Greenery make arrangements look more stylish. It also coumufliage all gaps at our creations, making them looking more natural. Greenery distributed to the wholesale market varies from single leaves to all kinds of branches.
In our catalog of wholesale greenery we divided all foliage into groups, helping you to select specific kinds of greenery.
The blade is what the most people identify as a leaf. The shape of a blade could be oval, round, liner, palm like. There are different types of leaves, but basically, each leaf is formed by veins and midrib (midvein), margin or edge and petiole.
Not all leaves have a petiole; some leaves are stockless. Water to the leaf blade is distributed by veins; all the cut surface of a stockless leave mast be inserted into floral foam or water.
Some leaves have one petiole holding several leaves (compound leaf):
By the stem structure we recognize alternate (springing one per node at different levels of the stem; opposite (two pare nod, facing opposite sides of the stem); rosulate (forming a rosette, like flower around the stem).
Branches with alternate leaves create lines in modern arrangements, branches with opposite leaves create airiness for French Garden style arrangement and rosettes or leaves are great for tailored Victorian style arrangements.
Most of the leaves are green, but some of them have more of blue coloring (sage green) and some – yellow (spring green).
Sage green leaves
Spring green leaves
Some leaves have different color patterns: stripes, dots.
Branches with solid blade leaves we use to coumufliage gaps between flowers and cover an edge of containers. The most common are inexpensive Salal leaves.
Liner leaves (long leaves) create dynamic or static for an arrangement.
Airy greens with small leaves add lightness to the arrangement.
Fern add elegancy to the arrangement and also make it looking fresher.
To create flowy lines hanging down an arrangement use greens with flexible stems
For tropical arrangement use exotic leaves, palm leaves
Wildflower theme would be created by using different grass and branches with small leaves.
To cover floral foam use Galax laves. These leaves are also good for creating pattern for floral collages.
For fall colors palette use colored or dyed leaves and branches.
Some leaves don’t last in floral foam but are beautiful addition elegant arrangement created in water. Also they are perfect for clear vase lining.
To create modern arrangements use liner leaves.
For Christmas arrangements we use traditional pine tree branches and evergreens
To finish bridal bouquets use around flowers velvety leaves of Lambs Ear or Dusty Miller. A stem of Umbrella Fern creates natural bouquet holder. Long-lasting silky leaves of Silver Tree would be perfect to cover a bouquet holder.
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