Spring is in the air! Get ready for the warmer weather with these popular spring flowers:
These blooms are vibrant in color and citrusy in scent and a surefire way to brighten your home or garden this spring. As with most spring flowers, they love the sunlight, so keep this in mind when choosing where to plant them or display potted freesias. They grow in white, yellow, orange, red, pink and lavender, so you can get creative with a colorful pattern in the garden. Freesias typically last longer than other flowers, so bouquets with these blooms can be a lively staple in your home or office during springtime months.
Their elegant bulbous shape and vibrant color options make tulips a popular choice for spring wedding bouquets and table centerpieces. Each color carries different meaning: Red tulips often represent true love, yellow signifies cheerful thoughts and white conveys forgiveness. You’re also bound to see these flowers at Easter dinners and celebrations. If you’re headed to any Easter parties or springtime gatherings, choose a tulip bouquet to thank the hosts for their hospitality. If you’re planting them in your garden, they’ll be happiest with full sunlight and well-drained soil.
With their sweet fragrance and pastel purple color, these blooms are among the best to plant in your garden once spring rolls around. From dwarf shrubs to taller trees, you can choose the shape and size that’s ideal for your garden. Lilac loves the sunlight, so be sure to plant it in a well-lit area of the garden and keep the soil moist by watering daily.
You may have plucked petals from this classic flower at some point, while reciting “loves me, loves me not.” While the white petals and yellow center of the daisy are what initially comes to mind, there are thousands of varieties and colors that fall into this category. These cheerful blooms also represent loyalty and pure intentions, making a daisy bouquet the perfect springtime gift to send to friends and family.
With their bright white petals and sunny yellow centers, daffodils are a favorite bloom of this season, as well as the official birth flower for March. They’re one of the first flowers to bloom in spring, which is why they represent the end of winter and new beginnings. This sweet flower further signifies good luck, prosperity and faithfulness. If you’re celebrating another year this month, you’re in good company – Diana Ross, Adam Levine, Albert Einstein, Alexander McQueen, Lupita Nyong’o, Reese Witherspoon and Lady Gaga also have birthdays in March. Celebrate with drinks and daffodils!
These spring-blooming bulbs will fill your home or garden with a sweet fragrance and bright colors. You can choose from a variety of hues, including purple, blue, pink, apricot, rose, white and cream. As with most spring flowers, hyacinths prefer full sun and well-drained soil. They pair well with several seasonal blooms, giving you creative freedom for vibrant flower beds. Try a gorgeous combination of hyacinths, daffodils and tulips.
Celebrate the season by sending a bouquet of fresh spring flowers to someone you love or treat yourself to one of the pastel-colored arrangements. Your flowers will be hand-delivered by a local florist in a cheerful vase or container that will brighten your home all season long.