Make your mother’s day this, erm, Mother’s Day

Written by Sara Black

We’re nearing Mother’s Day and we know you haven’t organised anything yet. We got you. Behold below our top spots for interesting Auckland blooms.


Nestled in the heart of Grey Lynn, Greenpoint offer the most beautiful of bouquets, imho. So nab some for mum, and then, once you realise exactly how good their arrangements are, hit ‘like and subscribe’ for weekly, fortnightly or monthly deliveries for yourself.

Mark Antonia

The kids making dried flowers cool again. Think hand-made, bespoke, ikebana with a nod to wabi-sabi works-of-art and you’re on the right track. Buy now and enjoy forever.


Mum need extra spoiling? Don’t look past Blush for impressive AF arrangements. Citing her favourite designers as Gucci, Ellery and McQueen, Blush’s Kelly Karam preaches luxe.

Lu Diamond Flowers

Specialising in gift bouquets (among other great things), founder Lucy Houghton and her team take inspiration from seasonal flowers with a steadfast focus on creating designs that showcase their natural beauty.

Rose Tinted Flowers

Lawyer-turned-florist Rosie is living her best life creating English-style bouquets and the like. While creating some of the most whimsical and unexpected arrangements, Rose Tinted Flowers do so with an environmentally conscious mindset.

Bhana Brothers

A Pons Rd institution, nip in here on your way to mum’s house and either purchase a pre-made bouquet or get handsy and design your own on the spot. Also sell great fruit, FYI.

129 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland

The Botanist

The one and only Botanist. The award-winning florists make Mother’s Day so easy to nail with their bouquet selection including Florist’s Choice, Brights, Rustic, Dried and Tropical.

red car with flowers inside

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