our flowers

A mini Moët? Papery flowers? And Billy Buttons? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…   Our first bloom pays homage to everyone’s favourite tipple: champagne. You may not […]


Paradise found

Paradise found

A bird of paradise? A false sweet flag? And an award-winning tulip? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…   Strelitzia reginae (4) sounds terribly grand, doesn’t it? But […]


Flowers fit for a princess

Flowers fit for a princess

A new Royal? A bisexual bloom? And a flower with balls? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…   This week you’ll find a particularly fresh flower in your […]


Spring blossom

Spring blossom

A Japanese cherry tree? A gladiator? And baby’s breath? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…   We love the Prunus serrulata (4), also known as ‘Japanese cherry tree, […]


Clear the air

Clear the air

Fishtail palm? Cabbage Palm? And a flower that removes negative energy? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…   Native to Southeast Asia, the Caryota mitis (4) is also […]


Mediterranean ingredients

Mediterranean ingredients

Olives? Cress? Asparagus? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… So what does the Forsythia x intermedia (1) have in common with the bottle of olive oil in your kitchen? […]


Pretty in pink

Pretty in pink

Pink Floyd? Hot Pink? And a natty matty in pink? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…   First up is a ‘Peruvian lily’, native to South Africa. We’re […]


Spring is on the way

Spring is on the way

And it’s gonna be great. So great. The greatest spring ever. Winter is such a loser. Now, read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…   Little darling, it’s been […]


Blooming money

Blooming money

Gold leaves? A blondie? And a flamingo? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…   The Eucalyptus Robusta (5) are an important food for kaolas, and they have expensive […]


La La Flowerland

La La Flowerland

Bright colours and dark flowers: our ode to La La Land. Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your special bouquet this week…         As you may have read on […]


Just peachy

Just peachy

A peachy flower? A polite flower? And a toothpick that thinks it’s a carrot? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… The Prunus persica ‘Corinthian Pink’ (2) is actually […]


Breezy blooms

Breezy blooms

Windflowers? Good luck flowers? And medicinal flowers? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… It’s no coincidence that the Anemone coronaria ‘Blue Mistral Plus’(2) gets its name from the […]


Superheroes

Superheroes

Spider-Man? A Greek god? And um… quince jam anyone? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…   Grevillea ‘Spider-Man’(2)? Well, according to the Royal Horticultural Society, that is its […]


Who’s a pretty bloom then?

Who’s a pretty bloom then?

White magic? A white lady? And a super parrot? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Made in Holland, the Iris ‘White Magic’(1) is just that: it looks like nature […]


Jan-tastic blooms

Jan-tastic blooms

A pincushion? A flower that speaks the language of love? And something for the sauna? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… We begin with a bloom that has […]


Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea

Pea soup? Pea-sized balls? Sense a theme going on here? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Let’s start with the weirdest one: Berzelia palacea ‘Red’. Have you ever […]


Moonlight and romance

Moonlight and romance

A hippo? Asparagus? And moonlight? Sounds like a romantic evening to us. Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Recognise the horse-chestnut twig in your bouquet? Its botanical name […]


Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

A Xmas shrub? Cute mini-daisy? And a moody flower? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Christmas is a wonderful time of year. We get to take time off […]


‘Tis the season to be holly

‘Tis the season to be holly

Holly? A bush lolly? A tree fern that’s not a true fern? And, ahem, a cure for the Christmas runs? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Ilex verticillata (4), […]


A cargo load of flowers

A cargo load of flowers

A shipwrecked flower? A lily without a stamen? And a ‘crepe paper’ Ranunculus? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… In 1659, a ship carrying boxes of Nerine bulbs […]


Amazing flowers

Amazing flowers

A jester? A red spider? And an upside-down flower? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… The Liatris spicata (1), with its spiky pink flowers, is also known as ‘Dense […]


Celebrate our birthday with us

Celebrate our birthday with us

A platonic rose? A Latino lily? And a twirling clematis? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in our birthday bouquet this week… As you may have gathered, it’s our birthday this week. We […]


Supermoons and superblooms

Supermoons and superblooms

Sea holly? A Scottish tree? And a clown flower. Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Did you see the supermoon on Monday 14 November? It was the largest […]


Rebel Rebel

Rebel Rebel

A Rebel Rebel? A stunning redhead? And a Hare’s Ear? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week…  The Rosa ‘Julischka’(2) is a beautiful orange-red rose that popped into the […]


