You should consider using cotton yarns for this type of application. Cotton is stiffer and can shape easier if you are using them for wreaths, flip flops and other items. You can also use this pattern for using acrylic yarns if you are doing them as an applique. You have to use your best judgement call.
This flower consists of only 3 rounds of instructions. In the tutorial below, I will break down the steps for you and show you what to do.