Reasons Why Giving Thanksgiving Flowers is Always a Good Idea

Thanksgiving is an annual tradition typically observed in countries like the US and Canada. It is a special occasion where family and friends gather together to give thanks for all the blessings received. Its popularity has spread even in the Philippines where it is used to be celebrated as an official holiday. 


This year’s Thanksgiving Day is on November 23. While turkey and other traditional foods like pumpkin pie abound on the tables of American households on this day, the centerpiece can be given a new look. One of the Thanksgiving tips is to decorate the table with beautiful flower arrangements composed of yellow, orange, and red blooms to give off the autumn vibe of this occasion. Giving out Thanksgiving flowers to your loved ones is a great way to celebrate this holiday if you are in the Philippines. Here are some of the most popular Thanksgiving flowers to help you express your gratitude as you celebrate the occasion.

5 Famous Thanksgiving Flowers


Sending flowers to family and close friends is a good way to let them know that you are grateful for their presence in your life and constantly thinking about them. Research finding shows that flowers can make intimate connections and increase your contact with family and friends. The following are suitable Thanksgiving flowers to express your gratitude:

1. Lilies

Lilies mean humility and devotion. They are ideal presents to convey your gratitude and congratulations to your loved ones.

2. Tulips

Tulips are typically associated with ideal love. Yellow tulips symbolize cheerful thoughts and sunlight. They are the most popular for expressing gratitude for someone’s efforts.

3. Orchids

They are suitable Thanksgiving flowers to send a message of gratitude to a mother-in-law, closest friend, or instructor because they are exquisite, delicate, and abundant.

4. Daisies

Daisies give off sentiments of innocence and fun which make it ideal to present gratitude bouquets for the young-at-heart guests.

5. Hydrangeas

The earliest Hydrangeas were found in Japan. They were allegedly sent as apologies to the maidens of a Japanese Emperor so a hydrangea flower arrangement may be good in showing your gratitude to someone who forgives you.

If you are invited to spend Thanksgiving dinner at someone’s home, you can show your gratitude to the hosts by giving a stunning Thanksgiving floral arrangement to adorn their centerpieces. Here are 7 reasons why flowers are always good to give during Thanksgiving. 

7 Reasons Why Thanksgiving Flowers are Ideal to Give


1. An Ideal Way to Express “Thank You”.

Thanksgiving floral arrangements convey a message of gratitude to someone who invited you for the special occasion. You can send a floral arrangement a day before Thanksgiving to ensure it arrives on time. You can choose an elegant flower cornucopia for a Thanksgiving centerpiece. But if you think your host prefers a more modern look, you can opt for Thanksgiving flowers like orchids and other fall-hued blooms arranged in a glass vase. 

Skilled florists from Flower Patch can design fabulous floral arrangements made from fresh local and imported flowers such as roses, tulips, lilies, sunflowers, carnations, and hydrangeas that come in different shapes, colors, and sizes. They are ideal presents to give during special occasions like Thanksgiving. These handcrafted flower arrangements can come in boxes, baskets, vases, and bouquets that perfectly complement your preferences.

2. Add Décor to the Dining Table.

Beautiful Thanksgiving flower arrangements can add a festive touch to the table setting. Sometimes the hosts forget to put Thanksgiving flowers because they are busy preparing for the celebration. Bringing a beautiful floral arrangement will not only dress up the dining table but also avoid leaving it bare once all the dishes have been consumed after dinner.   

3. Create a Festive Atmosphere.

The occasion is sometimes stressful with all the preparations to make everything look perfect, especially if there are expected guests. Having Thanksgiving flowers adorn the house can create a festive ambiance that relaxes the hosts while doing last-minute preparations.    

4. The Vase Can Be a Lovely Keepsake to the Host or Hostess.

Bringing Thanksgiving flowers in a vase is a good idea because your host may not have sufficient time to arrange the blooms. Floral arrangements in a vase not only save the host time but they can be lovely souvenir gifts that can be reused throughout the holiday season and beyond.     

5. A Wonderful Alternative to Food.

Some guests arrive at a Thanksgiving celebration bringing with them food that can be similar to the ones brought by the others. To avoid this, you can instead bring an elegant flower arrangement with a nice bottle of wine for the host. Your Thanksgiving flowers can start an interesting conversation and they can last for several days to adorn the house of your hosts.

6. You Do Not Want To Arrive Empty Handed.

Modern Thanksgiving is all about sharing and celebrating with others. Showing up empty-handed at the doorstep is not the most pleasant way to do it. One way to express your appreciation to the hosts for inviting you is to bring Thanksgiving flowers.  

7. A Good Way to Give Thanks To Nature.

The traditional American Thanksgiving is about celebrating the good harvest of the year. The present version is more concentrated on sharing and expressing our gratitude. Including flowers in the celebration is a good way to express gratitude to nature for all the wonderful things it has given us.


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Thanksgiving is a special occasion to convey your gratitude to family and friends. Your Thanksgiving flowers should reflect your appreciation towards them. While it is common to put traditional foods like turkey on the dining table, decorating it with flowers in shades of red, yellow, and orange can help set the autumn vibe of this special holiday. There are Thanksgiving flowers that perfectly represent this festive celebration. Give out beautiful floral arrangements in bouquets, baskets, boxes, or vases to people close to your heart. Aside from decorating the house, these blooms can also last a few more days after the holiday.


Flower Patch can create fabulous bouquets and floral arrangements for all special occasions like Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthdays, and anniversaries to make your celebrations extra special. Thoughtfully crafted by our expert florists, the floral ornaments can bring happiness to the receivers. We offer free same-day flower delivery services in key cities like Makati, Pasig, Ortigas, Alabang, Libis, and Quezon City. Do you want to order beautiful bouquets to express gratitude to your loved ones this Thanksgiving? Order from Flower Patch now.



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