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Hundreds of steel Forget Me Nots unveiled at Shrewsbury Castle

Hundreds of handmade steel Forget Me Nots flowers have been unveiled at Shrewsbury Castle to raise money for the Severn Hospice.

Sarah Lewis-Schulz, with daughters Poppy & Tallulah. She lost her husband Andreas to pancreatic cancer last May. Credit: ITV News Central

10-year-old Tallulah Lewis-Schulz planted one of the last few flowers. She raised 10 thousand pounds shaving her head in memory of her Dad, Andreas, who died at the hospice last May.

Lucy Ruff from the hospice explained why forget me nots were chosen.

Tallulah's mother, Sarah Lewis-Schulz said it's something her daughter will remember for the rest of her life.

Tallulah before and after her fundraising transformation. Credit: ITV News Central

Each of the flowers has been individually handcrafted locally at the British Ironworks Centre in Oswestry.

A total of 1000 Forget Me Nots are for sale at £25 each, for those who wish to buy one in memory of a loved one via the Severn Hospice website, with people able to collect their flower, or have them posted to them in May, once the public display is removed.

Some of the 750 steel Forget Me Nots on display at Shrewsbury Castle. Credit: ITV News Central

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