Blooming Tea – Divine Lily “Bai He Xian Zi”
A hand-shaped white tea from Fujian province. When brewing, the leaves gradually open to reveal hidden flowers of lilies and chain of jasmine blossoms topped with amaranth flower.
3 pieces £6.00
7 pieces £12.00
Tea Origin: China
Blooming teas or flowering teas are incredibly special. These tea balls may seem pretty unassuming upon first glance, but once they are dropped into hot water they bloom to produce a wonderful display of flowers of tea leaves. Each balls is hand made by sewing each individual flower and leaf together in a knot. When the ball reacts to the hot water the knot is loosened revealing the intricate arrangement within. An individual flowering tea ball takes around half an hour to make.