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Best Flowers to Buy for People with Allergies

When it comes to adorning your space with vibrant blooms, allergies can sometimes throw a spanner in the works, turning a delightful experience into a sniffly ordeal. But fret not! The floral world is rich with options that marry beauty with hypoallergenic properties, ensuring everyone can enjoy the splendour of flowers without the worry of watery eyes or sneezes.


Ever wondered why some flowers are friendlier to your allergies than others, or which blossoms to embrace and which to steer clear of? Stay tuned, as we delve into the heart of floral bliss for allergy sufferers, uncovering the secrets behind those sneeze-free blooms and guiding you towards making the perfect, sniffle-free floral selection.

Best Flowers to Buy for People with Allergies

What are Allergies and What Causes Them in People?

Allergies are immune system responses to foreign substances that typically don’t bother most people. When you’re allergic, your body mistakes harmless elements like pollen from flowers and plants as dangerous invaders, launching a defense that causes symptoms like sneezing, itchiness, and runny nose.

Pollen, a fine powder produced by blooms, is a common trigger, especially during high-pollen days in the garden or city. Not all flowers are high in pollen, though; hypoallergenic options exist, offering the best flowers for those with sensitivities. Choosing the right blooms, like roses or carnations, can make a world of difference, turning a day filled with potential allergic reactions into one where you can enjoy your floral gifts without worry.

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Introducing the Best Flowers for Allergy Sufferers

For allergy sufferers, finding the right flowers that don’t trigger sneezes or itchy eyes can be a breath of fresh air. But which flowers should you choose? Let’s take a look at the best blooms that combine beauty with low-allergen profiles:

  • Roses: These classic beauties are a great choice for those with allergies. With their low pollen count, roses can add elegance to any setting without the worry of allergic reactions. They’re perfect for a romantic day or as a staple in your garden.
  • Carnations: Known for their longevity and a wide range of colors, carnations are another excellent option for allergy sufferers. Their dense petals trap pollen, preventing it from becoming airborne and causing allergic symptoms.
  • Tulips: With their vibrant colors and sleek shape, tulips are a fantastic choice for an indoor display or garden planting. They have a lower pollen count, making them a safe choice for those who are allergic.
  • Orchids: These exotic flowers are not only stunning but also allergy-friendly. Orchids produce minimal pollen, making them an ideal choice for indoor environments, offering a touch of elegance without the sneezes.
  • Daffodils: A sign of spring, daffodils have a lower pollen count compared to many other spring blooms. They can brighten up your day and garden, bringing cheer without the fear of allergy flare-ups.

Incorporating these flowers into your home or garden can create a beautiful, allergy-friendly environment. Whether you’re choosing gifts or planning your garden, opting for these blooms can ensure everyone enjoys their beauty without discomfort.

What Flowers and Plants Should People with Allergies Avoid?

For those with allergies, navigating the world of flowers and plants can be a bit like walking through a minefield, with pollen being the primary culprit behind those pesky allergic reactions. When it comes to high-pollen exposure, certain flowers stand out as ones to avoid.

Daisies, for instance, are notorious for their high pollen count, making them less than ideal for allergy sufferers. Similarly, sunflowers, while stunning, carry a significant amount of pollen that can easily trigger symptoms. Chrysanthemums and amaranths also belong to this category, their beauty belying the potential for causing discomfort.

Grasses and weeds, though not flowers per se, are also high in pollen and often contribute to the overall pollen count in the air, exacerbating allergies. Ragweed, despite its unassuming appearance, is a major source of pollen and can be found in many areas, contributing to seasonal allergy flare-ups.

Jasmine, with its intoxicating scent, is another plant that can cause issues for those sensitive to strong fragrances, which can provoke allergic reactions in some individuals.

In the realm of ornamental plants, the male-variety Ginkgo biloba trees are pollen powerhouses and are best avoided in landscapes and gardens frequented by those with allergies. Similarly, Bermuda grass, while a popular lawn choice, is a high pollen producer and can be troublesome for people with allergies.

Opting for low-pollen flowers and plants can significantly reduce exposure and make your green spaces more enjoyable for everyone, especially those prone to allergies.

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To maintain the low-allergen qualities of hypoallergenic flowers, ensure they’re kept in a well-ventilated area to minimize mold and mildew growth. Regularly change the water and trim the stems to prevent decay. Avoid over-watering potted plants, as damp soil can harbor allergens. Dust the leaves gently to keep them clean.

Absolutely! Hypoallergenic flowers can beautifully complement mixed floral arrangements without increasing the risk of allergies. By carefully selecting low-pollen blooms, you can create diverse, vibrant displays that are safe and enjoyable for everyone, even those with sensitivities to traditional allergenic flowers.

Embrace the charm of hypoallergenic flowers by arranging them in unexpected places like a wall-mounted vase for a vertical garden effect or floating blooms in a bowl of water for a serene centerpiece. Mix them with non-floral elements like stones or decorative branches for an artistic, allergy-friendly display.

Hypoallergenic flowers thrive with seasonal care adjustments. In spring and summer, ensure they receive ample sunlight and hydration. During autumn, prepare them for cooler temperatures by reducing watering. In winter, protect them from cold drafts and provide sufficient indoor light. Tailoring care to the season keeps them blooming beautifully.

Hypoallergenic flowers often match the longevity and care requirements of traditional blooms, with many varieties boasting impressive vase lives. They generally require the same level of care—regular watering, appropriate lighting, and timely trimming—to maintain their beauty and vibrancy, making them a seamless addition to any floral arrangement or garden.

Our Locations

You can place an order for our hypoallergenic flowers online with the option of same-day or next-day delivery. Alternatively, our allergy-friendly floral arrangements are available for purchase at any of our six flower shop locations across the UAE:

  • Dubai Design District
  • Jumeirah Beach Road
  • The Dubai Mall
  • Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
  • Mall of the Emirates
  • The Avenue, Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

What Makes Us the Best Place to Buy Flowers for Allergy Sufferers?

Maison Des Fleurs transcends the mere act of purchasing luxury flowers; it embodies the creation of unforgettable memories, the celebration of anniversaries, and the enhancement of holidays. It’s about transforming spaces and moments with the elegance and sentiment that only the right blooms can convey.

Imagine brightening your living room with a sophisticated box of orchids or expressing love to your partner with a timeless rose encased in an exquisite acrylic box. Envision the perfect first date, elevated by the delicate charm of white and peach fresh flowers. Gifting becomes an unspoken language of care and affection, making it more than a florist—it’s your personal curator of moments.

Maison Des Fleurs is dedicated to making your events not just impressive, but truly unforgettable. We believe the right flowers have the power to transform any occasion into a magical experience, leaving you and your guests utterly mesmerized. Whether it’s a personal celebration or a grand event, our blooms are selected to take your breath away.

But it’s not all about leisure and celebrations; Maison Des Fleurs is equally adept at catering to the corporate world. From decorating corporate events with flowers that command the room, to creating bespoke arrangements that incorporate your brand’s identity, we ensure your business events leave a lasting impression. Our specialized services include custom gift sets for VIP clients and tailored flower assortments for office spaces, ensuring every professional engagement is marked with distinction and elegance.

Get in Touch with One of Our Floral Shops Today!

Are you looking for hypoallergenic flowers that won’t make you sneeze? Get in touch with us! Call us on +971 55 223 6866 or drop an email at order@maisondesfleurs.com. Prefer typing over talking? Fill out our contact form, and we’ll help you find the perfect blooms for a sniffle-free environment.

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