Wild Flower Hurricane Candle Holder
This fabulous glass wild flower hurricane candle holder has been decorated with real flowers and foliage, handpicked from Lechlade-on-Thames, a pretty Cotswold town. A variety of precious pale pink and yellow flowers have been used to decorated this fluted glass candle holder. They include Aquilegias, primroses and a single Guara Lindheimeri which resembles a dainty butterfly. A cute handmade white candle made from paraffin wax is also included.
The fluted glass hurricane candle holder measures approximately 11 cm’s across by 15 cm’s high.
What a lovely gift this would make!
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The Flowers & Foliage
Aquilegias are clump-forming herbaceous perennials with long-stalked basal leaves, and pretty bell-shaped flowers with spreading coloured sepals and petals. Aquilegia Vugaris come from the family of plants called Ranunculaceae and can be seen in late spring to early summer.
In the dappled sunlight pale yellow primroses grow in amongst the foliage in my Cotswold garden. Also known as Primula Vulgaris the clusters of salver-shaped flowers grow in a basal rosette of lovely leaves.
The dainty Cow Parsley flowers with its umbels of tiny white flowers, are well known for growing along verges and in grassy areas from April to June. Cow Parsley is also known as Anthriscus Sylvestris.
Smooth Hawksbeard flowers can be both an annual or biennial plant and with its long toothed leaves and bright yellow flowers, it is similar in appearance to the dandelion but much smaller.
This amazing plant is characterised by its unique four petalled flowers which feature protruding stamens, and resemble butterflies. These flowering plants come in various shades of pink and also in white.
A fern leaf has been used, which is tall and green and grows at the base of the yarrow plant. A single Herb Robert Geranium leaf shows its 3 lobed lacey leaves, and 3 blades of grass have been add to this unique wild flower decoration.
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- To help prevent fading keep out of direct sunlight.
- Be safe when lighting candles.