1 Medium Chocolate ( as pictured) or Gray Echeveria
1 Sprig White Wax Flower
3 to 5 Stems Dusty Miller
3 to 5 Stems Mini- Flat Eucalyptus
3 to 5 Stems Small Spiral Eucalyptus
Start by cleaning all floral material of leaves and thorns. Place the Roses, Dusty Miller and Eucalyptus in separate vases for easy handling while the bouquet is being assembled. Take an 18-gage wire and insert into stem of Echeveria, covering the stem and wire with green florist tape..set aside. Starting by placing the Roses in a dome shape in your hand and then insert Echeveria and sprig of Wax Flower off center of Roses and tie with cloth-covered wire or raffia. Next start to place Dusty Miller and Eucalyptus around the Roses, Echeveria and Wax flower, alternating floral materials until the desired size is achieved. Secure the bouquet by twisting cloth-covered wire at the base of flowers for at least three times around.
Finish with your choice of raffia, ribbon or lace to cover cloth-covered wire. Cut stems and wire of Echeveria to desired lenght, spray bouquet with cool water and place in water immediately.
Be careful not to place raffia or ribbon in water. If possible refrigerate bouquet or place in a cool place for a fresh appearence.
Yours in Beauty,
David Austin Roses Associated Cut Flower
Wax Flower J Rose
Dusty Miller J Rose
Echeveria G Page
Eucalyptus US Evergreen
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