Top 10 Spring Flowers

August 27, 2015 - 3 min read

Spring time means new flowers bloom. This is the perfect time of year to add fresh flowers to your home. Liven up any room with bright colours and beautiful floral fragrances.

1. Calla Lily

Colours: available in shades of green, pink, purple, yellow and orange.
Appearance: calla lilies are sleek and elegant with slim green stems and long, trumpet shaped petals.
Fragrance: calla lilies are fragrance-free.
Warning: Calla lilies are poisonous if ingested by humans or pets.

2. Frangipani

Colours: available in a variety of yellow, orange and crimson shades.
Appearance: frangipani flowers have overlapping, tear-drop shaped petals with a gradient two colours per petal.
Fragrance: Most fragrant at night, frangipani flowers have a distinct tropical scent.
Warning: Frangipani flowers release a sap, which may irritate the skin.

3. Lavender

Colours: available in various shades of pink, purple or off-white.
Appearance: the slim grey-green leaves stem up to long, slender ground of spike formed petals.
Fragrance: lavender has a very strong, sweet & floral fragrance, commonly used as an essential oil.

4. Lily of the Valley

Colours: available in either white or pink.
Appearance: ​The lily of the valley flower is recognised by a delicate bell shaped petals, which tiers off a long green stem.
Fragrance: the scent of lily of the valley can be quite over-whelming as it is very sweet.
Warning: keep away from children and animals as this plant is highly toxic, but common in wedding bouquets.
Lily of the value

5. Peony

Colours: peonies are available and a wide array of colours, from pink, red, white, yellow and every colour in between.
Appearance: layers and layers of tissue-paper like petals form the beautiful cloud of a peony flower.
Fragrance: the scent ranges by the colour of the peony. The smells range from being musky & spicy and others smell sweet, like roses.

6. Snapdragon

Colours: available in deep purple, orange, red, rose, white and yellow.
Appearance: tall, speared stems bud multiple flared trumpet shaped florals all the way up the stem.
Fragrance: snapdragon’s fragrance is enhanced at night and has a subtle sweet smell during the day.

7. Statice

Colours: these flowers come in white, lavender and shades of pink.
Appearance: often described as smoke-like in appearance, dozens of funnel shaped petals form the statice flower.
Fragrance: statice releases a musky fragrance, which is pleasurable to some but described as unpleasant to others.

8. Sunflower

Colours: most commonly known for it’s sunshine-yellow petals and brown-black centre, sunflowers also come in less common shades of red and white.
Appearance: large petals surround a brown-speckled centre to form one of the world’s most recognised flowers.
Fragrance: sunflowers do not have a strong scent, however have been described to have a slight nutty fragrance.

9. Lilac

Colours: available in a range of violet shades.
Appearance: groups of 4 petal flowers make up the stem of a lilac plant.
Fragrance: lilacs have a strong, sweet fragrance, which easily fills a room.

10. Jasmine

Colours: jasmine flowers are white or yellow in colour.
Appearance: 4 to 6, oval shaped, waxy petals create the delicate looking jasmine flower.
Fragrance: the blooms of the jasmine plant emit a soothing, exotic sweet scent.

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