Seven sensational springtime designs
showcase the season’s cheeriest flowers.
Designs by Talmage McLaurin, AIFD
flowers are synonymous with springtime. As the winter frost fades, your
customers will appreciate seeing a variety of bright bulb flower
arrangements to welcome the season of renewal. Here are three selections
to spark your creativity.
A low covering of Camellia leaves allows the flowers in this
arrangement to be appreciated for their own structural qualities
without the diversion of vertical foliage placements. A pair of
monarch butterflies appear to gently alight on the flowers,
bringing life to the design.
Materials: Freesias from The Sun Valley Group; Ranunculi
courtesy of the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center (NFBIC);
Camellia and wire from favorite suppliers; Biodegradable Planter
from Pots Company; artificial butterflies from Floraltrims.com.
Offering a modern take on the technique of grouping, this
beautiful arrangement not only allows the materials’ stems to be
seen but actually highlights them. Silver aluminum wire is
coiled around the stems of each flower variety—pretty pink
tulips, miniature callas and hyacinths—as well as a bundle of
lily grass, which elegantly cascades over the side of the vase,
providing visual balance to the elongated calla stems.
Materials: ‘Sauturnes’ Redwood Grove French tulips and
hyacinths from The Sun Valley Group; miniature callas courtesy
of the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center (NFBIC); lily
grass (Liriope) from favorite supplier; Footed Flared Vase from
Syndicate Sales; Silver Aluminum Wire from Smithers-Oasis.
A garden of crisp white bulb flowers emerges from winter’s icy
remnants. But rather than filling the aged clay container with floral
foam, a design ring conserves foam, eliminates the need for a liner and
provides a template for placing fewer stems of flowers around the inside
wall of the container, giving great emphasis to the glass chunks placed
Materials: amaryllises (Hippeastrums) and hyacinths from
The Sun Valley Group; miniature callas courtesy of the Netherlands
Flower Bulb Information Center (NFBIC); Oasis® Design Ring from
Smithers-Oasis; Glass Chunks from Accent Décor; aged clay bulb pan from
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