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The Flower Farm’s Favourite Floral-Inspired Holiday Cocktails

The holiday season is a time for celebrating. And there’s no better way to do just that than with the perfect holiday cocktail? Of course, it wouldn’t be a Flower Farm seasonal cocktail without a touch of floral inspiration. 

Join us as we explore some holiday flower cocktails that will elevate your festivities and leave you wanting more.

The Flower Farm’s Favourite Floral-Inspired Holiday Cocktails 

Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail

close up of a single bright red hibiscus bloom for use in a flower cocktail

Our first flower cocktail favourite is the Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail. This beautiful drink is like a tropical paradise in a glass – perfect for our subtropical summer holidays. And because it has a vibrant ruby hue it’s a stunning choice for holiday toasts.


  • 1 dried hibiscus flower
  • 1 sugar cube
  • 1 dash of aromatic bitters
  • 30 ml hibiscus syrup
  • Chilled champagne or sparkling wine


  1. Place a dried hibiscus flower at the bottom of a champagne flute.
  2. Add a sugar cube and a dash of bitters.
  3. Add 30 ml of hibiscus syrup into the flute.
  4. Top off the glass with chilled champagne or sparkling wine just before serving
  5. Your guests will love watching the hibiscus flower as it gracefully unfurls in the glass.

Strawberry Rose Cocktail

two glasses with pink strawberry rose flower cocktails, with pink roses on a white table cloth and pink and white straws

The Strawberry Rose Cocktail represents everything that is beautiful about an Australian Christmas holiday season. Your guests will adore the glowing colours and the sweet flavours, and it’s perfect for our hot summer weather. Plus, it pairs so well with Chrissy-day salads and cold meats.


  • 60 ml rose-infused gin
  • 30 ml fresh strawberry puree
  • 15 ml rose syrup
  • 15 ml fresh lemon juice
  • Edible rose petals for garnish


  1. To make the rose-infused gin, add dried rose petals into your gin bottle and allow them to infuse for several days. You can adjust the quantity of rose petals to suit your taste.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the rose-infused gin, fresh strawberry puree, rose syrup and lemon juice.
  3. Shake vigorously.
  4. Strain the mixture into a chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with edible rose petals.

Rosemary, Carnation & Elderflower Gin Fizz

close up of a branch of white elderflower blooms in front of large green leaved foliage

This earthy and sweet flower cocktail might seem an odd mix at first. But the Rosemary, Carnation & Elderflower Gin Fizz is truly something special. It combines the herbaceous flavour of rosemary with the delicate tart elderflower for a drink that will leave your guests reaching for another glass.


  • 60 ml gin
  • 30 ml elderflower liqueur
  • 30 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 15 ml rosemary simple syrup
  • Club soda
  • Fresh rosemary sprig and edible carnation petals for garnish


  1. To make rosemary simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and water in a saucepan. Add a few sprigs of fresh rosemary and heat until the sugar dissolves. Let it cool, then strain.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin, elderflower liqueur, fresh lemon juice and rosemary simple syrup.
  3. Shake vigorously and strain into a tall glass filled with ice.
  4. Top with club soda and stir.
  5. Garnish with a fresh rosemary sprig and edible rose and carnation petals.

The Jasmine & Mum Gin Gimlet

4 white jasmine flowers with a small yellow centre against a background of green foliage

The Jasmine & Mum Gin Gimlet combines the heady scent of jasmine with the herbal and astringent notes of gin. It’s inclusion of chrysanthemum makes it a definite conversation starter at any holiday party too!


  • 60 ml gin
  • 15 ml Campari
  • 15 ml jasmine tea syrup
  • 22.5 ml fresh lime juice
  • Edible chrysanthemum petals for garnish


  1. To make jasmine tea syrup, brew jasmine tea and dissolve an equal amount of sugar into it while it's still warm. Let it cool.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin, Campari, jasmine tea syrup and fresh lime juice.
  3. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass.
  4. Garnish with edible chrysanthemum petals.

Your Choice of Flowers Matters too!

purple flower cocktail in cosmopolitan glass with lavender bloom floating on top against an all purple background

Before you can enjoy floral-inspired cocktails it’s important to think about where you’re getting your flowers. Like anything that you’ll consume, you want to ensure that they’re pesticide free and as fresh as possible. At The Flower Farm in Brisbane, sustainability is at our core, extending to the flowers we grow and source for our cocktails.

Pesticide-free flowers are safer to consume, make more delicious cocktails and promote a healthier environment. Local flowers support our community and reduce carbon emissions from transportation. They're also fresher and more vibrant, further enhancing your flower cocktails.

Grow your own or trust The Flower Farm

If you want to delve into the world of flower cocktails, the best place to source the flowers is from your own garden. This way you know exactly how they’ve been grown and treated.

The second best place, however, is a trusted source like The Flower Farm, that is committed to sustainability and quality. Our blooms are perfect for culinary creations and flower based cocktails at the holidays and any time of year!