Over the next few days, in the run up to Remembrance Day on November 11th, millions of people across the UK will be wearing poppies as a symbol of remembrance for all those who have given their lives defending their country. The Poppy Appeal is the British Legion’s biggest fundraising campaign and people can buy Continue Reading
Thought all flowers were beautiful? Think again! Here are our top 10 weird and wacky flowers that are sure to give you a fright this Halloween. 1. Dracula Orchid This is one of the freakiest flowers out there. Belonging to the genus Dracula, it has two long spurs that hang down, almost like fangs, as Continue Reading
Flowers are a must for Mother’s Day and with a little bit of extra love and attention, they’ll continue to brighten up your Mum’s day long after Mothering Sunday. To help your loved one keep their flowers looking lovely for longer, follow our helpful guide to caring for your Mother’s Day flowers.
Weddings are expensive. Fact. If you’re a bride on a budget get savvy and save money on your wedding day with these top tips. Make a budget (and stick to it!) Sounds obvious right? You’ll be surprised how many couples fail to agree a budget before they start planning their wedding day. Determining what you Continue Reading
In a world where, regardless of its seasonality, almost any plant or flower can be obtained, the poinsettia remains inextricably linked to one specific time of year – Christmas. The poinsettia is a native of Mexico, and was first named ‘Cuetlaxochitl’ by the Aztecs. Fortunately for us, Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first US ambassador to Continue Reading
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.