Wealthy flowers

Wealthy flowers

Does money grow on trees? Can a flower be smart and bizarre? And a member of the mustard family? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… The Eucalyptus cinerea […]


The anatomy of flowers

The anatomy of flowers

Kangaroo paw? Dragon’s claw? Rose hip? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… The fact that most people call this ‘kangaroo paw’ – owing to the shape of its […]


Cause and effect

Cause and effect

A sea nymph? A karmic flower? And hot lips? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… In 1659, a ship carrying boxes of Nerine bulbs from South Africa to […]


Love and Passion

Love and Passion

A beautiful diva? A spidery bloom? And a cure for sore throats? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… This week’s bouquet contains the Astrantia ‘Star of Fire’ and […]


It’s all about the boys

It’s all about the boys

Fat boys? Orphans? Billy Buttons? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… We’re not sure who named this flower the Gladiolus ‘Fat Boy’(2). But we immediately thought of a […]


A Natural High

A Natural High

A magical rose? A saffron substitute? And a bachelor button? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… The Carthamus tinctora (1) is more commonly known as ‘safflower’. Native to […]


Spiders and Monsters

Spiders and Monsters

A lime green spider? Butterfly weed? And a monster? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… One of our most popular ‘mums’ – Chrysanthemum ‘Anastasia Green’(4) – never goes out […]


Sleepy summer’s end

Sleepy summer’s end

Opium? Oats? And prickly thistles? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… We’ve slipped some opium into your bouquet this week. The Papaver somniferum (4) is the so-called ‘opium poppy’ […]


Starry, Starry Night

Starry, Starry Night

Star flowers? Falling stars? And erm… monkey balls? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… This week’s bouquet is showered with astral delights, beginning with the Aster ‘Monte Cassino’(5). […]


Growing Old Disgracefully

Growing Old Disgracefully

A purple mate? A powerful flower? And a Peruvian? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… A Gladiolus ‘Purple Mate’(2). We could all do with one in our lives. […]


Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise Sauce

Asparagus? A Chinese star? And peace among people? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… You’d be right in thinking the Asparagus plumosus (4) belonged to the Asparagus family […]


A Hint of Mint

A Hint of Mint

An ode to a glorious herb? A happy mum? And a flower that’s probably named after an Olivia Newton-John song? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Describe mint. […]


Gay Pride

Gay Pride

A gay flower? Summer drummer? And a spider mum? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Amsterdam always hosts a terrific gay pride festival every year. Highlight is the […]


Spot the fake

Spot the fake

A fake bird? A white tree? And a cumbungi? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… These days, we’re pretty good at spotting a fake. Take Melania Trump, for […]


Something to get your teeth into

Something to get your teeth into

A toothpick? A floss flower? And a soulmate flower? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… People call it the ‘toothpick plant’. See why? Technically, the Ammi visnaga (4) is […]


Trump That

Trump That

A trumpet? A bachelor’s button? A monk’s hood? And a cure for itching? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… We can’t possibly repeat one of the many hilarious things Donald […]


Is honesty the best policy?

Is honesty the best policy?

A bi-coloured rose? A pygmy? A glass flower? And a black lily with a message? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Champers anyone? The Rose Almas (3) is a […]


Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black

A spicy flower? Dancing flower? And a pincushion? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Did you hear about the seagull who turned bright orange after falling into a […]


Dill-icious

Dill-icious

A herb for all seasons (but especially summer). A fruity flower. And an exploding star. Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… If you’re a regular reader of our […]


Whatever floats your boat

Whatever floats your boat

A gay butterfly? A button? And grass galore? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… Feeling peckish? Grab some nuts and resist the urge to tuck into our Cyperus […]


The Wizard of Floyd

The Wizard of Floyd

A rose named after one of England’s greatest rock bands? Two ‘worts’? And lucky flowers? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in your bouquet this week… As we head towards the June Solstice […]


The Cat that got the Cream

The Cat that got the Cream

Battling vikings? Greek kings? And one smug little cat? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… Are you the cat that got the cream? In other words, did you accomplish […]


Daydreaming for Beginners

Daydreaming for Beginners

Breath. Exhale. Let go. Do nothing. Let your thoughts flow. Aahh we’d give anything for a few moments a day for a completely peaceful mind. No stress, escape, relax. Tony Crabbe author of ‘Busy’ sets us some beautiful homework on […]


California Dreamin’

California Dreamin’

A flower that’s native to California? One named after a famous frog? And another named after rainbows? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… Poor old Kermit. He wasn’t always […]


