LINE FLOWERS: used as primary flowers to establish the skeleton outline height or width of an arrangement. FORM FLOWERS: Used to create focal point with unusual and distinctive shapes. MASS FLOWERS: Are usually single stem with large rounded heads used inside or along the arrangement to fill in.
What type of flowers can be added to increase the value of the arrangement?
1. Gerbera Daisies: Use red and white gerbera daisies to increase the value of arrangements. Although the Gerbera Daisy is a little more expensive, they are large and will take up more space than other less expensive options. Use a few stems per arrangement to add value and texture but keep the price reasonable.
Why are form flowers sometimes placed at the perimeter of a design?
Sometimes flowers are placed in the perimeter or beyond the framework so their silhouettes may be fully appreciated. Unique form flowers demand visual attention-leave space around these flowers so that their bold forms may be seen. Other flower types are often not necessary within the same composition.
Which of the following designs uses the shorter stems of mass flowers to provide a color & focal point near the rim of the container?
WATERFALL DESIGN: Shorter stems of mass flowers provide a color & focal point near the rim of the container. CUSTOMER EDUCATION: Florists must educate the customer in order to help them enjoy their flowers to the fullest extent.
What is floral material that has an airy look to create the finishing touch?
FILLER: Floral Material that has an “airy” look to create the finishing touch. DRY PACK: The Storage or shipment of flowers out of water. PROCESSING: Cutting flowers stems properly and providing proper treatment at any stage of the distribution process.
Which of the following are primary or line flowers used in a design to establish the outline of the arrangement?
SKELETON FLOWERS: Primary or line flowers used in a design to establish the outline of the arrangement. BALANCE: The impression of the design being stable and self-supported. CONDITIONING: The process in which cut flowers & foliages have been tested to extend their freshness.
How do you get flowers to stand up straight in a vase?
All you need is ordinary rubber bands. Yep that’s my big trick; what I do is cut my stems a little longer than the vase height and then rubber band them in 3’s. Start adding them to the vase and if one looks a little low just pull it up and the rubber band makes them all stay in place and at the perfect height.
What flowers are form flowers?
Form flowers have distinctive shapes which add interest to a design: like Gerbera, Amaryllis, Lily. Mass flowers are solitary flowers with a single round head like Roses, Carnations. Filler flowers – Baby’s breath, Waxflower, Queen Anne’s Lace.
What are form flowers used for?
Form flowers are the colorful, large and often unusually shaped blooms floral designers use to center their pieces. They are the first to draw a viewer’s eye into an arrangement. Expensive and high-impact, form flowers are best used in moderation.
What is grouping floral design?
Grouping. Grouping refers to placing collections of identical floral materi- als in an arrangement, and separating the collections from each other with clearly defined negative space. There must be space between individual groups of elements. Negative space makes each group distinct.
What is waterfall floral design?
The Cascade or Waterfall design is characterized by a steep flow of materials in an extended cascade. Alternating layers of flowers and foliage of delicate textures creates depth and a flowing effect. Non-floral, reflective materials like metallic thread are often used to capture the splashing light of a waterfall.
What is bacterial growth in floral design?
bacterial growth. removing all foilage from the stem that is below the water level in an arrangement helps prevent bacterial growth. bent neck in flowers. is due to the inability of water to enter the stem. conditioning.
What are floral shears used for?
Also referred to as flower shears, these cutting tools are designed to cut through your flower stems and unwanted foliage.
What flower form used small delicate flowers to fill in empty spaces?
Filler flowers consist of small sprays of flowers. Floral designers use filler flowers to fill in the spaces among the mass flowers within the framework of a floral design. Filler flowers are also effective as an accent for the other floral materials within the arrangement.
Why does the type of foliage used depend on the flowers chosen for the arrangement?
Why are flowers/foliage characterized by form/shape? for design and arranging purposes. Different shapes or forms influence the style of a floral arrangement. Each shape group is named after its visual characteristics.
What is the brightness or darkness of a hue?
Intensity (also called chroma or saturation) is the brightness or dullness of a color. A color as we see it on a color wheel is at full intensity (bright). When we mix it with gray, black, or white, it becomes dull.