Vase Variety

See also: Floral Toolbox, Tools of the Trade, Long-Lasting Flowers and Greens and Flower Frogs

 

1 Footed urn This extra-high piece from Jamali deftly showcases cascading vines. ($14; jamaligarden.com)

2 Bottle A narrow opening in a Mexican recycled glass bottle is good for a single stem. Group a set of bottles together. ($64; canvashomestore.com)

3 Low bowl Float hibiscus in Uko Morita’s Wrinkle Basket or insert foam to build a low arrangement. ($150; saranyc.com)

4 Glass cylinder Aero Studios’s vase is invaluable for framing flowers with clean-looking stems, like tulips or amaryllis. ($90; areostudios.com)

5 Narrow-neck sphere Drop a few poppy stems in this Janus et Cie number to create a modern look. ($224; janusetcie.com)

6 Tall, narrow-neck flute Any blooms with long stems, even wildflowers, will rise to the occasion in an egg flute. ($275; johnpomp.com)

7 Classic florist’s vase The flared neck of the Shelburne vase is kind to the novice arranger; it practically lays out the flowers for you. ($125; simonpearce.com)

8 Bud vase Show off a leftover sprig or a clipping from your garden in this tiny pot. ($22; heathceramics.com)

9 Horizontal box Stage a dramatic centerpiec with a linear grid of flowers inside. ($1,324; janusetcie.com)

 

This article was first published in Garden Design April 2011