Types of ornamental plants These are the plants that are commonly used during the Lunar New Year. Today, on the market, there are many beautiful decorations, but an indispensable decoration in every Vietnamese family during the Tet holidays are pots of ornamental plants, right? They not only help bring the warm atmosphere of spring, the atmosphere of Tet holiday, but also bring luck, fortune and money to the homeowner at the beginning of the new year.
Meaning of ornamental plants on Tet holiday
Peach blossom is considered the quintessence of the five elements, a symbol of fertility, growth, predestined relationships, and wedding ceremonies. Based on feng shui, peach blossoms can cure all demons. Therefore, in the new year, Vietnamese families in the North often have peach trees or branches with the desire to pray for good luck and favorable conditions for the whole year.
Yellow apricot tree
The yellow color of apricot blossom symbolizes prosperity and development. According to the concept of the ancients, apricot flowers blooming on New Year’s Day will bring good luck, good health, prosperous business, and good fortune to the families who own them.
Kumquat is an ornamental plant symbolizing luck, peace, health, longevity, joy, and attracting fortune. Therefore, during Tet, most families, companies and shops choose kumquat trees to display.
Fig tree is an ornamental plant symbolizing fullness and fullness, so it is very popular with Vietnamese people to grow as an ornamental. This tree is also ranked first in the triad of banyan trees, which is a symbol of happiness (fig tree) along with fortune (sesame buds), longevity (thousands of lives). Fig is a fruit that many people choose to display on the five-fruit tray to worship ancestors on Tet.
Tree of fortune, prosperity
This is an ornamental plant that brings luck and prosperity to the whole family. The number of fortune and fortune plants planted in one pot will have different meanings according to feng shui.
- 2 trees: Love and marriage
- 3 trees: Bring 3 kinds of luck: happiness, longevity, wealth
- 5 plants: Health
- 8 trees: Prosperity, prosperity
- 9 trees: Luck
Begonias are ornamental plants that symbolize spring. In feng shui, this flower brings wealth, good business, and good luck to the family. Besides, begonia flowers also symbolize harmonious brotherhood, happy life and close friendship.
Poinsettias are ornamental plants symbolizing success and success in learning. As for the crimson color, the poinsettias both bring happiness, luck and success to family members.
Especially for families with children and grandchildren about to enter important exams, they choose poinsettia plants to display in their homes in the hope that their children will study well and pass high.
This flower “queen” is an ornamental plant symbolizing wealth, luxury and nobility. Orchids bring a lot of luck and prosperity to the owner according to feng shui. Therefore, with its luxurious beauty and vibrant colors, this flower is often displayed in the living room every spring.
Rosehip is an ornamental plant that has the meaning of proliferating, bouncing, and bringing good luck. Flowers such as peach blossoms, kumquat trees, and rose hips are indispensable decorations in many families during Tet.
A popular ornamental plant, symbolizing luck, longevity, wealth and prosperity. Daffodils have the effect of eliminating evil, bringing auspicious, increasing fortune for homeowners based on feng shui. Therefore, daffodils are chosen by many families to decorate in the garden
Note when using flowers and ornamental plants on Tet holiday
Should not use too many flowers with many colors in the house will cause confusion, need to choose flowers with colors that are in harmony with the space of the house. types interior bonsai is a good choice.
In the kitchen, dining room should choose compact ornamental plants, avoid entanglement.
The pots of large-sized ornamental plants will be suitable for spaces such as the yard, the two sides of the living room door, the entrance to the house, etc.
Pots of small ornamental plants, vases of flowers are suitable for living rooms, dining tables or windows, etc.
Keeping flowers fresh for a long time is very important during Tet, so you should pay attention to taking care of pots and flowerpots properly: the amount of water is appropriate for each type of plant, changing the water for the flowerpot, Place pots/pots of flowers in the yard in the evening, ensuring light for potted plants….