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15 Best Christmas Flowers to Gift in 2022

December 9, 2022

The holiday season is upon us; people are in a festive mood, getting ready for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. It's a time to make your home guest-ready by enhancing its interior and exterior look. Wreaths provide a creative and effortless way to refresh your existing décor.

It's that time of year again—time to start thinking about what Christmas flowers to gift to your holiday host. Whether you're looking for something traditional or something a little more unique (we're looking at you orchids), there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are 15 of the best Christmas flowers to gift in 2022 and lucky you, we offer a majority of the bunch. 

1. Poinsettias

These classic Christmas flowers are known for their bright red and green foliage and are a staple in many holiday decorations. They come in a range of color like red, white, and pink and look just as pretty on a patio as they do near a fireplace. It's a Christmas staple that anyone would be happy to receive as a gift.

Looking for a poinsettia gift with same-day delivery?

UrbanStems' "The Frosted " features a stylish birch pot and a festive display of poinsettias.

Poinsettia pot

2. Orchids

Orchids make a great Christmas gift for a few reasons. First, they are exotic and beautiful, and can add a touch of luxury to any bouquet. Second, they come in a wide range of colors, from classic whites and reds to more unique shades like purple and yellow, making them a versatile choice for any recipient. Third, orchids are long-lasting, so they can continue to bring joy and beauty long after the holiday season has ended.

Berry wreath

3. Carnations

These affordable and long-lasting flowers come in a range of holiday-appropriate reds, whites, and pinks. The best kind of gift for Christmas a mixed bouquet filled with carnations and other festive flowers, like in our Nutcracker bouquet. Carnations can make any bouquet look full and vibrant - especially during the holidays.

carnation bouquet at christmas

4. Roses

Roses make a great Christmas flower for a few reasons. First, they are classic and elegant, and can add a touch of sophistication to any bouquet. Second, they come in a wide range of colors, from traditional reds and whites to more unique shades like black and blue, making them a versatile choice for any recipient. Third, roses are associated with love and romance, making them a perfect gift for a significant other or loved one. Fourth, roses are long-lasting, so they can continue to bring joy and beauty long after the holiday season has ended. Overall, roses are a great choice for a Christmas flower because of their elegance, versatility, and romantic associations.

christmas bouquet with roses

5. Anemones

Anemones are associated with good luck and protection, making them a thoughtful and symbolic gift for the holiday season. We love seeing anemones in a mixed Christmas bouquet or as a single-stem arrangement, like in The Rockette.

Anemones for Christmas

6. Tulips

Whoever thought tulips were meant for the springtime haven't met these winter beauties. Add a pop of color to your bouquet with cheerful tulips in shades of red, pink, and white. They are an unexpected holiday look and here's a fun fact for your recipient: fresh-cut tulips continue to grow in the vase — gaining an inch or more in height!

tulips for christmas

7. Peonies

You can't go wrong with gifting peonies for Christmas. Perhaps everyone's favorite flower, these fluffy stems unfurl in water, meaning it really is the gift that keeps on giving. Pick from shades of white or pink and enjoy that sweet aromatic smell these beauties bring.

peonies christmas

8. Dried Flowers

Dried flowers make beautiful Christmas gifts. They can last up to a year and thanks to our selection, come in an array of colors, shapes, and sizes. Every one of our dried bouquets also includes a vase. 

9. Chrysanthemums

These long-lasting flowers come in a range of Christmas-y reds, whites, and greens..

10. Lilies

Sending lilies to a friend for Christmas is a great idea for a few reasons. First, lilies are beautiful and elegant, and can add a touch of sophistication to any bouquet. Second, they come in a range of colors, including white, red, and gold, which are perfect for the holiday season. Third, lilies are associated with purity and virtue, making them a thoughtful and symbolic gift for a friend. Fourth, lilies are long-lasting, so they can continue to bring joy and beauty long after the holiday season has ended. Overall, lilies are a great choice for a Christmas flower because of their beauty, symbolism, and lasting power.

11. Berries

There's just something about festive berries during this time of year. They're perfect for decorating your entryway and adding a touch of the holiday spirit to your space. You could just as easily use it to liven up your tablescape or even add a pop of feel-good beauty to your desktop at home or the office. Who can resist a bundle of bright red winter berries?

When you add a gorgeous wreath to an equally gorgeous door, you get nothing but perfection. That's what a colorful flower-mix wreath offers. Bright colors and little greenery make colorful mix wreaths the perfect decoration to add cheer to a room. To inspire your creativity, craft a colorful wreath using yellow daisies with pink accents, purple and blue flowers, delicate ferns, and twining ivy, or check out this wreath idea.

12. Proteas

Protea flowers are the national flower of South Africa, and are known for their unique and exotic appearance. They are part of the Proteaceae family, which includes over 1,500 species of flowering plants.Protea flowers are also popular in the dried flower industry, as they retain their color and shape well when dried. Overall, protea flowers are known for their unique beauty and are a popular choice for special occasions.

13. Paperwhites

These delicate flowers are easy to grow indoors, making them a great choice for the gardener in your life.

14. Hydrangeas

While these flowers may be closely associated with a summertime gift, these fluffy stems also make great Christmas flowers. They come in an array of colors from antique green to light blue.

Looking for a luxe bouquet to send next-day nationwide? Our pick is The Serafina.

This sparkling stunner offers bursts of red and plum and green in equal measure, harmonizing a medley of the season’s most radiant hues to reveal something that’s sure to lift anyone’s spirits.

hydrangeas christmas bouquet

15. Amaryllis

These stunning flowers come in a range of vibrant reds and pinks, and are sure to impress.

Whether you're looking for a beautiful Christmas Flowers to wow the holiday host or simply looking for Christmas flowers to gift yourself, you are sure to find a festive pick in our Christmas Collection full of florals.

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