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Planting Your Holiday Tablescape
There’s nothing like a tastefully designed tablescape to complete your holiday festivities. Whether it’s fun fruits and house plants or garlands and greenery, plants are our favorite way to spice up the season’s celebrations. This year, plant your tablescape with our perfect picks below!
The White Spruce Tree is a no-brainer when it comes to Christmas time. Its thick, light green needles create visual and textural interest for the holidays and beyond. It’s both attractive and practical with drought and cold tolerance, making it one of the most enticing trees out there. One of our favorite ways to use the White Spruce for the holidays? Snip off a few branches and create a garland for your dining room table. Its fresh Spruce aroma and lush greenery will provide the perfect statement for your celebrations.
The Tuscan Rosemary screams holiday with its cute, compact, upright shape and alluring fragrance. Dress it up with some ornaments, lights or bows, and you’ve got a perfectly picturesque display. Set it in the center of your table for all your guests to enjoy. Its bright green hue, soft, needle-like foliage and strong growth habit will delight all holiday season long! Plus, it shows off deep blue flowers from late winter through spring for extended interest.
There’s nothing like citrus at Christmas time, so it’s no surprise we’re adding the Meyer Lemon Tree to this list! Naturally sweeter than other lemon varieties, the Meyer Lemon produces fruit that’s actually a cross between a lemon and a Mandarin Orange, giving you a unique, citrusy twist. Place your lemons in a decorative bowl or scatter them about the table to brighten your space and impress your dinner guests. The best part? Your lemons can be used in decorations and in your meals to sweeten the holidays all around!
Another fruit that will delight your festive feasts? The Nules Clementine Tree. This Christmas-y, citrusy dwarf fruit tree is stacked with impressive qualities. From its compact size and pest and disease resistance to its sweet, flavorful fruit and little to no seeds, it’s sure to enhance the holidays. Ripening in November, you’ll be able to harvest your fruit just in time for the holidays. Serve them up in your dinner recipes or create a citrus centerpiece paired with your table garland for a colorful, citrus-scented display – we love when edible plants double as décor!
Looking for a touch of non-traditional Christmas colors? The White Narcissus with Blue Hyacinth and Iris is the way to go! This eye-catching combo planting includes a Mount Hood Narcissus Trumpet Daffodil, Aucheri Iris, and a Delft Blue Hyacinth for stunning shades of light yellow, purple and blue all tucked into an embossed white tin. This arrangement is ideal for adorning your holiday tables and countertops for unexpected colors and textures and height variations. Your tablescape will instantly benefit from this out-of-the-ordinary, three-flower holiday piece!
Everyone knows wreaths are a must-have décor piece for the holidays. Snag the Deluxe Premium Wreath for a fresh, hand-picked combo of noble fir, incense cedar, juniper and pinecones finished with plaid holiday ribbon. It’s sure to add the festive flare you’re looking for no matter where you place it. A quick and fun way to utilize it in your tablescape? Try laying it flat in the center of your table and setting candles of your choice in the middle. It’s an elegant and easy way to elevate your holiday home décor and add woodsy, fresh fragrance!
The Red Anthurium is one of our favorite house plants for the holidays. It’s bright red color and tall, upright shape make it perfect for adding height and color to your Christmas displays. Gift it to your friends or use it in your own table decorations, and enjoy its unique, shiny, heart-shaped petals that last for months at a time! Set it in the center of the table or buy a few and intersperse them throughout other decorations like candles, greenery and pinecones for a totally festive feel.
For easy-care, big, bold, can’t-miss leaves, pick the Rubber Plant! This house plant is known to be extra care-free while still putting on an impressive show of thick, lustrous leaves. Its burgundy and green hues are right in line with your holiday color palette and will take your decorating potential to new heights. Use it as the focal point of your tablescape or combine it with other festive favorites for a photo-worthy presentation!
As you can see, plants make terrific tablescapes. They’re a simple yet sophisticated way to add a little extra holiday cheer this time of year. No matter the style or color palette you’re after, there’s a plant to fit your decorating needs! Shop our entire Holiday Trees & Gift Plants Collection for more of our holiday favorites!