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  • Module 2 FlowersFD1
    Std Rose
    Gerbera Daisy
    Chrysanthemums
    Mini Carnations
    Delphinium/Larkspur
    Wax Flower
    Tree Fern
    Sweetheart Rose
    Ivy
    Iris
  • Standard Rose
    Genus Name: Rosa
    Availability: year-round
    Color: red, pink, yellow, white, lavender, orange, and bicolors
    Fragrant; air-dries well; will benefit from stems being cut under water during processing
    Sold by the stem length 40 -60 -70 cm
    Mass flower: The rose is as varied in color as in its applications. Uses are limitless.
    Longevity: days 3-10
    Sold by: Bunch (25)
    Price: $.85/stem
  • Gerbera - Common & Botanical Name
    Mass flower
    Formal or informal
    Available year-round
    Colors yellow, red, orange, pink, & white
    Lasts 4 -14 days (not in foam)
    Leafless stems
    Uses special straw to protect stem
    Sold by: Bunch (10)
    Price: $.89/st
  • Pompon or Cushion Pomp
    Genus: Chrysanthemum
    Spray mum with no button in the center
    Availability: year-round,
    Color: white, yellow, lavender, purple, bronze, and burgundy
    Flower form consists of solid ray florets. Stems often have long laterals. This flower is known for its longevity and durability.
    Medium mass flower: Round form adds mass to any style of design. Flower is extremely versatile.
    Longevity: weeks 2-3 long lasting
    Sold by bunch, $3.00
  • Daisy Pompon
    Genus: Chrysanthemum
    Spray mum with a button in the center
    Availability: commercial product: year-round, many cultivars
    Color: white, yellow, bronze, burgundy, and lavender
    Flower form is the same for all daisy pomps with the center colors varying by cultivar. Stems often have long laterals.
    Medium mass flower: Round form adds mass to any style of design. Flower is extremely versatile.
    Longevity: weeks 2-3 long lasting
    Sold by bunch, $3.00
  • Button Pomp
    Genus: Chrysanthemum
    Small cushion type mum
    green ones are “Kermits”
    Availability: year-round
    Color: yellow, white, and green
    Flower form has a “button” appearance, and is favored for its longevity and durability.
    Small mass flower: Round form adds mass. Long, lateral stems can be used individually. Material is useful for paveing or pillowing design techniques.
    Longevity: weeks 2-3 long lasting
    Sold by bunch: $4.00
  • Football orIncurve Mum
    Availability: year-round
    Color: white, yellow, pink
    Flower form is classified as an intermediate incurve mum.
    A disbud mum.
    Large mass flower: Round form adds mass, and is a good candidate for use in traditional line-mass designs.
    Longevity: weeks 2-3 long lasting
    Sold by stem for very large flowers or bunch 10 for smaller.
    $1.00/stem
  • Spider or Fuji Mum
    Availability: year-round, many cultivars
    Color: white, yellow, green
    4-5” flowerhead form is produced by many fine to coarse ray florets on a single stem. This is a disbud mum.
    Large mass flower: Unique “spider” form adds mass and interest; and is useful in traditional line mass designs.
    Longevity: weeks 2-3 long lasting
    Sold by bunch or stem depending on size
    $1.00/stem
  • Spray or Mini Carnation
    Genus: Dianthus
    Availability: year-round
    Color: red, yellow, orange, white, pink, lavender, and various bicolors
    Flower is fragrant, long lasting, and has many cultivars. Shows ethylene sensitivity.
    Small mass flower: Extremely long-lasting flower and buds add texture, form, and mass.
    Longevity: days 10-14
    Sold by bunch (5), $3.50/bu
  • Delphinium
    Availability: year-round
    Color: blue shades, white
    Color can be bold;
    Ethylene sensitive.
    Medium line flower
    Works well in garden-style designs, adding intense blue color
    Longevity: days 4-12
    Sold by: Bunch (10)
    Cost:$8.00
  • LarkspurConsolida
    Availability: June-September
    Color: white, pink, purple
    Stems can be hung upside down to air dry. florets will remain intact.
    Feathery foliage is indicative.
    Flower is ethylene sensitive.
    Medium line flower: Serves as an excellent choice for adding line, and works especially well in mixed garden bouquets or feminine designs.
    Longevity: days 9-10
    Sold by Bunch (10)
    Cost: $8.00
  • Wax flower
    Chamelaucium
    Availability: September-May
    Color: purple, pink, or white
    Fragrant, citrus-like smell is apparent upon breaking leaves.
    Small filler or line flower.
    Versatile filler
    Adds movement to handheld bouquets
    Provides length or height to container arrangements.
    Longevity: days 7-10
    Sold by: Bunch
    Cost: $5.00
  • Tree FernAsparagus
    Availability: year round
    Color: green (dark)
    Foliage is airy, soft in appearance and touch; can give “hairy” look to designs if overused.
    Small filler: Feathery foliage adds a fine texture, and is commonly used in body flower designs.
    Longevity: weeks 1-2
    Sold by: Bunch(25)
    Cost:$3.50
  • Sweetheart Rose
    Genus: Rosa
    Availability: Year-round
    Ask for 30 or 40 cm rose
    Often sold in grocery stores
    Color: White, red, pink, yellow, organge, & bicolor
    Fragrant, air dries well
    Smaller than standard roses
    Small – Medium mass flower, good for bouquets, corsages & boutonnieres
    Sold by bunch (25), $.60/stem
  • Ivy
    Genus: Hedera
    Availability: year-round
    Color: green or variegated (green with white margins)
    Stem has graceful vining habit with multilobed leaves; also available as a greenhouse crop.
    Medium form foliage: Vine is useful for adding interesting line to cascades and other handheld bouquets. Effectively adds length to container arrangements and garlands. Variegated leaf is excellent for use in corsages, boutonnieres, and headpieces.
    Longevity: days 3-5
    Sold by bunch or plant
  • Iris
    Also called Dutch iris
    Not Bearded Iris
    spring garden flower
    Available year round – peaks in Mar-May
    Colors: blue, yelllow, purple, white
    Purchase in bud form – will open over 2-3 days
    Medium form flower
    Longevity: 2 – 6 days
    Sold by bunch 10 $5.00 in season