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Flower Shapes and Their Uses
Line flowers are tall, and as the name implies, give your bouquet height, width, and a balanced look Most line flowers have buds growing up a center stalk. Examples of line flowers are: gladiolas, liatris, snapdragons, delphinium, tuberose, veronica, curly willow, bells-of-ireland, stock.
Line Flowers TIP: Line flowers, by themselves, look striking when placed in a tall cylindrical vase.
Line flowers Gladiolus Laitris
Line flowers Delphinium Bells-of -Ireland
Mass Flowers will give your bouquet weight - or mass - and are generally round and full faced. Sometimes they are referred to as "face" flowers. They are usually the focal point of color and interest in a bouquet. Most mass flowers come with only one flower on the end of the stem. Examples of mass flowers are: rose, carnation, gerbera, sunflower, lily, daffodil, tulip, iris, freesia, zinnia, alstroemeria, protea, chrysanthemum.
Mass Flowers Roses Gerbera Daisies
Mass Flowers Sunflowers Zinnias
Mass Flowers Tulips Daffodil
Mass Flowers Chrysanthemums of all sorts
Mass Flowers Iris Alstroemeria
Mass Flowers Antherium Bird of Paradise
Mass Flowers Protea Lily
Mass Flowers Freesia Hydrangea
TIP: Mass flowers are a good choice for a simple, quick vase full of flowers and are often sold in bunches.
Filler Flowers and Greens stems with a lot of little flowers and foliage will round out your bouquet and give it a soft, full look. Casual, fresh from the garden bouquets use an abundance of filler flowers to visually connect mass and line flowers.