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Give your home a touch of elegance with flowers this summer!
We have listed the flowers in season for January that you will just simply adore.
Chrysanthemums are available in variety of shapes and sizes and the flowers differ between species. Although originally chrysanthemums were small yellow flowers, they are now available as whites, pinks, purples, greens, reds and many other colours. Cut flowers last 7-10 days if you buy them closed, but indoor potted plants will last longer.
Jasmine is a sweet smelling plant that is renowned for its ornamental beauty and distinctive fragrance. Jasmine is also used frequently in making tea, syrup and essential oils. The buds of the Jasmine plant have a stronger smell than the flowers of the plant. When the sun has gone down the scent of the Jasmine plant is strongest and is incredibly sweet.
Because of its sweet, heavy scent, the Tuberose has a long history in the world of perfumery. The Tuberose does not bear any relation to the rose, but its name is said to derive from the plants slender stem from which grows a tube. With care, this flower will last up to fourteen days.
The Echinacea genus has nine species, which are commonly called purple coneflowers and look similar to a daisy. To most people, Echinacea conjures up a herbal remedy for colds and ‘flu – a vital boost to the immune system or a piece of harmless quackery. For gardeners, however, Echinacea purpurea is one of the most versatile perennials for the garden.
Frangipanis add a wonderful fragrance to any bouquet and arrangement. They are waxy and star shaped and is available in cream, yellow or pink. They thrive with little maintenance, are easy to strike from cuttings. Pick up some freshly fallen blooms and float them in a bath or bowl of water and it’s easy to feel you’re relaxing in a fabulous tropical day spa!
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