Camellia. Known as the “Queen of the Winter Flowers”, camellias were the signature bloom of Mademoiselle Coco Chanel. Big, waxy petals create nature’s own pom pom nestled in rich green foliage. Colours range from crimson, to crisp white, blushed pinks to heady corals. A timeless choice for the winter bride.
Hyacinth. Oh so sweet hyacinths, with their little star shaped blooms! Strongly scented in delightful shades of lilac, deep wine, white, lemon, pink and coral, they marry well with sweet peas and anemones. Individual blooms make for pretty for hair accents.
Ranunculus. With folds of petals circling a cute button centre, ranunculus is a one of a kind flower. It comes in fresh whites, pinks and apricots as well as rich vermillion, plum and violet. There’s also a two-toned variegated variety in white and pink that looks like it’s been dipped in love itself. A structured bloom that works with both formal and informal gowns.
Poppies. With petals as though fashioned from crepe paper, and rosé hues of peach, coral, pink and white to the more vibrant yellows, oranges and watermelon. Choices come in mixed colour and sized bunches, poppies add a freshness and are a carefree choice. Sweet in little vintage bottles for relaxed table settings, and kept loose and layered for fresh and organic bridal bouquet.
Hellebore. People fall in love with hellebores when they see the flowers, with their dainty heads nodding in the breeze in a range of pretty colours. The flowers are shaped like a cup or bowl and are mostly single, with five petals, although there are a few double-petalled varieties.
Baby's Breath. Favoured throughout the last century, especially in the 70’s and 80’s, Baby’s Breath has recently been given a makeover and can be quite the statement for table designs and bouquets alike, with floating diamond like blossoms that create an ethereal canopy. Revered in Victorian times for symbolising everlasting love and purity, a romantic and timeless classic befitting your special day.
Forget me nots. These dainty blue and blushed pink flowers are as sweet as their name suggests. Steeped in a rich romantic history, adopted by Henry IV as his signature bloom and worn by lovers as a sign of faithfulness and enduring love, the darling blue Forget Me Not are ideal for the romantic and could be that something blue you've been searching for.
Violet. Be still my beating heart! The diminutive violet blooms are said to evoke a love that is delicate and pure. Ever so popular in Victorian times, the petite five petaled blooms, with darling heart shaped, deep green leaves come in a rich violet hue or the elusive white violet. A timeless classic for the demure bride.
Mr Lincoln roses. Remember when roses used to have a scent? Mr Lincoln IS that scent, with an intoxicating perfume reminiscent of rambling gardens, and rich ruby petals that darken as they open. Best during autumn and available for most of the year, Mr Lincoln Roses are an eternal, romantic classic representing passion and love.
Anemone. Comprising a single row of petals surrounding a black, velvet textured centre on colours ranging from purple, red, cerise, white and the delightful two toned white with paint like brushstrokes in a blush. Beautiful on there own, especially the white with its contrasting black centre, and equally delightful mixed with sweet peas and hyacinths.