Preserving and Drying Flowers and Foliage
GLYCERINE

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Below is a list of plants suitable for glycerining. It is by no means exhaustive, and there may well be flowers or foliage which you have tried which don't appear on here! The thing to do if in doubt, and the flower doesn't appear in this list, is to experiment to see if it glycerines successfully.

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BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Alchemilla mollis
Avena
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Oats
Flowers
Seed Heads
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BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Betula pendula
Briza
Bromus
Birch
Quaking Grass
Brome Grass
Catkins
Seed Heads
Seed Heads
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BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Camellia
Choisya ternata
Clematis
Various
Cortaderia selloana
Cotinus coggygria
Cyperus
Mexican Orange Blossom
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Conifers
Pampas Grass
Smoke Bush
Umbrella Grass
Leaves
Leaves
Seed Heads
Leaves
Seed Heads
Leaves
Leaves
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   D
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Digitalis
Foxglove
Seed Heads
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   E
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Eleagnus pungens
Eryngium
Eucalyptus
Sea Holly
Gum Tree
Leaves
Flowers
Leaves
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BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Fagus sylvatica
Fatsia japonica
Beech
False Castor Oil Plant
Leaves
Leaves
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   G
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Garrya elliptica
Grevillea
Tassel Bush
Silk Oak
Leaves and flowers
Leaves
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   H
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Hedera
Hordeum jubatum
Humulus lupulus
Hydrangea
Ivy
Squirrel Tail Grass
Hop
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Leaves & Seed Heads
Seed Heads
Flowers
Flowers
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BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Ilex
Iris foetidissima
Iris orientalis
Holly
Stinking Gladwyn
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Leaves
Seed Pods
Seed Pods
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BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Magnolia
Miscanthus
Molucella laevis
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Bells of Ireland
Leaves
Seed Heads
Flowers
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   Q
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Quercus ilex
Oak
Leaves
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   R
BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Reseda lutea
Mignonette
Seed Heads
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BOTANICAL NAME ENGLISH COMMON NAME PARTS TO GLYCERINE
Tilia
Lime
Flower Bracts
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