Forcing tulips in water is a fun, easy, and a unique way to present tulips that most people have not seen before. I think showing the natural beauty of the bulb is a pure, modern, and minimalist approach to floral design. Give it a try.
One of David Austin's Top 10 Most Fragrant English Roses: 'Princess Alexandra of Kent' has a delightful fresh tea fragrance that over time transforms to lemon, eventually taking on an enticing hint of blackcurrants. (English Rose ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ – Repeat-flowering, unusually large flower with full cupped shape and rich warm glowing pink coloration, USDA zones 5-9).