From Flowers To Broccolis: Battle Of The Graduation Bouquets

graduation bouquet

Every year when graduation season rolls around, I’m sure our local florists brace themselves for an onslaught of orders. Floral bouquets have always been a go-to gift for one’s graduation, be it carnations, roses, or even sunflowers. In fact, they’re often paired with a graduation teddy plus, complete with its own graduation cap and gown. Read on to find out more about which best graduation bouquet to get for your graduating friends and loved ones.

What kind of bouquet should you get for one’s graduation?

Did you know that besides the plain old rose and other floral bouquets, you can get flower balloon, broccoli and snack bouquets? Nowadays, there are plenty of interesting, unique options out there on the market. 

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Depending on the person you’re getting this bouquet for, you want to make sure that it’s not too inappropriate or unromantic. That’s why we’ve create a chart to break it down for you:

Type of bouquet Why get it Suitable for
Fresh and soap flower bouquet
  • Classic
  • Simple
  • Partner
  • Family
99 roses
  • Symbolises “I will love you forever”
  • To express undying devotion
  • Partner
Black and white rose bouquet
  • Monochrome
  • Simple
  • Peers who like the gothic or monotone aesthetics
Assorted flower bouquet
  • Classic
  • Versatile
  • Romantic
  • Partner
  • Friends
  • Family
Baby’s breath bouquet
  • Symbolises sincerity, purity, and love
  • Versatile colours
  • Friends
  • Family
LED-light bouquet
  • Dreamy and beautiful
  • Will impress the recipient
  • Partner
  • Friends
  • Family
Broccoli bouquet
  • Unique and witty
  • Edible
  • Gender neutral option
  • Friends
  • Family
Snacks bouquet
  • Edible
  • Versatile
  • Witty
  • Friends
  • Family
Paper star bouquet
  • High effort
  • Meaningful
  • Partner
  • Friends
  • Family
Knit bouquet
  • Adorable and sweet
  • Long-lasting
  • Partner
  • Friends
  • Family
Sanrio plush bouquet
  • Comforting
  • Adorable
  • Long-lasting
  • For Sanrio fans
  • Partner
  • Friends
  • Family
Money bouquet
  • Practical and simple
  • Witty
  • Friends
  • Family
LEGO flower bouquet
  • Unique
  • Long-lasting
  • Partner
  • Friends
Rose bear
  • Romantic
  • Unique
  • Partner
Flower balloon bouquet
  • Simple but fun
  • Partner
  • Friends

Best classic bouquets for graduation

1. Fresh And Soap Flower Bouquets

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Fresh and soap flower bouquets are classic choices when it comes to post-graduation ceremony gifts. From red roses and carnations, to bright yellow sunflowers, it’s a simple choice that you can’t go wrong with – unless you’re planning to get chrysanthemums. Cop a classic Fresh Rose Bouquet (available on Far East Flora Official Store), or opt for a Soap Rose Bouquet (available on olimpidd.sg) if you want something that lasts longer! In fact, most soap rose bouquets are scented, which means they can be used to freshen up your home. This is definitely one of the best and most classic bouquets to get for someone’s graduation.

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
Free delivery
Delivers in 2 – 4 working days

2. 99 Roses

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Impress your partner with a 99-Rose Bouquet (available on SingaporeFlorist.Sg) – this one comes in over seven colours! If you didn’t know, a 99-rose bouquet symbolises undying devotion and affection for the other person, and is often used as a grandiose expression of love. It’s one of the most romantic bouquets to get your significant other! 

If you’re getting a graduation bouquet for your girl friends and sister, take it to the next level and make her feel like a real princess with a 99-Stalk Soap Roses Bouquet With Crown And Fairy Light (available on shileng123). It’s definitely going to make her feel like the belle of the ball!

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
Timings available: Daily, 9am – 1pm, 1pm – 5pm, 6pm – 10pm
*Self pick-up available

3. Black And Rose Bouquet

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Although monochrome roses might seem a tad morbid or dull as one’s choice of bouquets for graduation, there’s sure to be someone who prefers a gift that’s drained of colour. So, if you have a graduating friend who immerses themselves in everything goth and emo, it’s a sign to get this Gradient Rose Bouquet (available on walu5.sg) for their ceremony! Spray painted black around the edges, these white roses look extremely exquisite. You can also try the BLOOMS: BY M. The Blushing Lawn In Black Bouquet (available on BLOOMS: BY M.) for a full-black bouquet.