Let’s Dance

Let’s Dance

A dancing mum? A flower named after an Italian mountain range? And a daisy that’s almost a genie in a lamp? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… Let’s Dance. […]


Champagne o’clock

Champagne o’clock

Salmon and champers anyone? This one’s a corker. Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… Salmon and champagne are a perfect pairing, especially as a light supper on a warm evening as […]


The power of flowers

The power of flowers

A lily? Or not a lily? A kangaroo’s paw. And a cockscomb (ahem). Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… Solidago (1) is more commonly known as ‘goldenrod’: perhaps because […]


Summer in the city

Summer in the city

The British summer song of 1966, which is about how a city really changes and gets ready for the warmer and sunnier, summer weather. As Vivienne Westwood said “There’s nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, […]


Are you ready?

Are you ready?

Meet Stuart, the man behind your beautiful Bloomon bouquets, our UK flower stylist. We chat about the up-coming themes for the summer bouquets, what colours and flowers we can expect to see decorating our homes and […]


Spring is in the hare

Spring is in the hare

A hare’s ear? A trumpet? And a dolphin? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… The Bupleurum is commonly known as ‘hare’s ear’. See the resemblance now? It’s a perfect flower […]


A daisy from outer space

A daisy from outer space

Love is in the air, and a daisy from outer space? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… Love is in the air. Can you feel it? Nothing says this more […]


Blue skies smiling at me

Blue skies smiling at me

Bells? More bells? Slimy flowers? And the luck of the Irish? Crikey. Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… If you look at this bouquet and it reminds you of […]


Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Are you ready for…? This weekend was our first moment to enjoy the warm rays of sun and realise that summer really is just around the corner. Finally we can get outside and take in some […]


Sweet romance

Sweet romance

Trick or treat anyone? Or how about a scoop of candy? Or a perfectly pink pincushion? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet…   This week we decided it was […]


Life is peachy

Life is peachy

A free spirit? A native San Franciscan? And a flower that wants justice? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… For this design, our muse was a fruit: we wanted […]


A superhero for Easter

A superhero for Easter

A superhero? A Greek God? And a flower related to a famous entertainer? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… Everyone needs a Superhero at Easter. To help you hunt […]


Buying flowers for yourself makes you happy

Buying flowers for yourself makes you happy

Traditionally, we’re used to giving flowers to other people – and it’s worth it just to see the big smiles on their faces. However, trends are changing. As science shows they also make us happy, we’re starting to buy them for ourselves. Flowers also […]


George Clooney anyone?

George Clooney anyone?

A flower named after the Hollywood hunk? Captain Romance? And the world’s highest mountain? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… Who doesn’t (women and men) have a crush on […]


Pinky and perky

Pinky and perky

Porky flowers, punky flowers, painted tongues and inspiration to get horizontal. Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… First up is Rosa Miss Piggy (2). Yep, you heard that correctly. […]


A bunch of happiness

A bunch of happiness

Happiness lies in the little things, like the smell of fresh coffee, a brand new book or a long walk in the woods. It’s the same with flowers. Let’s face it – those colourful bouquets naturally make […]


Mellow Yellow

Mellow Yellow

Faux French flowers, a close relative of garlic, peachy roses, and a blue moon – all wrapped up in a chilled yellow-themed bouquet. Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… […]


Tropical Vibes

Tropical Vibes

The month of February has flown by but unfortunately hot summer days are still far away – it’s time to dream of exotic places! In the small and large bouquets you will find the tropical Cymbidium […]


True love begins at home

True love begins at home

Are you waiting for that one person to come along and explain the concept of love to you? We’re here to tell you that it’s absolutely not necessary. You don’t need another person to gift you […]


Heaven’s above!

Heaven’s above!

The skies above have inspired this week’s bouquet. Think: pink sunsets, stunning dawns, twinkling stars, and long-haul flights down under. Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… On our card […]


Spring is in the air. Promise.

Spring is in the air. Promise.

Bisexual flowers? That’s actually a thing. Fishy flowers? Froggy flowers? Flowers that herald spring? Read on to find out what curiosities we’ve curated in this week’s bouquet… The yellow pom-poms in your small bouquet? That’s the […]


Welcome to the Urban Jungle

Welcome to the Urban Jungle

At Bloomon, we love the botanical interior design trend. It’s completely our thing; tranquil, calm green hues to bring a bit of peace to the world around us. With the pace we live our lives today, […]