Chinese New Year 農曆新年

Chinese New Year is the most important time of the year for Chinese - no matter where they are around the world. Flowers have special significance at Chinese New Year. The Chinese believe that if flowers bloom well, they will bring good luck and success. Business people always buy a branch of flowering plum that looks like it will bloom well to ensure that they will have a prosperous year. The most auspicious flowers are peach blossom, kumquat plants and peonies. narcissi (water lily), chrysanthemums, dahlias and azaleas are also popular.

Peach Blossom 桃花

Peach blossom is the most auspicious of all symbolising long life, growth, prosperity and romance.Single people buy peach blossoms to bring them romance in the coming year. Should your peach blossom bloom during the New Year celebrations, it is a sure sign that the year ahead will be one of good fortune.

Size in Feet


Kumquat 四季桔
In Chinese, the kuquat is called Kam Gat Shu. The word Kam sounds like the Chinese word for gold, and the word Gat sounds like the Chinese word for luck. The tiny green leaves of this plant symbolise wealth as the word Luk (green) rhymes with the Chinese word for wealth. The shape of the small oranges is a symbol of unity and perfection.
Kumquat 朱沙桔

Kumquat 四季桔

Peony 牡丹
Peony 富貴牡丹
Peony 富貴牡丹

Dahlias 紫牡丹, 大利
Dahlias (Close) 紫牡丹
Dahlias 紫牡丹
Dahlias 大利

Narcissi (Waterlily) 水仙
Waterliliy 水仙
Waterliliy 水仙山

Chrysanthemums 菊花
Chrysanthemums 黃菊
Size in inch (pot): 9", 12" 

Chrysanthemums 黃菊
Size in inch (pot): 9", 12"