Pat Wheeler stops to admire the Mother’s Day flowers on Oak Bay Avenue on Wednesday. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Pat Wheeler stops to admire the Mother’s Day flowers on Oak Bay Avenue on Wednesday. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Flower sales bloom for Mother’s Day

Depending on the family tradition Mother’s Day celebrations could look a lot different this year.

What didn’t change is the rush for flowers. Storage space was scarce at the Oak Bay Flower Shop on Wednesday afternoon where hundreds of pre-orders are being assembled for pickup. As of Thursday morning, Ottavio Italian Bakery was also close to selling out their Mother’s Day baskets, which are a mix of deli goods.

READ ALSO: I love your, stay away, says B.C. senior to family this Mother’s Day

reporter@oakbaynews.com


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