Written by Hugh Metcalf

Cut flowers: 5 trending blooms for autumn 2020

Discover which flowers are perfect for styling your home this autumn and how to display them to their best.

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Got a good vase, but not sure what to put in it to make it looks its best? Floristry trends change quickly when it comes to what we display in our homes, and though you may have your favourite flowers that are your go-to, why not mix it up and bring new textures and shape to your space?

The experts at Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk have chosen the trending blooms for this season, based on their idea of creating an ‘inner retreat’ – a soothing space that makes for a nice distraction from the doom and gloom of the world outside your window. Here’s their top picks.

Anthurium

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The glossy flowers of anthurium are a perfect way to add some seasonal colour to your home. These flowers can be planted, or used cut, and work best styled by themselves as hero blooms.

Gypsophila

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Gypsophila’s small clouds of flowers teamed with wiry stems make them brilliant filler pieces for bouquets, or used by themselves in narrow necked vessels.

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Chrysanthemum

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Chrysanthemums come in a range of silhouettes and petal shapes, but are ideal for adding some sculptural shape to your scheme. For a modern look, you could use them by themselves, or in combination with other brightly coloured florals for a bold look.

Cymbidium

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Not only are cymbidium beautifully shaped flowers, they are available in the perfect autumnal colour palette.

Carnation

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Another flower you may have discounted, carnations are having a comeback thanks to their loud colour and intriguing shapes. Use with modern vases to update the look of these classics.

For more styling inspiration for your flowers, check out the Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk website.

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