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Flowers and Plants associated with Christmas – by Avas Flowers

on December 3, 2013

What are the most popular Christmas plants and/or flowers. There are basically six, they are as follows, in no particular order.

Christmas Cactus
This plant is also known as the orchid cactus and blooms around Christmas time. There are a number of other cactus plants that are marketed as “Christmas Cactus”.

Poinsettia
The Mexican poinsettia know as the “Christmas Flower” is used in many holiday decorations in North America. Its bright red color and its Christmastime blooming both make it a perfect fit for the holiday season.

Christmas Rose
This plant is recognized as a Christmas Flowers in many parts of the world. Also know as the “winter rose” it is originally from tropical Asia and blooms during the winter.

Holly
This plant is a traditional Christmas plant in many European countries. It is commonly used in wreaths that are hung from doors.

Mistletoe
This is often hung from ceilings. A modern tradition is to exchange kisses while standing under the mistletoe.

Ivy
This plant often is strung as garland and is also popular in the European Christmas tradition.

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