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
$1 doorstep delivery fee, free for orders above $15
Delivers in 5 – 8 days

4. Assorted Flower Bouquet

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Another classic choice for bouquets for graduation would be assorted flower bouquets. Instead of sticking to one type of flower, you get a mix of beautiful blooms! Just take a look at this Seasonal Spring Blooms Bouquet (available on Far East Flora Official Store) – pink roses are beautifully paired with seasonal fillers like lilies, cedars, and ferns. This classic, yet versatile bouquet is the perfect choice for graduations. Whether you’re getting it for your partner, friends, or family, you’ll most likely never go wrong.

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
Free delivery
Timings available: 9am – 10pm

5. Baby’s Breath Bouquet

bouquets for graduation baby's breath bouquet
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While Baby’s Breath might be considered “filler flowers” as compared to roses and sunflowers that’re more popular, they are actually one of the most versatile bouquets to get for graduations. Small and soft, they’re easy to handle and style for a bouquet. At the same time, Baby’s Breath bouquets like the You Give Me Butterflies (Purple) Bouquet (available on Far East Flora Official Store) are often lightly spray painted to take on all sorts of hues. They also typically incorporate cotton flowers which symbolise the promise of wealth and well-being.

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
Free delivery
Timings available 9am – 6pm

6. Led-Light Bouquet

bouquets for graduation LED light bouquet
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Adding LED fairy lights to bouquets now seem to be the ‘in’ thing to do for graduations. This extra detail adds a nice touch to a traditional flower bouquet, by illuminating the beautiful blooms and creating a dreamy ambience about the recipient. 

Make your graduate’s special day even more special with this gorgeous Fresh Flower Bouquet With LED Lights (available on Far East Flora Official Store), which also offers same and next-day delivery options. As one of the best graduation bouquets out there, it’s also inclusive of a message card, on which you can pen down your well wishes for their graduation.  

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
Free delivery
Timings available: 9am – 10pm

Best unique bouquets for graduation

7. Broccoli Bouquet

bouquets for graduation broccoli bouquet
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While it might seem unlikely, broccoli bouquets and other vegetable bouquets are actually all the rage among Gen-Zs nowadays. Whether it’s to supply your bud with the next week’s cooking supplies, or just for shits and giggles, getting a Broccoli Bouquet (available on Wrapmeup Gifts) is definitely a witty option for graduation gifts. If you’re planning to get more than just broccoli bouquets for this year’s graduation, you can also try this Capsicum Bouquet (available on Joy Snack Floral) – definitely not something you see everyday.

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
Free delivery
Timings available: 9am – 9pm
*Self pick-up available

8. Snacks Bouquet

kinder bueno bouquet
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They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. If your graduating friend or loved one’s name happens to be “a person”, don’t miss out on this Sweet Victory Graduation Snack Bouquet (available on Far East Flora Official Store) for their graduation. And it doesn’t end with the Kinder Bueno Chocolate and Kit Kats you see here. Go crazy with your choice of snack bouquets for this year’s graduation: from Pringles and Lay’s bouquets, to a romantic Ferrero Rocher Chocolate bouquet, it’s going to leave them feeling carb-happy.

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
Free delivery
Timings available: 9am – 1pm, 2pm – 6pm, 7pm – 11pm

9. Paper Star Bouquet

paper star bouquet
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Paper Star Bouquets are some of the best bouquets to impress someone with for their graduation. It speaks of one’s sincerity, generosity, and affection for the recipient – it’s a fool-proof way to impress and let the other person know you care. Make your friend or loved one feel extra special with this best graduation bouquet idea, by trying to make your own with this Paper Stars Bouquet Kit (available on Zyf.co)!

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
$1.75 delivery fee
Delivers in 2 – 5 days

10. Knit Bouquet

knit bouquet
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Nowadays, handmade crafts and gifts are becoming the new black. Whether it’s jewellery or flower bouquets, handmade items are seen as a more heartfelt and well thought-out token. Furthermore, knit flower bouquets like this Handmade Knitted Wool Crochet Flower Bouquet (available on Angel Crochet Gift) tend to have their own special charm. You can choose from an assortment of designs and flower types, and some even come with a crochet animal plush!

