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Posted by kittysflowers on November 15, 2022 | Last Updated: November 16, 2022 Autumn Flowers Christmas Fall Blooms Fall Decor Floral Decor Flowers Holiday Decor Holiday Florals Holiday Flowers Red Flowers Winter Winter Flowers

Best Red Flowers for Adding Warmth & Joy This Season

When you start decorating for the holiday season, don’t forget to add beautiful fresh red flowers. The vibrant red hues found in nature are a natural and authentic way to add warmth, charm, and elegance to your home. And, red blooms fit in perfectly with holiday decor while also bringing fragrance and undeniable beauty. Find out why red flowers are so special and the favorite red flower varieties we here at  at Kitty’s Flowers, Salisbury’s premier flower shop, love to showcase when fall and winter arrive.

Look to these beautiful red blooms to brighten your home for the holiday season


With a magnificent, large red bloom, the tall and sturdy amaryllis commands a presence. Radiating beauty and grace, this bloom also represents strength and determination.


A tiny bloom that is big on charm, the lovely anemone comes in a variety of bright colors. The vibrant red and white blooms showcased here are perfect for adding pizzazz and sweetness to your home.


Cool and exotic-looking, the anthurium flower has large, vibrantly red, thick, and waxy leaves. Surrounding an equally bright and exotic-looking yellow spadix, this fabulous bloom symbolizing of happiness and hospitality.


Representing undying devotion, the aster has a star-burst form of spiky petals that bring charm and beauty to any arrangement.


A popular bloom often seen in many bouquets, the frilly, delicate carnation has a subtle beauty that is often overlooked. Add a bunch of these blooms to a vase to truly appreciate their charm.


You know fall has officially arrived once chrysanthemums are seen in backyard gardens and greenhouses showing off their lush, large blooms. Growing in a variety of bright fall colors, red mums signify happiness and beauty.


Praised for its incredible beauty and size, the dahlia bloom is the perfect statement flower. Add this magnificent red beauty to any home decor for an amazing pop of color and grace.

Gerbera Daisy

Red and cheery daisies will easily brighten event he darkest and coldest of rooms. These uplifting blooms add warmth, color, and pizzazz to any space.


Intrinsically linked with love and romance, red roses aren’t just for sweethearts. Their awe-inspiring beauty and fragrance will add instant elegance, brilliance, and glamour to your holiday table.


The stems of the winterberry bush have darling dark red berries revealed only when the flowers drop off. A symbol of winter and Christmas, these charming small berries make the perfect accent decor for your holiday home.

Why Is Red an Exciting Color Choice for Flowers?

The history of the color red is an interesting one – it’s the first color we perceive after black and white;  the first color used for painting and dyeing, and represents a wide range of opposing sentiments from war, wealth, and power to love, beauty, and glory.

Red also represents passion, seduction, violence, anger, and danger. Below are a few more fascinating facts about the color red:

  • Red is one of the top two favorite colors of all people (blue is the other one).
  • Red is on 77% of all world flags, making it the most popular flag color.
  • Red is the international color for “Stop.”
  • Red symbolizes good luck in Asia and is the most popular color in China.
  • Red captures our attention as it’s one of the most visible colors.
  • Brides in India and Japan wear red gowns on their wedding day for luck and prosperity.
  • Studies show men are more attracted to women who wear red and spend more money on them.
  • Red paired with green symbolizes Christmas in Western countries.

There’s little doubt – red is a powerful and popular color, which is why we love having red flowers in our home.

What is the Red Christmas Flower Called?

We can’t talk about red flowers in fall and winter without discussing the most popular winter flower of them all – the poinsettia! A symbol of the Christmas season, the lovely red-leaf poinsettia symbolizes cheer, delight, merriment, hope, and goodwill. With the proper care, you can enjoy your poinsettia all year long and watch it re-bloom next season.

Bring the beauty of Mother Nature inside to warm your home with festive and vibrant red flowers. Start looking for dazzling red blooms today!