Join NOW to access 1654 courses Watch Now 7 Day FREE Trial Already a member? Login Gardenia rose with Debbie Sheridan Skill level: Intermediate HD Lessons: 5 Lesson Details Now Playing 11:31 1. Making a Gardenia Centre For the full tutorial see Gardenia Tutorial Debbie shows you the steps to make a Gardenia centre, the first step in making a beautiful Gardenia flower. An Orchid veiner is used to add the texture to the petals. Now Playing 05:04 2. Making the Next Row of Petals The next step in creating the Gardenia is another row of petals, for this course we opt to wire the petals as this gives a better finish. A 24 gauge florist wire is used to hold the petals in place. Now Playing 09:18 3. Adding the Rows of Petals With the petals prepared the inner petals of the flower can now be assembled, use white florist tape to hold everything in place. Now Playing 04:25 4. Adding the Final Rows of Petals With the final row of petals your first Gardenia is almost complete and looking beautiful. Use florist tape again to attach the largest petals to the outside of the flower. Now Playing 06:58 5. Adding Calyx to the Flower Use 6 pieces of the green florist wire and green florist tape to form the Calyx of the flower and tape into place at the bottom of the flower. The Tutor Debbie Sheridan Debbie Sheridan has been creating beautiful wedding cakes for the Costa del Sol since 2005, from Marbella to Nerja, Sotogrande to Ronda and Gibraltar. Her designs vary from the simple and sophisticated to glamorous and grand and are finished with sugar flowers which are all carefully hand crafted.