlossomy Boots
A flower print provides a bright touch on the versatile roll down collar of Muck’s “Midi Muckster” waterproof boots. The mesh lining is breathable and easy-clean high traction rubber soles provide a sure footing. muckbootcompany.com

Triple PlayTriple Play Butterfly Meadow Serving Dish
Lenox’s 16-inch “Butterfly Meadow” separated serving dish with scalloped edges is decorated with three different garden scenes each visited by a hovering insect. Dragonfly reliefs adorn the two ceramic handles. lenox.com

Garden GalorePosy Pieces
Over a hundred different flowers are identified by number in Adolphe Philippe Millot’s “Flowers Fleurs” illustration for New York Puzzle’s 1000-piece challenge.  The linen style surface reduces glare, and when finished, the pieced-together picture displays a 20” x 26” botanical exploration of floral species. newyorkpuzzlecompany.com

Danish DarlingsDanish Darlings
Bedecked with colorful hairdos and bright printed dresses, renowned Danish designer Bjorn Wiinblad’s whimsical “Eva” figures smile cheerfully between flower “ear muffs” which add a whimsical touch to the Rosendahl accessories. rosendahl.com

Versatile VaseVersatile Vase
The organic metal top of Orrefor’s Bloom Low Vase can support greenery and flower arrangements or the two pieces can be shown separately as a mouth-blown glass bowl and metal sculpture. orrefors.us

Floral FloatFloral Float
Launch a virtual island, with Poolcandy’s giant sunflower inflated to a five-foot diameter, for drifting around the swimming pool. poolcandy.net

Daisy ChainDaisy Chain Floral Cluster Statement Drop Earrings
Delicate flower and pearl drop earrings are derived from the esteemed Cesnola Collection which came to the Met mid-19th century when Cypriot consul Luigi Palma di Cesnola shipped his important collection to New York, helping establish the nascent Metropolitan Museum as a major repository of important antiquities. store.metmuseum.org

Linear LandscapeLinear Landscape
The floral sketches are freeform on eighteen pieces in Kate Spade’s black and white “Garden Doodle” collection of dinnerware. lenox.com

Flower Of The SeaFlowers of the Sea
Coral is the motif in Alessi’s cut metal “Mediterraneo”collection.  Representing the sea plant’s magical and symbolic aura, napkin holders, fruit bowls and other accessory pieces were designed by jeweler Emma Silvestris. us.alessi.com

Tea For TulipTea for Tulip
A perky green tulip perches on the lid to serve as teapot handle in Kate Spade’s “Garden Floral” pattern which can be paired with a accent plates and a serving tray. katespade.com