By Rahma Rifkhar
From the picturesque green hills of Nuwara Eliya, nurtured by experienced hands and entwined into breathtaking bunches and bouquets, travelling through the winding paths of the hill country all the way down to the bustling city of Colombo, the creations by Shirohana have a beautiful tale to tell.
For this exceptional month of April which brings together all of Sri Lanka’s ethnicities in celebration of Easter, the Sinhala and Tamil New Year and Eid-Ul-Fitr, what better gift for your loved ones than something that was created, nurtured and flourished in the very soil of Sri Lanka.
With 40 years of heritage and ever-lasting love packaged into every single one of their creations, allow us to introduce Shirohana’s thoughtfully curated products in celebration of this exceptional month.
The Sinhala & Tamil New Year Collection
This Avurudu season, visit your loved ones with this unique palmyrah box in hand by Who We Are, an online platform dedicated to celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit of Sri Lankan women around the island and supporting their passionate endeavours.
This beautifully handcrafted local creation at Rs.10,000/=, comes complete with an assortment of festive kavili which includes:
- 4 Asmi
- 6 konda kavum
- 6 mung kavum
- 6 athirasa
- 6 pani aluwa
- 10 kokis
- 10 betel leaves.
Next on our list are these vibrant boxes of Indian delicacies by Mithai Cafe (Rs.2,762/= to Rs.7,410/= )
Packaged in the bright colours of the New Year complete with a bow, it delivers the joyous spirit of the season perfectly and includes:
- Almond Delight
- Roast Nut Halwa
- Kaju Katli
- Milk Cake
- Pistachio Paak
- Walnut Halwa
- Soan Papdi
- Milk Fudge
- Strip Burfi
- Saffron Peda
- Malai Peda
- Dry Fruit Cake
- Mehsub Paak
- Cashew Muscat
Shirohana has specially curated 8 different arrangements of their signature flowers complete with foliage, all of them blooming with the vibrant hues of Avurudu.
● Weaver Bird- Rs.6,200/=
● Embrace- ₨.5,950/=
● Colourful Chrysanthemum Blooms- Rs.2,835/= upwards
● Sweet Fantasy- Rs.8,500/=
● Blanche- Rs.6.000/=
● Summer Loving- Rs.7,400/=
● Rosa- Rs.5,800/=
● Louisa- Rs.5,675/=
Whether you opt for the subtle shades of roses and yarrow arranged in a charming kithul basket or the bold, bright bouquet of chrysanthemums and lilies, gifting such an enchanting collection of blooms is bound to impress.
So without further ado, head over to the New Year collection by Shirohana and select the perfect Avurudu gift for your loved ones.
The Easter Collection by Shirohana
This April, indulge both yourselves and your loved ones with Shirohana’s glorious Easter Collection, launched to celebrate the spirit of the season.
In commemoration of Easter, Shirohana has thoughtfully curated a range of radiant Easter flower bouquets and floral arrangements.
- Blanche- Rs.6,000/=
- Floral Fantasy- Rs.6,900/=
- Autumn Breeze- Rs.3,000/=
- Blooming Marvellous- Rs.5,150/=
Also, in collaboration with Sri Lanka’s master chocolatier, Gerard Mendis, there is a variety of Easter themed confectioneries from assorted Easter eggs to hot cross buns that are sure to make someone’s Easter absolutely delicious!
Eid with Shirohana
For all the Sri Lankans already planning festivities for Eid, which is just around the corner, allow us to give you an idea or two.
Starting with Shirohana’s very own floral bunches as the centrepiece for your Eid tables. You can opt for minimalistic pastel roses (Delicate Flora- Rs.5,200/=) or for something a bit more extravagant (Exquisite- Rs.7,000/=). Whichever arrangement you opt for, your Eid table is going to be an absolute stunner.
Also, there are limitless cakes to choose from for both gifting options and for your Eid table. Be it gateaux, cheesecakes or cupcakes, Shirohana has it all!
This festive season, spreading love is all the more easier with Shirohana’s same day delivery option. Even on the busiest of your days,just browse through their online store for the perfect bouquet of blooms or gift box that speaks to you, and having it delivered to your loved ones is just one single click away. Each of these creations have been masterfully put together by experienced hands with love and they promise the best of quality.
Throughout this month of festivities, cherish all of life’s beautiful moments and make them all the more memorable with these unique gifts by Shirohana.
For more information:
Contact Number: +94 707 898 989
Shirohana: No.32B Sir Mohamed Macan Marker Mawatha, Colombo 00300
Shirohana Atelier: No.21/3 Alfred House Gardens, Colombo 00300
Shirohana Romantica: No. 32/01 B, Dickmans Road, Colombo 00400
Shirohana Petal Guru: No.61 Dudley Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 00800
Shirohana Negombo: No. 206 B Puttalam – Colombo Rd, Negombo 11500
You can shop via their online store or visit them on Instagram or Facebook.