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Captivating Mother’s Day Floral Design Tips with Garden Roses

As Mother’s Day approaches, speed, simplicity, and stunning beauty are key in floral design, and garden roses from Garden Roses Direct are the perfect choice.

Renowned for their exquisite beauty, the hot pink garden roses from Garden Roses Direct are not only visually stunning but also intensely fragrant and long-lasting, making them an ideal centerpiece for any Mother’s Day arrangement.

However, handling these roses requires care, as their thorny stems demand protection with rose gloves and meticulous stripping before beginning the design process.

Forget complicated mechanics; all you need is a vase filled with fresh water mixed with floral food to create a vibrant floral display that will delight any mother.

Innovative designers are moving away from traditional greenery, opting instead for alternatives like Dusty Miller, renowned for its unique silvery foliage that complements the vibrant blooms perfectly.

When arranging in a vase, ensure you provide ample space for the thirsty foliage by cutting it and setting it deeply into the water, creating a sturdy foundation for your floral masterpiece.

Follow classic design principles, starting with lower-level flowers and angling them outward to create a rounded shape, gradually building upwards to maintain form and balance.

Once the roses are in place, add more Dusty Miller for texture and fillers like Japanese Silene, known for its long-lasting, fluffy white blooms with a delicate blush, to soften the arrangement and add a contemporary yet timeless touch.

For this stunning arrangement, the recipe includes 12 stems of fragrant hot pink garden roses, five stems of Dusty Miller, and 12 stems of Japanese Silene, resulting in a design that is both elegant and impactful.

Flowers for Mom are more than just a gift; they’re a heartfelt expression of love and appreciation, and garden roses add that magical touch that every mother deserves.

For more creative inspiration, visit our website at And now, it’s your turn to unleash your creativity! Choose your favorite garden roses, select a beautiful base, and design away.

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Leanne Kesler
Leanne Kesler AIFD
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Founded in 1969 and purchased by Leanne Kesler AIFD and David Kesler AIFD in 1988, Floral Design Institute has grown into one of the leading floral design schools in the world.

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