If you have been wanting to invest in flowers or plants to beautify your space, but are afraid of triggering terrible allergies, we have some good news. You can freely give the gift of flower arrangements and plants to those who are prone to allergies without worrying about their health. There are flowers and plants that are much more friendly to those who have allergic reactions to plant life than many others. You just need to know which ones to choose and which ones to steer away from.
There are some varieties of plant life that you can choose for allergy sufferers to enjoy. They will thank you again and again, for taking the time, to give flowers they can cherish and keep by their bedsides, without becoming ill.
Particularly purchased in the bud stage, give off very little fragrance, and can be enjoyed for their elegant beauty. By the time the rosebuds begin to open and become more fragrant; they can be passed on to another friend or family member.
One of the most exotic flowers on the planet; orchids come in a myriad of colors and patterns and very rarely aggravate allergy symptoms. Orchids contain very little pollen, and they are also wonderful for special occasions.
Carnations and Mums
Both are extremely allergy-friendly because they have tons of petals; which usually means that there is a very small flower center, or no center at all, and no stamens. You can look for these characteristics in any flower, if you are unsure about what to purchase.
Iris and Asters
Both also have no stamen and are perfect for those whose allergic reactions are triggered by flowers.
Stay away from:
- Pussy Willow
- Dusty Millers
- And honeysuckle, to name a few.
If you buy your next floral bouquet from Mills Florist, we can help you find flowers that won’t trigger your allergies. Contact us today to get started!