The flowers of December

The birth flowers for December are holly and paper whites. Poinsettias are also a flower of December.

Red Christmas December flower poinsettias
Poinsettias

Poinsettias are sometimes called Christmas Stars or Christmas Flowers because of their star-shaped petals. They symbolize success, good cheer, and celebration.


Holly berries red Christmas cheer and happiness
Holly berries

The holly plant with its bright red berries symbolizes cheer, happiness, and optimism. The holly leaves are prickly which also symbolizes combat. The overall symbol of the holly is a wish for domestic happiness.


white flower Christmas December flower
The Paper White

The paper white is in the genus Narcissus which includes daffodils. The paper white is the winter-growing variety.


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