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best and worst plants for people with allergies

When you order for flowers or plants for people with allergies, pick ones with flowers that are best for people who suffer from the effects of allergies.

Flower allergies can cause a runny nose, itchy eyes, sinus pressure, headaches or a sore throat. If not taken care, flowers can be one of the most common allergy triggers.

There are flowers which do not trigger any kind of allergies. Consider these when you order flowers or plants for people who are allergy prone.

Flowers for people with allergies

There are quite a variety of flowers which do not trigger or alleviate allergies. Flowers like Begonia, cactus, clematis, columbine, crocus, daffodil and geranium are some of the most allergy-friendly plants and flowers. Flowers like Hosta, hydrangea, iris, lily, periwinkle, rose, tulip, zinnia are also good choices.


Non-allergic and beautiful, the hydrangea plant comes in a variety of colors. Pink, blue, white and purple flower heads are naturally found in the Hydrangea plants.


Hosta plants are unscented and are perfect to store on your desk because they require minimal sunlight or water. The colors can vary from chartreuse to gold.


These stunning blossoms are pollen-free and a suitable choice for allergy sufferers. Varieties like Asiatic Lilies come in colors like pink, red, orange and mixed colors.

Varieties like Oriental Lilies such as Stargazer Lilies are strongly scented and can cause headache to people who are sensitive to a strong smell.

Flowers allergy sufferers should avoid

Flowers with the most pollen production like chamomile, chrysanthemums, daisies, goldenrod and sunflowers are the worst for allergy prone people.

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