Christmas warmth from the outside in

So after almost 9 years here, and my east coast city girl past behind me, I have found that I love to decorate my little coastal home for the holiday. Fake tree and all. But, I bring in pieces of the outdoors to make things feel a bit more authentic


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I playfully refer to verbena as my “spirit flower”.
Because of all of the beautiful plants available (and they are many!), verbena stands out for its resilience. She tolerates heat, blooms every year and endures. She is delicate but unstoppable.
There is also a lot of symbolism related to the verbena flower. Verbena flowers historically represent healing, creativity and happiness.