Fast Flower Video: Using the iris flower for arranging
Kelly creates an arrangement step-by-step in this video. As you watch, pay close attention to how the colors compliment one another. Can you find the common color between each of flowers? Each one highlights the other as they work together to create a beautiful arrangement that draws the eye from one ingredient to another. Learning to understand the principles of color in an arrangement will take you one step further in your floral design.
Today's beautiful blooms are provided by Mayesh Wholesale Florist, a national wholesaler with a mission to provide floral professionals with the highest quality, most unusual products sourced from around the world.
Floral knowledge comes from our friend & Mayesh floral specialist, David Dahlson.
In order of appearance:
- Eucalyptus pulverulenta
- Scented Geranium “Peppermint” – pelargonium tomentosum
- Oncidium - Giant Oncidium or Grower Ramsay
- Iris Dutch Hybrid “Hildegaard”
- Icelandic Poppy – Papaver nudicaule
- Muscari Blue Muscari armeniacum
For more on the principles of design in your floral design, consider joining the Principles & Elements of Design online class, available now.