Popular flowers & their Victorian meanings

Popular flowers & their Victorian meanings

Sending a friend or loved one flowers is always such a nice gesture – it’s very seldom that someone opens the door to find a delivery man with a bunch of blooms and don’t break out in a spontaneous smile. But did you know that the flowers you send actually have a hidden meaning?

No kidding – back in the Victorian era most popular flowers had very clear-cut associated meanings that were used to send unspoken messages to the intended recipient. These days very few people are versed in the archaic language of flowers, but a there are a handful of die-hard romantics who still stick to their floral guns.

The freshest floral trends of 2016

The freshest floral trends of 2016

The world of floral artistry is a dynamic place and 2016 has been a very inspiring year so far. Here are a few of the freshest floral trends we’ve noticed this year:

Gentlemen who arrange

The Gentlemen’s Flower Arranging Club has the Internet in a veritable froth of excitement, and (get this!), it’s proudly South African! The brainchild of local floral wizard Alwijn Burger, alias BLOMBOY, this wonderful initiative is helping to grow the trend of fresh-cut floral accessories for men.