Our 25 Favorite Types of Christmas Flowers

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What do you get for the person who has everything? Maybe you’re looking for a cheerful way to brighten the day of a loved one who lives far away. Or perhaps you’d just like to add a festive floral touch to your own home or office. Whatever the case, you can’t go wrong with a lovely Christmas flower arrangement.

The most popular Christmas flowers include amaryllis, white lilies, poinsettias, and white or red roses. But during the holidays, florists offer so much more than standard bouquets. Christmas trees and wreaths are common choices for the season. And of course you’ll need a centerpiece for the dinner table. Many arrangements include fun and festive decorations too. You’ll love the added candles, candy canes, cinnamon sticks, holly, ornaments, and pinecones.

Too many choices to pick from? Don’t worry. We’ve chosen 25 floral options to spark the holiday spirit in even the grouchiest Scrooge!



Candy Cane Glory Bouquet

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First, the Candy Cane Glory Bouquet from Send Flowers is a great choice for anyone with a playful sense of whimsy. They’ll love the bright red carnations mixed with white lilies and white chrysanthemums. The whole bouquet evokes the spirit of the season with the perfect red vase. Three candy canes and a red and white candy striped ribbon add a finishing touch.

Christmas Magic Bouquet

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Next is a holiday bouquet with a touch of luxury and more than a hint of romance. The Christmas Magic Bouquet from FTD is festive and bright. Celebrate the holiday with bright red roses, carnations, and berries. They’re arranged among beautiful Christmas greens and presented in a sparkling red ceramic ornament. Repurpose the delightful keepsake as a candy dish in years to come. Bonus – find  FTD coupons on our site before you shop.Pin

Christmas Morning Bouquet









Dark and luxe, the Christmas Morning Bouquet from Calyx Flowers adds a touch of romance and mystery to your decor. This showstopper features white hydrangea crowned with red roses and hypericum berries. Red painted solidago and pine greens round out the arrangement. It’s all the colors of the holiday season displayed in a lovely dramatic bouquet!

Festive Pines Bouquet


Equally festive, Teleflora’s Festive Pines Bouquet is a rush of festive color, perfect for the season. Big red and cream roses and white snapdragons are on display. They look lovely among seeded eucalyptus, lemon leaves, cedar, and white pine greens. Show them off in a clear glass cylindrical vase topped with frosted pinecones and Christmas candy canes. It’s like a Christmas party in a vase!

Festive Protea Palm Bouquet

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Are you dreaming of a tropical Christmas? Let this Festive Protea Palm bouquet from ProFlowers brighten your season. This one features a dark pink oriental lily and two hot pink matsumoto asters. Red hypericum, orange pincushion protea, burgundy cotinus, pink kalanchoe, burgundy feather celosia, and green palm leaves add a bright pop of color even in the dead of winter. Display your bouquet in their faux birch vase. Or choose the gold brushed vase to add a metallic gleam to this stunning and bright arrangement.

Let It Snow Bouquet


A beautiful and delicate bouquet, Let It Snow from Teleflora may be just the perfect arrangement for Christmas. This holiday favorite features snow white alstroemeria and lovely red blooms. Pinecones and bright red berries add a nostalgic Christmas flavor. The arrangement rests in a crystal clear glass bowl and tied off with a red ribbon. It’s the sort of arrangement that will look delightful perched on an end table in the living room, or just about anywhere else in the house you might choose to place it.

Merry Christmas Orchids

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Next, the bright colors of this beautiful bouquet are sure to cheer up even the dreariest winter. Merry Christmas Orchids from Calyx Flowers is a lovely arrangement of ruby red mokaras and creamy white dendrobiums. Fragrant natural cedar accents these exotic blooms, showcased in a trapezoid-shaped glass vase for a festive look you’re sure to love.

Santa Paws Bouquet


Instead, if you’re looking to send a little whimsy to a family or a child this Christmas, Santa Paws from 1800flowers is an adorable option. This handsome pooch made from white carnations looks adorable with its mini Santa hat. It’s nestled into a bed of red mini carnations, baby’s breath, Christmas greenery, mini pinecones, and mini ornaments. The arrangement comes in a ceramic chimney container and includes a lovely keepsake ornament of Santa in his sleigh.

Winter Blooms Bouquet

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If you’d prefer a holiday bouquet featuring cooler colors, Winter Blooms from ProFlowers could be the perfect bouquet for you. 10 iris and 10 tulips form a perfect balance of blue and white. We recommend the gold brushed vase to add a bit of holiday bling to this lovely arrangement.


Christmas Wreaths

Evergreen Snowflake Wreath

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Circular wreaths are lovely and traditional, but if you’d like one with a bit of dramatic flair, you’re sure to enjoy the 24″ Evergreen Snowflake Wreath from ProFlowers. Crafted by hand from noble fir, this beautiful wreath features contrasting white-painted pine cones, red faux berries, and glittery white branches. It’s a winter wonderland that you can enjoy on your door or wall no matter the weather!

Jingle All the Way Wreath

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Welcome guests to your front door with the 18″ Jingle all the Way Wreath from ProFlowers. Their preserved greens in this lovely wreath are a combination of cedar, silver dollar leaves, and red phalaris. And sprinkled throughout the wreath are several pairs of shiny silver sleigh bells that will jingle out a greeting each time you open the door.

Woodland Cardinal Wreath










If you’re looking for a wreath that’s both traditional and unique, the Woodland Cardinal Wreath from 1-800 Flowers is the perfect option for your Christmas display. The handcrafted tear-shaped wreath features natural twigs adorned with pinecones and faux greens. A delightfully whimsical cardinal perches in the center. A natural raffia bow completes the look. If well cared for, this wreath will last through several annual displays.

