Flower Magazine

JUL-AUG 2019

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30 | J U LY/A U G U S T 2 0 1 9 FRESH STYLE I arrange 3 | Add trimmed sprigs of mint throughout. They add texture and fragrance to the arrangement. Put some pieces on the sides, and then let others dance a little higher on top. 5 | Add to the wow with pink 'Clooney' ranunculus. Place about five throughout, and keep the stems a little longer than the peonies for more movement in the arrangement. 4 | It's time for the wow-factor flowers! The 'Coral Charm' peonies make such a statement that you only need a few. Use ones that are fully or almost fully opened. Place a pair close together for a strong impact. 6 | These David Austin 'Patience' roses have such wonderful open faces. Remove the leaves, trim, and add throughout, some lower and some more on top of the arrangement. 1 | Don't shy away from a shallow container! Simply wad up a large piece of chicken wire and make a mound for the bottom (overlap the wire about three times). Then use florist tape to secure the wire, and add water. 2 | Choose any greenery you have on hand to create the base for the arrangement. Keep adding pieces until you have covered the chicken wire completely. Put the pieces in at varying angles, making sure to have some drape over the edge of the bowl. STEPS It's time for the wow-factor flowers! The 'Coral Charm' peonies make such a statement that you only need a few. —DESTINY PINSON

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