• Flower Gifting Occasions

A celebration of love and lovers.
A single perfect rose framed with baby’s breath is named by some florists as a ‘signature rose’.
The red rose is the flower of love.

Every Year: 14 February

International Women’s Day

Celebrated internationally, this day is marked to help highlight women’s needs and strive towards equality around the world.

Every Year: 08 March

UK Mothering Sunday

Mothers Day is celebrated on different days around the world. Send flowers overseas with our International network of Interflora florists.

2024 – 10 March
2025 – 30 March

Pesach / Jewish Passover

Flowers are a good gift for the host of a Seder meal during Passover. Lilies and roses are good flower choices.

2024: 22 April – 30 April
2025: 12 April – 20 April


Easter flowers bring meaning to the Easter holiday. The colours of yellow, white and purple are often used in Easter arrangements. Easter lilies are also associated with this religious celebration.

2024: 31 March
2025: 20 April

Mothers Day South Africa

“God could not be everywhere, so He made mothers.”
In South Africa, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May.

2024: 12 May
2025: 11 May


Observed at the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan. Flower bouquets and chocolates are popular gifts for this holy Islamic day.

2024: 09-10 April
2025: 30-31 March
*dates may vary


A Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people.
The Harvest Festival of First Fruits – Fruit hampers and chocolates are excellent gift choices.

2024: 11-13 June
2025: 01-03 June

Fathers Day

Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June (South Africa). The official flower is the rose.
A red rose is worn for a living father and a white rose is worn for a father that has passed on.

2024: 16 June
2025: 15 June

National Womens Day

This day has been set aside to honour and celebrate the courage and strength of women.
The gladioli and orchid blooms are indicative of strength of character.

Every Year: 09 August


Eid al-Adha is the latter of two Eid festivals celebrated by Muslims. Hampers of fruit and sweet and savoury snacks are perfectly suited for this festival.

2024: 16-20 June
2025: 06-07 June
*dates may vary

Spring Day

This day marks the beginning of the Spring season. Mixed, colourful bunches of flowers are beautiful gifts to give to friends, colleagues and family on this day.

Every Year: 01 September

Secretaries Day

The first Wednesday of September has been set aside to recognise the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals. Mixed bunches, flowers bouquets, pot plants and hampers are accepted gifts.

2023: 6 September
2024: 4 September
2025: 3 September

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is commonly known as the Jewish New Year.
Lilies and orchids are excellent flower choices.

2023: 15-17 September
2024: 2-4 October
2025: 22-24 September

Grandparents Day

This day honours grandparents and other senior individuals and seeks to strengthen relationships between the generations.
Baskets of gourmet gifts, flower arrangements, and plants are the perfect gifts

2023: SA & UK – 01 Oct | USA – 10 Sept
2024: SA & UK – 06 Oct | USA – 08 Sept

Teachers Day

This relatively new day to the flower calendar has been created to recognise and honour teachers around the world.
Small flower arrangements and hampers make great gifts for that special teacher in your or your child’s life

Every Year: 05 October

Bosses Day

This day has been designated to show your appreciation to your boss. Hampers, flowers and pot plants are fabulous gift choices!

Every Year: 16 October

Deepavali / Diwali

Known as the festival of lights to commemorate the triumph of good over evil. Chocolate, sweet and fruit hampers are perfect gifts to give, as well as fresh flowers.

2023: 12 November
2024: 1 November
2025: 20 October
*dates may vary

Christmas Day

Popular flowers and plants during this period are poinsettias, cacti, Christmas roses and ivy. Hampers and baskets are wonderful celebratory gifts as well.

Every Year: 25 December

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