Quintessentially English - that's how most people think of our lavender arrangement. But this plant, widely associated with Norfolk, originated around the Mediterranean and was probably brought here by the Romans. They used it for scenting soap and laundry. In fact the word lavender comes from the Latin lavare - meaning to wash. Pretty rather than practical, our lavender - with its cool misty colours - is presented in a charming owl-shaped ceramic pot. Perfect in a guest room or conservatory, it's particularly appropriate in a bathroom.
Price: £29.00 from The Original Gift Company
A glorious symbol of hope and positive thinking, our faux poppy arrangement is a wonderful tonic at any time of year. The French impressionist Monet thought so and painted dazzling fields of these lovely flowers like carpets of rubies fading into the...
Stunningly detailed and utterly realistic in every aspect from the deep red flowers with their delicate stamens to the multi-layered papery skinned bulbs, this red triple amaryllis will catch the eye wherever it is placed.
There's the white rose of Athens, the yellow rose of Texas and the Republic of Georgia is famous for attar of roses. But there's nothing quite like a classic English rose. Creamy soft and blushing a delicate pink, it's quite enchantingly lovely. No wonder...