List of flowers suitable for Glycerining

Below is a list of plants suitable for glycerining. It is by no means exhaustive, and there may well be flowers or foliage which you have tried which don’t appear on here! The thing to do if in doubt, and the flower doesn’t appear in this list, is to experiment to see if it glycerines successfully.

 

A
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Alchemilla mollis Avena – Oats Flowers Seed Heads
B
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Betula pendula Briza Bromus Birch Quaking Grass Brome Grass Catkins Seed Heads Seed Heads

 

 C
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Camellia Choisya ternata Clematis Various Cortaderia selloana Cotinus coggygria Cyperus Mexican Orange Blossom – Conifers Pampas Grass Smoke Bush Umbrella Grass Leaves Leaves Seed Heads Leaves Seed Heads Leaves Leaves

 

 D
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Digitalis Foxglove Seed Heads

 

 E
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Eleagnus pungens Eryngium Eucalyptus Sea Holly Gum Tree Leaves Flowers Leaves

 

 F
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Fagus sylvatica Fatsia japonica Beech False Castor Oil Plant Leaves Leaves

 

 G
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Garrya elliptica Grevillea Tassel Bush Silk Oak Leaves and flowers Leaves

 

 H
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Hedera Hordeum jubatum Humulus lupulus Hydrangea Ivy Squirrel Tail Grass Hop – Leaves & Seed Heads Seed Heads Flowers Flowers

 

 I
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Ilex Iris foetidissima Iris orientalis Holly Stinking Gladwyn – Leaves Seed Pods Seed Pods

 

J

 

K

 

 L

 

 M
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Magnolia Miscanthus Molucella laevis – – Bells of Ireland Leaves Seed Heads Flowers

 

 N

 

O

 

P

 

Q
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Quercus ilex Oak Leaves

 

R
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Reseda lute Mignonette Seed Heads

 

S

 

 T
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Tilia   Lime   Flower Bracts  

 

 U

 

 V

 

W

 

 X

 

 Y

 

Z

 

About the Author

Chrissie HartenChrissie Harten lives in Redditch, Worcestershire, England, with her husband, and her cute dog Toby. Gardening is her passion, and Chrissie loves to describe herself as a plantaholic. When she is not in her garden, Chrissie teaches Flower Arrangements and plays the Saxophone. She is the Secretary and Internet Officer of Bromsgrove and District Flower Arrangement Society, which is affiliated to NAFAS.

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