Resources - Flower Library

Welcome to our Flower Library. In these pages you will find over 134 of the most popular flowers and foliages used in floral design. We have pictured and detailed the common and botanical names of each flower along with it's seasonal availability and colors. You may search for a flower by name or by image. For each flower we have detailed the care and conditioning methods, storage temperatures, design notes and problems specific to each flower. Also included in these pages are interesting facts about each flower including the country or region of origin, how the flower came to named, and historical notes about the flower.

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Daisy-shaped two inch blossoms with crisp, papery texture



Very large daisy-like composite blossoms, with petals (ray florets) surrounding a contrasting center (disc florets).

Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea

Distinctive pea-vine type foliage with tendrils. Three to four blossoms of very delicate petals on stems 6 to 8 inches in length branching off from the vine.


Dense clustered panicles of tiny florets at the end of stems 20 to 28 inches long.


Clustered spikes of very fragrant, one inch star-shaped, waxy flowers on stems 30 to 36 inches long.



Deep cup-shaped blossoms, 2 to 4 inches high born on solid stems 12 to 24 inches high. Tulip blossoms are grouped into four categories; single-rounded, double-rounded, parrot (fringed), and lily flowered (pointed petals).

Umbrella Plant

An umbrella-like cluster of flat leaves radiating from the top of a long stem.



Upright spikes of small florets, used primarily as a filler flower.

Wax Flower

Star-shaped blossoms of five petals. The foliage is needlelike, on woody branching stems.


Flowers of the Zinnia are found in a multitude of shapes and sizes. Most common are the multi-petaled ball shaped blossoms and the daisy shaped blossoms. Blossom sizes range from 1/2 inch across to 3 inches across.