4 Kinds of Branches That Will Help Your Floral Design

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Flowering branches have taken over the architectural floral designs of many occasions. With more brides and grooms welcoming the natural look of “green” elements to their centerpieces, parties and engagements never looked more sophisticated. Adding height and drama in the form of unique floral trees that reach upward to the ceiling tent, and sky, couples with any style or formality of wedding bring a big dose of wow factor to their traditional centerpieces—or they make these architectural items the sole items in their centerpieces.

In most cases, these accents can be a bit more expensive. When there is a wealth of cherry and apple blossoms, you’ll pay a fraction of what the usual flower-filled centerpiece would cost. And outside of spring, you can have flowering and exotic branches imported at prices that are still friendly to the wallet. Your floral designer or an in-the-know gardener friend may have to force the blooms on these branches by following a series of steps, including putting the stems in hot water, cutting them repeatedly, and placing them in the cooler. But the efforts are worth it when you produce height, texture, and pretty florals for your architectural centerpieces.

1.       Flowering

  • Considering the flowering branches for your centerpieces: cherry, peach prune, quince, North Star cherry, forsythia, pear, apple, magnolia, and Malus or crab apple.
  • Crab apple trees of this variety produces pretty white flowers (snow-drift crabapple).

2.       Non-floral

  • Consider the following uniquely shaped branches: curly willow, birch, Manzanita, twig coral, natural coco bunch, and kiwi vines.
  • Also consider the following straight-line branches: natural reed, natural river cane, and bamboo.

3.       Berry

  • There’s a tremendous variety of berry-bearing branches, particularly when Hypericum berries provide rich orange, burgundy, and red tones.
  • In winter, holly berry branches bring a festive tone.
  • Bittersweet branches come in two varieties: one with red and orange berries for summer and another with a mix of red, orange, and brown berries for fall.
  • Some couples choose high-quality faux berries in their centerpieces to avoid toxic berries

4.       Other Unique Accents

  • The following décor are commonly used in architectural centerpieces: orange queen silk blossoms; lunaria, or silver dollar branches, also known as a money tree; royal blue pronus; and pampas grass plume.
  • Each branch of a money tree has quarter-to half-dollar-size circular white leaves, inspiring this tree’s name.
  • While most floral centerpiece stems extend twelve to thirty-six inches, the usual lengths range between thirty and forty inches.

Branches are an essential part of floral designs, incorporating them into your planning with fill everything with natural wonder and beauty. Whole Blossoms Wholesale Flowers offers a selection of branches that allows many decorative options. Please take a moment and consider the following options:

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–          Pumpkin Tree

–          Cherry Blossoms

–          Cherry Blossoms

–          White Cherry Blossoms

–          Curly Willow Tips

–          Curly Willow Medium

–          Curly Willow Long

–          Manzanita Branches Firm

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