Where Should You Buy Last-Minute Mother’s Day Flowers?

Where Should You Buy Last-Minute Mother’s Day Flowers?

It's down to the wire ... and you haven't actually planned anything for Mother's Day. You love your mom, but she's the one who taught you the value of a dollar—which is why you shouldn't be okay with spending obscene amounts of money on flowers. After shipping charges, ordering a nice bouquet usually costs about $60. Even though this is last-minute, we'll help you keep your costs under $50. After all, remembering to tell your mom you love her is actually priceless.

We’ve scoured the options for flower delivery in order to bring you our favorite picks for beautiful bouquets. As of this writing, here are the details on our favorite selections:

growers-choice

ProFlowers.com Grower’s Choice

Our pick: Grower’s Choice, in which ProFlowers comes up with its own combination of roses, lilies, tulips, carnations, irises, and other flowers for your bouquet. This is one of the best deals we found, but the drawback is that you can’t specify your exact order.
Cost of flowers: $20
Shipping: $10
Total cost: $30

lilies

VirtualFlorist.com Peruvian Lilies

Our pick: A beautiful assortment of Peruvian lilies. This bouquet is one of the site’s most economical offerings. While it’s not the standard dozen roses, we think it’s more unique.
Cost of flowers: $30
Shipping: $20
Total cost: $50

roses1800Flowers.com 20 Spray Roses

Our pick: A special deal on 20 red roses, usually $45 (now $30). The mass of red flowers are classic and elegant.
Cost of flowers: $30
Shipping: $13
Total cost: $43

how-sweet

Teleflora.com “How Sweet It Is” Bouquet

Our pick: The “How Sweet it Is” bouquet, which is delivered in a vase (cost included—unlike most online florists).
Cost of flowers: $35
Shipping: $15
Total cost: $50

flowersProFlowers.com "Mother's Day Tradition" Bouquet

Our pick: The aptly-named "Mother's Day Tradition," which is a bright mix of yellow lilies and colorful blue irises.
Cost of flowers: $30
Shipping: $10
Total cost: $40

Important note: For most of these sites, shipping prices average about $10 to $20 for Mother’s Day weekend. Order right now to avoid being slapped with additional fees for expediting your order.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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