Gorgeous flower bouquets for Mother's Day

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When blooms are your go-to gift for Mother's Day, these sites deliver the best buds of the bunch.

This May 13, want to plant a kiss on Mom from afar? From a mix of wild flowers to a grand box of tulips, pick buds that are sure to brighten her day.

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One Fine Day

A bouquet that’s filled with a few of her favorite buds like pale yellow roses, hot pink tulips, matsumoto asters, and lavender cushion spray mums.

To buy: $50, teleflora.com.
Enter the code SIMPLE20 at checkout to receive 20 percent off this item.*


*These discounts will be available from April 12, 2012, to May 12, 2012, or while supplies last.

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Blushing Invitations Bouquet

A special delivery for the leading lady in your life. Surprise her with an arrangement of fuchsia roses, pale pink carnations, and lush green filler.

To buy: $48, ftd.com.

Courtesy of organicbouquet.com

Spring Tulips

Ten multicolored stems exploding with seasonal charm.

To buy: $40, organicbouquet.com.
Enter the code REALSIMPLE15 at checkout to receive 15 percent off this item.*


*These discounts will be available from April 12, 2012, to May 12, 2012, or while supplies last.

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Gerbera Daisies

Skip the seasonal mix and commit to one stem. This bunch of bright and cheerful daisies is sure to give her something to smile about.

To buy: $46, floraflora.com. Enter the code REALSIMPLE at checkout to receive free standard shipping on this order.*


*These discounts will be available from April 12, 2012, to May 12, 2012, or while supplies last.

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For All You Do Bouquet

Brighten up a room—and her special day—with this vibrant arrangement of lavender Peruvian lilies, magenta mini carnations, and lush greens.

To buy: $36, ftd.com.

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Hats Off to Mom Bouquet

There’s nothing quite as exquisite as an assortment of roses that arrive in a one-of-a-kind vessel.

To buy: $50, teleflora.com. Enter the code SIMPLE20 at checkout to receive 20 percent off this item.*


*These discounts will be available from April 12, 2012, to May 12, 2012, or while supplies last.

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Spray Roses

When in doubt, turn to the never-let-you-down classic bloom. A bountiful arrangement of 50 long stemmed roses bursting with color.

To buy: $39, floraflora.com. Enter the code REALSIMPLE at checkout to receive free standard shipping on this item.*


*These discounts will be available from April 12, 2012, to May 12, 2012, or while supplies last.

Courtesy of calyxflowers.com

Starlet Orchids

A lush bouquet of magenta orchids celebrates her true love and beauty.

To buy: $80, calyxflowers.com. Enter the code REALSIMPLE30 at checkout to receive $30 off this bouquet.*


*These discounts will be available from April 12, 2012, to May 12, 2012, or while supplies last.

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Blue Irises

For the woman who stands above all the rest, treat her to a spectacular bouquet of cobalt irises.

To buy: $69, flowerbud.com. Enter the code RS10 at checkout to receive 10 percent off this item.*


*These discounts will be available from April 12, 2012, to May 12, 2012, or while supplies last.

Photo: Grant Cornett

Giselle Succulent Trough

This set of five succulents is incredibly easy to care for: Just water the soil when it feels dry. Great for those with the proverbial black thumb.

To buy: $59.20, oliveandcocoa.com. Enter the code REALSIMPLE20 at checkout.*


* Shipping not included. These discounts will be available from May 1, 2012, to June 30, 2012, or while supplies last.

Photo: Grant Cornett

Opulent Orchids

Make Grandma feel as if she’s having a spa vacation at home. These elegant white orchids potted in a bamboo box should stay in full bloom for three to four months.

To buy: $95.96, teleflora.com. Enter the code REALSIMPLE at checkout.*

Photo: Grant Cornett

Orchid Passion

A vibrant orchid-and-hydrangea arrangement begs to be placed in an entryway or in some other high-traffic location. It will distract and delight all day long.

To buy: $120, starflor.com. Enter the code RS12 at checkout.*

Photo: Grant Cornett

Grand Box of Tulips

Thanking her for years of car-pool service is a tall order. But a delivery of 120 loose tulips should fit the bill—and about 10 of her vases.

To buy: $159, flowerbud.com/realsimple.html.*

Photo : Grant Cornett

Edible-Flowers Kit

Skip the garden-variety box of chocolates. Instead, charm an epicure with a trio of flowers that can top spring salads. The kit includes seeds for lemon pansies, nasturtiums, and violas.

To buy: $55.96, redenvelope.com. Enter the code REALSIMPLE at checkout.*

Photo: Grant Cornett

Preserved Boxwood Topiary

For the always-manicured type: neatly groomed greenery delivered to her door. A monthly spritz of water is all that’s needed to maintain the shape.

To buy: $55, janeonmain.com. Enter the code RS2012 at checkout.*

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