These were the first flowers we made. I don't remember what they called it. Please excuse the color choices, I was being lazy.
The second flowers we made were called "Shaggy Mums". They were made by placing the leaves where ever you want and covering them with these little strings of icing. They are my favorite.
I decided to go nuts and combine my flowers on my final cupcakes. Go big or go home. Here's what I came up with.