Gardenias. A stunning summer flower with its sweet little white petals enshrouded in a cluster of glossy green leaves. Perfumers worldwide favour its heady scent. Rather short stems lend itself to a cute and petite style posy, with the heady scent offering romance and grace. An elegant and chic flower and an eternal classic for any bride to be.
Buddleia. A teardrop shaped flower in hues of lilac and white, consisting of the tiniest honey scented tubular blooms. Available in shades of pastel mauve deep purple and creamy white , compiled with seasonal Gardenias ,Blushing Brides and Sedum to add natural whimsy and charm to any “just picked from the garden” style bouquet.
Slipper orchids. The intriguing Lady Slipper Orchid is characterised by it’s rich chocolate coloured slipper like pouch, set against the equally striking, citric striped, sometimes dotted back and sweet slender wings. Collected by botanists over the last 4 centuries to the point of near extinction, a left of centre choice but an alluring one at that, especially paired with softer blooms for a dramatic contrast.
Sedum. This delightful member of the succulent family has petite little green to blush pink florets. A perfect bridal bouquet accompaniment to make any bloom pop, and add texture and interest to any bouquet. . Kept long and languid for a natural style bouquet or may be recessed for a more structured style……if green is your colour theme, Sedum is a fabulous and unique option.
Arum Lily. To receive a bouquet of arum lilies at the turn of the century, was pure indulgence, and bestowed by the only the most ardent admirers. With a single white petal that wraps and unfolds from the striking yellow stathe into a grand trumpet, chic and streamline for a sheaf style bouquet or cute posy and classic of the Art Deco Era.
Phalenopsis orchid. Commonly know as the moth orchid, the elegant Phalenopsis, with it’s flat , moth like petals are the official 28Th wedding anniversary flower and believed to bring fertility and beauty to those who bestow it. The bloom of choice for aristocrats in the 1920’s, due to it’s rarity and ultimate luxury, with speckled varieties in shades of pinks and lemons, and the sublime and well admired, white, the Phalenopsis offers a classic and timeless choice.
Gloriosa. Like a fiery hot pink hand of fingers, Gloriosa is a vibrant option for more tropical themed days. With long, thin ribbons of rich pink with yellow rimmed leaves held at the base by the abstract looking stamens, Gloriosa a is a bold, yet alluring statement for the big day, either clustered in a posy or left wild and free in a more natural style bouquet.
Celosia. A non-traditional bloom, with its rich velvet texture and iridescent peaks on the ridge of the cockscomb, Celosia offers a decadent texture paired with more traditional blooms such as Orchids. Available in jeweled crimson, magenta and the more subtle lemon and green, a slightly more avant garde choice for the daring, but not to be over looked for its sumptuous nature.
Dahlias. The national flower of Mexico, this firework of a bloom evokes festiveness. With a vast variety of different shaped petals and blooms, from spiky and elongated to little conical cupped petals overlapping to create a spectacular bloom. The vibrancy of colours available is intoxicating and sure to add festive spirit , with pastels an crisp whites adding a subtle elegance.