Flip the switch, and awaken customers from
their wintertime slumber with brilliant bulb flowers.
Designs by Talmage McLaurin, AIFD
Presented in a narrow triangular styling, this grand
gathering of Oriental lilies appears to be an amazing single
stem that is completely alight with luminous blossoms.
Materials: Oriental lilies courtesy of the Netherlands
Flower Bulb Information Center; Tapered Cement Vase from
Floral & Garden Supplies; Oasis™ Flat Wire from
Embracing a color predicted to be popular in 2011,
this collection, arranged in an elegant windswept manner, glows
with the warmth of honeysuckle-inspired hues. The radiance of
the monochromatic palette is intensified by the complementary
greens of the Galax leaves.
Materials: ‘Garnet Glow’ miniature callas, hyacinths and
Nerines courtesy of the Netherlands Flower Bulb
Information Center; Galax leaves from favorite supplier;
Hand-Painted Stoneware Planter from
burton + BURTON; Oasis™ Flat
Wire from Oasis® Floral Products.
to: Snip a length of flat wire from the spool, and gently
flex it to achieve an arch. Using needlenose pliers, twist one
end of the flat wire to form a spiral.
Invigorating groups of
big-blossomed amaryllises, accented on either side by textural
clusters of hyacinths and peonies, dial up the brightness
settings and blow out winter blues.
Materials: amaryllises, hyacinths, peonies and tulips
courtesy of the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center;
Gerberas from favorite supplier; Enchant Boat from
To view 6 more designs look to the February 2011 issue of Florists'
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