The first flower you see when you walk through the door at the Flower Shop in Canberra, is likely to be a flower.
The flower shop has been serving Australian’s for over 60 years and has a collection of over 100 different types of flowers.
The store also has a selection of different types and colours of bunnies, goats and even snakes.
The first one you see is a trumpet flower, which is a white, fragrant flower with a round, flat petal shape.
The flowers are also known as the “flaming trumpet”, because of the sound it makes.
“It’s not a trumpet, but it’s a trumpet that’s bursting,” co-owner, Joanna Fennell said.
“That’s what the trumpet is for, to get the people up and moving.”
“It has a very pleasing sound,” Ms Fennells said.
Mr Fennel said the store had been selling flowers for over 50 years.
“They’re pretty much the most popular of the flower sellers,” he said.
The shop also carries the most varied and diverse collection of berry, pear, pumpkin, pineapple and even crocodile.
“We have a lot of tropical berry varieties and a lot more ornamental varieties,” he added.
“We’ve got a very large selection of bobbins, apricots, plums, cherries, aprics, strawberries, plovers, strawberries and a large selection [of] blackberries, which are used as a garnish for the pies and cakes that are sold.” “
If you have any interest in flowers, we’ll try to sell you something to do with them.”
“We’ve got a very large selection of bobbins, apricots, plums, cherries, aprics, strawberries, plovers, strawberries and a large selection [of] blackberries, which are used as a garnish for the pies and cakes that are sold.”
“There’s some lovely pearls and we also have some pretty good plum trees,” Ms Wahlstrom said.
Ms Wahlers favourite is the “magnolia” berry.
It is one of the most common varieties and is found throughout the north-east of Australia.
Ms Fohnell said the berry is so popular with her customers, they often sell it at Christmas.
“Christmas is such a great time of year because it’s when we get to enjoy our fresh fruit,” she said.