Traditional Christmas Flowers and Plants

There is a reason why Andy Williams sang that Christmas is “the most wonderful time of the year”. It's November, which means it's high time to start looking for cosy festive decorations that will adorn your house and get you into the right mood. So, what are the most popular traditional Christmas flowers and plants? How to select flower types that will last for longer? Continue reading!

Christmas plants and flowers — 5 popular types

There are some meals and flowers we automatically associate with the Christmas season. What are the most popular festive plants and how to take care of them properly to enjoy their beauty for longer?

Amaryllis Christmas Flowers

1. Amaryllis

Amaryllis is one of the Christmas pot plants that enjoy the greatest popularity. The aesthetic red and white flowers ideally match typical Christmas colours that usually fill our houses. 

It's worth mentioning that this plant blooms for approximately seven weeks, therefore, buying it right before Christmas means that you'll be able to admire it long after the New Year. Amaryllis symbolises determination, confidence, and success. It's a perfect gift idea for every plant lover.

Poinsettia Christmas Flowers

2. Poinsettia

There is probably no person who wouldn't know this Christmas pot plant. It's an iconic combination of extremely vibrant red and green shades that add a unique character to every house. It's worth noticing that approximately eight million poinsettias are sold every year.

To keep your plant healthy for longer, make sure that it has access to sun and daylight at least six hours a day. Water it regularly but make sure that there is no excess liquid.

Azalea Christmas Flowers

3. Azalea

Azaleas belong to the Rhododendron family and will ideally decorate your Christmas dinner table. Interestingly, this popular pot plant can adorn your house thought out the entire year — the red colour variant is typically associated with the festive season, whereas white flowers are a more versatile option.

Azaleas bloom for approximately four weeks. It's advisable to keep them in humid and cool rooms. They are a symbol of femininity and temperance.

Roses Christmas Flowers

4. Roses

Although roses aren't typical Christmas flowers, it's hard to imagine any special occasion without these breath-taking, royal plants.

Red roses will be the best for decorating a festive dinner table. Unfortunately, they aren't as durable as the above-mentioned options, so make sure that you buy them maximally a few days before Christmas.

Christmas bouquets

5. Christmas bouquets and flower boxes

Christmas bouquets and Christmas flower boxes are a graceful combination of various flowers of your choice, pine cones, spruce, eucalyptus, and berries. They ideally complement every Christmas house decor and additionally create a peaceful, cosy atmosphere.

Traditional Christmas flowers and plants — the takeaway

Christmas is just around the corner. It's time to plan your festive decorations and think about solutions that will work best in your house. Although there is a wide variety of available flower types, it's advisable to do thorough research and don't organise these important elements at the very last minute.

Check out our unique Christmas wreath collection and choose variants that suit you best!