We’re already in December and the Christmas season 2022 has begun! Christmas is one of the most loved holidays of the year, children and adults just can’t resist the magic vibes of this season. While in many countries the snow is one of the inevitable reminders that Xmas is around the corner, in Australia Christmas is celebrated in the summer, just like it happens across the whole southern hemisphere. Even without the snow, Christmas in Australia is just as picturesque, as it is in the northern hemisphere, Christmas flowers and decorations spread across Australia as soon December starts. Most Australian households add beautiful Christmas flowers to their home décor, some hang wreaths on their front doors and many people decorate their houses and gardens with Christmas trees and Christmas lights.
We’re already in December and the Christmas season 2022 has begun! Christmas is one of the most loved holidays of the year, children and adults just can’t resist the magic vibes of this season.
While in many countries the snow is one of the inevitable reminders that Xmas is around the corner, in Australia Christmas is celebrated in the summer, just like it happens across the whole southern hemisphere.
Even without the snow, Christmas in Australia is just as picturesque, as it is in the northern hemisphere, Christmas flowers and decorations spread across Australia as soon December starts.
Most Australian households add beautiful Christmas flowers to their home décor, some hang wreaths on their front doors and many people decorate their houses and gardens with Christmas trees and Christmas lights.
WHAT IS THE MOST TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS FLOWER?
When thinking about a standalone Xmas flower, Poinsettias are typically the first flower that comes to mind, followed by red roses and amaryllis. Traditional Christmas floral arrangements combine red flowers with greens and/or white flowers, Australian natives are becoming a popular choice, if you want to surprise someone special, a unique Christmas arrangement of Australian natives is a great choice.
When thinking about, sending flowers for Christmas there are many questions that come to mind:
DO FLORISTS DELIVER FLOWERS ON CHRISTMAS?
Christmas is a busy holiday for florists, but it’s also a religious holiday and some florist shops might decide to close early, or they might not be able to deliver too close to Christmas Eve. The best way to ensure a successful Christmas flower delivery is to schedule it ahead of time with a reliable florist, keep in mind that most florists would stop floral deliveries at some point on Christmas Eve.
HOW TO CHOOSE FLOWERS FOR A CHRISTMAS GIFT?
Choosing flowers for a Christmas present is not as complicated as it might seem, professional florists design so many beautiful arrangements, bouquets, and wreaths that you’ll easily find a fit for both your taste and budget.
WHAT FLOWERS ARE USED IN CHRISTMAS WREATHS?
First of all, what is a wreath? A wreath is an assortment of leaves, twigs, and flowers used to form a ring shape, they are used to decorate doors and walls during Christmas time. Wreaths are also used for ceremonies like funerals and memorials. During the Holiday Season most people use wreaths as Christmas decorations for their homes and businesses. Evergreen trees almost always are part of the Christmas wreaths you see around, because they have leaves that stay green and don't fall off for a long time. For Christians the use of evergreen in this type of floral ornament is particularly important because it aligns with the eternal meaning associated with their wreaths. Christmas wreaths are strictly formed into a circular shape. By tradition most wreaths are shaped into a ring, it’s interesting how Christmas wreath forms this full, unbroken circle. Which differ from other wreaths that don’t need to form a complete circle. With the Christmas wreath’s circularity, the Christians mean to represent the everlasting meaning of this holiday.
DRIED FLOWERS CHRISTMAS WREATHS
Dried flowers are being rediscovered over the last few years, like most trends they faded away at some point and they made a come-back a couple of decades later, people rediscovered dried flowers as eco-friendly expressions of creativity. Just like some alternative Christmas trees, this kind of wreath made of biodegradable sustainable materials can be used year after year, or it can be recycled in the compost bin. Almost any plant you can dry, can be used to make a wreath, this type of wreaths are economical and easy to design and tailor to one’s taste.
PASTEL TONES WREATHS
Pastel wreaths are generally used for seasonal decorations, but over the last few years (probably thanks to Pinterest) they’re starting to be used for Christmas decorations as well. Do people choose wreaths with pastel tones to match the style of their home décor? Do they simply try to change things up after decades of red, green, and white? Each person might have a different reason for choosing pastel tones, but they sure look great and don’t clash with the traditional Christmas tree.
WHAT’S THE BEST TYPE OF BASE FOR A CHRISTMAS WREATH?
Flexible, bendy branches, like willow or grapevine are the best option to make the wreath look as natural as possible, metal wires can also be used, but they require more greenery to be properly covered.
WHERE TO FIND CHRISTMAS FLOWERS?
Unless you grow a variety of flowers in your garden, you’ll have to buy flowers for Christmas. There are 3 main categories of places where to find Xmas flowers:
- Online florists
- Local florist shops
- Floral department at Grocery stores
Finding a dependable online florist is the best way to send flowers for Christmas , especially if you want to surprise someone who doesn’t live next door to you. Ordering flowers online is convenient and allows you to schedule your Christmas flower delivery in just a few minutes. Visiting a local florist shop it’s also a good way to get flowers if you plan on delivering the flowers yourself, if you want to avoid the chaos of Christmas shopping, but you plan on bringing flowers in person, you might want to consider ordering flowers online and have them delivered to your doorstep. After the initial boom, floral departments at grocery stores are seeing a decline in floral sales during major holidays. Aside from being convenient, Grocery stores might offer slightly lower prices, but the value simply isn’t there, flowers tend to be less fresh, and the service is often slow and not comparable to what you get with an experienced professional florist.
HOW TO SEND CHRISTMAS FLOWERS?
Sending flowers for Christmas is very easy if you order online, all you need to do is to provide the recipient information and schedule your floral delivery.
“Leave No One Out This Holiday – a Bouquet Story”
While for most people Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with family and enjoy the company of their loved ones, for many others Xmas can be a very lonely time, this year we encourage you to embrace the loving and caring spirit of Christmas by making someone feel loved, even if from afar.
Please, take a moment to watch this short video and take the challenge to Leave No One Out This Holiday!
For Mary, Christmas is the loneliest night of the year. But this Christmas, she's surprised with a heartfelt reminder of just how loved she is. Make someone in your life feel less alone this Christmas with a beautiful hand-arranged bouquet from PETALS.
Don’t wait, order now and schedule your flower delivery for the date that fits you best!