Do you want, or need, to refer to a group of flowers? Do you not know which word is right, or should be said? Well, you’ll be glad you stopped by. Here are the general terms commonly used and understood.
So, what is a group of flowers called? A group of arranged flowers is typically called a bouquet. Although flowers held together can be called a bunch, or posy. A flower/floral garden is sometimes used to refer to an area of land where flowers grow.
There are also other potential terms, too. But these are generally terms used for certain contexts.
As we shall now see below.
Other Collective Flower Nouns To Be Aware Of
- Nosegay – a small flower bouquet, typically given as a gift.
- Garland – a spiral arrangement and collection of flowers intertwined for décor.
- Wreath – Flowers arranged into a circular decorative piece and often used at Christmas.
- Buttonhole – a/several flower heads, commonly worn by the male bridal party (including best man and groom) at weddings. This term is commonly used in the US.
- Boutonniere – the same as above, yet it is the British equivalent of the term.
- Corsage – a/several flower heads, commonly worn by the mother of the bride and groom at weddings, either on their clothes or wrist.
- Bloom -a collection of flowers, together. Often planted.
- Lei – a necklace of flowers commonly made of of carnations, kika blossoms, ginger blossoms, jasmine blossoms, or orchids. They are often given out as welcome gifts in Hawaii.
- Tussie-Mussie – a small bunch of flowers or aromatic herbs.
Is bunch of flowers correct?
Bunch of flowers is correct – it is one grouping of flowers.
Is bunch of flowers singular or plural?
Bunch of flowers is singular. Without bunch, the subject and verb would be plural.
What is the difference between bunch and bouquet?
A bouquet if typically used to refer to a group of flowers that have been carefully arranged together, as a more decorative piece. They may have even been trimmed and pruned. A bunch just refers to a collection of flowers together.
Hey there – I’m Jesse, a professional florist, and gardening enthusiast. I created MyGardenFlowers to share all that I can about the flowers that I have planted and managed to grow in my garden.