With Christmas just around the corner holiday decor is going up all around us, from lights and garlands, to wreaths and the ever traditional Christmas tree. If you are a lover of live plants however, the festive fir isn’t the only live decor you should consider this year. Lets get growing, Deco & Bloom style, with festive holiday plants for your home.
Poinsettia – 1800 Flowers: Few plants say “Christmas” quite like the poinsettia. With it’s bright red flowers, and dark green foliage this plant is a holiday tradition in households everywhere.
Amaryllis – Jackson & Perkins: These plants are something of a new-comer to the holiday scene, but their vivid white flowers with red and blue accents, and thick, bright green stems make them a fantastic choice to accent any holiday decor.
Christmas Cactus – Teleflora: These plants are another festive favorite, with a tradition of being given as gifts between households. They are true cacti, hardy and long living making them a great choice for year round decor.
Rosemary – Williams Sonoma: Rosemary is a plant that faded out of Christmas tradition in many places, and is just now starting to come back into vogue. Part of the traditional nativity, there is a belief that the scent of Rosemary in your home on Christmas day will bring good luck for the year to come.
Gardenia – 1800 Flowers: Gardenia bushes are another fantastically festive flower. Actually part of the coffee family, these plants have gorgeous red and white rose like flowers, and incredibly dark and glossy green leaves, adding a pop of life to your home during the cold winter months. What is your favorite holiday plant? Let us know in the comments bellow for a chance to win our monthly drawing.