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April 28, 2017

Exquisitely scented sweet peas…in a multitude of different colours

Sweet peas.... Aren't they such wonderful flowers? Dainty. Flouncy. Ethereal. Frilly. Delicate. All words I'd use to describe them...and let's not forget their exquisite scent! Generally available in the Northern hemisphere from February through to September, you'll find them in a multitude of gorg…

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March 10, 2017

Heavenly regally named Hellebores…Queens Light Pink, Yellow & Red

Heavenly hellebores...this year, for some inexplicable reason, I've fallen hook, line and sinker for them and in particular this pretty variety called 'Queens Light Pink'. I spotted it at New Covent Garden Flower Market in London the other week, together with the other two types featured in this…

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August 25, 2016

Margaret Merril roses…such incredibly scented blooms

There are roses...and then there are Margaret Merril roses. They have the most incredible scent and gorgeous petals to boot. In bud, you may not pay them much attention. But oh my...when their delicate petals unfurl to reveal distinctive golden yellow stamens and their scent becomes apparent, that's wh…

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July 30, 2016

Chocolate Cosmos…a beautifully dainty flower which really does have a chocolate scent!

Hello! If you're expecting a Flowerona Video today, I'm so sorry but I've put them on hold for a few weeks. I've struggled over the last month or so to put together content that I'm happy to share with you. So, I've made the decision to have a little break from posting videos over the summer and plan …

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June 23, 2016

Peonies…utterly unpredictable but also stunningly sensational

People often ask me what my favourite flower is. And I always reply...can I have two? They are, without doubt, ranunculus and peonies. I just adore their amazing petals! Layers upon layers of them...and oh, so delicate. Ranunculus simply bloom without a hint of trouble for the florist who needs …

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