The Year of the Dog is just weeks away and many families are already sprucing up their homes by snapping up fresh flowers and plants.
Why? Flower blossoms are believed to bring fortune, according to a popular Chinese saying, which means “blossom flowers bring wealth”.
While some nurseries are churning out fun animal-themed products this year, others are sticking to time-honoured classics like kumquats and lime trees, pussy willows, money plants and kalanchoes, which are popular for their auspicious-sounding names or colours.
Here are some other lucky plants that are popular for CNY 2018 in Singapore.