Decorate your home and garden with style including a few of these 17 Best Christmas Flowers! They look stunning and bring a festive spirit.
Here are the Best Christmas Flowers that will be an adorable addition to your home, lending a floral charm to your room decor. They will also make for wonderful gifts.
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Best Christmas Flowers
1. Christmas Rose
Botanical Name: Helleborus niger
Christmas Rose is not a traditional rose and belongs to the Buttercup family. It blooms from late fall to early spring and is one of the most beautiful flowers for Christmas.
Botanical Name: Euphorbia pulcherrima
When it comes to picking Christmas flowers, there could be nothing more iconic than the Poinsettia! With striking vibrant red attractive flowers, SORRY, these are actually modified leaves–it matches the traditional Christmas decoration.
Learn how to grow Poinsettias here
Botanical Name: Rosa
roses have been a part of the Christmas cut flower arrangements as the vibrant color matches the tone of the festive season!
Have a look at the best types of roses here
Botanical Name: Hydrangea
As some hydrangeas can retain their flowers up to winters you can add them to your festive arrangements.
Here’s all you need to know about growing Hydrangeas
5. Boat Orchids
Botanical Name: Cymbidium
These are popular flowers to decorate churches and alters and also make for an elegant addition to the Christmas bouquets. They come in green, pink, and yellow shades.
Have a look at the best types of Orchids here
6. Winter Honeysuckle
Botanical Name: Lonicera fragrantissima
Winter Honeysuckle is a fragrant shrub with a sweet and warm scent that can fill up your garden or home during the festive in the winter.
7. Christmas Cactus
Botanical Name: Schlumbergera bridgesii
Christmas Cactus’ blooming coincides with Christmas, and they are also a great gift option and are an excellent addition to your houseplant collection with red, pink, white, or purple-colored flowers.
Here’s all you need to know about making Christmas Cactus bloom
Botanical Name: Anthurium
In contrast with the dark-green-colored foliage, the bright, broad red-colored bracts add to the Christmas decor and give festive vibes.
Check out the best types of Anthuriums here
9. Candy Cane Sorrel
Botanical Name: Oxalis versicolor
In red and white contrast, these tiny flowers have a trumpet shape and make a fantastic addition to the house during Christmas time! Fun fact – these flowers resemble the shades of the candy children love during Christmas!
Botanical Name: Rhododendron
Azaleas look excellent in winters with red and pastel colored blooms that match the traditional Christmas colors and also make for beautiful centerpieces.
11. Moth Orchids
Botanical Name: Phalaenopsis
If you are looking for a stylish plant to add to your Christmas windowsill decoration, look no further than Phalaenopsis Orchid. Give it bright indirect light for best growth.
Botanical Name: Cyclamen
Cyclamen comes in white, purple, and pink petals with stunning remarkable foliage. Thanks to its combination of flowers and leaves, it will surely add to the festive spirit!
Botanical Name: Amaryllis
Red Amaryllis is a perfect fit for the traditional Christmas decoration. Pair it with other flowers on this list for the best display.
14. Bleeding Heart Vine
Botanical Name: Clerodendrum thomsoniae
This red and white flowering vine is a beautiful addition to Christmas decorations. You can grow Bleeding Heart Vine quickly at a bright sunny spot in well-draining soil.
Botanical Name: Narcissus papyraceus
Paperwhite flowers can make any decor stand out with their white blooms. The best part is, they also give out a sweet scent.
Botanical Name: Ilex
You cannot leave Holly out if you want to have the classic Christmas wreath and bushes in and around your home. Its foliage and red berries make it stand out.
Botanical Name: Viscum album
Mistletoe has close ties with Christmas and a kiss from the Victorian era of the 18th century. Though it is not a flower, no Christmas decoration is complete without a Mistletoe, and that’s why it is on this list!