The hall was cleared; the stranger’s bed
Was there of mountain heather spread,
Where oft a hundred guest had lain,
And dreamed their forest sports again.
But vainly did the heath flower shed
Its moorland fragrance round his head.
—Sir Walter Scott, The Lady of the Lake (1810)
Heather was the favorite flower of Sir Walter Scott. As the Scots battled to secure freedom, position, and power during their long history, white heather was worn as an amulet of protection, purple heather as a sign of admiration. Show your love and admiration with this wildflowers gift box from the Love in Lost Times Collection. Your box includes:
- Two Scottish Heather Gift-Boxed Soaps, handmade using a centuries-old process and crafted near the majestic Ben Nevis mountains by Highland Soap Company
- Scottish Wildflowers Vanilla Fudge, handcrafted using a traditional recipe by Scotland’s finest confectionery, Gardiners of Scotland, and encased in a tin embossed with Scottish wildflowers
- Mystical Celtic Fire-Blended Herbs, foraged from the faeried hills, forests, and lochs around Glasgow by Boudica’s Botanicals—just as Claire Fraser so often did in Outlander! Selected for spiritual properties, this blend brings love, luck, prosperity, and protection!