The Best Flowers For Beautiful Cut Flower Arrangements
Spring is nearly here, which means we will soon be blessed with a variety of beautiful season blooms. And what better to do with them than create beautiful arrangements and bring in some color to your home. Stunning bouquets of cut flowers can turn any room into a garden and fill the space with a magnificent aroma. If this sounds like something you want for your own home, then why not start doing your own flower arrangements? But before you start creating your own flower creations, you first need to know what are the best flowers for this. You need flowers that look amazing, smell great, and last longer. There are a couple of flowers that have all three qualities, and we’ve collected them for you today.
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Best Flowers For Cut Flower Arrangements
Mix up colors, textures, sizes, and varieties to create a colorful kaleidoscope of an arrangement. With the right flowers you can make a variety of different designs and bring in spectacular colors and freshness to your home. So, we’ve asked florists to share with us what are the best flowers for cut arrangements. Let’s have a look.
Mix up colors, textures, sizes, and varieties to create a colorful kaleidoscope
This lily is a super popular choice for cut arrangements even though not many people know it’s name. The Peruvian lily blooms in late spring and early summer and makes a beautiful addition to any arrangement. This flower last from six days up to fourteen, which is amazing. However, keep in mind that it is sensitive to fluoride, so either put it in distilled water or let the tap water sit for a couple of hours before you put them in.
This lily is a super popular choice for cut arrangements
Classic blooms that have been inspiration to artists for centuries. Cloni “clooney” ranunculus’s come in a ton of varieties that look breathtaking when mixed together. Florists also suggest pairing them with sweet peas or flowering viburnum’s to achieve a beautiful arrangement. Style these flowers in a shorter vase and with multiple buds, in order to give them enough room to open up and watch their beautiful transformation. Another great characteristic of this flower is its long vase life. These flowers can last from ten days up to twelve days.
Classic blooms that have been inspiration to artists for centuries
The dahlia is once again becoming super popular. And it’s easy to see why. It is a beautiful flower that comes in a ton of shapes, sizes, varieties, colors, and has a stunning texture. There are pretty much no downsides to the dahlia. These flowers look stunning when displayed in a tonal palette and are quite the showstoppers. However, this beautiful plant doesn’t last long once cut. Dahlias have one of the shortest vase lives, with it being around three to four days. You can place them in warm water and let the water cool down on it own, as it will help extend their life up to at least two days.
The dahlia is once again becoming super popular
A gorgeous spring flower that never seems to lose its allure. Tulips are a real beauty and beloved by florists and flower lovers alike. They are super easy to arrange, easy to care for and bring a variety of colors to any bouquet. Make sure to take advantage of them in their season as they are amazing. While tulips don’t last very long once cut (around five days) they are still worth getting. There are a spring icon and are the perfect flower to bring into your home during the season. They will bring you joy every time you take a look at them.
A gorgeous spring flower that never seems to lose its allure
One of the most popular flowers for arrangements. With their massive, colorful blooms, hydrangeas are a staple in summer bouquets. While they stand amazing on their own, when added to other flowers, they can really make an arrangement burst with textures, aromas, and colors. Keep in mind that these flowers are delicate and don’t like being near candles that are lit, essential oils or near bowls of fruit, as they omit ethylene gas. Hydrangeas tend to last from five to seven days when cut in a vase, as long as they receive proper care.
Hydrangeas are a staple in summer bouquets
Oh, peonies. These pretty pink flowers are loved from their delicate petals and wonderful form. These flowers look stunning even as just a bud, and look spectacular at every growing stage until they unfurl into the full captivating majesty. Peonies are a must-have for any late spring arrangement. An incredibly versatile flower, peonies last less than most cut flowers, but are worth it. They have a short vase life of around 5 days. Peonies look stunning in both arrangements and on their own.
These pretty pink flowers are loved from their delicate petals and wonderful form
This flower is one of the longest-lasting flowers when cut. They come in a huge variety of colors and have a great clove-like fragrance. The most common colors of this flower are white, pink, and red. However, new hues are constantly being developed by horticulturalists, so you can see a lot more varieties nowadays. Carnations last from 7 days up to 21 days! Impressive. They have a wonderful texture and look great in arrangements.
This flower is one of the longest-lasting flowers when cut
These flowers are the a symbol of springtime. Daffodils come in a variety of yellows, so there is plenty of choice. You can go with paler flowers or more bright yellows ones. Daffodils can make a super charming spring display, as they are one of the first to bloom this season. This flower can last up to ten days cut in a vase and goes great with other early spring blooms. However, they also look great on their own and you can mix long-stemed and short-stemed varieties.
Daffodils come in a variety of yellows, so there is plenty of choice
Delphiniums comes in shades of white, purple, pink, and blue. While they are not the easiest flowers to grow, the care pays off when you see them in their full glory. They make а wonderful addition to any arrangement, as they add color and texture. These flowers are sensitive to ethylene gas, so it’s not recommended to keep them in the fridge or around fruit bowls, as they tend to omit this gas. Delphiniums last from a week to two weeks when they are cut fresh, so you will have plenty of time to enjoy their beauty.
Delphiniums comes in shades of white, purple, pink, and blue
Oh, oriental lilies are a great cut flower choice. They have captivating beauty and have an amazing fragrance! A bouquet of lilies can perfume a whole room. These flowers make a great focal flower to your arrangement. However, keep in mind that lilies do have stamens that like to drop yellow-orange pollen that stains. So, if you want to keep your clothes and table clean, make sure to remove them with some garden snips before placing them in a vase. Florists recommend picking lilies with a few slightly opened lower buds. This will help prolong the bloom time in your arrangement. Lilies will last from 7 to 14 days.
A bouquet of lilies can perfume a whole room
These were some of the best flower choices to make for beautiful flower arrangements. We hope you found this article useful. Now you know which flowers to choose for your arrangements.
These were some of the best flower choices to make for beautiful flower arrangements