The days are numbered. We’re nearly there. It’s almost Christmas, everyone! Have you completed all that there is on your Christmas Lists? Well, I hope so! I believe none of us want to forget anything important during this jolly season.
There is no surprise in the fact that Christmas is celebrated all over the Philippines. Whatever race or nationality you possess, you will witness and experience the joy of Christmas, one way or another. Anyone with a sense of wonder should enjoy Christmas lights, lanterns, and other decors. And here, at Flowers and Chocos, we would like to accentuate the participation of flower decors during this season, for it is a tradition that is timeless.
Here is a list of the most popular Christmas flowers:
This flower symbolizes affection. It has been, and probably always will be, a popular ritual during this season where it often hung anywhere inside a house, as long as it is located high above the ground. And according to ancient Christmas custom, a man and a woman who are to meet under a hanging of mistletoe, accidental or intentional, are obliged to kiss.
Christmas Roses symbolize love and relief in anxiety. It is considered to be the most genuine among Christmas flowers. That it emphasizes the birth of Christ makes it one of the most significant of all Christmas flowers. The Christmas Rose is characterized to be a pink-tipped white flower.
Known as the “Christmas flower”, poinsettia is the favorite choice of flower during the holiday. It is known to bring wishes of fun and celebration. The small yellow blossoms plus the bright red color of its bloom attracts everyone’s eyes. This is why it is often presented as a centerpiece.
Holly represents domestic happiness which brings love, peace, and affection amongst the family. This flower generally has four petals and berries during winters. Like many other flowers, holly adds beauty to its surroundings.
Also known as the “Orchid Cactus”, the Christmas cactus represents endurance and passion. It is during Christmas Eve where the Christmas cactus blooms. This flower naturally has different vibrant colors (red, orange, fuchsia, etc.) which makes it more attractive compared to those who are “breeded”.
Fidelity, divine support, friendship, eternity—these are just some words that symbolize this flower. This popular evergreen flower grows even without the help of sunlight. It is often seen hanging outside houses and buildings.
This winter bulb flower symbolizes splendid beauty. It comes in red, pink, or white colors and its stem can grow up to 30 inches tall, making it a perfect decoration during the holiday.
Whether as a present or just a decoration, these Christmas flowers, as the name suggests, is best for the season. It is not only there to please one’s eyes. A cheerful Christmas accompanied by their splendid sight allows us to feel happy and young at the same time. What a joy.