Crossandra flower Kanakambaram Poo Tamil

How to make thick fresh flower garlands 

The first picture shows thick garlands of various flowers, kakada ( called kattu malli in Tamil )
kanambaram and jasmine ( called malli in Tamil ) 

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The bright orange coloured flowers are beautiful.  I purchase either at the local flower vendor or go to the flower market in Koyambedu

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Tie flowers on both sides of a string some where near the centre
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Turn after tying
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Tie two or three flowers with stalks placed on the thread on the left side of the image

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The thread on the right side goes around the stalks and the other part of the thread
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The next set of floers are placed to the right of the previous set of the flowers such that the stalks are on the thread
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Repeat the procedure,  the thread on the right side goes around the thread on the left side tying the stalks of the flowers

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A close up view of the two flowers being placed on the thread

After tying , cut the excess thread and tie to securely hold the flowers

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Beautiful orange garland !
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This type of decoration can be used for bridal hair decoration for wedding, baby showers , seemantham or valaikappu

Kanakambaram in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam  is called crossandra or fire cracker flower  in English, aboli priyadarsha in Hindi.Kanakambara in Kannada