Holly, Jolly, and Bright: Adding Color to the Dead of Winter

Holly, Jolly, and Bright: Adding Color to the Dead of Winter


It's no secret that winter can be a dreary time. The days are shorter, the weather is colder, and everything seems to be just a little bit grayer. But with a little bit of effort, you can add some color to the dead of winter.

One great way to do this is by decorating with flowering plants. Not only will they add some brightness to your surroundings, but they'll also release a lovely aroma that can chase away the winter blues.

In this post, we'll introduce you to some of our favorite flowering plants for winter and provide tips on how to care for them.

The Dead of Winter

When the weather is cold and miserable, and all you want to do is curl up under a blanket and hibernate until spring, wait just a minute and read this. There are ways to add some color to your life. Why not try adding some bright and colorful flowers to your home? They'll help chase away the winter blues and make your house look cheerful and festive.

Or how about getting into the Christmas spirit by decorating your house with holly? It'll make everyone feel jolly and festive, and it's a great way to get in the holiday mood.

Bright and Colorful Flowers

Now that the holidays are in full swing, it's the perfect time to add a little color to the bleak, dead winter days. One easy way to do this is by adding brightly colored flowers to your decor.

Witch Hazel is a great tree to add that will make your garden glow. It has some beautiful red with yellow string like blooms that come out right in time for winter, and also smell wonderful. Forsythia is another great yellow bush. This shrub comes in with yellow flowers that cover the entire shrub, and you don’t have to worry about deer, these blooms are bitter. You want something not so tall? Try Yellow Twig Dogwood. This 5-to-6-foot plant loves the sun and has yellow bark in winter but turns green late winter just in time for its beautiful white blooms in early spring.

Getting Jolly for Holly

It's no secret that red is one of the most iconic colors for winter with Santa in his big red coat or maybe even Rudolph’s Red Nose. For some of us, we know its time for the bright red fruits of a holly. Holly flowers in the spring and starts putting its fruit on in middle of September tile late December. Still not convinced holly is for you, it is part of the evergreen family, so you’ll have greenery all year long.

One great way to get out of the dreary season is by decorating your home with holly and other festive holiday plants. Not only will this brighten up your space, but it will also get you in the mood for Christmas!

The Benefits of Adding Color to the Dead of Winter

The days are shorter, the weather is colder, and everything seems to be in a state of hibernation. But that doesn't mean your home has to be too! One easy way to brighten up the dead of winter is by adding color to your decor. And what better way to do that than by incorporating cheerful flowers into your space?

Adding flowers to your home is a great way to inject some life into the season. Not only do they make your space feel more cheerful and inviting, but they also have some surprising benefits. For example, flowers can help reduce stress levels, improve moods, and even boost creativity. So, if you're looking for a quick and easy way to brighten up your space, consider adding some colorful flowers to your decor.


The holidays are a time to bring cheer to everyone around us, and what better way to do that than with bright and colorful flowers? Holly, jolly, and bright – get into the Christmas spirit with these festive flowers. Witch hazel is a great choice for winter color because it has beautiful red-yellow

blooms. Forsythia is another great choice for winter color; its bright yellow flowers will add a pop of color to any landscape.

So, get jolly for holly, and add some color to the dead of winter. These flowers will help you get into the Christmas spirit!