Easter is right around the corner, and on this holiday it’s not uncommon to receive flowers as a gift. With the rebirth of spring, flowers hold a special significance. Especially in Easter celebrations, so it’s a tradition that flowers are given out as Easter gifts. Flowers are a symbol of spring after all! While this gift is thoughtful, for allergy sufferers, this gift can feel more like a death sentence. While they may love the look of the colorful arrangement, that beautiful bouquet of flowers can trigger a host of unpleasant effects.
Don’t worry. All hope is not lost. There are plants out there that are relatively allergy-safe and won’t trigger allergy symptoms. To find out what’s safe, check out our list of allergy safe Easter flowers.
1. Tulips – This favorite springtime flower comes in many colors, and is sure to bring the allergy-sufferer in your life happiness and joy.
2. Hydrangeas – Hydrangeas are gorgeous with their pom-pom like blooms. This beautiful plant can be cultivated as a houseplant or can be grown outside.
3. Daffodil – This beautiful, bright and vibrant flower is an excellent choice for those who have allergies.
4. Carnations – Carnations are affordable and beautiful, safe for allergy sufferers, and come in a range of colors.
5. Azaleas – This lovely plant typically blooms in spring, just in time for Easter and is an excellent way to add some color to a room!
6. Roses – Who doesn’t love roses? This timeless classic flower is a good choice, as long as the flower itself does not have a strong fragrance.
7. Irises – This dramatic flower is sure to stand out. Plus, this flower takes its name from Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow. Who wouldn’t want this flower in their home!
8. Orchids – This popular, beautiful flower has an exotic look to it and contains tiny amounts of pollen. Best of all, they come in a multitude of colors!
9. Snapdragons – These are not your ordinary looking flowers, but they are beautiful. Plus, they barely have any fragrance, so they make an excellent gift for allergy sufferers.
10. Begonia – A favorite plant that is easy to care for, even if you don’t have a green thumb. These versatile plants can be grown outside or cultivated as a houseplant.
Now that you know which flowers to buy this Easter, learn which flowers to avoid if you have allergies. Here are the worst flowers for allergy sufferers.