The Flower Expert
Ideas and inspiration for a life with flowers
Celebrity florist Fleur McHarg showcases how to create floral designs for every occasion and provides inspiration for a life with flowers.
Fleur McHarg has cultivated a lifelong obsession with flowers, their colours, shapes and, uses. Guided by the wisdom of Constance Spry, the trailblazing twentieth- century florist, McHarg believes in letting flowers be the stars of the show by working with the natural shape of a flower or branch. With more than twenty-five years of experience in creating unique floral arrangements for every kind of event imaginable, McHarg demonstrates how breath-taking floral displays are created. Her astute flower philosophy reveals her unique synesthetic take on colour and the personalities of each flower. She explains why certain arrangements work while others don’t, offers tips on colour selection and colour blending, and reveals her favourite flowers to use for each occasion. Through McHarg’s guidance and colour inspiration readers learn how to showcase flowers for startling impact.
The Flower Expert is a stunning celebration of colour and the artistry behind contemporary and classic floral arrangement styles. Colour illustrations throughout