poppy seed heads - these are pretty sturdy when dry (unlike many dried flowers), have tall, straight stems, and they hold color for quite a while. i'd put a vaseful somewhere that keeps the tops below eye level.
Southern favorite-Poppyseed Ham and Cheese Sliders •1 lb deli ham •1/2 lb cheese •24 dinner rolls •1/2 cup butter •2 Tbsp mustard •1 T Worcestershire •1 T poppy seeds •1/3 c brown sugar Fill 9 x 13 pan with sammy's. Bring to a soft boil: butter, mustard, worcestershire, poppy seeds, and brown sugar. Pour sauce over top of sandwiches. Cover with foil and bake at 350 for appx 20 mins.