December in America is a beautiful time of year. Our rich mix of cultures provides us with an astounding amount of holidays in just one month. I grew up celebrating Christmas myself, but I’ve always been interested in learning about two other popular holidays celebrated here in the United States. These holidays are Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. More recently, I’ve been researching and exploring the types of flowers that are popular during these holidays so I could give them to friends who celebrate Hanukkah or Kwanzaa.
Below is the list of flowers that I have found that pair with each holiday – Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa!
For those of you who celebrate this holiday, you know that the imagery is a mixed bag of colors, themes and styles. Traditionally the colors represented are red, green and white. While I am not a practicing Christian, I wanted to share a religious theory as to why Christmas features Red and Green so much. While we cannot find the exact…