No home is complete at this time of year without a Christmas wreath - Rosie Paterson and Giles Kime have picked out four favourites.

There’s something magical about Christmas wreaths which give a beautiful touch to any living space at this time of year.

Last week we gave a guide on how to make your own, using willow whips and everything from pine branches to fruit to decorate.

But for those without the time to do it themselves, or who simply prefer the expert touch, we asked four leading florists to show off some of their best wreaths.

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Paul Hawkins Flowers

Christmas wreath

Winter Garden Wreath with artichokes, white hydrangeas, dried honesty and larch twigs.  £180 from Paul Hawkins Flowers (www.paulhawkinsflowers.co.uk).

 

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Shane Connolly

Wreath

Wreath made with douglas pine, myrtle, crab apple, cypress pine, rosemary, old man’s beard and catkins. Price on application from Shane Connolly (www.shaneconnolly.co.uk).

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Philippa Craddock

Philippa Craddock

Town House Wreath, made with Norwegian blue spruce, gold-dipped eucalyptus, gold baubles, fir cones, feathers, viburnum berries and birch twigs. Starting at £165 from Philippa Craddock (www.philippacraddock.com).

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Scarlet & Violet

Christmas wreath

Winter Wreath, made with heather, hips and hydrangea. £65 from Scarlet & Violet (www.scarletandviolet.com).

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