Flowers that Celebrate the Spirit of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends gather together to celebrate and give thanks for all of the wonderful gifts in their lives. And what better way to celebrate than with flowers, one of life’s great gifts.

Here are a few highlights for Thanksgiving 2016:

Teleflora's Autumn Gathering Centerpiece


This classic Thanksgiving centerpiece from Teleflora features autumn colors throughout. Flowers include fall chrysanthemums and lilies, alstroemeria and orange roses accented with spiral and seeded eucalyptus. The centerpiece is nestled in a unique multi-glazed, ceramic bowl. The addition of two taper candles make it the perfect finishing touch for your Thanksgiving table or buffet.

Visit Teleflora to get more information or to send this classic Thanksgiving arrangement.

1-800-Flowers Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Add some flair to your Thanksgiving celebration with this beautiful autumn centerpiece of sunflowers, fall-colored roses, orange lilies, fall poms and more from It’s the perfect finishing touch for any Thanksgiving table.

Visit 1-800-Flowers for more information about this bouquet, as well as other great Thanksgiving flowers and gift ideas.

FTD® Fall Harvest™ Cornucopia

Bring beauty and meaning to any Thanksgiving celebration with this modern take on an enduring and beloved symbol of a favorite American holiday. Beautifully redesigned for 2016, this updated FTD classic starts with the traditional woven seagrass “horn of plenty”.

It makes a warm, charming setting for an abundance of the season’s prettiest flowers including burgundy carnations, red Asiatic lilies, sunflowers and bronze daisy pompons accented with “harvest chic” fall leaves.

What a wonderful way to be a part of friends’ and family’s Thanksgiving, when you are apart for friends’ and family’s celebration.

Visit FTD for more information about this bouquet, as well as more Thanksgiving flowers and gift ideas.

Organic Thanksgiving Flowers

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These fiery orange, vibrant red and soft peach lilies capture all that we love about the fall season. Especially full and luscious, this bouquet of eco-friendly Royal Lilies comes with mixed stems of salal and silver eucalyptus, for a lush and magnificent arrangement. Each stem has 2-3 large, trumpet-shaped buds that open gradually so you can expect that this bouquet will bring lasting enjoyment for days to come. A perfect decorative gift for Thanksgiving.

Visit Organic Bouquet for more information about this bouquet, as well as more eco-friendly Thanksgiving flowers and gift ideas.

Proflowers Pumpkin Patch Bouquet

Bright, warm and welcoming, this Thanksgiving Bouquet of orange roses, orinoco poms and mini pumpkins makes a wonderful way to share special moments and give thanks.

Visit Proflowers to send this bouquet as a gesture of your gratitude, or select one for a mantel or tabletop in your own home.

Harvest Cornucopia of Treats with Wine

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If you are looking for an alternative gift idea other than Thanksgiving flowers, why not consider sending warm wishes with this new twist on the harvest centerpiece.

It’s a true cornucopia brimming with fruit, spiced tea, delicious apple and pumpkin loaf cakes, cinnamon sticks, and sweet caramel sauce for dipping. The woven basket topped with a fall bauble can be used year after year.

Gift baskets can be filled with all sorts of delicious gourmet sweets and confections including cookies, candies, chocolates, snacks, coffee, tea and more!

You can find more information about this Thanksgiving gift basket and others as well, by visiting Harry & David.

If you have the time and want to try your hand at doing your own Thanksgiving flowers, here’s a quick video that will give you some ideas you can use.

I'm the owner of Greenfield Flower Shop in Milwaukee, with more than 40 years of experience in the floral, wedding, and event business.