Many flowers have their enthusiasts (fans if you like) but orchids or phalaenopses - they have devotees. All over the world there are orchid lovers who freely admit to losing their hearts to this exquisite plant.
Joy, constancy, patience...the Victorians associated specific virtues with certain flowers and these in turn were linked to a particular month of the year. Such a charming idea deserved to be revived, which is what we've done with these beautiful blooms.
They crossed oceans, forged rivers and climbed mountains - the early plant hunters were truly driven men. But when you look at some of the prizes they brought back, it's easy to see why they thought all their endeavours were worthwhile.
Introducing the Heavily Sisters - the big attraction that's taking showbiz by storm. And these prancing pachyderms aren't just great fun. It's said that elephants with their trunks raised symbolise good luck.
We’re delighted to introduce a new take on our Portmeirion® offering this season, in the form of this exquisite Botanic Blue tea service. The collection has a charming antique style with soft blue motifs of flowers and dancing butterflies set against a fresh white background.
The weather outside is frightful but this little flower is so delightful! Beautiful pink tinged hellebore flowers and festive red berries in a leaf-lined vase. Our December flower of the month comes complete with a card describing it's significance to this winter month.