How to Arrange your Labor Day Lily Bouquet

by Reba Berge, Tastemaker in Residence

Step 1: Gather your Materials

Hardgoods: garden shears or knife, flower preservative, water, vase, bracelet

Focal Flowers: 1 Oriental Lily, 2 Stock

Secondary Flowers: 1 Purple Caspia

Foliage: 3 Israeli Ruscus

Step 2: Remove any lower leaves to create clean stems on all your flowers

Step 3: Fill your vase 3/4 full of water, mix in the flower preservative until fully dissolved.

Step 4: Start by inserting your foliage to create a base. Cut each stem at a diagonal before inserting it into the water.

Step 5: Add in your focal flowers. The tallest stem of stock should be approximately 1.5 times the height of your vase.

Step 6: Add in your secondary flower; Caspia.

Step 7: Attach the bracelet to the vase. It will add a little sparkle to your bouquet!