We're open and sending orders daily. Find out how we are keeping our team and customers safe during Covid 19 here.

Next Day Delivery £5.95
Order Before 4pm
Grown Not Flown
Flowers Direct From Our Farm
Choose Your Delivery Date
Select Next Day Or Preferred Date

Goodness Gracious, Great Balls of Flowers!

Here at the Great British Florists, we've done some pretty unusual things with flowers and get different requests all the time, but until now we've never received a request so, well.... round. For a wedding at a local parish we were asked to produce some hanging balls of flowers, 360 degree arrangements, to look stunning from any angle. Our floristry team created these beautiful British Flower AMAZE-Balls, to be hung from the ceiling of the church, suspended above the ceremony below. The interior was created by Heather and the outside was dressed by Jan The Flower and Katrina, our floristry ladies. They contain a great selection of British Flowers including;
  • Lanus Gladioli
  • Feverfew
  • Gypsophilia
  • Nigella
  • Larkpur
  • Scabious
  • Brodea
  • Phlox
  • Lavendar
From this;                                                              To this; On Saturday morning the whole GBF team assembled at Bredwardine Church to hang the balls from chains on the ceiling, using a multitude of ladders, various ropes and knots-a-plenty. Once they were hung Jan re-dressed them to ensure they look spectacular all over. Our lovely Katrina documented their creation with number of photos viewable in the gallery below (Including the post set-up celebration!) ; As I'm sure you'll agree, they look absolutely stunning! A great way to add an extra splash of colour into the ceremony, perfect for any beautiful natural countryside weddings. If you would love to have some similar British Flower Balls at your Wedding or Event we will be really pleased to make them for you. They weigh a maximum of 15 kilos each and are approximately 1 metre diameter. Just email Izzy at; izzy@greatbritishflorist.co.uk Thanks to; Luke Conod - Fit Hereford for muscles and measuring tape http://www.the-fit.co.uk Ollie from three counties flat roofing for ladders and nerve (and balance :) http://www.tcflatroofing.co.uk Farmer Phil @farmrphil for trailers and brains San @wigglysan for drilling ability and pep talks Jan and Kat for utterly butterly Floweriness and patience with the mad boss :) Rach @wigglyrach for logistics and confidence (and the health and safety assessment!) Monty @montyples for Montyness And rob Gale @thegaleforcerob for calm photography!