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Laurel Leaf

Of all our leafy foliage stems, our life-like Laurel is the simplest and the darkest green, which will contrast with flowers to make them stand out more... Read more

A closer look at Laurel

Of all our leafy foliage stems, our life-like Laurel is the simplest and the darkest green, which will contrast with flowers to make them stand out more. It’s based on the leaves of the bay tree, Laurus nobilis, so it’s also a good stem to choose if you’re looking to add greenery to your kitchen.

Why life-like?

Having foliage and flowers in your home makes such a difference – they’re one of those final touches that helps it feel more lived in. And stems that look as good on Friday as they did on Monday are even better – no water to change, nothing to trim, no dead-heading, no mess, no fuss. And no wilting.

From real-life to life-like

The gardening world uses the name ‘laurel’ quite freely. You could be talking about the bay tree, or plants like the cherry laurel and the Portugal laurel. With its leathery, slightly shiny leaves, ours is most like a bay plant. Each leaf is hand-painted, so no two are quite the same, and it has a wire inside that lets you bend it into a realistic position.

Materials

Sometimes natural materials are best, other times synthetic. For our life-like stems, it’s polyester that creates the most realistic look. Easy to dye, it’s vibrant and colourfast so your stem won’t fade. And it can be made matte or shiny to look exactly like the real thing.

Will it fit?
Will it fit? View our guide
  • Height88cm
  • Diameter21cm
  • Weight0.03kg

Just so you know

The wire in the stem is tough so you can’t accidentally snap it. But you’ll need something powerful if you want to trim it down. We’ve found long-handled loppers (the ones for pruning shrubs and trees) or wire cutters do the trick.

The wire inside also means you can’t put your stem in water for long or it’ll rust. So if you’re arranging it with real flowers, bend the life-like stem up out of the water.

When it comes to smaller items, we don't hang around.

With smaller designs we tend to use one of three couriers; the three that we think are the best. It means that we can get your order out to you sooner. You’ll receive an email from our delivery partner to confirm your delivery date within 24 hours of us dispatching the item (or items).

No-quibble returns

We believe that returns should be easy, that’s why we approach them with a ‘no quibble’ mindset. We offer a free returns service on accessories and all the details on what you need to do will be on your delivery note. Just make sure you keep hold of the packaging.

For our full returns policy, please click here.

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