Wild Flower Arrangements

Apr 4 18:40 2006 Ken Marlborough Print This Article

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While walking through the woods,Guest Posting you may marvel at the wildflowers, but bringing home cut wildflowers from your walk in the woods may be impractical. A florist can use all the necessary skills and materials to create an arrangement of wild flowers that help bring nature indoors.

It is true that flowers in a florist\'s shop aren\'t really cut from the wild, but they do give that impression. A wild flower design usually comprises delicate small and fragile blossoms such as alstroemeria, freesia, yarrow, or crocosmia, enhanced by the slender stems of the scabiosa or lisianthus. Filler flowers such as Queen Anne\'s lace, Monte Casino asters, or Misty Blue limonium give depth and texture while asparagus ferns and bear grass add an ethereal touch. You can make a wildflower arrangement in either a vase or basket.

Cut the stems on a diagonal with a knife and under water, prior to placing them. Singe the stem ends of the poppies so that they don\'t lose sap and infect the water in the vase. To arrange the flowers, make a tall arrangement about 1.5 times the height of your vase. Begin with the tallest flowers—hydrangeas—and then add sunflowers. Keep the pot or vase loose but finely balanced.

Put the stems in place, letting the flowers fall naturally. Continue to add hydrangea till the arrangement takes shape. Now, intersperse the arrangement with wild flowers and poppies, singing their stem ends. Create a loose but nice shape with small filler flowers.

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Ken Marlborough
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