There’s nothing like red flowers to revitalize, energize, and reinvigorate your spirits, mood, and home. Banish the winter doldrums and turn up the cheer with radiant red blooms. The color red has a power and presence unlike any other color and symbolizes a wide range of emotions – from love and passion to anger and power, vitality, and happiness. For the floral experts here at Nanz and Kraft Florist, Louisville’s premier florist, we love red flowers for their dazzling rich color, dynamism, warmth, and joy they bring to any room.
We’re listing our top 10 red blooms of fall and winter to make your cold days brighter and your home warmer.
First, a note about the color red: Why is red such an exciting flower color?
The color red has inspired and stimulated humankind since the prehistoric days when red clay was ground up and used to color animals and images on cave walls. From there, the color red has taken on a wide range of symbolism throughout history, such as love, passion, romance, Holy blood, life, war, wealth, beauty, power, danger, lust, and adventure, to name a few. Red combined with green represents Christmas in Western countries, and paired with blue and white symbolizes patriotism in the U.S. Red means good luck in China and Japan, and brides wear red gowns in Nepal and India for wealth, luck, and prosperity.
The bright splash of color, intensity, and vivacity of red flowers are impossible to ignore. See how your room, and mood, transform when your eyes fall upon an arrangement of beautiful, joyful red blooms.
Red Flowers of Fall
Red Flowers of Winter
A symbol of love and a muse to many famous painters, the red anemone is striking in its simple beauty.
A charming daisy-like bloom, red asters represent undying devotion.
The flower of fall, the red mum symbolizes love and passion in a cheery and upbeat way.
Red Gerbera daisies are bold and lovely and represent complete immersion in love.
Bountiful and bold, red zinnias symbolize the steadfast beating of a heart in love.
The glorious trumpet-shaped bloom of the amaryllis is a showstopper. Meaning radiant beauty, this bloom will enhance any space.
Striking in its bold, vibrant red spathe, the anthurium signifies admiration and love.
Lush, frilly, and pretty, red carnations symbolize deep love and affection.
Red roses are deeply entrenched in the symbolism of love, romance, and passion, but don’t let that deter you from just enjoying their perfect beauty and fragrance during the holiday season.
Delicate and fragrant, red sweetpeas are fun and full of energy and represent blissful pleasure.
What is the Red Christmas Flower?
The red Christmas Flower, also known as the Christmas Star, is the poinsettia plant. Nearly impossible to avoid during the holidays, the poinsettia has bright red bracts and dark green leaves, making it the perfect symbol of Christmas. Bright and cheerful, it’s a great way to fill your home with warmth and joy. Plus, with the proper care, poinsettias can rebloom year after year.
Make your home bright and cheerful this fall and winter by decorating with fresh red blooms. Red flowers also make great gifts to friends, family members, and loved ones who could use an extra boost of joy this season and to let them know you’re thinking about them. Start shopping our collection of red blooms now!