2 16 Types Of Flowers

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2 16 Types Of Flowers

  1. 1. Flower Dominant Features Flower: Tulip Term: Dominant Feature
  2. 2. Tulip Tulipa <ul><li>Availability: November-May </li></ul><ul><li>Color: red, yellow, purple, pink, orange, peach, white, and bicolors </li></ul><ul><li>Stem continues to lengthen or “grow” even after being placed into designs </li></ul><ul><li>Many hybrids and cultivars are available, some with fringed or striped sepals or petals. </li></ul><ul><li>Medium mass flower: works best in combination with other spring flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Popular in white and red during the winter holiday season. </li></ul><ul><li>Longevity: days 3-7 </li></ul><ul><li>Sold by bunch (10) </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: Varies dramatically by season & variety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In season $.75/stem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Out of season $2,00 or more </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Tulips <ul><li>Single </li></ul><ul><li>Double </li></ul><ul><li>Lily </li></ul><ul><li>Fringed </li></ul><ul><li>Parrot </li></ul><ul><li>Viridiflora </li></ul>
  4. 4. Floral Dominant Features <ul><li>Floral material is identified by its dominant feature </li></ul><ul><li>The shape of a flower or foliage that impacts the logical placement of the flower in an arrangement </li></ul><ul><li>4 Basic types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mass </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Not set in stone – guideline to use for compositions </li></ul>
  5. 5. Types of flowers <ul><li>Line – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flower forms a point </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually has a long stem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to set structure in arrangements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a visual pathway </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Mass <ul><li>Round flowers on a single stem </li></ul><ul><li>Add visual weight to a design </li></ul><ul><li>Provides the bulk of an arrangement </li></ul>
  7. 7. Form <ul><li>Flowers with a particular or different shape </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently used as a focal point </li></ul>
  8. 8. Filler <ul><li>Small flowers with multiple blooms per stem </li></ul><ul><li>Greenery or foliages </li></ul><ul><li>Fills open spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Covers foam and tape </li></ul>
  9. 9. What type of flower is this? <ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Line </li></ul><ul><li>Filler </li></ul>
  10. 10. What type of flower is this? <ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Line </li></ul><ul><li>Filler </li></ul>
  11. 11. What type of flower is this? <ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Line </li></ul><ul><li>Filler </li></ul>
  12. 12. What type of flower is this? <ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Line </li></ul><ul><li>Filler </li></ul>
  13. 13. What type of flower is this? <ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Line </li></ul><ul><li>Filler </li></ul>
  14. 14. Tricky <ul><li>Can you find more than one feature? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Types of Tulips <ul><li>Single </li></ul><ul><li>Double </li></ul><ul><li>Lily </li></ul><ul><li>Fringed </li></ul><ul><li>Parrot </li></ul><ul><li>Viridiflora </li></ul>
  16. 16. Early Spring
  17. 17. Today <ul><li>Forcing Spring Blooms </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Living Magazine February </li></ul><ul><li>Most Spring Blooming Trees can be forced </li></ul><ul><li>Look for flower buds that have already formed </li></ul><ul><li>Get better blooming closer to natural blooming dates </li></ul>
  18. 18. Forced blooms at FHS <ul><li>Saucer Magnolia </li></ul><ul><li>Yoshino Cherry </li></ul><ul><li>Purple Leafed plum </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Redbud </li></ul><ul><li>Forsythia </li></ul>
  19. 19. Directions <ul><li>Cut with sharp hand pruners </li></ul><ul><li>Cut an X in the bottom – don’t crush </li></ul><ul><li>Keep as cool as possible for longer flower life </li></ul><ul><li>Condition every 3-4 days </li></ul>

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