Flower Facts: Ranunculus

Flower Facts: Ranunculus

The ranunculus always draws a crowd at our unit at Blackfriars. Bright colours are always a crowd pleaser, especially for a flower vending machine that needs to grab your attention through a window. So, in honour of one of our most popular stems, we wanted to share a...
Flower Facts: Hyacinth

Flower Facts: Hyacinth

A spring favourite, the traditionally deep purple hyacinth has a strong place in modern day spring gardens, as well as in history. Here are a few facts about the wonderful hyacinth. The hyacinth (Hyacinthus) is a plant from the asparagus (asparagaceae) family. Still...
12 Fun Facts about Roses

12 Fun Facts about Roses

  ‘Tis the season to give roses. But have you ever wondered where this tradition stems from? Believe it or not, roses have played an important role in civilization for centuries. They were known as a symbol for love, celebration, and beauty. Today, the rose...
10 Facts about Sunflowers

10 Facts about Sunflowers

Our sunflowers are creating a very happy environment over at Blackfriars this spring, so we thought it would be good idea to tell you a little more about sunflowers – and perhaps why they make us so happy. The Sunflower Helianthus (Helia = Sun, Anthus = Flower)...
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