Recommended Positions for Drying Flowers

This chart shows the best positions for drying various flowers.

For complete information on drying flowers at home, please see our articles on How To Dry Flowers and also How to Harvest Flowers for Drying

Using a drying rack to dry flowers.


Best Position for Drying
Flower Name Hanging Bundles Flat on a Screen Upright Bundles
African Daisy Yes
Agastache Yes
Alchemilla Yes
Anise Hysop Yes Yes
Annual Statice Yes
Artichoke Yes Yes
Baby's Breath Yes
Cardoon Yes
Carline Thistle Yes
Chinese Lantern Yes
Cockscomb Yes Yes
Cornflower Yes
Delphihnium Yes
Drumstick Yes Yes Yes
Gay Feathers Yes Yes
German Statice Yes
Giant Knapweed Yes Yes
Globe Thistle Yes
Golden Rod Yes Yes
Golden Yarrow Yes
Gomphrena Yes
Helichrysum Yes
Hen & Chickens Yes
Honesty Yes Yes Yes
Hops Yes
Hydrangea Yes Yes
Immortelle Yes
Lady's Mantle Yes
Larkspur Yes
Lavender Yes
Leeks / Onions Yes
Linseed / Flax Yes
Love-In-A-Mist Yes
Love-Lies-Bleeding Yes
Mop Head Hydrangia Yes
Opium Poppy Yes
Orach Yes
Pearl Everlasting Yes
Peony Yes
Poker Statice Yes
Rose Yes
Safflower Yes
Sea Holly Yes Yes
Sea Lavender Yes
Silver King Yes Yes
Sneezewort Yes
Statice Yes Yes
Statice Latifolia Yes
Strawflower Yes
Sunflower Yes
Sweet Annie Yes Yes
Sweet Marjoram Yes
Sweet William Yes
Tansy Yes
Teasel Yes
Thyme Yes
Transformer Yes
Wild Marjoram Yes
Winged Everlasting Yes
Yarrow Yes

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Page last modified on 2017-10-29



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