Floral holidays are the most important times in a florist’s Holiday calendar 2022. In order to cope up with the skyrocketing demands, a florist must be prepared in advance for the expected (and sometimes unexpected) surge in flower sales. In order to do so, knowing about the important floral holidays 2022 that have something to do with flowers is a must.
Here in this article, we have talked about all of these floral holidays by month and also mentioned the kinds of flowers that are the most in-demand during that particular holiday. Having this information in advance will definitely prove to be helpful in your inventory management and planning for marketing campaigns.
Important Floral Holidays by Month 2022
January Floral Holiday
New Year’s Day: 1st January, 2022
This is the first holiday in January floral calendar as well as the in the year. New Year’s Day is a reason for celebration for all of us. Along with exchanging gifts and good wishes, people love buying flowers for themselves and decorate their home with them. Along with that, gifting fresh flowers to one’s friends and family, or sending a holiday flowers delivery is a common norm in New Year celebration.
February Floral Holiday
Valentine’s Day: 14th February, 2022
You don’t even have to be a florist to know how many flowers get sold during the most romantic day of the year. This is one of the busiest florist holidays in the year. Although red roses are without a doubt the most favorite flower for Valentine’s Day, it’s a good idea to stock up other flowers too, like lily, carnation, orchids, tulip, and gerbera in shades of red, pink, and white.
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March Floral Holiday
International Women’s Day: 8th March, 2022
Another important event for florists is the International Women’s Day. The official flower for Women’s Day is considered to be the mimosa flower, an idea originating in Italy, where it is considered to be the symbol of strength and sensibility. The demand for pink and white flowers also skyrockets during this event.
St. Patrick’s Day: 17th March 2022
The day observes the death of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick. It is another floral holiday where customers mostly go for whites, yellows, or greens. These hues symbolize optimism, positivity, simplicity, peace, and enlightenment. Customers demand a few traditional favorites like Bells of Ireland, Daffodils, white and yellow roses, and Shamrocks on this day.
April Floral Holiday
Passover: 16th April-22nd April 2022
Passover is an important Jewish holiday commemorating the biblical story of God Exodus freeing Israelites from slavery in Egypt. On the important holiday of Passover, the demand for spring blooms skyrocket. Shades of blue and white are the most popular Seder decorations. These hues symbolize purity, innocence, and trust. Lilies, daisies, irises, tulips are the most loved holiday flowers for the Passover celebration.
Easter: 17th April 2022
One of the most important holidays, Easter celebrates the belief in Christ’s resurrection. If you think the holiday is all about candies and Easter Bunny, you’re wrong. Easter holiday flowers are pretty popular. The sophisticated and enchanting Easter Lily is customers’ traditional favorite. Other than this, Easter Cactus, Daffodils, Hyacinth, Tulips, and Hydrangea in various shades make the most popular holiday floral arrangements during this floral holiday.
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Admin Professionals Day: 27th April, 2022
Admin Professionals Day celebration has become virtual nowadays. So, customers send various flowers to their administrative crew. Make it easy for customers by offering holiday flowers delivery service. Let them choose holiday floral arrangements of carnations, daisies, chrysanthemums, lilies, or exotic orchids and get them delivered to their doorstep.
May Floral Holiday
National Teachers’ Day (US): 3rd May, 2022
National Teachers’ Day – a special day for teachers. On this floral holiday sending flowers to the most inspiring teacher is a must for customers. Stock up on vibrant holiday floral arrangements of daisies, sunflowers, and tulips. These flowers are widely popular among the teachers’ day holiday flowers.
Nurses’ Week: 6th-12th May, 2022
Nurses are real-life heroes without a cape! So, customers look forward to sending them holiday flower arrangements that express gratitude. So, thank you flowers like roses and hydrangeas are always in demand. So, stocking up on these holiday flowers is a great idea as they symbolize gratitude and admiration.
Mother’s Day: 8th May, 2022
This floral holiday is special for customers. They look forward to sending the most beautiful holiday flowers to their mothers. Make the most out of this holiday and fulfill customer demands by offering them popular holiday flower arrangements and centerpieces. Roses, tulips, sunflowers, orchids, carnations, are few of the most gifted flowers on Mothers’ Day.
