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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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July 30, 2015

‘Dinner Plate’ Peonies…such an amazing peony variety!

When I went to New Covent Garden Flower Market in London on Monday morning, there were lots of peonies still available. But unfortunately their season is shortly coming to an end for us here in the UK. Before they disappear though, I thought you may like to see an amazing variety called 'Dinner Plate…

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November 25, 2014

Flower of the Month – The Cyclamen…A guest post by Katie Spicer, in collaboration with Ann Briggs

I’m delighted today to feature photographer Katie Spicer‘s beautiful images of this month’s Flower of the Month. Thank you so much to both Katie and florist Ann Briggs for collaborating on this post. Ann chose to use the dainty cyclamen. They're so pretty and come in one of my favourite sha…

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