Period Design – Grecian (600BC – 146BC)

Definition from the Australia Floral Art Association manual 2006.

“A classical style, simple and symmetrical in form. Roses, violets, lillies, cornflowers, iris, hawthorn, helenium, cyclamen, saffron and crocus were used in wreaths, garlands and swags but few placed in vases. Ivy, laurel, olive, oak and grape leaves and certain aromatic herbs such as mint, thyme, rosemary and marjoram were commonly used.”