Helichrysum, also known as strawflower or everlasting flower are back in fashion! What goes around, comes around…and that’s certainly the case with this particular dried flower variety as more and more florists are starting to showcase them in beautiful designs.… Read more
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 gorgeous colours, from white, lilac and purple to cream, apricot, salmon, pink and red. Their botanical name Lathyrus odoratus means ‘fragrant peas’ and according to florist Shane Connolly’s book, ‘Discovering the Meaning of Flowers‘, they symbolise Pure and Delicate Pleasures.… Read more
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’.… Read more
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 when you can fully appreciate what a very special rose they are.… Read more
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 to start again in September. I’ll still be writing blog posts and posting on social media though. It’s just the videos that I’ll be taking a little break from…… Read more