Paula Pryke

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Paula Shane Pryke
Born (1960-04-29) 29 April 1960 (age 56)
United Kingdom
Spouse(s) Peter Romaniuk (1987-present)

Paula Shane Pryke OBE (born 29 April 1960) is a British florist and author.


Her parents are Ralph and Gladys Pryke. She has been married to architect Peter Romaniuk since 1987. They have two daughters.[1] Educ: Culford School; University of Leeds (BEd Hons Hist.). LRAM (Speech and Drama) 1985.


Pryke became a florist in 1987[2] after having started her career as a history teacher. Her client roster is filled with celebrities and her work is known worldwide.

In 2004, she was featured in a Channel 4 TV series called One Last Job, in which she trained several ex-cons to open their own flower shop.[3]

For the 2012 New Year, she will travel to Pasadena, California to help judge the floral floats at the Rose Parade. Since the 2012 New Year's Day falls on Sunday, the parade will take place on 2 January 2012.

Work: Founder, Paula Pryke Flowers, London, 1998. Lecturer and demonstrator on floral art around the world. Ambassador for Floral Industry Award, NFU, 2000.

Pryke was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to the floral design industry.[4]



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