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Christmas Flowers

View the new Drake Algar Christmas Flowers Collection for 2011, an inspirational festive range of beautiful fresh floral bouquets that will sure to spread emotions of joy for this seasons winter and christmas period.

Orange, red and golden shades are still popular in winter but, with the crisp white shades and vivid Ilex berries to be seen everywhere on the trees and shrubs, it suddenly seems the time to send christmas bouquets of red and white flowers. Our winter bouquets with their hot sizzling colours are sure to delight those lucky enough to receive them.Drake Algar have carefuly selected a range sparkling colours from the festive season,  with combinations of rich grand prix red roses and beautiful cymbidium create a stunning christmas bouquet which would be a wonderful gift to receive. Our christmas collection has a selection of icy whites and delicate glittered flowers complimented by seasonal foliage in deep greens.

        

Celebrate Christmas Spirit with the beatiful fresh hand made flowers from Drake Algar. Chistmas flowers delivered are sure to delight during the festive season, and could be the perfect way to decorate the house in beautiful winter white and warm christmas reds. Enjoy the floral combinations of the Red Cinamon Sensation or be dazzled with the Sparkled Surprise

Bring the beauty of christmas to a room with some beautiful christmas flowers from Drake Algar. Don’t forget to add that extra special touch to your gift, select from our range of fine chocolates, bears, champagne and wine .

Popular Winter and Christmas flowers include:

Poinsettia, Amaryllis, Christmas Cactus, Christmas Flower Accents, Roses, Cymbidium, Barcara, Freesia, Hyacinths Lilys and Seasonal Foliage such as Ilex Berry

Also view the Drake Algar Christmas Hampers range

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Winter Flowers

Winter is season of cold weather but is also the time of joy and sending & receiving gifts due to the Christmas season. The season occurs during December – February in Northern hemisphere. In the Southern hemisphere winter occurs during June – august. The December time in the UK is a time of celebration with the plants becoming a big part of the event with the Christmas tree as the spectacle and wreaths for doors to bring about a warm welcoming!

Plants that flower in the winter add another season of interest to a garden. Most winter blooming plants are either shrubs or small trees, but some annuals and perennials can add color to dull gray days. An example of a small tree may be Witch hazel which is a shrubby tree with yellow flowers. It grows from 15 to 25 feet tall and wide in zones 4 to 9.

A large shrub could be that of Camellias which grow 10 to 15 feet tall and 6 to 10 feet wide. They are evergreen with showy blooms of white, pink, red and combinations of these colors in autumn or winter, depending on the variety. Winter hazel has fragrant yellow flowers in March. Small Shrubs such as Mahonia is an evergreen shrub that has yellow flower spikes in December. It grows 2 to 4 feet tall and 4 to 6 feet wide. Winter daphne has fragrant pink or purple flowers on bushes that are 3 to 5 feet tall and wide.

Perennials example could be the Helleborus plants are known as Lenten rose or Christmas rose, depending on the bloom time. They are small evergreen plants with cream, pink, purple or green flowers

Flowers blooming in winter are:

Acashia, Alstromeria, Amaryllis, Carnation, Chrysanthemums, Cyclamen, Evergreens, Gerbera Daisy, Ginger, Helleborus, Holly berry, Lily, Asiatic Lily, Casa Blanca Lily, Narcissus, Orchid, Pansy, Pepperberry, Phlox, Protea, Queen Ann’s Lace, Roses, Star of Bethlehem, Statice.

Flower delivery in winter time is an important time for many florists with the nation in the mood and festive mood for buying gifts. It’s a great opportunity for an important time in the season for the floral industry.

Christmas Flowers / Flowers Delivery London / Florist London

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