Blue flowers

There’s a sort of poetic licence in floristry when it comes to colours. Blue flowers can also include what are really mauve or purple. It’s amazing how differently people see colours. It also depends on the light – we even see the difference on a grey day compared with a sunny day.
Summer is the best time for true blue flowers – cornflowers, scabious, campanula, brodaeia, as well as hydrangea, agapanthus and delphiniums you can see in the image. Blue roses are available, but are dyed.
If you need a particular flower, give us a call on 07932 052411 or email

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Jan founded Stems in London WC1 in 1985, after changing her career as a teacher/translator, & training as a florist in Sweden. Her unique style, inspired by country walks, has been described as natural & wild, but with depth & sophistication. From a simple, tiny posy to grand events at St. James's Palace, Jan loves creating beautiful arrangements.