1. Back by Popular Demand - the Amethyst Basket

    The Amethyst Bouquet is one of our most popular arrangements, so it made sense to create a basket version. After a hiatus from our collection, we're proud to welcome the Amethyst Flower Basket back into the fold. Created using a pretty white rustic basket filled with fresh flowers, the Amethyst Flower Basket will create a charming and much-admired focal point wherever it goes. We use only the freshest white roses and lilac freesia to hand arrange every single basket. The finished product is then delivered next day by courier to ensure it arrives at optimum freshness for you to enjoy. If you...

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  2. New Bouquets for Mother's Day 2017

    The date of Mother's Day this year is Sunday the 26th of March, which means it is now less than three weeks away. That may seem like plenty of time but it's never too early to start planning the perfect Mother's Day gift - a last minute rush when it comes to these kinds of things generally doesn't yield excellent results! Sending flowers to mum on Mother's Day is a time-honoured custom with carnations and chrysanthemums being amongst the most popular choices. Colour-wise, pink and white tend to be popular but if you happen to know your mum's favourite type or colour of flower...

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  3. Early Spring Offers

    After an unseasonably mild winter, there are reports of spring flowers already coming into bloom around various parts of the country . The sight of colourful spring flowers is always a sight for sore eyes after the cold, dark winter months. They serve to remind us of the warmer, lighter days to come, giving us a boost of optimism to get through the last days of winter. If the sight of spring flowers has left you feeling inspired to decorate your home with flowers or to send a bouquet to a loved one as a gift, you'll be pleased to learn that we're offering up to 38% off some of our most...

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  4. Valentine's Flowers with Free Sweets

    With only five days until Valentine's Day, now is a good time to order Valentine's Flowers for your dearly beloved. And if your better half has a sweet tooth, we've got the perfect offer for you - a free jar of mouthwatering strawberry sweets included with a selection of our most popular bouquets! Read on to learn more about the bouquets which are included in this offer. Heartfelt 6 Red Roses A sincere expression of heartfelt desire, this beautifully simple bouquet is composed of six of the freshest premium grade red roses which are beautifully complemented by a smattering of hypericum...

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  5. Top 5 Weirdest Love Songs for Valentine's Day 2017

    Sick of the standard, generic, cliched romantic pop songs year after year? So are we, which is why we've dug a bit deeper to compile a list of our favourite endearingly oddball and eccentric love songs. Egyptian Lover - I Cry (Night After Night) (1984) Try, if you can, to imagine an alternate universe where Prince is an unknown rap musician who releases his first album because, in his own words, he "just wanted to make a record with my name on it so the girls could hear it." The result is the debut album from Egyptian Lover which features the track I Cry, a touching tribute to heartsickness...

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  6. Obsession 36 Red Rose Bouquet for Valentine's Day

    With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we felt it was high time that we expand on our already impressive collection of rose bouquets. The Obsession 36 Red Rose Bouquet is the first new addition to our Valentine Flowers collection , with more planned for offer imminently. Have you ever just been totally obsessed with someone? And we don't mean in a weird stalkerish way, more like in an endearing Paul Rudd romcom way. We've created this bouquet of three dozen fresh red roses with the objective of capturing that mood of romantic obsession, and then expressing it in floral form. White...

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  7. 5 Ways to Spend the Perfect Valentine's Day 2017

    Valentine's Day is coming up pretty soon, so it's a good idea to start planning now how you want to spend the day with your other half. Wondering what day Valentine's Day is in 2017? February 14th this year is a Tuesday which means you'll probably have obligations such as work or study during the day. But this doesn't mean you can't spoil your other half rotten in the evening. Without further ado, here are five suggestions on how to spend the perfect Valentine's Day this year: 1. Go to the Movies OK, maybe an obvious choice, but a trip to the cinema is always a fun affair...

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  8. New Year Gratitude - Send Thank You Flowers to Your Loved Ones

    After all the excitement of Christmas and New Year has died away, January tends to be the time when we try in earnest to stick to our new year’s resolutions. As well as anticipating the future, it’s also a good time to reflect on the year that has just passed and to take a moment for all that we have to be grateful for. If you’re feeling particularly thankful to a friend or family member for a thoughtful Christmas gift or a legendary New Year’s Eve party, why not send them a bouquet of fresh flowers to express your gratitude? A flower bouquet is a great thank you gift as...

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  9. The History of the Poinsettia Christmas Plant

    The History of the Poinsettia Christmas Plant Native to Central America, the poinsettia got its name from Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first US Ambassador to Mexico. In particular, the plant grew in the southern portion of Mexico known as Taxco del Alarcon. When Pointsett wasn’t working on international affairs he was dabbling in botany. He was able to bring a sample back his hometown in South Carolina after a trip to Mexico. He began growing the plant in his greenhouse and sent out grown ones to friends and botanical gardens. John Barroom, from Philadelphia, was one of the recipients of Poinsett’s...

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  10. Our Top Christmas Flowers

    Our Top Christmas Flowers Are you looking for a plant, wreath or bouquet to use as a centrepiece or give as a present this Christmas? Allow us to help you decide by highlighting the top Christmas flowers here at Clare Florist. All that Glitters What better way to welcome the holiday than with a bouquet of flowers featuring a mix of the season’s most popular colours? The red of the flowers, the green of the leaves and the gold of the pine cones all combine to create a floral arrangement perfect for the occasion. Carnations, roses and winter alstroemeria are wonderfully arranged by our florists...

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