Alternatives for Traditional Holiday Flowers

The first holiday flower to come to mind is usually the Poinsetta, it is the best-selling holiday plant, but there are some other winter-blooming flowers that you can use as an alternative.

Alternatives for Traditional Holiday Flowers

Amaryllis is a bulbous plant that has one flower on a single stem and it looks a lot like the lily. There are many different sizes and colours to choose from. They make a wonderful holiday bouquet, and they last for a long time with little maintenance.

Christmas cactus loves sun and makes a good plant when it is not flowering. This flower also requires minimal care. The blooms of this cactus are pink, violet, red and white, and they look great in hanging baskets or containers.

Christmas topiaries are usually used as tabletop displays, they usually include English ivy, rosemary, juniper and a mini conifers. The conifers are trimmed into holiday shapes, reindeer, ornamental balls and Christmas trees. They are then draped with ribbons and Christmas lights.

[Via: IndyStar.com]

Alternatives for Traditional Holiday Flowers was last modified: December 12th, 2008 by admin
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