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Styles[ edit ] Many nations have their own style of floral arranging. This is dependent on what flower varieties are readily available, and the culture of the nation. Ikebana[ edit ] Child learning the art of Ikebana. Today, florists in Japan also sell pre-arranged or done-while-you-wait ikebanas to go.
Ikebana is a style of floral design that originated in Japan. Best known for its simplicity of line and form, Ikebana is a design style primarily practiced[ citation needed ] for personal enjoyment. It has three parts of alignment: English Garden[ edit ] English Garden style is traditionally an English form of floral design.
Stems are placed in a radial fashion and feature abundant use of seasonal flowers and foliages.
The flowers are usually arranged with minimal space between the blooms and foliage is used to accent the flowers as these are the main feature. Arrangements generally feature negative space and incorporate asymmetric placement of materials.
The style stands in direct contrast to traditional radial arrangements such as English Garden. Modern designs are identified by their play on the space used between each bloom, which is often dramatic, and the play on the use of color and different textures, which can be quite experimental. The Dutch designs use a lot of different kinds of greens are used in a natural way.
Stones, bark and mosses are used in these designs. Significance of particular flowers[ edit ] This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
April Flower market in Aalsmeer Tulip shop in Amsterdam Typically, a florist will organize flowers by season and holiday. Flowers have various different meanings in different cultures.
The holidays and events for which flowers are used vary. Poppies are used to remember fallen soldiers only in Great Britain and the Commonwealth countries. People often prefer flowers that are associated with their ethnic group or country and the cultural meaning of the flower color strongly affects their choice and use.
Colors convey different meanings to different groups so that, for example, various colors may be associated with luck or death or love.
A flower such as a red rose might communicate love in some cultures, whereas in others, it might be considered indecent or simply puzzling. The vastly divergent attitudes to the color white can also lead to miscommunication and sometimes give offense.
White, for example, represents death in many Asian cultures, whereas white is usually a symbol of purity and innocence in countries with a European heritage. Fresh flower sources[ edit ] There are usually three major sources of fresh flowers for retail florists: The majority of these are supplied by specialist horticultural and cut flower suppliers.
Internationally there are hundreds of wholesale flower markets and auctions, the largest of which is located in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands: Within North America, Miami is considered to be the main distribution point for imported fresh flowers. Many local wholesalers purchase fresh flower stock from importers in Miami to resell to local florists in their areas.
Flower auctions are run using the Dutch clock system and are mainly located in Canada: TorontoMontrealand Vancouver. Floristry shops[ edit ] Front page of Sunday Magazine of the St. Illustration is by Marguerite Martyn.
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