Nanz and Kraft Florists

Nanz and Kraft Florists

Posted by David Kraft on September 7, 2023 Uncategorized

Incorporating Spooky Vibes into Your Floral Decor

There is so much to love about the arrival of autumn and spooky season, especially after a long, hot summer. The chillier weather means it’s time for scarves, warm boots, and pumpkin-spiced everything. The longer nights are perfect for curling up with a mug of mulled wine and watching your favorite Halloween films. A great way to add to the spooky vibe in your home is with flower arrangements from Nanz and Kraft Florist, the premier shop in Louisville, Kentucky. We carry a wide variety of beautiful blooms with haunting symbolism that will add a touch of creepiness to your decor. It’s the perfect way to honor the veil between this world and the next as it thins, bringing us closer to the mysteries beyond it.

Proteas From Another Realm

Among the most beautiful flowers on earth are proteas. They come in a host of different sizes and colors and make a stunning statement in any arrangement. At the same time, their appearance can look monstrous, almost like something out of this world, mainly because of their unique structure and tendrils. This makes them an excellent choice for Halloween flower displays, and their association with Greek mythology enhances the connection. Named after Proteus, Poseidon’s enigmatic son — a god of the waters with shapeshifting abilities — proteas embody the idea of having multiple potential forms.

Marigolds Have Potent Spiritual Energy

Spooky season is often linked to dark colors like black, purple, and deep red. However, marigolds stand out with their vibrant gold, yellow, and orange blossoms. These flowers hold great significance during this time of year due to their role in celebrations and ceremonies honoring the deceased, such as Dia de los Muertos. Marigolds have an intense spiritual energy that bridges the gap between the realm of the living and the beyond. Their petals guide departed souls, helping them find their way back to their home on earth from the cemetery. Marigolds are associated with emotions like cruelty, despair, and grief, adding more spookiness to the mix.

Oxblood Dahlias Add a Dark Intensity

Oxblood dahlias are a must-have in Halloween bouquets due to their delightfully eerie qualities. The intricate petal arrangement resembles spider webs, capturing the season’s spirit. Their deep red color brings to mind the intensity of blood, adding a dash of creepiness. These dahlias also symbolize the transition from life to death, a fundamental part of our existence. Despite the heavy connotation, their innate beauty brings a touch of refinement and grace to floral displays, striking a harmonious balance.

Spider Mums Resemble Creepy Crawly Creatures

While many flowers embody the spirit of autumn and all things creepy crawly, spider mums are particularly appropriate for arrangements at this time of year. You can’t help but think of spider legs when you see their elongated, tube-like petals, which is why they were given this name in the first place. Thanks to their versatility of colors, they come in plenty of fall hues that enhance the spooky energy of your aesthetic. With the fun seasonal elements, mums encourage us to honor the tradition of remembering and celebrating our ancestors, making us especially aware of the spiritual world beyond our earthly sensibilities. Spider mums protect us from dark forces, too, and safeguard our longevity and the immortality of our souls.

Deep Purple Calla Lilies Add Mystery and Elegance

Deep purple calla lilies are popular Halloween flowers, thanks to their beautiful dark color that conveys mystery, especially when combined with their elegant bell shape. These “jewels of the night” are connected to the changing seasons and cycles of life, death, and rebirth. In some cultures, dark purple flowers honor loved ones who have passed, reminding us of the temporality of life. They spark curiosity about the beyond and invite us to explore the uncharted territory of the spiritual realm.

Find your favorite spooky blooms and fall arrangements at Nanz and Kraft Florist. Your Halloween flowers are sure to be gorgeous, ghoulish, and perfectly festive for the season.