Flower ID from A to Z


Note the "Location" below which indicates if a particular class meets online or in person. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails will contain specific logistics.
There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, and various foliages. Topics include the special handling needs of many flower types.

Materials Information:
For In-person classes: Price includes a $80 materials fee for plant materials and hard goods. Please bring a florist knife, wire cutters, scissors, pruners, a camera, and a box or bag to carry home your work. A Floral Tool Kit is available for purchase through the Registration Office.

For Online Classes: Before class each week, please purchase flowers from a corner store, green grocer, or other market. For the first class, look for a bouquet or two that contains some of these flowers if possible: lily, tulip, alstromeria, carnation, lisianthus, snap dragon, and gerber daisy.

Recommended Texts:
Buying Cut Flowers, The Essential A-Z Guide, Judith Blacklock, ISBN-13: 978-0993571503


Schedule: Every week on Thursday, starting on 08/15/24 and ending on 08/29/24
Only 23 days left to register!
Times: 10:30am-01:00pm EDT
Instructor: Jacqueline Elfe Jacqueline Elfe
Location: NYBG, Watson Room 101
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 251FDN308
Price Non-Member : $305.00
Member : $285.00


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