mophead hydrangea
Courtesy of The New York Botanical Garden

Thicker Stems

Thick-stemmed flowers, such as hydrangea, should be placed in a can or jar and dried standing upright. The stems will not be as straight as flowers dried by the hanging method, but this may soften the look of your dried flower arrangement.

Shown here: mophead hydrangea (Hydrangeaceae 'Endless Summer')

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