Winter in Arnold is almost over, and spring is on its way. There’s no better way to celebrate the season than with a bouquet of the freshest spring blooms from WildFlower. Our flower shops are fully stocked with all our favorite spring blossoms, and our florists can’t wait to show you all of our latest seasonal designs.
Fun Facts about Spring Flowers and Springtime
This year, the first day of spring is on March 19th. Of course, the flowers aren’t aware of this fact. They can, however, sense the days growing longer and the temperatures warming. This is how they know it’s time to start growing and getting ready to bloom.
In the U.S., we always start spring on the vernal equinox. People in other parts of the world have different systems, like the lunar calendar, for keeping track of the seasons. Other people choose to leave it up to nature. In Japan, spring doesn’t start until the flowers indicate that it has. They celebrate the beginning of spring once their national flowers, cherry blossoms, have started to bloom.
When Do the First and Last Flowers of Spring Bloom
The first flowers of the year to bloom don’t wait around for nice weather. Even in cold climates flowers like crocuses, snowdrops, and Lenten roses will push their way through the snow to sometimes bloom as early as late January!
True spring flowers start blooming around the end of March. The first of the spring flowers to bloom include hyacinths, irises, tulips, pansies, and daffodils. Other spring flowers require more time to grow in the sun before they’re ready to bloom. These final flowers of spring include peonies, roses, lilacs, daisies, and bluebells.
Our Favorite Spring Flowers That Bloom Throughout the Season
Thousands of different flowers bloom throughout spring, which makes it tough to choose just a few to highlight. These are some of the most beloved spring flowers thanks to their beauty, fragrance, and unique symbolic meanings.
Tulips bloom early in spring. With over 3,000 varieties, they bloom in just about every color and combination of colors you can think of. For spring, we love mixed bouquets featuring jelly-bean tones. Tulips generally symbolize love, but individual colors have their own meanings. Our favorite is the yellow tulip, which symbolizes cheerful thoughts.
Daisies bloom late in the season, but they are worth the wait. They have crisp, white petals with delightful yellow centers and an easy beauty that makes them perfect for a rustic bouquet. Symbolizing motherhood and childbirth, they’re a wonderful choice on Mother’s Day.
Bluebells grow wild and bloom late all across the country, and they’re grown professionally for spring bouquets. Several dainty bell-shaped blossoms hang from a single stem and pull it toward the Earth in a bow. This might be why they’ve come to symbolize humility.
Hyacinths are early bloomers that have cone-shaped clusters of flowers in blue, purple, white, or pink. They’re pretty to admire, but more commonly coveted for their pretty scent.
Peonies bloom at the very end of spring, which might be why they sometimes represent bashfulness. In blushing tones of pink, their huge pom-pom blossoms are stunning. They’re a perfect choice for weddings because they also symbolize a happy marriage, prosperity, honor, romance, and compassion.
Roses are popular all year, but they’re in-season during spring. These late bloomers are at their freshest, most beautiful, and most affordable at this time. They grow in every color of the rainbow, even blue and black by artificial means, and each color has its own meaning. For example, green represents harmony, lavender love at first sight, and orange roses symbolize passion.
Pansies are little flowers with a big impact. They have petals that resemble cute, smiling faces, and they bloom in several colors, combinations, and patterns. They represent free-thinking and admiration.
Celebrate Spring All Season with Fresh Flowers and Potted Plants
Although you might have to wait some time for all the flowers outside to reach full bloom, you can enjoy any type of spring flower today with a fresh bouquet from WildFlower. A single floral arrangement will instantly brighten your home, freshen your air, and lift your mood, helping you feel refreshed and renewed, just like nature during spring!