Flowers

A florist's guide to Christmas at the Flower Market part two

Written by Rona Wheeldon
November 23, 2018

Part two full with even more festive flowers, foliage, plants and sundries. There's everything you'll need and more for Christmas 2018!

Assorted Decorations

For beautifying your wreaths and garlands, you'll find dried whole oranges and green whole oranges...

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Whole Dried Oranges In Orange And Green At Porters Foliage

...plus orange slices too. And there's also apple slices and star anise.

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Dried Oranges Slices At Porters Foliage

To add a touch of spice, there are cinnamon sticks in lots of different lengths.

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Cinnamon Sticks At Gb Foliage

Natural cones can be found in a range of various shapes and sizes...

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Natural Pine Cones At Porters Foliage

...plus different colourways too, including white, rose gold, champagne, blush, silver, gold and copper.

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Sprayed Pine Cones At Porters Foliage

To add both texture and colour in another way, how about these waxed and glittery apples, which you'll find at Porters Foliage?

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Waxed And Glitter Apples At Porters Foliage

They also have assorted dried flowers, lotus heads, poppy seed heads and cotton too. 

Artificial Flowers & Berries

Faux flowers in abundance can be found at the market. Not only white and red Poinsettia...

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Faux Poinsettia Blooms At C Best

...but white Hellebores...

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Faux Hellebores At C Best

and red Amaryllis.

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Faux Red Amaryllis Flowers At C Best

If you need some ever-lasting garlands, then you're in luck as C Best have them in stock.

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Faux Pine Christmas Garlands At C Best

That's where you'll also find Jack Frost ivy garlands.

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Jack Frost Ivy Garlands At C Best

Christmas decorations for bouquets and arrangements 

Over at Zest Flowers, along the whole length of their stand, you'll find trolley loads packed with pine cones on sticks in many different finishes, including gold, white, silver, rose gold, red, green...

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Sprayed Gold Pine Cones On Sticks At Zest Flowers

...and cinnamon! They also have cinnamon bundles, red and green apples, lotus heads and berries too. 

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Cinnamon Pine Cones And Cinnamon Sticks On Sticks At Zest Flowers

Veering back to the natural look for designs again, how about these dried red chillis at Whittingtons?

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Dried Red Chillis At Whittingtons

To add a lovely texture, use these delicate pepper berries. Did you know their Latin name is Schinus molle

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Pepper Berries At Porters Foliage

Birds & Animals

Now on to birds and animals, starting with these sparkly copper, light green and magenta long tail birds at C Best.

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Copper Light Green And Magenta Long Tail Birds At C Best

Or how about these cute little robins?

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Robins At C Best

Sure to be a conversation starter are these diamante owls and hedgehogs at Zest Flowers. Perfect for a shop window or inside display!

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Diamante Owls And Hedgehogs At Zest Flowers

They also have diamante polar bears and penguins, plus Santas too. 

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Father Christmas Santa Clause Diamante Polar Bears And Penguins At Zest Flowers

With the latest David Attenborough wildlife documentary 'Dynasties' featuring penguins in November, these fluffy Antarctic animals are sure to be a hit for 2018. 

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Fluffy Penguins At C Best

Lighting

Whether its indoor or outdoor, warm light or cool light, short or long, battery or mains...you'll find a huge selection of lights at C Best

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Led Christmas Lights At C Best

By the way, do look out soon for a special report featuring candles at the Flower Market. 

Accessories

C Best also have an extensive ribbon collection, in so many different colours and widths. 

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Red And Gold Ribbons At C Best

Plus Whittingtons have a fabulous festive selection too.

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Festive Ribbon At Whittingtons

If you're on the look-out for complementary containers for your designs, then how about some of these wonderful antique gold effect and silver vases and urns at The Flower Store

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Assorted Gold And Silver Vases And Urns At The Flower Store

Whittingtons, as always, have surpassed themselves with their spray paint collection!

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Spray Paint At Whittingtons

If you're planning on making your wreaths from scratch, don't forget to visit GB Foliage for bags of sphagnum moss. Plus they stock flat, which is also known as carpet moss. And you'll find bun moss and reindeer moss at Nine Elms too.

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Sphagnum Moss And Carpet Moss At Gb Foliage

To round up this year's bumper Christmas report, it seems very fitting to end with these jolly gentlemen at Whittingtons! I hope you've enjoyed this tour around the market and that everything goes smoothly for you over the coming weeks. 

New Covent Garden Flower Market A Florists Guide To Christmas At The Flower Market Rona Wheeldon Flowerona November 2018 Santa Claus Father Christmas At Whittingtons

As always, this is just a snapshot of what you'll currently find at New Covent Garden Market to give you an idea of what you can expect on your next visit. If you have any questions whatsoever, please don't hesitate to send an email to hello@cgma.co.uk or call us on 020 7720 2211.

P.S. If you're looking for inspiration for your Christmas designs, then you may like to check out our Floral Christmas Trends 2017 Report

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