There is no specific flower that women over 60 years old like, and preference depends on the woman. Popular flowers that are enjoyed by many women and make great gifts include freesias, tulips and lilacs. Other women may enjoy herbs or a plant.
Even if a bouquet of lilacs is not a woman's favorite, the flowers are sure to make a thoughtful statement, especially when gifting flowers that represent deeper meanings. For example, alstroemerias signify friendship and may be seen as a nice gesture, whereas daffodils symbolize love and lilacs represent confidence, according to TheFlowerExpert.com. Flowers with associated meanings can be a simple gift that are likely be appreciated by women over 60.