How to choose a vase for flowers

    How to choose a vase for flowers

    Alena Nyrkova

    My name is Alena and I am the creator of the flower business Bloom Boom. My main passion is to create beautiful and aesthetic compositions. I believe in the power of flowers and their ability to evoke emotions and add beauty to people's lives. Each flower I choose has a role to play in creating a story that inspires joy and gratitude in people. I am proud that my business helps people express their feelings and create unforgettable experiences in special moments of their lives. Weddings, anniversaries, holidays - I create flower arrangements that become symbols of love, hope and joy.

    data published: Jul 03 2024

    data modified: Jul 22 2024

    time to read: 6 minutes

    Flowers are a great way to cheer up and decorate any space, but the selection of a vase is equally important. When choosing a flower vase, you should take into account the material, size and shape.

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    Key takeaways

    • It is necessary to take into account the necessary size, shape and material depending on the composition of the flower,
    • Use the tips that will reveal the secret of preserving the attractiveness of flowers with the help of the chosen vase,
    • Remember that the vase must correspond to a specific type of flowers,
    • Need to experiment with colors, sizes and shapes

    Glass, Ceramic, Metal, or Plastic - Which material is the Best for a Modern Flower Vase?

    The choice of material is important for you, and each of the options has its own unique advantages. Glass vases for flowers, such as the designer large glass flower vase from Bloom Boon, are transparent and allow you to paint with warm flower compositions. Ceramic flower vases like the designer medium ceramic vase for flowers can combine different styles of decor and are presented in different textures and colors. Among the assortment, metal vases take their rightful place in a vase for flowers that add elegance. Plastic flower vases are perfectly suited for use in an open space and for solemn events.

    According to the Society of American Florists, the longevity of flowers depends on the materials of the vase. For example, glass and ceramic vases should be used to preserve the freshness of flowers:

    “Choosing the right vase material is crucial for the longevity and aesthetic appeal of your flower arrangements. Glass and ceramic vases, being non-reactive, often keep flowers fresher for longer.”

    How do you choose the right size for your flower vase with flowers?

    The size of the vase is important for the visual appeal of the composition. On average, the height of the flowers should be about 1-2 times greater than your height. For example, if the flowers are 30 inches tall, you need to choose a vase with a height of 40 to 50 inches.

    Vases for small bouquets

    For small flower arrangements of wildflowers or roses, you need to choose a small vase. It is an excellent choice that emphasizes the lightness and sophistication of flower arrangements.

    Vases for large bouquets

    Large bouquets are used for formal events or elaborate displays and require you to provide resistance for the flowers and enough texture. The designer large glass flower is great for displaying many flowers while preserving them perfectly.

    Vases for bridal bouquets

    A wedding bouquet carries a unique value and needs a vase that will complement its elegance. You need to choose a vase that will not only withstand the volume and weight of the bouquet, but also increase its sophistication. The Bloom Boon collection offers a collection of wedding bouquets in its assortment with beautiful glass vases. You can order a wedding bouquet with a vase to enjoy the freshness of your flower arrangements for a week more.

    Special considerations for different flower types

    When you are choosing a vase, you should take into account the type of flowers that are planned to be displayed. Different flowers have their own needs, which must be taken into account when choosing a vase.

    • For roses, you need to use tall, thin vases. Glass vases are ideal.
    • Tulips work the best in medium-height ceramic or glass vases with a wider opening to provide stability and support for flexible stems.
    • For mixed bouquets, a medium or tall glass vase with a wide opening for stems of different lengths and different types of flowers will be a universal option.

    Taking into account the listed features, it is possible to guarantee that each type of flower will be presented in the best way possible, emphasizing its beauty and extending its life span.

    Order a bouquet vase at Bloom Boon online

    Use Bloom Boon's unique collection of designer vases, which will emphasize the sophistication of your bouquets. Depending on the style and image, Bloom Boon provides a wide range of options. For detailed information, visit our Bloom Boon online store.

    Few tips for your choice

    • Experiment with vase styles and shapes to choose what works best for your event
    •  It is important to pay attention to the color of the vase, which will complement the saturation of color.
    • You need to use fresh water and wash the vase regularly.
    • To extend the life of flowers, cut the stems; this will help the flowers absorb water more effectively .
    • Get creative to create exquisite flower arrangements.

    Summary

    By buying quality vases, you have a guarantee that your flower arrangements will retain their naturalness and freshness for longer, but you need to pay attention to the sizes, shapes and materials that will be able to complement the flower arrangement of any style and setting.

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