A flower shortage is driving up costs for a Mother’s Day of post COVID-19 reunions
Fredi Santos, an employee at Paraiso Flowers in downtown Los Angeles, carries a floral arrangement for sale. Florists warn of flower shortages ahead of Mother’s Day. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Wondering why rose prices never came down after Valentine’s Day? The Los Angeles Times journalist Hayley Smith reports why, featuring CFM president Mark Chatoff.