How to Make a Flower Sphere

Here is a general guideline for the number of flowers needed to make a wedding flower ball:

You'll need either:

Standing Spheres take about 2/3 the flowers listed below for a flattened bottomed sphere.

  • 3" Sphere - approx 25 carnations or roses
  • 4 1/2" Sphere - approx 50 carnations or roses
  • 6" Sphere - approx 75 carnations or roses
  • 8" Sphere - approx 120 carnations  or roses(size of basketball)
  • 12" Sphere - approximately 226 carnations or roses

Please note that these are estimates.  Total flowers needed always depends on the actual size of the flower heads used.

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