All grown in the UK…
Winter wonders – and all grown in the UK…
Each week, from just before Christmas, well into spring, the seemingly impossible happens. A box of gorgeous, UK-grown flowers turns up at Tudor Rose Florist in Bury St Edmunds.
Yes, while our gardens and fields are turned rock hard by frost or swamped in a quagmire from days and days of relentless rain, snow and slush, regular as clockwork – either via boat or plane (depending on the weather) we get a wonderful delivery from Scented Narcissi – our fabulous suppliers in the Scilly Isles.
Over the winter months – when we’re lucky to muster an eggcup of flowers from our own gardens in Suffolk – we have these constant delights to look forward to. The fragrant blooms – dozens of different types as the season goes by – come tightly packed in bunches of 10, from sunshine yellow with egg yolk centres to billowing doubles in cream and white.
It’s a real pleasure to offer such home grown beauties harvested through the winter to our customers.
And the glorious blooms are used in everything – handcrafted gift bouquets – a Tudor Rose trademark, our beautiful funeral tributes and, of course, stunning spring wedding displays.
But it is in tin buckets at the front door of our boutique-style shop, where they are perhaps most conspicuous and welcome – their heady scent filling the Hatter street winter with a blast of springtime.