Catherine Bowen, Plascon Trends Editor
Yesterday, Anne reminded us why Radiant Orchid is the Colour of the Year. Personally I think it should come as no surprise that we are looking to flora for a bit of colour inspiration; it’s why I’m serving up some more floral colours for this rather grim and grey Tuesday in Cape Town, and starting with none other than the orchid.
Beautiful Blooms & Floral Colours
Fuchsia is another delicate flower that represents a colour favourite of mine:
And what would this world be without the prettiness of cherry blossoms and chrysanthemums (with their tendril-like petals):
Of course, given that we come from Africa, no selection of floral inspiration would be complete without a few succulents and cacti thrown in for good measure:
Lastly, there are these exquisite eucalyptus flowers which are so very reminiscent of our own proteas:
For any budding botanists or gardening enthusiasts who can help fill in the gaps with regards to specific names of any above the images, I would so love you to leave your comments below! 😉