Floral Terms

Asparagus "Fern

a decorative indoor or greenhouse plant with feathery foliage, related to the edible asparagus.

Baby's Breath

This chalky white "infantile" flower used in bouquets is from the genus Gypsophila, which means "lover of chalk"?

Bear Grass

Xerophyllum, from greek word xeros=dry, phyllon=leaf

Bird of Paradice

a southern African plant related to the banana. It bears a showy irregular flower with a long projecting tongue

Boston Fern

interior plant in hanging baskets, large green leaf-like growth called fronds with long vein down the middle, no flowers or seeds

Bridal wreath

a spirea with sprays of white flowers.


either of two plants of the arum family.


Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers

China aster

Blue, lavender, pink, red, white, yellow

Diamond Dusty Miller

shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum

Florist Chrysanthemum

any of numerous perennial Old World herbs having showy brightly colored flower heads of the genera Chrysanthemum, Argyranthemum, Dendranthema, Tanacetum; widely cultivated

French Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla is a species of flowering plant in the family Hydrangeaceae, native to China and Japan

Garden Gladiolus

bact flower, sensitive


a plant of the daisy family that bears tall spikes of small bright yellow flowers.


a yellow-flowered plant of a genus that includes the St. John's worts and rose of Sharon.

Leatherleaf Fern

The most widely used foliage in a round arrangement is


any plant of the genus Nephthytis

Norfolk Island Pine

interior plant, 4ft tall, looks like a little cedar or pine tree

Peace Lily

any of various plants of the genus Spathiphyllum having a white or green spathe and a spike of fragrant flowers and often cultivated as an ornamental

Peruvian Lily

Colors: orange, pink, rose, purple, red, yellow, white, salmon


small shrub with red showy flowers

Silver Dollar Gum

Eucalyptus polyanthemos

Snake Plant

stemless plant having narrow rigid leaves often cultivated as a houseplant


.., a garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon

Sprengeri Fern

hanging basket sometimes has berries has little thorns looks like tiny asparagus coming off stems.


any of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of whit or mauve flowers

Thanksgiving Cactus

South American jointed cactus with usually red flowers; often cultivated as a houseplant; sometimes classified as genus Schlumbergera


a bulbous spring-flowering plant of the lily family, with boldly colored cup-shaped flowers


any of a genus of widely distributed shrubs or small trees that are related to the honeysuckle and have white or sometimes pink flowers in broad clusters

Wandering Jew

a tender trailing tradescantia, typically having striped leaves that are suffused with purple.

Wax Flower