Here at Fig & Bloom, we love working with Australian native flowers, with their rich, earthy colours and bold, sculptural forms. So while we weren’t surprised when native flowers started growing in popularity across the…
These gorgeous varieties are all just coming into season. We particularly love striking the blue Delphinium, soft pink Dogwood and of course Peonies! Although it can be difficult to find at the market, whenever we can source Dogwood we love using it in our “London” collection to give it additional height, especially when it is delivered in a tall vase.
Cotton’s growth process starts off much like a flower does with a flower bud appearing sometime within the first 35 days of being planted. Then, a seedling emerges and flower buds shortly after, followed by the actual flowering of the plant. We know what you’re thinking. Everything that was just mentioned has the word “flower” in it. So, what makes cotton a plant and not a flower? Well, that is a good question.
Whether or not you believe in astrology, horoscopes have always been quite fascinating. From Virgo’s typically being the quiet, sensitive type to Leo’s usually being known as the loud, cheerful bunch, your astrological sign is usually quite accurate. Which is why we thought we would do some research and match each of your horoscope signs to a designated flower.
These are only a few of the flowers we consider to be the most beautiful but we are sure there are many more. Do you know of a few we might have missed?
Choosing the right flowers to carefully place in and around your home can be as tough of a decision as any. Now, factor in the fact that even flowers and plants go in and out of season and it just made that decision making process even harder, didn’t it?
Peonies have been cultivated in China for more than a millennium, where they are called “sho yu”. The English translation is “most beautiful” – no wonder so many people have fallen head over heels for this beautiful flower.