Flowers may be the star of the show, but with greenery working as their ever-important supporting cast, the "show" is more well-rounded, complete, and so much more amazing.
Greenery provides support and a foundation for beautiful blooms, as well as contrast, texture, rhythm, and wonderful green colors which act as a neutral tone to give your eyes a rest.
For some florists, greenery is the design, as fabulous greenery pieces are starting to take center stage in bridal bouquets, centerpieces, and floral decor.
To name a few, this is a list some of the more popular and versatile greenery we love working with.
Italian Ruscus is a long and trailing green, with dark green leaves. It is a favorite for all kinds of floral arranging, because of it's versatility, sturdy stems, and classy look. Italian Ruscus is perfect for floral arches and garden style arrangements , or to add length to cascading bouquets.
Israeli Ruscus has dark green foliage with fine texture, stiff stems, and long
For a soft, ethereal look, add a bit of Dusty Miller with its silvery-green leaves and fuzzy texture. There is nothing fragile about this
greenery, though, as its stalk is sturdy, and the leaves are thick,
belying its overall delicately romantic nature. Nestle it within bridal
bouquets or centerpieces for a soft, understated elegant look.
This gorgeous tropical leaf is from the Monstera plant, also known as the “Swiss Cheese plant” due to its dramatic and
large holes. It’s a piece of greenery that is becoming increasingly
popular, appearing as a focal point of green decor for events that lean
toward the modern and tropical.
Baby Blue Eucalyptus or Spiral Eucalyptus
Spiral Eucalyptus brings a whimsical yet intriguing look to floral bouquets. They provide
vertical accents with their straight sturdy stems that have numerous,
smaller circular leaves growing off of them. When used in a bunch, the
dynamic and voluminous look they create is rich with texture, rhythm,
and patterns. The spiral Eucalyptus pairs well with most flowers and
also looks great in a vase on its own.