Using bearded wheat in dried flower bouquets

Processing a bunch of bearded wheat before use

Bearded wheat is beautiful in a mixed dried flower bouquet

But each dried head of corn comes with its own leaf which can look a bit untidy initially.dried bearded wheat bunch

Once you start cutting down the dried flower stems to use them in a bouquet, you can see that the leaf is on an outer layer that is easily removed. The head of wheat is left without its unattractive neighbour!

cutting bearded wheat stems before making dried flower bouquet

Bearded wheat looks great in a dried flower bouquet with lavender

The dried flower bouquet below was made using bearded wheat treated in this way, mixed with dried lavender flower stems of different lengths for an informal bunch, tied with natural raffia.

See my post last month for more about dried flower bouquets.dried flower bouquet lavender bearded wheat

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