All About Christmas
Check out the newest Christmas arrangements from ATX Flowers, as well as some Christmas Flower trivia.
The ancient Aztecs prized the poinsettia as a symbol of purity. Centuries later, Mexico's early Christians adopted the Poinsettia as their prized Christmas Eve flower. The Mexican Poinsettia, known as the "Christmas Flower" in North America, is used in most Christmas decorations, owing to its bright red color and its blooming season coinciding with the holiday season.
One plant called Christmas Rose is regarded as a true Christmas flower in certain parts of the world. The Christmas rose Serissa is also known as the "Snow Rose" or "Winter Rose." Originally from tropical regions of Asia, cultivated Serissa often blooms during the winter.
Another plant known as Christmas rose is Helleborus Niger.
Christmas wreath is the most popular decoration. When Christmas day is here, you can see many houses have a lovely Christmas wreath hanging on their door.
Holly is the plant most associate with Christmas in many European countries. Holly wreaths are hung on doors, and sprigs of holly are used to trim Christmas puddings.
Like most of the other Christmas flowers, Ivy leaves symbolize eternity and resurrection. The Ivy leaf has been associated with the Egyptian God, Osiris, and the Greco-Roman God, Attis—both of whom were resurrected from the dead.
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