in addition to eating, drinking, and having fun at christmas, another important custom is to decorate the home, such as christmas trees, stickers, garlands, bells, etc. many people hang christmas wreaths on their doors and make their own wreaths. so what is the symbolic meaning of the christmas wreath, and what flowers are used for the christmas wreath? let’s find out.
symbolism of christmas wreaths
most of the christmas wreaths are hung on the gate. the main materials are holly and mistletoe. it is said that green can drive away evil spirits, and the bright red fruits and green leaves of holly will give people a feeling of vitality in the cold winter and twelfth lunar month. in addition to holly, many people also use mistletoe, and many homes hang a bunch of mistletoe from door frames or ceilings. according to christmas traditions, any woman standing under the mistletoe can be kissed by anyone. christmas wreaths originated in germany. a long time ago, locals gathered evergreen branches and leaves to make wreaths and put candles in them to wait for jesus to come. the evergreen of the wreath and its rings represent the eternal hope and immortal life of mankind.
what flowers are used for christmas wreaths
many people will choose to make their own christmas wreaths, and will choose and stitch the wreaths according to their choice preferences. commonly used flowers are pine cone, arborvitae, eucalyptus, holly and so on. among them, the pine tower, as the most representative christmas decoration, is one of the most popular decorations. and holly, with its bright red fruit, can always become the highlight of christmas view.
the above is a brief introduction to the symbolic meaning of christmas wreaths and the flowers used in christmas wreaths. i hope it will be helpful to those who want to understand christmas wreaths.