Rona Wheeldon is the author of the popular flower-inspired blog, Flowerona. In this guest post she talks about the beauty of Chrysanthemums… Did you know that Chrysanthemums are one of the oldest known flowers? In fact, they had already been cultivated in Chinese gardens for more than 2,500 years before they were first exhibited in London Continue Reading
MERRY MANTLE You just can’t beat a traditional fireplace arrangement at Christmas and this gorgeous design of white roses, tumbling ivy and hellebores (known as the Christmas rose) ticks all the boxes. Seasonal slices of oranges, apples, holly and pine create a scented long-lasting design, perfect for opening your presents in front of on Christmas Continue Reading
Despite what you may think, there is no such as a true blue flower in nature. The various shades that deceive us are always almost blue, varying from deep indigo to light purple. The ‘blue flower’ in literature and film is often used to represent otherworldliness and inspiration, such as the examples found in A Continue Reading
Green flowers symbolise nature, life and rejuvenation as well as youth and good fortune in some parts of the world. Though often overlooked when it comes to popular colour choices for bouquets, green flowers can really make a striking arrangement that is perfect for any occasion. Here, we’ve put together a list of our top Continue Reading
At Interflora, we pride ourselves on our outstanding flower delivery service but we also recognise the fact that some of our customers would like to be able to collect their beautiful floral gift and deliver it, personally, to their special someone. That’s why we’ve just launched our fantastic new Click and Collect service.
Easter marks the beginning of spring for many of us. It’s full of symbols of new life, such as baby animals, the buds on trees and, of course, the egg. We’ve rounded up some of the best Easter decoration ideas so you can make your home look bright and welcoming over the holiday weekend.
On Mother’s Day, many of us will have sent bouquets of fresh flowers to our mums to show them how much we appreciate their love and support. Fresh flowers are a wonderful way to show how much you care, but they don’t last forever. However, with these preservation techniques, you can turn your mum’s flowers Continue Reading
The Phalaenopsis or moth orchid is one of the most elegant and easy to care for indoor flowering plants. If you have just received one of these beautiful orchids as a gift then here are some straight forward tips on how to look after it.
From witches’ brews to women’s ancient make-up, from curative medicine to weapons against enemies, flower and plant poisons have been frequently used by man over the centuries. Having in mind the idea of a top 5 list of poisonous flowers, we got lost in some funny and interesting stories about flowers. This is our top Continue Reading
The results of a recent survey conducted by Interflora show that romance is well and truly alive in the UK and surprisingly men and women are more or less on the same page when it comes to their plans for this year.