Flowers that Carry Meaning of Wealth and Prosperity for Chinese New Year
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It is well known that Chinese New Year is an auspicious time of the year and that preparing for this very important festival is a must. Family members and businesses start spring-cleaning their homes and offices up to a month in advance, and everyone perform luck-infused customs, all in the hopes of welcoming health, wealth, luck and prosperity into their lives.
Embracing new beginnings is a common theme, so many do their best to create a joyful, vibrant atmosphere. It’s common to see celebrants decorate the venue meticulously with red and gold greeting posters as well as stunning lucky plants and beautiful flower arrangements. Specific plants and colours can symbolise many different things, and it is of utmost significance at Lunar New Year to find the ones with the symbolisms you like. Luckily for us, Singapore is home to many brilliant flower markets and online flower stores around this time of the year where you can seek out your most desired plants.
Flowers and plants that are perfect for Chinese New Year
All plants and flowers are believed to connotate something special. Their unique meanings and colours can really brighten up the household and add a personal touch to your Chinese New Year.
Favourable lucky plants and flowers for Chinese New Year include:
- Lucky trees that bear fruits, including miniature orange trees or mandarin trees: They symbolise abundance and happiness, both of which are welcomed into the house with open arms. Small potted shrubs are ideal for indoor decorations and for keeping the air fresh and fragrant.
- Peach blossom: These pretty pink blooms are known for their admirable that endurance and hope as they have braved through the season of bitter frost. They bloom beautifully, just in time for spring, making them perfect for Chinese New Year. Peach blossoms also symbolise romance, prosperity and growth, all of which are appealing to young people looking for love and success.
- Lucky bamboo: With an appearance of small bamboo stalks, this potted plant offers a fresh and stunning makeover to its surroundings. It is said to bring good fortune, good luck and livelihood to the household.
- Pussy willows: Pussy willows are specked with clusters of soft buds. Not only do they have a distinct appearance and make fabulous décor, they also depict growth, wealth and prosperity. These plants are great for placing at the front desk of an office.
- Roses: Red is a sacred colour according to the Chinese culture. In the legend of Chinese New Year, the colour red is responsible for scaring the monster, Nian, away. Therefore, red is flowers are a must at Chinese New Year, and even better, red roses are a delight to behold. A symbol of both romance, healing and luck, red roses will bring you just that. We love NOBLE RED ROSES IN ROUND FLOWER BOX (Price: SG$230.00).
- Gerberas: White is considered an unlucky colour in the Chinese tradition, as it is closely associated with death and mourning. That is why bright and beautiful gerberas are a fabulous choice. The cheerful vibes in our GERBERAS WITH VASE (Price: SG$75.00) flower arrangement can really be felt by those around it.
- Eustomas: Gift Flowers Singapores’s MINI EUSTOMA BOUQUET (Price: SG$105.00) is a beauty to behold. It connotates affection, love, peace and joy, all of which are greatly welcomed during Chinese New Year.
Gift Flowers Singapore, your premium online florist based in Singapore, offer a wide variety of stylish blooms that are perfect for Chinese New Year at great, affordable prices. We also offer free, designated time delivery to all metropolitan areas in Singapore for your convenience.