Fresh flower bouquets are not only about the blooms. Foliage plays a very important roll in floral displays too. Of course, when we think of foliage, we imagine leaves like lemon leaf or eucalyptus. Fresh herbs can also add a lovely dash of green and give your bouquet a wonderful scent. Here are some ideas for adding herbs to your bouquets.
Types of herbs to use
Before you begin, you should take a moment to consider the best types herbs to add to your fresh flower bouquets. Top options include curly parsley, coriander, dill, thyme, mint and chives. You don’t want to add all of them to a single bouquet, but you can choose two or three based on how well their scents work together.
How to include herbs in bouquets
As previously mentioned, you should choose just two or three herbs for each of your fresh flower bouquets. You don’t want to overdo it with the scents or the amount of your greenery. You will need to decide on the type of flowers as well as the colour scheme. If you are including several types of herbs, you might want to keep the floral selection simple. You should also include some regular foliage like eucalyptus for variety. Flowers like purple irises are an excellent choice. Larger blooms may overshadow the herbs so you should stick to medium-size flowers. Start by placing your flowers in a vase. Add foliage in between and then create bundles of herbs. Add the herbs as the perfect final touch.
Where to display your bouquet
Once your fresh flower bouquets are ready, it’s time to find the perfect spot to display them. Some of the top spots include the kitchen, living room, dining room and even your bedroom. Just make sure that you keep them out of the sun and away from any sources of heat or air conditioners.
Now that you know how to add herbs to your fresh flower bouquets, you can make the most of your blooms and herbs. Remember, different types of herbs add different shades of green and they also add different textures to the bouquet.