In the dead of winter one might be a potential flower. But that part of the cycle is also just fine for the Immaculate Conception.
When I was a kid, I would also collect just such things and put them in a crazy looking tall clay vase I made in the art room at school and then give the whole ensemble to my mom who would put it somewhere in the kitchen or on the dining room table, commenting that I had such a good imagination.
She was very generous in her compliments, but not to be outdone by our Lady, who knows how to encourage us even more, having us collect such things in good friendship with her Son. We give the flowers to Him to give to her. You remember the scene: