Florist Glossary

 

Florist terminology can be confusing. We get that. Here’s a list of some commonly used (and confused) words to help you get what you want from your next purchase.

 

Arrangement:

Carefully styled florals - fresh and/or dried - arranged and sold in a re-useable vase.

 

Bouquet:

Bundle of fresh and/or dried stems, wrapped and ready for you to style in a vase .

 

Dried Flowers:

Flowers that were once fresh but have been preserved so that you can love them forever.

 

Market Bunch:

Bundle of fresh stems of the same variety (ex. bundle of fresh tulips) wrapped in kraft paper.

 

Plant:

Living, breathing, needy greenery, sold in disposable plastic pot, and typically gift wrapped with kraft paper and twine.

 

Planter:

Living, breathing, needy greenery, potted and sold in ceramic, concrete, or terra cotta pot.

 

Pot:

A home for a living, breathing plant.

 

Vase:

A home for a bouquet of fresh or dried florals.

 

 

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