Otherwise, try DIY-ing a knit bouquet yourself with a Crochet Flower Bouquet Kit (available on luckyboygirl.sg), complete with knit flowers you can choose from, as well as packaging materials for the bouquet. It’s going to be one of the most precious bouquets one can get for their friend’s graduation.

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
$1 delivery fee, free for orders above $15
Delivers in 5 – 8 days

11. Sanrio Plush Bouquet

plush bouquet
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If you’re planning on getting a bouquet for someone’s graduation, and their hardcore Sanrio fans, take home the Sanrio Flower Bouquet (available on JAYGO.sg)! Choose from the beloved characters like Cinnamonroll, Kuromi, My Melody, Pochacco, and Pom Pom Purin. No other words are needed to convince you of how adorable these fuzzy Sanrio bouquets are – they’re simply going to make your friend or loved one gush and cuddle it close!

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
$1 delivery fee
Delivers in 5 – 8 days

12. Money Bouquet

money bouquet
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Ever hear someone tell you, “Instead of spending money on gifts, why don’t you give me the real cash instead?”. Well, someone obviously heard you. And by someone, we mean those who created the Money Bouquet (available on Wrapmeup Gifts). A close cousin to the “overflowing money” cake, cash or money bouquets are a fun and witty alternative to classic flower bouquets for graduation. In fact, it gives its recipient more autonomy over what to spend this money “bouquet” on later. But how would these dollar bills even resemble flowers? Fear not, for these notes are often shaped into pretty floral petals and buds that imitate real flowers.

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
Timings available: 9am – 12pm, 1pm – 5pm, 6pm – 9pm
*Self pick-up available

13. LEGO Flower Bouquet

lego bouquet
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For those who are on the hunt for an intriguing bouquet for someone’s graduation, but also want to have fun while doing it – we’ve got you. Now, you can enjoy the best of both worlds with this LEGO Botanical Collection Flower Bouquet (available on microBricks). As they’re made out of plastic, LEGO flower bouquets are going to be a long-lasting gift for one’s graduation. 

While it might be more costly and less intricate than your average LEGO sets, the end product is certainly going to be worth the hours you spent piecing the artificial flower bouquet together. In fact, it is going to be even more satisfying when you see the surprised look on your friend’s face once they lay eyes on the LEGO flower bouquet. For a more affordable alternative, try building your own Building Block Flower Bouquet (available on taodian33..sg), of which you can customise the flower types and stalk quantity you envision your bouquet to have.

Graduation LEGO flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
$1.75 delivery fee
Doorstep delivery in 2 – 5 days

14. Rose Bear

rose bear
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Another crowd favourite is the Rose Bear (available on 🌼Beauty Shop🌼) – it’s one of those bouquets that girlfriends secretly want for their graduation, but don’t bother to mention to their boyfriends. It comes in 24 versions, which differ in terms of its ribbon detail, rose heart, and panda appearance. For couples who want to be more lowkey, opt for the small 25cm model instead of the big 40cm!

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
$1 delivery fee
Delivers in 5 – 7 days

15. Flower Balloon Bouquet

flower balloon bouquet
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Last but definitely not the least, we have the Flower Balloon Bouquet (available on StartLiving), which is really just a large, blown-up flower bouquet; it’s nearly as big as an adult lady. With its sheer size and adorable puffy look, one can easily impress the other with this flower balloon bouquet for their graduation. But does the average Singaporean even have enough space to display such a bouquet in their homes? Probably not. But we’ll just cross that bridge when we get there.

Graduation flower bouquet delivery details in Singapore:
$1.75 delivery fee
Delivers in 2 – 7 days

Impress your friends and loved ones with the best bouquets for their graduation ceremony

Whether it’s your lover, sister, brother, or friend, make them feel extra special with an awesome bouquet for their graduation! And if you say your options are limited to flowers, we’ve already shown you the other fish swimming in the sea — no excuses. You can also check out these other graduation gift ideas for your friends or even the best flower delivery places.

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