“Flowers don’t tell, they show,” says contemporary author, Stephanie Skeem.
And if she’s right, and we think she is, then it’s always a good time to give and receive flowers.
Even though Hanukkah isn’t known for its gift-giving celebrations, this holiday is an ideal time to share beauty and good wishes with those you love through beautiful Hanukkah flower arrangements.
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Yes, flowers are an acceptable way to celebrate Hanukkah. It’s not a holiday known for extensive gift-giving — unlike Christmas, which is celebrated at the same time of year.
Nevertheless, giving a colorful flower arrangement to family or friends is a delightful way to celebrate the holiday together.
You may consider sending a Hanukkah flower arrangement:
Though lilies are popular flowers as centerpieces in Hanukkah flower arrangements, there aren’t any true “traditional Hanukkah flowers.”
The colors or flowers, rather than the types of flowers, are what differentiate Hanukkah flower arrangements from those of other holidays. Blue and white are the primary colors in Hanukkah flower arrangements.
So, what’s the significance of blue and white?
Blue and white together are a prevalent combination within the Jewish religion and Jewish tradition. Some familiar usages include:
The color blue is associated with …
… while white is linked with the themes of:
Silver is another important color associated with Hanukkah, though in a secondary role. Traces of silver are often used to add a luxurious splash of sparkle to Hanukkah decorations and flowal arrangements.
A variety of white and blue flowers are frequently used in Hanukkah floral arrangements.
You’ll likely find a combination of:
White lilies can be a gorgeous focus flower of a Hanukkah flower arrangement, adding sophistication and symbolism.
Without a doubt, white roses are the epitome of class and elegance, making them a perfect choice for special Hanukkah arrangements or centerpieces.
Blue hydrangeas are also an option to act as a focus flower in a Hanukkah arrangement. Its grand round shape and plentiful blooms are an excellent choice and symbolize grace and beauty.
Adding blue hints to Hanukkah flower arrangements is easily accomplished with blue delphinium. This ornamental flower is the perfect pairing with lilies and roses.
Hanukkah is an eight-day holiday commemorating the Maccabean Revolt. Also known as the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah celebrations are a time to retell the account of the miracle of one cruce of oil for lighting menorah candles lasting eight days.
Hanukkah celebrations include …
… and Hanukkah flowers can be the perfect complement to these Hanukkah festivities.
Hanukkah flower arrangements:
No matter how you may want to use flowers for Hanukkah, the artists and professionals at Botanica Floral+Home can meet the demand of any order — from a single bouquet to large event decor.
Though gift-giving is not the center of Hanukkah celebrations, gift-giving is increasingly popular — perhaps because of the giving of gifts at Christmas that often overlaps the dates of Hanukkah celebrations.
Though we may not always be able to celebrate important holidays with friends and family, sending a Hanukkah arrangement is a way to share our faith, affection, and best wishes with those we love and miss.
When we are fortunate enough to be with family and friends to celebrate holidays, flowers make the festivities bright and beautiful.
Whether you wish to …
… a cascade of flowers or bouquet of blue and white will beautify any space.
Large Hanukkah parties or grand family gatherings may be the choice celebrations of many. Decorations for these splendid events are like putting the icing on the cake.
Table centerpieces and other perfectly placed arrangements can make celebrating the Festival of Lights a colorful event to remember.
Botanica Floral+Home is here to enhance your Hanukkah celebrations with our variety of fresh-cut blooms, accessories, candles, and home decor items.
With an eye for design and our own unique style, our team of floral designers can provide the perfect Hanukkah flower arrangement for any celebration or gift.
Lilies, roses, and carnations are excellent floral choices for a Hanukkah bouquet. In addition to these blooms, the following flowers are also beautiful choices:
Add accents of white with:
Or if you want an arrangement that’s outside the box, try using:
Flowers with blue hues are not as plentiful as the choices of white blooms. If you’re like us, you prefer natural varieties above dyed flowers.
Some natural floral choices with blue hues or hints of blue include:
When it comes to greenery, the list of choices is vast. Greenery comes in all sorts of sizes, shades of green, and textures. Here we’ll list just a few:
If you’re choosing roses, consider the following greenery choices:
Arrangements with lilies are beautiful with the following greenery varieties:
The following are nice complements to chrysanthemum arrangements:
Centerpieces are the way to go to dress up a dining table and beautify the dining experience. The following greenery choices are popular options for centerpieces:
Solid color arrangements can certainly make a statement. But, when mixing blue and white colors, a balanced arrangement is also sure to catch the eye.
Even shades of red and pink could be used sparingly if you’re okay with stepping outside of the traditional color scheme.
Gold and silver accents look beautiful with traditional blue and white Hanukkah bouquets. Adding these elements can add sophistication, glamour, and sparkle.
The following flowers and greenery are excellent ways to add some natural mystique to an arrangement:
Gold and silver accessories can also add to the elegance of Hanukkah flower arrangements:
Not only should Hanukkah bouquets enliven the eyes, but they become even more beautiful when they are enhanced by an extraordinary fragrance.
A trusted floral designer, like those at Botanica Floral+Home, will be able to not only combine the best flowers and colors but are also equipped with the know-how to pair the best scents together.
Some common fragrant flowers and greenery include:
Since candles are an important part of the Festival of Lights, it’s appropriate to include candles with a Hanukkah flower arrangement. Candles combined with floral arrangements are a perfect way to bring sight and smell together.
When incorporating candles, some creative options include:
Trying your hand at creating your own floral arrangements can be a fun and creative outlet.
But if you want to be sure that your Hanukkah flower arrangement is a unique work of art, hiring a professional florist is the way to go.
Hiring a professional designer for your floral arrangements comes with these benefits:
If you’re looking for a unique design and Hanukkah flower delivery, look no further than Botanica Floral+Home.
Botanica Floral+Home is located in Portland specializing in:
Whatever your needs, our professional design team is ready to create the floral masterpiece of your dreams. We strive to create floral pieces that bring beauty and natural products into your home or work environment.
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