Follow these fast, easy tips for a beautiful bouquet.
GET IT TOGETHER
For a surprisingly sophisticated-looking arrangement, cut stems to different lengths and align them at the bottom, then secure with a length of garden wire (you can cheat with a ponytail band too) before sinking them into a vase. Add a few strands of bear grass, if desired.
Not all blossoms need to be blowsy and full; somewhat unopened blooms add visual interest.
THE RIGHT VASE
Sunflowers are heavy, so be certain to use a vase that’s solid enough to bear their weight. Versailles Crown vase in matte black by Jonathan Adler, $98, jonathanadler.com. Wallpaper: Arabesque in Red by Crezana, available to the trade through John Rosselli & Associates, 212-593-2060.