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5 Beautiful Winter Flowers to Fight off the Winter Blues

January 28th, 2014

It’s not uncommon for the winter blues to set in, especially as the season reaches its peak. Here in Michigan, we’re getting our fair share of winter weather as the polar vortex seems to be hovering right over our backyard. However, your décor doesn’t have to look as gloomy as the weather! To perk up your home during winter, splash some color to your indoor space with winter flowers! Here’s a list of winter flowers that can perk up your home décor in an instant!

1. Tulips

 

A bed of tulip bulbs
Pale pink tulips make for a lovely centerpiece

 

First on our list of winter flowers is the tulip. Tulips are famous for their beauty and wonderful range of colors that any home will instantly become more cheerful with a vase or two of tulip buds! These flowers bloom from late winter to spring, so they might be more expensive during the off-season. However, this flower is definitely worth the wait, especially when the flowers bloom completely. They look beautiful anywhere in the house, but they are most effective as a tablescape centerpiece!

2. Kale Flowers

 

A bed of ornamental kale in full bloom
Lavender-colored ornamental kale with a rosette interior

 

When in full bloom, ornamental kale is a lovely sight. With colors ranging from white to yellow to lavender, this beautiful winter flower brings a subtle dash of color to your décor. The ornamental kale has features similar to a rosette, and a bouquet of this flower will look perfect on your bedside or coffee table.

3. English Daisy

 

An English daisy in full bloom
The English daisy brings a sunny look to your décor

 

Although mostly known for blooming in spring, English daisies have a resilient flowering season and can bloom during winter. With their velvety petals and sunny appearance, they can bring a bright atmosphere to your winter-gloomed home. Place them in a room where the family spends most of their time together, such as the family room or dining room, for an instant cheer-up!

4. Pansy

 

A bed of pansies in a range of colors
A bed of pansies in various colors

 

With colors such as orange, red, white, yellow, blue, and violet, the pansy flower is a great way to brighten up your home during winter! Pansies can bloom during mild winter and only needs partial sunlight to thrive, so you can plant them in your garden if you want. These multi-colored winter flowers can grow up to nine inches tall (9″), so they are great for bedside tables, family rooms, or the kitchen.

5. Viola

 

Violas partially covered by snow
A bed of violas underneath a blanket of snow

 

Although violas only have monochromatic petals, their hues range from orange and yellow to violet and blue. This winter flower has a long flowering season, starting from late winter to spring, and sometimes, thriving up until summer. With their wonderful hues and dainty appearance, violas are a great way to add a splash of color to your winter décor without spending much!

Brighten up your home with these winter flowers! Which flower do you think is the prettiest?

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About

Jennifer Lutz is a design and decorating enthusiast who has over a decade of experience staging professional home décor photo shoots. Her expertise also includes home design for special events such as holiday gatherings and family celebrations. She collaborates with clients and other design professionals to transform ordinary rooms into stunning spaces.

A mother of four lively children, she has quickly become a shortcut guru, making each holiday (Christmas in particular) a special, memory-filled event while staying within a budget and balancing a very full life. How does she do it? With creative, affordable, quick and easy projects for the holidays and the home.

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