Soon it will finally be that time again: Spring begins! After the dark winter, we look forward even more to the first rays of sunshine, to longer days and, above all, to the colorful flowers! Because while snowdrops and crocuses are slowly making their way outside, you can already bring the colorful heralds of spring home. And no question about it: with tulips, daffodils and Co. you are guaranteed to be in a good mood! But which spring flowers can be best combined with one another? Here we show you which arrangements should not be missing in any vase this spring!
Delicate colors for Easter: tulips, gypsophila and pussy willow
Tulips are one of the most popular spring flowers ever. And rightly so: there are now over 5000 different varieties! With such beautiful Color variations like pink, yellow, red, purple or orange, the winter blues are swept away quickly.
Tulips harmonize particularly well with fluffy ones Pussy willow. Since our vases can hardly be imagined without them, especially at Easter, this combination is perfect as a playful holiday decoration: Simply place the pussy willow with a few pastel-colored tulips in a tall glass vase. As a delicate accessory is suitable here white gypsophila. More spring is not possible!
Note: You should only get pussy willow from your own garden or from a nursery. The plants are under nature protection! They are one of the first sources of food for hungry bees after winter and birds also like to use the pastures as their breeding ground.
Spring flowers: with color blocking against the winter blues
Outside are gray clouds or even the last snowflakes hiding the sky? No problem: With colorful flower arrangements, spring is already moving into your four walls. So don’t be afraid loud sounds how to combine yellow, red or blue with each other: Color blocking in the flower vase is now experiencing its great revival!
You can achieve great contrasts Complementary colors, i.e. the tones that are opposite each other in the color wheel. These include red and green or blue and orange. For example, imagine a bouquet of reds Anemones, blue Hyacinths and some green accessories like eucalyptus together. An equally exciting combination: exotic looking ones Heliconias in orange and blue Cornflower. An arrangement that already makes us dream of long summer nights in the garden!
Extra tip: The colorful bouquets are best placed in simple glass vases. This makes them particularly expressive!
Filigree beauties: cherry blossom branches and ranunculus
Its heyday is probably the real highlight of every spring: the cherry blossom! Especially in April it turns the streets into a heavenly sea of white and pink flowers. So it’s no wonder that Cherry Blossom in Japan stands for beauty and new beginnings.
You can also bring the delicate twigs into your home and put them in the limelight in a pretty vase. You can create a particularly spring-like bouquet when you decorate the cherry blossom branches with filigree Ranunculus combine. Because they are also among our absolute favorite flowers in spring! The elegant arrangement is perfect as an eye-catcher on the console in the hallway or in the middle of your dining table.
Tip: When arranging the bouquet, be sure to put the larger cherry blossom branches in the vase first. Then place the smaller flowers.
Daffodils: The classics among spring flowers
What would spring be without daffodils? The mostly yellow flowers are also called Daffodils and are among the absolute classics among the early bloomers. Whether in the garden, in a pot or in a vase: daffodils provide great color accents in your home and get you in the mood for spring from February.
They look particularly beautiful in combination with other potted plants such as blue Grape hyacinths or pink ones First out. But also in a vase next to other spring flowers like Tulips daffodils are absolutely refreshing.
Magical mixed bouquets: dried flowers in spring
Hardly any interior fan could avoid this trend last year: Dried flowers! But we don’t want to be without pampas grass, cotton, wheat, dried flowers and the like in 2021 either. Do you feel the same way? Then get the pretty bouquets ready for spring now!
Simply combine your dried flowers with fresh cut flowers of your choice. Combinations with charming ones are particularly romantic Peonies or nostalgic Ranunculus.
Tip: You can also find many more ideas for decorating dried flowers in our video:
You have the choice when it comes to the arrangement: Either separate the two variants and place them next to each other in individual vases. Or you decorate Cut flowers and dried flowers together when Mixed bouquet. Here, however, you have to make sure that the dried plants do not come into contact with the vase water. One solution is to put the dried flowers in a small vase in a larger vase. Then put the water and the cut flowers in the outer container. Otherwise you can of course not use water at all, so that the fresh flowers will begin to dry out over time.
Combine tulips or ranunculus in different colors
You can’t go wrong with this combination: Classic early bloomers like Tulips or Ranunculus are also a real eye catcher on their own. Thanks to their wide variety of colors, they bring freshness to every room and do not necessarily have to be combined with other flowers. Just make sure to mix different shades or subspecies. This is the easiest way to conjure up a real sea of flowers!
Round vases in soft pastel tones. Also a great idea: instead of tying a large bouquet, simply distribute the individual flowers over many small vases. This turns your table or console into a colorful indoor flower bed!
Already knew: Tulips were once considered a status symbol and were a barely affordable treasure in the 17th century!
Tips and tricks: How to keep your spring flowers fresh longer
Regardless of which variant you have chosen: the longer the flowers in your vase stay fresh, the longer you can enjoy the splendor of spring flowers! We’ll tell you how you can do this:
- cleanliness: You should use a clean vase so that the flowers really feel good in your home. Cut flowers also need fresh water.
- Remove the lower leaves: All leaves that come in contact with the water in the vase should be removed. It is best to use a knife for this. Otherwise the leaves would start to rot!
- Cut the flower stems: So that the flowers can absorb the water ideally, you should cut the stems diagonally with a knife. Warning: This tip applies to woody stems like those of roses, but not to tulips!
- Find the perfect location: Your cut flowers should not be in the blazing sun. Instead, find a cool, slightly shaded location. Your spring flowers will also feel less comfortable above the heater or near the fruit basket!
Reading tip: You can find many more beautiful ideas in our flower decoration category! Here you can also find more inspiration for flower arrangements or for decorating glass vases.