hands putting together pine needles for christmas flower arrangement

Christmas flowers: Floral ideas for decorating your Christmas table and holiday home

If you’ve been to your local shopping centre recently, you’ll have heard it. The sound of Christmas carols piping through the music system. Decorations are available now. We’ve even seen Christmas puddings on sale at our local grocery store. And that means it’s also time to think about Christmas flowers!

If you’re hosting family, friends or colleagues for seasonal celebrations this year, The Flower Farm can help tick one thing off your list – beautiful floral decorations!

Here are our top tips for using florals on your Christmas table and in your holiday home. 

Christmas flowers

Christmas flowers arrangements of roses and pine cones and white mums wrapped in red and white plastic

Flowers can help set the scene for your seasonal festivities. You may be planning a seasonal cocktail party, Christmas Eve with your neighbours, a traditional Christmas lunch, a casual ‘Friendmas’ or a Christmas ‘open house’ for your nearest and dearest. 

Whatever your home décor and celebratory style, Christmas flowers from The Flower Farm can help set the scene, adding colour, freshness and good cheer. 

Christmas flowers – ideas for decorating your Christmas table and holiday home

Christmas table centrepiece

close up of lavender and white roses in green christmas flowers centrepiece with white lit candles throughout

Unlike the colder parts of the world, we love bright festive blooms for our summertime Christmas décor. In fact, a Brisbane Christmas means you have a wonderful choice of seasonal blooms that will work well as a floral centrepiece. Carnations, hydrangeas, delphiniums, Calla lilies, lisianthus, roses and dahlias – to name only a few.

Create a bespoke look of bright blooms to complement a fresh Christmas lunch of prawns and salads. Or choose deeper red roses and carnations for a more elegant Christmas dinner. 

Whatever your theme, you can’t go wrong with choosing seasonal flowers from a high-quality farmer florist. At The Flower Farm, we sow and grow our flowers, and pick them fresh for bunches and arrangements each day. 

Our Christmas table suggestion: Bright seasonal arrangement

Christmas front door wreath

image of a christmas wreath with natives and muted colours of green, white, purple and brown on a faded timber door

A Christmas or advent wreath on your front door is a joyful, seasonal welcome to your home. To withstand a potentially hot Christmas Day, you can’t go wrong with our hardy (but stunning) Australian natives. 

Banksias are the native Australian flower for those born in December. Woven with the beautiful green and silver tones of native Australian foliage, a Christmas wreath is a beautiful seasonal symbol. 

Get in touch with our expert florists to talk through your Christmas flowers wreaths ideas

Vases, vases everywhere

bright red and green poinsettia in a white vase on a brown timber table against a white wall

We may be a little biased, but well-placed vases of fresh Christmas flowers will bring vibrant, seasonal joy to your home. You could continue the colour palette of your Christmas table centrepiece, though to thoughtfully placed flower arrangements and bunches. 

A vase of beautiful blooms can welcome guests at your front door, into your fragrant holiday kitchen or even bring the Christmas spirit to the toilet! The fragrance will follow you as you move through each room and create a lasting reminder of Christmas. 

If you’re welcoming guests to your home in the week leading up to Christmas, choose long-lasting fresh cut flowers and be ready with flower food to care for your blooms and help them to live their best vase life.

Our suggestions for Christmas flowers in vases: Bright seasonal bunch, White seasonal bunch, or Pastel seasonal bunch

Decorate your Christmas tree

decorated christmas tree to the right of the image with a decorated wreath on the right side and a white wall and some white cabinets in between

We love the idea of seasonal blooms adding an unexpected fresh pop of colour to your Christmas tree. White carnations work especially well if you prefer a more neutral themed tree, or go for lots of different colours, particularly if you have excited kids at home!

Long stemmed flowers will work best, so you have plenty of length to work with when securing each bloom to your tree branches. 

Keep your Christmas flowers in water until it’s nearly time for your guests to arrive. Use a twist-tie (or even a peg!) to carefully secure each flower in place, artfully scattered across your tree. 

Our suggestions for Christmas tree flowers: Gerbera mix bunch

A Christmas posy for your guests

As a lovely and thoughtful Christmas memento for guests why not give them each a small posy as they leave your home. The posies can be made from the same flowers as your table centrepiece and that fill your vases. 

When they return home, your guest’s posy is a fresh, beautiful reminder of their Christmas time spent with you. 

Our suggests for Christmas posies: Mixed carnation bunch

Get in Touch – We’re Here to Help!

We love Christmas at The Flower Farm. Whatever your Christmas flowers need, we can help. Arrangements, bunches, wreaths or bespoke blooms to suit your style – it’s never too early to start your seasonal planning. 

Get in touch with us to talk through your Christmas flowers list today!