Flowers | Flower Trends | Flower Fashions for Winter 2002

Fashion Flowers For Winter
The New Collection : Nature's Jewels


Tulip >

Immensely popular flowers, tulips are native to Iran, Syria and Turkey. In fact, their name originates from a Turkish word meaning 'turban' which the open bloom was thought to resemble.

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< Freesia

Freesias are amoung the most popular and widely grown cut flowers in the world, with over 110 million stems sold in the UK each year. Almost unknown in the 1950's it is now one of the UK's favourite flowers.

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Eryngium >

Eryngium comes from the old Greek erungion, meaning sea holly - an obvious reference to its spiky shape, but also to the cold watery Balkan and Siberian regions from which it originates.

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< Rose

Roses have been treasured througout our history.

There is a special rose language invented as a secret means of communication between lovers. A red rose bud stands for budding desire, while an open white rose ask, "Will you love me?"

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Phalaenopsis >

An orchid enjoying a rise in recent popularity, the phalaenopsis is more commonly known as a 'moth orchid' due to the butterfly-wing shape of its petals.

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Phalaenopsis orchid

< Amaryllis

Amaryllis are native to South and Central America, and the Caribbean. They have large flamboyant starry trumpets which spring from papery bulbs throughout our winter season, and are said to symbolize beauty and pride.

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