ALSTROMERIA

"Wealth." Comes in a large number of colours and is good value for money.

ANEMONES

"Forsaken." Anemones are available in Winter/early Spring in white, lavender, purple and red. July/August/Sept

Berzelia

Shrub with small green berries

Bird of Paradise

Tropical flower blue and orange. August/September/October

Brassica

A form of cabbage - no good in the heat. Comes in cream/green and lav/green. August/ September

Chrysantheumum (spray or single stems)

Available almost all year round. Many varieties and colours

Daphne

Grown in home gardens. Highly perfumed

Freesia

  Available almost all year round (not January/Feb)

GERBERAS

Available all year round.

GYPSOPHILA OR BABY’S BREATH

Depending on the time of year, gypsophila is not a cheap flower, particularly late March early April, and before Christmas when supply is reduced. Very vintage but ask your florist about price first. Almost all year round

Heliconia

Tropical. Tall red flowers in June to September

Hellebore

Mostly white available. Some of the other colours don't hold up as well.

Hyacinth

Limited availability from markets. Highly perfumed.

Hypericum berries

Green, peach or cream berries. December/January/Feb

IRIS

Blue irises add that deep blue/purple colour to florals. March/April/June/Sept/October

Kale

Cabbage family. Available in purple shade and cream. August to Jan

Leucospirnum

Native of Zimbabwe. Orange colour. August/September

ORIENTAL LILIES

Available all year round

Paeonies

Come in cream, coral, pinks and reds from early November/December

Pieris

Lily of the Valley shrub. August/September

Queen Anne Lace

Delicate & pretty flower belonging to the carrot family. It was named after Queen Anne of England 1665 who pricked her finger causing a drop of blood to  fall on the lace she was working on.

RHODODENDRON FLOWERS

Not commercially grown but ask if you would like something - I may be able to supply it

ROSES

"White - purity, Pink - grace, Peach - modesty, Burgundy - unconscious beauty, Red - love, Purple - enchantment, Orange - fascination, Yellow - infidelity." Roses are available all year round.

ROSES – DAVID AUSTIN

David Austin roses are awesome. They have a bigger head than ordinary roses and are known for their perfume although commercial roses don't have quite the same strength of smell. Twice the price of ordinary roses. Available in 3 colours - buttery cream, peach and mid pink. All year round

SINGAPORE ORCHIDS

Singapore orchids come on a stem with multiple blooms almost all year round. They are great in corsages and boutonnaires. Yes, they are imported from Singapore and on the odd occasion are ruined in the fumigation process, fortunately not often. (Unavailable late December early January)

SNAPDRAGONS

Come in a variety of colours - pinks, white, coral, yellow. Readily available in Spring, Summer and Autumn. Also called Antirrihinums. A great value flower.

Sweet William

Come in a variety of colours. A good filler flower. August to Feb

Thryptomine

Shrub with tiny white flowers.

TULIPS

Tulips for a declaration of love. "Come to my aid thou tulip red, Go and declare my love instead. Unknown." While tulips open up quickly, if bought in good time can look amazing. Beware - tulips keep growing in length once cut. Late winter/early Spring

Vibernum berries

Blue and red. Filler flower, creates interest