While the winter weather here in the Cape may be unpredictable, you can be sure of a variety of fabulous proteas and fynbos looking gorgeous at this time of year. King proteas (both light pink and white) are flowering, plus the ever-popular Protea Venus. The dramatic bearded proteas such as Niobe and Ice Queen plus the cute Protea Robyn are also in bloom now.read more info request
Weddings are always such a joyous occasion, they open the hearts and uplift the spirits of everyone present as they get to celebrate the love two people have for one another. The fact that we get to play a part in creating the atmosphere on the day makes it so much more rewarding for us. Toni and Morné got married recently and their wedding was truly magical.read more info request
We all know the beloved round bouquet at a wedding all too well but recently free-form bouquets have become more popular. Brides have started revolutionising the shape of their bouquet; free-form, natural and relaxed bouquets are now the order of the day. Brides prefer a loosely arranged bouquet because of its airy and whimsical feel , plus the opportunity this style gives to reflect the individuality of the bride.read more info request
Fynbos is one of those rare plants that looks absolutely beautiful when freshly picked and just as gorgeous when dried. The first prize, however, is getting the most out of your fresh flower arrangement, because once your bunch dries there’s no turning back!read more info request
Summer is the season for weddings, music festivals and flower crowns. Happily, flower crowns require very little effort and materials to make and fynbos makes for both a stunning and hardy crown.read more info request
Your wedding bouquet is surely the most important decor feature of the wedding ceremony. Not only does it reflect the bride’s personality, but it sets the look and feel of the wedding decor. It’s your stand-out accessory (after the groom of course!) while you say your vows in front of those you love.
If you love weddings and spend any time on Pinterest at all, you will notice that Protea-inspired bouquets are all the rage. And rightfully so. Fynbos is absolutely gorgeous, versatile and resilient - no bruising of petals here! The hardy flowers also dry really well, allowing your bouquet to remain intact years after your ceremony.
Whether you are going for a purist fynbos look or a mix of roses, gypsophila and other garden flowers, Proteas and fynbos can be used to create the most stunning bouquets. Proteas in particular are a favourite because they provide the focal point around which the rest of the ensemble can be arranged.read more info request
Protea Venus, the gorgeous pink protea you are seeing for sale all over Cape Town at the moment is very close to our hearts here at Fabulous Fynbos.read more info request
If you’re attending any upcoming wedding expos you’ll soon find that it’s rather tricky to judge what a company’s exact approach is to helping you achieve your dream wedding. So we thought we’d share our behind the scenes process so that when you find Fabulous Fynbos’ stand you’ll know exactly who we are.read more info request
Planning a wedding is no small task. Between the budgets and family politics, you’ve got a lot on your plate already so we thought we’d share what to expect when working with Fabulous Fynbos. Here’s our process from start to finish in six easy steps. We wish we could do the same for seating arrangements but our super powers are limited to the floral kind!read more info request
It is perhaps not common knowledge that a number of the Proteas, Leucospermums (Pincushions) and even the Leucadendrons (Cone bush) that one sees for sale in supermarkets, deli’s and florists are hybrids of two wild ‘parent’ species. For example the yellowy-orange Pincushion, Leucospermum conocarpodendron that has recently been flowering in the mountains around Cape Town, is one of the parents of the commercially grown Lsp. Veldfire and Lsp. Tango. Just as Protea aristata is one of the parents of the popular Protea Venus which starts flowering in May.read more info request