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Tap Into The Tablescape Trend With Princettia

Tap Into The Tablescape Trend With Princettia

By Delilah Onofrey, Suntory Flowers
Photographs courtesy of Suntory Flowers

As temperatures dip, now is the perfect time to bring nature indoors. Holidays bring beautiful plants and inspiration we need to make spirits bright.

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Traditional floral centerpieces are nice and contained. The same is true for planted dish gardens, mixing seasonal bloomers with green foliage plants.

One hot trend is creating a looser, more spread-out floral display down the center of a table, called a tablescape. This can be achieved by repeating a few of the same plant in matching containers while incorporating natural and decorative accents. Coordinate with table linens and dishes when hosting company or go for a more natural everyday look.

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Princettia euphorbias are an excellent choice for tablescapes because they are shorter in stature and well branched, creating a naturally compact centerpiece look with multiple flower clusters. A typical Christmas poinsettia is too tall for most tablescapes, unless you choose the 4-inch pots or minis. With Princettia varieties, you get a fuller plant in a smaller size in designer colors – pure white, cranberry red and vibrant pinks. They look great mixed together in larger or more oblong containers.

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Poinsettia Princettia® Pure White Trio in ceramic cachepots | White Flower Farm

Premier mail order catalog White Flower Farm promotes tablescapes with Princettia. The trio of three Pure White plants in golden ceramic pots has been a customer favorite.

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Let It Snow Dish Garden | White Flower Farm

New this season is the Let It Snow dish garden featuring Princettia Red with white cyclamen and ferns in an oblong, textured metallic bowl.

Tablescaping Tips:

  • Choose your color scheme and style – traditional holiday, natural, glamorous, or bright and modern.
  • Choose three or more of a blooming plant in the same color with matching decorative pots.
  • Add greenery by bringing in fresh cut greens (pine boughs, holly) to scatter or adding pots of small green plants, moss or herbs.
  • Incorporate natural elements such as fruit, gourds, acorns, pinecones.
  • Create romance with candles – a simple set of votives or pillars.
  • Get festive with shiny objects – ornaments, baubles, beads, crystal.

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Have fun! Change it up and refresh as often as you’d like. The same concept can be applied to mantlescapes above a fireplace.

For more information about Princettia, visit: PRINCETTIA® - Suntory Flowers.

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