Great Lakes Living is excited to offer unique arrangements for every season. This season, the holiday collection brings a variety of flowers. For those decorating their homes or creating centerpieces, these holiday flowers are perfect for you!

Read on to learn more about the anatomy of the holiday collection and the meaning behind each flower found in the bouquets.

Holiday Bouquet 1:

  • Chita Disbud: The Chita Disbud is part of the Chrysanthemum family and has a vase life of up to 14 days. It can be found all year-long and is the official flower of the city of Chicago. The white Chita Disbud symbolizes truth, loyalty and love.
  • Alstromeria: Alstroemerias are commonly known as the “Peruvian Lily.” These flowers have a sturdy stem and come in a variety of colors. Alstro’s symbolize friendship and devotion.
  • Hydrangea: The Hydrangea has a thick-wooden stem and flowers that are tightly packed together. These flowers work best as the main focus of a floral arrangement.
  • Athos Poms: The green athos poms have a long lifespan and bloom to a medium size. Most stems will carry 4 to 5 poms in one stem.
  • Spray Roses: These roses have a number of individual stems on a single larger stem. Roses typically mean love, beauty and respect. Also called the sweetheart rose because it has no thorns.

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Holiday Bouquet 2:

  • Freedom Rose: This rose is typically known for its large head and bright-red color. The freedom rose has the same meaning as the spray roses because it is in the same family.
  • Siara Disbud: The Siara Disbud can be found all year-long and will blossom to a medium size. The Siara Disbud is also part of the Chrysanthemum family and symbolizes support and cheerfulness.
  • Lily: White lilies, as seen in this bouquet, symbolize chastity and virtue. The Lily can grow up to a 6-inch diameter and can carry two to four blossoms.
  • Zembla Poms: The Zembla Poms have a vase life of up to 2 weeks! They are also part of the Chrysanthemum family.

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