Winter in Nashville is winding down, and spring is almost here! While you wait for all the spring flowers to bloom around the city, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy the beauty of the season inside. The best way to brighten your home and celebrate the season is with bouquets of the freshest spring flowers from Rose Hill Flowers. Our flower shop is fully stocked with all our seasonal favorites, and our florists can’t wait to share their latest floral designs with you!
Fun Facts about Springtime and Spring Flowers
March 19th is the first day of spring this year, but the flowers don’t know that. They can sense the lengthening days and rising temperatures, and this is how they know it’s time to resume growing and start blooming.
In the United States, we mark the first day of spring with the vernal equinox, but people in other places in the world use different systems, like the lunar calendar, to track the changing seasons. People in Japan take their cue from the flowers themselves. They don’t recognize spring as officially begun until their national flowers, the cherry blossoms, bloom.
When Does Spring Flowers Start to Bloom?
Crocuses, Lenten roses, and snowdrops, some of the first flowers of the year don’t wait until spring to bloom. Even in cold climates, they push their way through the snow, blooming as early as late January.
True spring flowers beginning blooming around the end of March. Among the first are tulips, irises, daffodils, pansies, and hyacinths. Others need more sun and more time to bloom. Lilacs, roses, daisies, bluebells, and peonies don’t bloom until May and June.
The Most Vibrant Flowers for Celebrating Spring
So many flowers bloom during spring that it’s tough to choose just a few favorites. We think some of the best flowers for spring are those that can show off as many or almost as many colors as the rainbow!
Roses bloom in every color — even black and blue roses are created artificially! Each color of rose has its own symbolic meaning, which makes them kind of like their own language of love. For example, red roses represent romantic feelings, orange equals passion, yellow is for friendship, pink is for admiration, lavender means love at first sight, blue symbolizes unrequited love, and white roses are for innocent and pure love.
Although roses are popular all year, they’re actually in season during spring. This means spring roses are the freshest, most beautiful, and most affordable of all roses.
Tulips come in thousands of varieties. They bloom in just about any color you could want and also come in numerous color combinations. Like roses, tulips also have symbolic meanings based on their colors. Generally, they represent love, but yellow roses symbolize happy thoughts, white tulips mean forgiveness, and red tulips are for true love.
Pansies bloom early in spring. They’re a popular flower for window boxes and gardens, but they’re also cute potted indoors. They have petals that look like pretty faces, and they also grow in countless colors and combinations.
Primroses symbolize young love, which seems to be abundant in spring. They have dark foliage and dazzling bursts of flower clusters at the center. They come in various shades of pink, purple, blue, gold, yellow, orange, red, and white.
Irises get their name from the Greek word for rainbow, and they bloom in just about as many colors. Depending on the hue, irises can symbolize anything from purity to passion.
The flowers of friendship, freesia are best known for their signature scent, but they’re also lovely to admire. They grow up to a dozen blossoms per slender stem and feature both solid and multicolored blooms in shades of purple, mauve, lavender, white, pink, red, orange, yellow, and gold.
Ranunculus flowers have infinite folds of petals that stun in saturated hues like purple, yellow, and pink and various delicate shades of cream and white. They’re so lovely that they actually symbolize charm and attractiveness.
Welcome the Season of Renewal with Fresh Bouquets and Blooming Plants
The best way to celebrate spring is with blooming plants and the freshest seasonal flowers from Rose Hill Flowers. A single vase of flowers will instantly brighten your home, sweeten the air, and boost your mood. You’ll feel refreshed and ready to enjoy the season of new beginnings!