The Delights of Dahlias

Pompoms, Stars, Stellars and Collerettes... During Neill's recent sourcing visit to Holland, he discovers a new world of divine Dahlia varieties, not usually available as cut flowers, to bring back to his Belgravia boutique and concession at Harrods. In this blog post he shares the story behind these delightful flowers.

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Our Garden Roses Inspired by London Landmarks

Neill Strain Floral Couture is renowned for its diverse range of rare and exceptional flowers and during the summer months particularly for Garden Roses.  With the grower's enthusiasm for Neill's London clientele, an entire range of exquisite Garden Roses has been named after London landmarks, some of which are available exclusively at Neill Strain Floral Couture .  Following a recent visit to the grower's glasshouse in Holland, Neill tells us the story of these London-inspired Roses.  

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White Gloriosa in Harrods' Rarity Campaign

Harrods are currently hosting a Rarity Campaign, a celebration of the world's best products and experiences, 87 rare finds from jewellery, interiors and beauty to food and... Neill Strain's spectacular white Gloriosa flowers.  Following 20 years of dedication, patience and expertise, one Dutch grower has managed to produce 20 bulbs of white Gloriosa, one of the rarest flowers in the world.  Now available exclusively at the flower concession at Harrods, Neill explains the incredible story of this exquisite bloom.

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The Belgravia Rose - Exclusive to Neill Strain Floral Couture

The Belgravia Rose is an exquisitely beautiful, brand new, white garden Rose, recently created by one of the world's leading Rose breeders in Holland.  Available in only extremely limited quantities, it is EXCLUSIVE to Neill Strain Floral Couture. Due to its divine beauty and rarity, Neill is having this Rose officially named “Belgravia” after the home of Neill Strain Floral Couture. 

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Frida Kahlo Inspires Belgravia in Bloom

During the recent RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Belgravia was in full bloom with designs inspired by Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, in light of an exhibition of her personal belongings opening this month at the V&A which is sponsored by Grosvenor.  Neill shares with us his spectacular Frida-inspired installation for which he was awarded Best Floral Display in Belgravia In Bloom.

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Introducing our Frida Kahlo and Summer Collections

Neill Strain Floral Couture has now released the 2018 Summer Collection of bouquets and arrangements which can be ordered online, and includes some fabulous designs inspired by the V&A exhibition: "Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up" which will run at the Museum this June until October. Neill tells us all about these stunning designs.

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Sourcing the World's Most Beautiful Flowers

Neill is dedicated to sourcing the most beautiful, the most rare, the most extraordinary flowers for his Belgravia boutique and his concession at Harrods where his clientele are eager to see and learn about new, unusual or simply exquisite blooms.  In this blog post he shares the fabulous experiences he enjoys while sourcing these flowers in Holland.

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Flowers for Easter

Whether you wish to decorate your house with lush spring flowers for Easter, or you're looking for a seasonal gift to offer on this occasion, Neill has created a range of bouquets and arrangements in glorious colours and textures that express the joy of spring. In this blog post, he introduces us to his designs and shares his inspirations.

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Introducing our Valentine's Collection 2018

Neill unveils the new Valentine's Collection of bouquets and arrangements for the special celebration of love in 2018.  Stunning designs with unrivalled Red Naomi Roses and other seasonal flowers which can be ordered online or at the Belgravia boutique or Harrods concession with delivery throughout London. 

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A Look Back at 2017

With the arrival of the new year 2018, Neill Strain Floral Couture celebrates ten years of business in Belgravia since the opening of the first boutique in 2008.  In this blog post Neill remembers the company's impressive achievements of 2017 including the opening of the Harrods concession while commemmorating its 10th year anniversary.  

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Order Online London's Finest Luxury Christmas Decor

From the Belgravia boutique and Harrods concession, Neill Strain Floral Couture offers a spectacular display of bespoke luxury Christmas designs and decorations.  And now, to make Christmas preparations even easier, an online ordering service of magnificent door wreaths, festive floral arrangements and stunning planters dressed for the season with same day delivery throughout London, has been launched.  In this blog post, Neill gives us a visual tour of these fabulously festive designs.

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Neill Strain Floral Couture Launches at Harrods

On Friday, July 21st Neill Strain Floral Couture opened its new concession at Harrods.  After 9 years in Belgravia and months of anticipation, Neill tells us about his unique approach to luxury floral retail, the preparations and extra special blooms he has sourced to make this flower boutique among the most exceptional in the world. 

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Introducing our Summer Collection for Online Ordering

Following the success of the Neill Strain Floral Couture online Spring Collection, Neill is now introducing his Summer Collection of floral designs created with the most exquisite flowers of the season.  The range comprises a wide variety of inspirational designs including hand-tied bouquets, table arrangements and Petite Couture arrangements in Neill's elegant, luxurious style. 

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HELLO HYDRANGEA! in Belgravia for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Every year, during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Neill focuses on a single flower type and creates an exceptional showcase at his Belgravia boutique for all to enjoy.  This year, it is the Hydrangea that takes centre stage.  Neill will host HELLO HYDRANGEA! - a definitive look at the new star of the flower world with an impressive display of rare and new varieties of Hydrangeas.  In this May blog post he shares his research and sourcing in Holland for the fabulous blooms.  HELLO HYDRANGEA! is a Chelsea Fringe event.

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