Meet our Mums

In the lead up to Mother's Day we'd like to introduce you to some of the mums behind our great team of florists here in Sydney. It's been a bit of fun pulling this together, we hope you enjoy it too!

If you're looking to spoil your mum... let us help you. We've got a range of beautiful blooms and plants.

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Meet Emelia and her Mum Del

Mia and her Mum

Emelia works in our design centre. Not just a floral designer, Emelia can wear many hats and enjoys being able to work in different areas in the business. From product development to managing the vast range of corporate clients and even running a few classes with the School of Floristry.

Use one word to describe your mum?

Phenomenal!

What is your favourite mum memory?

Just being together, since I got married and moved out of the family home I just enjoy the simplicity of being in each other’s company for a quick coffee or a grocery shop.

What flower best describes her personality?

Iris, for one it is her favourite and secondly like the blue on the outside she is so cool calm and collected. Although once the Iris opens up she is the most funky, flamboyant and funny lady!

Tell us about this photo of you and your Mum?

This is my mamma and I on my wedding day. It was the best day of my life and I am so glad I decided to not only have my dad give me away but my mum too!


Meet Santa and her Mum Jolanta

Santa and her Mum

Santa is one of our super talented Designers who recently joined us from London. With Event and Wedding background she loves working closely with clients and selecting the perfect blooms to fit the brief!

Use one word to describe your mum?

Hmm this is hard, think it would be - CRAZY

What is your favourite mum memory?

When I and mum went to a gig few years ago…we had a blast!

What flower best describes her personality?

Her favourite is Lily of the Valley but I would describe her as ‘’ All for love’’ rose.

Tell us about this photo?

This is a really old photo of us, I always keep it close to me. It’s a constant reminder of how similar we are!


Meet Andrea and her mum Sophia!

Andrea and her Mum

Andrea is one of our Customer Service superstars – who has graced our Instagram feed many a time and been the backbone of the Design Centre team for three years looking after all our wonderful customers!

Use one word to describe your mum?

My rock.

What is your favourite mum memory?

Pretty much every musical theatre show we’ve seen together, especially Priscilla Queen of the Desert – SO much fun! Also, watching The Graham Norton Show together on the couch & laughing ourselves stupid.

What flower best describes her personality?

A slipper orchid. Not only does she grow them & LOVE them, but these orchids have a majestic & mysterious quality that reminds me of my mum, & they are just so darn beautiful & soft hearted like her.

Tell us about this photo?

This snap is of us a few Christmases ago when I attempted to make a Christmas-themed flower crown & it turned out more bushy than floral. My mum’s expression towards me says it all: a sweet combo of humour & love.


Meet Suzanne and her Mum Helen

Suzanne's Mum

This is Helen! She's mum to our Chatswood Chase Store Manager, Suzanne. Suzanne is an amazing florist and has worked for Pearsons for many, many years. Needless to say she is well and truly part of our floral family.

Use one word to describe your mum?

Generous! My mum is generous with everything she has and everyone she comes across!

What is your favourite mum memory?

Recently we had a night in Canberra, for her seventieth birthday. It was a lovely day. We went to the national art gallery to see the work of one of her favourite artists - Fred Williams. We then ate tapas and talked for hours. She shared some memories of her past. It was very special.

What flower best describes her personality?

Mum would be a Bromeliad (any variety, she has loads of them) and like her they're unique, sturdy, adaptable & easy to love.

Tell us about this photo?

I had to share this image. It is my favourite ever photo of mum. She's an amazing lady.


Meet Claire (and Fred)

Pollak Family

Barbara, our CEO's mum Claire (and dad, Fred) purchased Pearsons Florist three weeks before Mother's Day in 1969. Barbara and her brother Bernard now run the business with Bernard's son, Avi.

Use one word to describe your mum?

Just one? Strong and loving.

What is your favourite mum memory?

I was the youngest child, with three older brothers so shopping was a treat for us both!

What flower best describes her personality?

Sweet pea... My Dad always gave her the first bunch of the season.

Tell us about this photo?

This photo was taken on my parents wedding day (she made the chicken sandwiches for the reception). They look so happy! She would be so proud to think that 3 generations of Pollaks have been involved in the business!