Warmth Wreath

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The Warmth wreath from The Bouqs is a lovely rustic country style wreath for a traditional or down-home Christmas celebration. The braided grapevine and pine wreath woven with evergreens features a handful of seasonal pinecones. Display this natural wreath as is, or add your favorite bow or lights for a personal touch.



Dove and Peace Spruce Tree

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The Dove and Peace Spruce Tree from ProFlowers is a vision in green, gold, and white. This fresh from the farm miniature spruce tree comes with white and gold doves, gold peace sign snowflakes, and six feet of tiny LED twinkle lights. It’s planted in a lovely silver and gold painted basket adorned with white snowball pompoms. And best of all, this can be a Christmas memory that lasts for years to come. You can even plant it outdoors after the season is over.

Make It Merry Tree

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For a traditional floral Christmas tree, it’s hard to find better than the  Make it Merry Tree from FTD. Nestled among the greens you’ll find red roses, white pompons, and red mini carnations. The lovely tree topped off with a red organza bow will be a wonderful addition to any traditional Christmas celebration. Include an additional gift like a teddy bear or some delicious chocolates, and whisk the whole package off to the recipient of your choice.

Night Before Christmas Holiday Flower Tree


The Night Before Christmas Holiday Flower Tree from 1-800 Flowers is actually a flower arrangement in the shape of a Christmas tree. It features red roses and mini carnations, white cushion poms, Christmas greenery, and baby’s breath. It’s then tucked into a ceramic chimney container and decorated with frosted pinecones, pearl garland, and Christmas ball ornaments. And once the season has passed, you’ll still have a white frosted Santa Claus keepsake ornament to display on your tree for years to come.

Rockin’ Blue Mini Christmas Tree

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Are you someone who prefers to decorate for Christmas in shades of blue and white? This Rockin’ Blue Mini Christmas Tree from Send Flowers may be just the perfect addition. The mini tree is delightfully adorned with white roses, dark blue delphinium, tiny white flowers, and gold tree ornaments. A bright golden bow makes the perfect tree topper on this blue Christmas delight!

Live Plants and Poinsettias

Holiday Homecoming Basket


For the green thumb on your Christmas gift list, the Holiday Homecoming Basket from Teleflora offers four beautiful plants in one. A red poinsettia and white cyclamen are offset nicely by green pothos and variegated dieffenbachia. All four arrive arranged in a lovely wicker basket adorned with a plaid organza bow. The beautiful blooms and lush greens are perfect for displaying all season long!

Holiday Miracle Garden

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The Holiday Miracle Garden from Calyx Flowers is an oasis of tropical blooms in the midst of a wintery season. A lovely red bromeliad and a bright white orchid grow in a beautiful golden ceramic pot. With proper care, this plant is sure to be a beautiful reminder of holiday joy for months to come.

Holiday Traditions Poinsettia


Possibly the most iconic flower of Christmas, a poinsettia with its brilliant red and green hues is a standard for many households. The Holiday Traditions Poinsettia from 1-800 flowers delivers a beautiful blooming plant in a metal planter with vintage-inspired artwork. As a bonus, you’ll also get a small scented candle to help spread some Christmas cheer!

Shimmering Snowflake Amaryllis


Another common Christmastime bloom is the amaryllis. The Shimmering Snowflake Amaryllis with free candle from 1-800 Flowers arrives rooted and sprouted so you can watch it bloom before your very eyes. Keep it indoors in its snowflake container through the holidays, then plant it outdoors to enjoy it in the warmer months. You’ll also receive an evergreen scented candle to add the scent of pine to your holiday hearth.


Christmas Table Centerpieces

Candlelit Flower Centerpiece

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If you’re looking for a table centerpiece that’s rich and full, and space on your table isn’t at a premium, we love this Candlelit Flower Centerpiece from Send Flowers. Two festive red pillar candles nestle among red roses, carnations, and amaryllis. The beautiful and rich dark red hues, nicely complemented by holiday greenery balance well with golden leaves, berries, and pinecones.

Fresh Pomegranate Centerpiece

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If you’re looking for a centerpiece with symbolism and tradition, the Fresh Pomegranate Centerpiece from Calyx Flowers will certainly fit the bill. Light the three tall and straight red taper candles tucked into a bed of evergreens and holly. Tradition dictates that pomegranates are a symbol of good luck and good fortune, so the three nestled into this arrangement are a lovely way to wish someone a prosperous year to come.

Royal Christmas Centerpiece


If you’re planning an elegant and refined Christmas dinner, the Royal Christmas Centerpiece from Teleflora will be an excellent accent for your table. The arrangement features white alstroemeria and creamy roses nestled among holiday greens including holly, cedar, fir, and pine. Golden pinecones, gold ribbons, and a wealth of ornaments and golden berries add enchantment of the season. Three metallic gold taper candles finish off the look to light your holiday table in style.

Small Holiday Centerpiece

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For a small kitchen table or one where you don’t have a lot of extra space, the Small Holiday Centerpiece from Lynch Creek Farms will be a perfect fit. This arrangement of evergreens adorned with pine cones, berry clusters, apple clusters, and gold ball ornaments measures just 15″ across. A burgundy velveteen and gold bow and a burgundy taper candle stand tall for a delightfully compact presentation. Or if you prefer, red and plaid options are also available.

If you’ve decided to create your own bouquet, you’ll love our articles about red flowers and white flowers.  From all of us at Crafts Glossary, we hope you have a wonderful Christmas this year and every year!


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