Flowerful Stuff

Misti’s Flower Diary: Of Peonies and Poppies

Back after a short break, Misti revels in the gloriousness of town and country. Starting with parties in London then to poppies in Buckinghamshire and an end note of peonies in London.   Hello! It’s been an unbelievably busy two months. So busy I went AWOL, but I returned.   Raise your glasses First off, I…Read more

Flower of the week, astrantia

In our flowerful Freddie’s Flowers boxes, being delivered this week, we have a very sweet and unique flower. Astrantia has many names. It’s known prettily as Hattie’s pincushion, less prettily as Great masterwort, and rather humorously as Melancholy gentleman. The name astrantia is either derived from the Latin ‘aster’ which means star, or from ‘magistrantia’…Read more

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