A dazzling blossom of radiance, the tall and steadfast red amaryllis represents strength and determination.
The red anemone is a simple yet striking bloom with its bright red petals that symbolize love.
Exotic and tropical with its large red blossom, the red anthurium signifies happiness and hospitality.
The red aster is an eye-catching symbol of undying devotion and a popular flower in Greek mythology.
Delicate, subtle, and pretty, the red carnation is a symbol of admiration.
The chrysanthemum, aka “Queen of Fall Flowers,” is an extravagant symbol of joy and beauty.
A real statement flower, the red dahlia is a shining symbol of commitment.
A bold and cheerful bloom, to be sure, it’s no surprise the red gerbera daisy is the 5th most popular bloom in the world.
The rose has long been the ultimate symbol of love and romance; its fragrant beauty comes in a variety of red hues.
Along with red flowers, we also love holly with its bright red berries and Christmas symbolism.
Why Is Red an Exciting Color Choice for Flowers?
Red is historically one of the most important and prominent colors in human history. It’s the first color we perceive after black and white, and it’s the first color babies see before any other color. Its natural abundance led to it being one of the first colors to appear on cave walls and one of the first to be made into dyes in ancient times. In the classical era, it represented war, power, and wealth, and in the medieval era, it adopted even more symbolic meanings, from love to glory.
Known as the “color of extremes,” red represents many intense emotions, such as violence, passion, love, anger, seduction, and danger. Here are a few more interesting facts about the color red:
- Red is on 77% of all world flags, making it the most popular flag color.
- Red is one of the top two favorite colors of all people (blue is the other one).
- Red is the international color for “Stop.”
- Red paired with green symbolizes Christmas in Western countries.
- Red captures our attention as it’s one of the most visible colors.
- Brides in India and Japan wear red gowns on their wedding day for luck and prosperity.
- Studies show men are more attracted to women who wear red and spend more money on them.
- Red symbolizes good luck in Asia and is the most popular color in China.
The color red can be described with nearly any word but boring. There’s no doubt to us that it is certainly the color of life and love. Its vibrancy and exciting history are why we love it and why it makes such a great addition to our homes during the winter and fall.
What is the Red Christmas Flower Called?
It’s important not to forget about what is maybe the most famous and important winter plant of them all. The poinsettia plant! Known for being a classic symbol of the Christmas season, the poinsettia plants’ vibrant red bracts and green leaves make it a wonderful addition to any winter home in need of a splash of color. They represent joy, hope, cheer, love, and goodwill, and when cared for properly, the poinsettia will bloom again and again every holiday season.
Looking for a quick and easy way to change up the energy in your home this fall or winter? You can’t go wrong with an arrangement of red seasonal flowers from Trias Flowers! Check out our selection of gorgeous red blooms now.