5 Mass Flowers Have the flower head on the terminal end of the stem Draw attention to the focal point and add mass and weight to the arrangement.Cover floral foam and help fill in empty areas with flowers
6 Mass Flowers-Examples CarnationsRosesChrysanthemums
7 Form Flowers Unique in shape or color Create the accent or focal point or focal area of the arrangement to attract the viewer’s attention
9 Filler Flowers Have small sprays of flowers or are like ferns Used to fill empty spaces and to accent the other floral materials within the arrangementAlso used to cover or hide the mechanics of the arrangement including the frame, supports, ties, etc.
34 Steps in Designing Arrangements Select a design shapeSelect appropriate container, cut floral foam and attach to containerSet container and foam in water for 20 minutesSelect fern or other filler and arrange in foam to cover foam and extend at least 1 ½ times the width of the container.
35 Steps in Designing Arrangements Insert flower to make arrangement desired heightInsert more flowers to make design outline and focal pointAdd other flowers as needed to make arrangementArrange filler flowers such as baby’s breath to give a completed appearance