Best Floral Design Books

Floral design books are a real weakness of mine, my morning coffee would not be complete without flicking through a couple of pages,  devouring colours, textures and inspiration. Every year, there seem to be more and more gorgeous books produced, I thought it only fair to share a couple of my favourites here…

‘In Full Flower’ by Gemma & Andrew Ingalls

The best of the best, so many different styles and techniques.

‘Styling Nature’ by Lewis Miller Design

This book should be ‘required reading’, gorgeous photography, an absolute masterpiece.

‘The Flower Expert’ by Fleur McHarg

Gloriously different combinations, with an underlying flower philosophy, beautifully written and put together.

‘Cut Flower Garden’ by Floret Flower

As a qualified garden designer, and flower grower, this is the ultimate must-have. Cannot wait for the second book.

‘The Flower Workshop’ by Ariella Chezard Design

Brights coloured flowers, rich and generous arrangements, gloriously depicted.⠀⠀⠀⠀

‘Flowers Every Day’ by Petalon Flowers

Florence Kennedy is a homegrown inspiration, beautiful practical, a seasonal repertoire.

‘Living with Flowers’ by Rowan Blossom

 A little present that arrived in the post today, can’t wait to delve in!

‘Vintage Flowers’ by Scarlet & Violet.

Another home-grown British floral designer, exulting seasonal flowers and David Austin roses, a complete inspiration.

‘Handpicked…’ by Tin Can Studios

Fabulous inspiration from New York, fresh innovative and great fun.   

‘Wreaths..’ by Worm London

Wreaths aren’t just for Christmas!

 ‘Blooms: Contemporary Floral Design’ by  Phaidon Snaps

A glorious survey of work by more than 70 contemporary floral designers who are extending the boundaries of their art.

‘The Flower Fix’ by Anna Potter

Wild inspiration and modern arrangements by world-famous Swallows and Damsons florist.

 ‘The Floral Affair’ by Rachel Ashwell

Floral inspirations and the unique touches to interiors.



‘Foraged Flora’ by Louesa Roebuck

A gorgeous, gorgeous book. In this case – definitely judge a book by its’ cover.


‘Vintage Wedding Flowers’ by Scarlet and Violet.

Exulting seasonal flowers and David Austin roses, a complete inspiration.

‘Flower Colour Guide’ by Putnam Flowers

The ultimate colour-by-colour flower reference guide – from New York’s pre-eminent floral designers.

‘Floret Farm’s: A Year in Flowers’

Erin Benzakein’s second book, due out February 2020, do pre-order now!