Flowerful Stuff

Flower of the week: Bouvardia

Bonjour to the little tubular bell-square shaped show-offs; the beautiful and wonderfully scented cut bouvardia! Unlike some our past ‘flowers of the week’, you may have come across bouvardia. It’s a popular choice in celebratory arrangements. Which figures, seeing as cut bouvardia symbolises enthusiasm. And who could be more enthusiastic about the flower itself than me? You will…Read more

Photo gallery – September’s stupendous arrangements

Photo gallery Nothing makes us happier than when we see photographs of our flowers in their new home. Thank you to our lovely gang of customers who have sent in and posted photographs. Bringing Autumn firmly in the forefront of our minds September showed some cosy collections such as sweet williams, brassicas, lisanthus and the and the sophisticated sedum. So here…Read more

Flower of the week: Pink Sedum

A succulent for sore eyes in September Autumn’s on the mind and in the hues and shades of the leaves on the trees. So it’s our late bloomer, freshly cut pink sedum, who gets pride of place this time of year. Maybe you’ve stopped to wonder what that pretty, waxy leafed shrub-like plant is that pours…Read more

Crazy for cabbage!

Vegetable – schmegetable! Welcome to the magical history tour of the wonderful brassica. Over the last few years brassicas have become increasingly popular in flower arrangements. I love ornamental brassicas in flower arranging. We love the bohemian idea of having a veg in with flowers so that is exactly what we have done in this…Read more

Snowberries… In Summer!

Snowberries… The name says it best Snowberries… In Summer! What madness! Well I suppose we are a bit mad here at Freddie’s Flowers. And don’t they look beautiful. Doesn’t it make the whole arrangement a bit… Va va Voom! Snowberries also known as Symphoricarpos, a Greek expression meaning “fruits joined together,” from the clustered pairs of berries. To…Read more

Flower of the week: Eucalyptus Viktoria

Eucalypt-us, eucalypt-you, eucalypt-me, eucalypt-who? I absolutely love providing flora and fauna enthusiasts across the UK with postal flowers with a difference. So here’s my newest addition: Eucalyptus Viktoria. Welcome to the Freddie’s Flowers box game, Viks! Did you know that here are over 700 varieties of eucalyptus in the world?Read more

Oh I do like to be beside the sea lavender!

Darling its better down where its wetter Fresh flowers delivered straight to your door and this week its all about Sea Lavender! How wonderful is the name sea lavender? It makes me think of Sebastian the crab singing about it under the sea. It actually even looks like a real life cartoon with its purple…Read more

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