Flowers are graceful, elegant, and sentimental that never fail to cheer up people and leave a lasting impression in their hearts. Be it for gifting or home decoration, flowers are the most popular choices that symbolize love, admiration, gratitude, and several other innermost feelings. In the UK, people have a huge passion for gardening. The bright and vibrant flowers are passionately liked by Britishers for the gifting purpose on various occasions. Therefore, we have listed some of Britain’s most popular flowers that are favourite among florists, botanists, and horticulturists.


The velvety beautiful rose is one of the favourite British flowers. Native to Asia, the species and hybrid of roses are grown everywhere from Eastern Europe, America, Africa to the Far East. Available in a variety of shades- red, pink, white, and orange, the roses are used widely across the UK for gifting on Valentine’s Day, birthday, and anniversary.


Freesias are the most popular cut British flowers loved for their sweet fragrance. They arrived in Europe by the end of the 19th century and today more than 110 million stems are sold per year. Paired with gorgeous roses, they would make an elegant bouquet that you can order online from a florist shop for flower delivery in UK.



Lilies are the symbol of purity that has been cultivated for over 3000 years. These flowers are large and fragrant that come in a wide range of colors- white, red, pink, orange, yellow, and purple. Lilies are an important part of culture and literature that were once used in medicines as well.


The carnation is a universally loved bloom that makes a beautiful addition to the home and garden. Known for its wide spectrum of colors and sweet fragrance, the pretty carnations are a delight for senses. Due to their availability all year round, people in the UK prefer carnations for gifting and flower decoration during special occasions.


It is another popular British flower considered for gifting on special occasions. They bloom from January to April in the UK and add joy to the lives of flower lovers. The name ‘tulip’ is derived from the Turkish word for turban, due to the round shape of Tulip’s flowers.


Symbol of luxury and splendour, the orchid is a popular flower and some of its species are native to the UK. You would be surprised to know that there are over 25,000 natural species to choose from. Available in almost every popular shade, they make an extravagant gift for special occasions and never fail to make the recipient smile.


Sunflowers are ornamental flowering plants that are extremely popular in the UK. These magnificent vivid yellow flowers are admired for their beautiful appearances that are sure to warm the hearts of the recipient. It is the only flower that has the word ‘flower’ in its name.

If you are considering to order or send flowers to your loved ones in the UK, then you can opt for the beautiful blooms described in the blog as they are more readily available.