Memorial Day: 30th May, 2022
Memorial Day commemorates the martyrs in the US military service. On this day, the demand for red poppies and gladioli soars high. These red-hued flowers are customary on Memorial Day. It symbolizes respect, courage, and remembrance. Blue and red combination in flower arrangements is also very common owing to the resemblance to our national flag.
June Floral Holiday
Father’s Day: 19th June, 2022
Who says holiday flowers are only for Mothers’ Day?! Father’s Day is also an equally important holiday. Customers consider white and red roses as the official Father’s Day flowers. So, make some enchanting red & white centerpieces for customers to fulfill their holiday flower delivery custom. Besides, you can also add some other vibrant flowers like carnations or simple daisies in the arrangement.
September Floral Holiday
Grandparents’ Day: 11th September, 2022
Grandparents are special. So, dedicating them a day is a must. Several customers opt for holiday flowers delivery to their grandparents. Grandparents’ Day has an official flower – the forget-me-nots. These flowers symbolize the love and dedication of grandkids to their grandparents. Besides, lilies, sunflowers, and other colorful blooms are apt for Grandparents’ Day. These flowers represent hope and positivity.
Rosh Hashanah: 25th-27th September
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. This floral holiday is celebrated with lilies, orchids, roses, sunflowers, and hydrangeas. All of these blooms are perfect for the celebration. So, pile up these versatile blooms and make this Rosh Hashanah brighter for customers!
October Floral Holiday
Sweetest Day: 15th October, 2022
Sweetest day is celebrated in some parts of USA where people like to gift the poor and the homeless people with items like food and other important things. Candies are a big part of the sweetest day celebration. However, sending gifts to your friends and family is also common, and these gifts often include flowers.
Boss’s Day: 16th October, 2022
On Boss’s Day, customers generally avail holiday flower delivery service to buy stylish and compact flower arrangements for their bosses. These vibrant floral arrangements or centerpieces look great on office desks. So, make this floral holiday better for customers by offering them bright and colorful bouquets of lilies, roses, alstroemeria, and other exotic blooms in a portable size.
Halloween: 31st October, 2022
Halloween is a fun floral holiday dominated by autumn colors and black. On this night before All Saints’ Day, people wear scary costumes and light bonfires to ward off ghosts. Halloween holiday flowers include autumn-hued ones. Whites, oranges, yellows, dark reds are customer favorites. Also, Chrysanthemums are Halloween favorites for customers. So, stock up on sunflowers, scabiosa pods, chrysanthemums, calla lilies, black roses for the Halloween season.
November Floral Holiday
Hanukkah: 18th-26th November, 2022
Hannukah is the Festival of Lights for the Jewish. But flowers too are highly demanded on this occasion. Blue and white hues represent peace and tranquility, appropriate for celebrating Hannukah. Customers also express their Hannukah happiness with lilies – the traditional Hannukah flowers. So, stock up on some Hannukah bouquets and offer customers a holiday flowers delivery service too!
Thanksgiving: 24th November, 2022
Thanksgiving is a floral holiday of gratitude. And what on earth could be better than flowers to express gratefulness?!
Thanksgiving holiday flowers are like autumn on a floral arrangement. Orange roses, Peruvian lilies, sunflowers, and chrysanthemums make these holiday floral arrangements. They represent optimism and hope. So, decking up some centerpieces with orange and yellow hues is sure to make customers happier!
December Floral Holiday
Christmas: 25th December, 2022
The most awaited festival is incomplete without holiday flowers. Customers love celebrating Christmas the traditional way with traditional Christmas flowers. So, stock up Amaryllis, Poinsettia, Azaleas, red roses, Christmas foliage, and cymbidium orchids. Let customers choose their favorite blooms for the mandatory Christmas holiday flower delivery.
Floral Holiday 2022 FAQs
Q 1. What holidays are popular in the floral industry?
Ans. Some of the most popular holidays in the floral industry are Valentine’s Day, Women’s Day, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, Halloween, and Christmas.
Q 2. What is the biggest holiday for florists?
Ans. The biggest holiday for florists is Mother’s Day.
Q 3. What are the top 3 major holidays for floral shops?
Ans. The three biggest holidays for florists are Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Mother’s Day.
Q 4. What is the biggest holiday for the flower industry in the US?
Ans. Mother’s Day is the biggest holiday in the US.
Q 5. What is the most popular flower?
Ans. Rose is the most popular flower.
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