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Classroom knowledge and skills are applied as students identify and evaluate cut flowers, house plants, flowering plants, floral designs and complete an exam that tests their knowledge of floral design, propagation as well as preparation of floral and foliage products for sale.
State winning team advances to national competition which is held during the National FFA Convention in late October.

2021 Practicum: 

  • Pricing and Calculating a Bill of Materials for Sympathy Flowers; and 
  • Creating Sympathy Designs  

Additional Supporting References:

Floral Design: A Beginner’s Guide to Floral Arrangements by Rebecca Wellner & Bo Morgan, ISBN: 9781097423958
Retail Florist Manual by Kim Colavito Markesich, ISBN: 9781588743930

Pi Alpha Xi Floral Judging Manual

Picture pages:?  http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/databases/interiorscape/

Floriculture ID Lists can be found here: 


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  State Event
Location: Sam Houston State University
Date: April 30, 2021
Contact: Ian Scadden

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