7 Beautiful plants to brighten your days during the late winter months


Rich in symbolism with colorful blossoms, these blooms will remind you that spring and Easter aren’t far away.

Click here to launch the slideshow

Although the days are finally getting longer, with the cold of winter — and it’s been unbelievably cold this year thanks to that polar vortex — it’s understandable if you’re going a bit stir crazy at home, waiting for spring and Easter and sunnier days.

But take heart — some beauty and joy can be injected into our days by picking out some winter blooms to add a touch of nature and color to our homes and offices. We’ve selected a few of our favorite posies to brighten up your days as winter rages. Some, you might be surprised to know, even have religious meaning, too.


Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.