Blue and white colors are a traditional choice for floral arrangements and plants in Hanukkah. They can brighten a traditional table during the Festival of Lights, which this year, falls between Sunday, December 22nd, and ends on Monday, December 30th, 2019. Alstroemeria, hydrangeas, lilies, and roses are a popular choice. Peace lilies are a gift that can continue giving throughout the year.
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Have you been invited to a Hanukkah party, dinner, or other celebration at someone’s home? Do you want to bring a gift but are unsure what would be appropriate? Non-Jewish friends often run into this dilemma when their Jewish friends invite them to holiday celebrations. Even if you are Jewish, you might have trouble deciding on the perfect host or hostess gift for a Hanukkah celebration. You want your gift to stand out from the crowd while still being elegant and appropriate to the occasion.
Hanukkah flowers are an excellent choice in any scenario. They add a cheerful ambiance and are almost always appreciated by anyone who receives them. Here’s how to choose the best Hanukkah floral bouquets.
Remember that Hanukkah is an 8-day celebration. You should choose flowers that will last 8 days at a minimum without wilting. An even better idea is to send a different bouquet each day of Hanukkah. This will be a lovely surprise for your party host and much appreciated.
- When choosing Hanukkah bouquet designs, remember which colors are traditional for the Hanukkah celebration. Blue and white is a classic Hanukkah color combination. The holiday is a celebration of the Jewish festival of lights, and the blue and white colors are evocative of soft winter lights. Blue and white flowers provide a peaceful, tranquil look against a snowy background and are appropriate to the season and the occasion.
- Say it with lilies. The lily flower is a traditional Hanukkah flower and will be most welcome in any Hanukkah bouquet. You can use just lilies alone or put them in with some green, leafy accents or smaller white blossoms. The peace lily plant also falls into this category and is another good choice. If you’re doing 8 days of Hanukkah bouquets, you can send a lily bouquet one day and a peace lily another day.
- Add some glitter. Silver and gold accents look wonderful with Hanukkah bouquets and are often used in them. Gold globe ornaments made of glass and silver-painted pinecones at a touch of mysticism to the bouquet that is perfect for a holiday like Hanukkah that celebrates a miracle.
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Follow these tips for sending Hanukkah bouquets and you can’t go wrong. Your host will be delighted at your thoughtfulness. You will be pleased you chose so well. Whether you’re sending one bouquet or 8 days of Hanukkah bouquets, your gift will be remembered as tasteful and elegant.