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Mother’s Day is just around the corner – March 14 to be exact – if you don’t already have the date in the diary, and several reminders set. And sadly, it’s going to be a day that most of us won’t be celebrating with one of the most important women in our lives; with lockdown somehow still our current reality, unless you live with, or are in a support bubble with your mum, this year you’ll be celebrating her from afar.

Plus, all the usual suspects when it comes to treating her are off the table – no spa day, high tea or theatre show, never mind just popping around for a hug and some tea and cake. Of course, there are a slew of amazing Mother’s Day gift options out there – but we reckon, this year, she deserves a gift that keeps on giving for months to come. Subscription boxes have become popular gifting options over the past couple of years – with everything from coffee to beauty subscriptions becoming available – but the one gift every mum will be happy to keep receiving? Some beautiful blooms.

Fresh flowers in your home are an instant mood booster, and receiving a blossoming delivery is a sure-fire way to make their recipient feel appreciated – and really, is there anyone on the planet that deserves to feel that way more than your beloved mum? Some of our favourite floral delivery companies now have options to keep the love going beyond Mother’s Day with a fresh, beautiful bouquet arriving at mum’s door as often as every week.

Our round-up of the best flower subscription services includes letterbox flowers that your mum doesn’t have to wait around at home to receive, a tulip subscription that will be filled with a different variety of these beauties every delivery and an ethical floral subscription that work directly with farms and Fairtrade growers – so you can treat mum guilt-free. And before you panic at the thought of splurging on a pricey bouquet on an ongoing basis, we’ve found simple but beautiful bunches that start from £20 per monthly delivery – a bargain when you think about all your mum’s done for you, isn’t it?

Seranata Flower Subscriptions
How often: Choose between weekly, fortnightly or monthly

Price: From £26.99 per delivery

Why we love it: Choose between the Happiness, Delight and Euphoria bunches to find the blooms mum will love the most – and will suit your budget. Plus you get a free vase with the first order, so mum will have somewhere to display her spoils.

Bloom & Wild Flower Subscription
How often: Monthly for 3, 6 or 12 months or an ongoing subscription

Price: From £20 per delivery

Why we love it: Does mum prefer classic flowers or seasonal blooms? Whatever her preference, Bloom & Wild has her covered. You also have the option of picking the bouquet for each delivery or letting their experienced florists pull together a beautiful bunch. We also love the flexibility of their ongoing subscription that can be cancelled at any time.

Flowerbx Subscription Packages
How often: Choose between weekly, fortnightly or monthly

Price: From £40 per delivery

Why we love it: One of the most luxe flower delivery services, Flowerbx is the ultimate spoil for mum. They have a seasonal tulip subscription, a classic subscription
filled with seasonal favourites and a premium option filled with the finest and most exotic blooms available. Their prices aren’t cheap – ranging from £40 to £80 a month, but these stylish blooms are sure to cement your place as favourite child.

Appleyard Seasonal Subscription Flowers
How often: Monthly

Price: From £22 per delivery

Why we love it: Appleyard’s classic blooms are as pretty as they come and their seasonal subscription means you’ll get the freshest flowers every time. Start now to receive the letterbox frangipani delivery; a stunning bouquet of pink antique carnations, lilac roses and sugar flair hypericum berries. The longer your subscription with Appleyard, the less expensive these monthly spoils will be.

Bunches Floral Subscriptions
How often: Monthly for 3, 6 or 12 months

Price: From £20 for a simple bunch delivery

Why we love it: From only £20 for a simple bunch of 10-12 stems, this is an affordable option to spoil mum for anywhere from 3 months to a year. They also have letterbox, hand-tied and luxe hand-tied options if your budget allows. The fresh blooms are then delivered to mum monthly – and the letterbox option is 100% plastic-free.

Arena Subscription Flowers
How often: Choose between weekly, fortnightly or monthly, each option runs for 3 months

Price: From £60 for a monthly delivery, for 3 months

Why we love it: Not only beautiful, but also ethically sourced if you choose these seasonal stems from Arena you can rest assured that all their staff are on a Real Living Wage and that they we work directly with farms and Fairtrade growers. Arena has a strong relationship with each of our growers, meaning your mums deliveries will be farm fresh (harvested only hours before) and their bouquets beautifully simple, including only one or two flower types.

Zing Floral Subscription
How often: Once a month, for 3 or 6 months

Price: From £79.99 for a 3 month subscription

Why we love it: Each delivery from Zing will include fresh, seasonal stems that are beautifully hand-tied. There is an option for a letterbox delivery if you don’t want mum to have to wait in, and they only use the freshest flowers from fair sources so you can have peace of mind that your flowers and their growers are happy too.

Floward Letterbox Subscription Flowers
How often: Weekly

Price: From £160 per month for a weekly delivery

Why we love it: If you want to make every week special for mum, Floward’s subscription service will have her receiving beautiful blooms on the regular. There’s a wide variety of choices from seasonal letterbox blooms to a hand-tied luxury bouquet; you can even opt for the rose delivery 20 of these beautiful stems or a plant subscription if your mum is particularly green-fingered.

Flying Flowers Subscriptions
How often: Monthly for 3, 6 or 12 months

Price: From £60 for 3 deliveries

Why we love it: The letterbox bouquets from Flying Flowers are filled with fresh, seasonal flowers, that is specially designed each month. Choose between a small or large bunch for mum, and her blooms will arrive monthly, guaranteed to stay fresh and beautiful for 7 days.

Vela Letterbox Subscription Flowers
How often: Choose between weekly, fortnightly or monthly for a minimum of 3 months

Price: £25 per delivery

Why we love it: For a fresh delivery of letterbox flowers, that changes weekly look no further than Vela. Their beautiful, fresh blooms are hand-selected direct from the growers to create unusual and unique combinations of flowers with beautiful mixtures of colours that will brighten your mum’s home.

Freddie’s Flowers
How often: Weekly

Price: £25 per week, but you can get the first two deliveries for £12.50 each

Why we love it: One of the original flower subscription boxes, Freddie’s Flowers are primarily delivered by bike and they’re deliveries are almost entirely plastic free. The experienced team choose the best seasonal flowers and put together a beautiful letterbox bunch for mum to arrange – and step-by-step instructions on how to make the most of the beautiful stems.