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Tropical Flower Arrangement DIY: Makana Aloha “Gift From The Heart” Assortment

Heliconia and orchids

When you order a tropical assortment from With Our Aloha, remember they do not come pre-arranged. The stems are delicately packed at the source, and rush shipped to your door to ensure you receive the freshest flowers possible. We have provided a tropical flower arrangement DIY that walks you through a “suggested” design below, but the beautiful possibilities are endless.

For this Makana Aloha “Gift From The Heart” 12 stem assortment idea, you will need:

  • 1 short vase
  • 1 block of floral foam
  • garden shears
  • scissors
  • rubber bands are also helpful sometimes

vase floral foam clippers for tropical flower arranging

Makana Aloha means ‘Gift of Aloha’.  This is a bright, happy arrangement easy to create.  It is a simple mix of tall tropic fleur heliconia and Hawaiian orchids.   This is our Hawaiian Flowers of the Month selection for August.

  • Bend the ti leaves a show.  Carefully secure with rubber bands.
  • Cut part of the bases of the hala leaves.  Place the longer sections as shown.
  • Cut the tops of the short hala sections into a V-shaped chevron cut and add to the assortment.
  • Place 3 tropic fleur.
  • Cut 3 tropic fleur shorter and place as shown.
  • Fill in with the orchid sprays.  Cut shorter if needed.
[two_thirds]This 12 stem assortment includes:

  • 6 Tropic Fleur
  • 6 Dendrobium Orchid Sprays, mixed colors
  • 3 Hala Leaves
  • 3 Ti Leaves
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Makana Aloha – Gift of Aloha – Not Arranged – Shipped Mon – Thu

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Hawaiian Flower Gift DIY - With Our Aloha


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